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Bioheart, Inc. (BHRT) President Mike Tomas Appointed By Governor To Workforce Florida's Board Of Directors

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Bioheart announced that its President and CEO, Mike Tomas, has been appointed to serve on Workforce Florida's Board of Directors. Florida Governor Rick Scott chose Mr. Tomas, one of 15 Floridians appointed, to serve a four-year term. Workforce Florida oversees the state's workforce system and develops strategies to improve and support the state's business environment and economy.

In addition to his role at Bioheart, Mr. Tomas is also president of the ASTRI Group, an early-stage private equity investment company that provides capital, business development, and strategic marketing support to emerging private companies. He is known as an experienced marketer and operating executive for private equity and venture groups/portfolio companies in the IT/communications, biotech, and life sciences spheres.

Mr. Tomas is the current chairman of Florida International University's Global Entrepreneurship Center, an inductee into the Miami-Dade College and WACE Halls of Fame for business, and an FIU Torch Award winner, in addition to several other honors.

"Governor Scott's appointment to our Board of Directors are reflective of Florida's strategic focus on growing talent and jobs in dynamic industries targeted for their current and future economic impact," remarked Chris Hart, IV, Workforce Florida's President and CEO. "We look forward to the contributions of these leaders to our collaborative efforts with workforce, education and economic development partners in supporting and strengthening Florida's businesses and families."

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