Jim Ippoliti is not just an attorney, but is also a successful career entrepreneur and passionate about giving back to the community.
Jim began his career in the international hospitality industry. After several years managing resort hotels, He opened his first restaurant, Hooligans Café, before proceeding to open four additional restaurants. He sold his company in 2003 and moved from Syracuse, New York, to Celebration, Florida.
As an active member of the community, Jim regularly devotes himself to local children’s charities. He and his brother Jeff Ippoliti founded the Celebration Exotic Car Festival, which has become the largest charity exotic car event in the country. This event is run solely by volunteers and is privileged to have donated over $2.5 million to numerous children’s charities, including Make-a-Wish, Special Olympics, and the Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital. The Celebration Exotic Car Festival was recognized by Man Made Magazine as one of the “Five Best Exotic Car Shows in the World.”
Additionally, Jim has both volunteered at and managed several celebrity golf events, such as the charity tournaments for actors Carl Weathers and Chris McDonald, PGA golf pros John Daly and Robert Gamez, Texas State University, Troops First, and Working Warriors.
Jim has also worked as a business consultant since moving to Florida, assisting successful companies in their development and growth. He brings his 25 years of business experience and passion for law, and focuses his efforts on complex civil litigation cases. If you need assistance with any business or family law related issues, Jim is standing by and ready to assist.
On behalf of the undersigned individually and for the applicant business:
I/We authorize my/our insurance company, bank, financial institution, or other creditors to release to SBA all records and information necessary to process this application.
If my/our loan is approved, additional information may be required prior to loan closing. I/We will be advised in writing what information will be required to obtain my/our loan funds.
I/We hereby authorize the SBA to verify my/our past and present employment information and salary history as needed to process and service a disaster loan.
I/We authorize SBA, as required by the Privacy Act, to release any information collected in connection with this application to Federal, state, local, tribal or nonprofit organizations (e.g. Red Cross Salvation Army, Mennonite Disaster Services, SBA Resource Partners) for the purpose of assisting me with my/our SBA application, evaluating eligibility for additional assistance, or notifying me of the availability of such assistance.
I/We will not exclude from participating in or deny the benefits of, or otherwise subject to discrimination under any program or activity for which I/we receive Federal financial assistance from SBA, any person on grounds of age, color, handicap, marital status, national origin, race, religion, or sex.
I/We will report to the SBA Office of the Inspector General, Washington, DC 20416, any Federal employee who offers, in return for compensation of any kind, to help get this loan approved. I/We have not paid anyone connected with the Federal government for help in getting this loan.
CERTIFICATION AS TO TRUTHFUL INFORMATION: By signing this application, you certify that all information in your application and submitted with your application is true and correct to the best of your knowledge, and that you will submit truthful information in the future.
WARNING: Whoever wrongfully misapplies the proceeds of an SBA disaster loan shall be civilly liable to the Administrator in an amount equal to one-and-one half times the original principal amount of the loan under 15 U.S.C. 636(b). In addition, any false statement or misrepresentation to SBA may result in criminal, civil or administrative sanctions including, but not limited to: 1) fines and imprisonment, or both, under 15 U.S.C. 645, 18 U.S.C. 1001, 18 U.S.C. 1014, 18 U.S.C. 1040, 18 U.S.C. 3571, and any other applicable laws; 2) treble damages and civil penalties under the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. 3729; 3) double damages and civil penalties under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act, 31 U.S.C. 3802; and 4) suspension and/or debarment from all Federal procurement and non-procurement transactions. Statutory fines may increase if amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015.
I/we authorize Widerman-Malek PL to process my loan application/s based on the information provided.
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