Fast Track

By Hannah Wallace October 31, 2010

Positions Taken

Mikel Hollaway, police chief, City of Sarasota.

Dr. Brian Kimbrell, trauma medical director, Blake Medical Center.

Jack Sandelman, corporate administrator, Empower Technologies, Inc. D/B/A/ SonoSoft.

Mary Mather, senior advisor, Kenneth Jarvis, PLLC, CPAs.

Kelly E. Augustine, probate and trust administration coordinator, Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen.

Mitchell “Mitch” Helton, financial planning strategist, BB&T Wealth.

Ryan Schmidt, general manager, Siesta Key Oyster Bar.

Javier Sanchez, race director, 2011 First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon & Relay Race.

Mark Kowalski, commercial agent; Scott McCumber, commercial lines manager, Brown & Brown Insurance of Sarasota.

Brian J. Ingleright, senior tax accountant; Burch Akin, systems engineer, CS&L CPAs.

Melissa Coury, mortgage loan officer, HomeBanc.

Matthew Woodside, director of exhibitions and collections, South Florida Museum.

Nicole Rissler, director of financial development and community affairs, American Red Cross.

Brittany Lamont, communications manager, Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.

Kate Atkin, executive director, Sarasota-Manatee Originals.

Jeannie Perales, director of education, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

Henry Barragan, operations and logistics manager; Sherry Whalen, accounting and administrative manager; Valerie Soroker, business and resource consultant, Circus Sarasota.

Brenda Terris, executive director, The Animal Rescue Coalition (ARC).

Carole Kay Monaco, community representative, Support Manatee County.



Charles J. Bartlett was named to Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite and is ranked among the top 1.8 percent of lawyers in the state.

Manatee Memorial Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2010, one of only 26 hospitals nationwide to do so.

Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) has won a first-place award from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) for the SCAT Ride Guide.

Tom Icard is listed in Construction Law in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA, The Client’s Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, for the seventh consecutive year. Michael J. Furen (Land Use & Zoning Law and Real Estate Law) and Icard (Alternative Dispute Resolution and Construction Law) have also been named in Best Lawyers in America for 2010.

Louis Ursini has been appointed sponsorship committee chair, Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division.

Arthur J. Mahoney Jr. has been named board chairman, iTNSarasota.

Anexio’s Jeffrey Nelson was recognized for the second year as one of the top 250 leaders in industry by MSPMentor.

Tivoli Homes of Sarasota received an Aurora Grand Winner Award during the Annual Industry Gala at the 2010 Southeast Building Conference/Green Building Show in Orlando.

Elite Solar Services received the 2010 Business of the Year Award in the Emerging Contractor category for diversity from national trade organization ABC (Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.). 

Elise Lipoff of Willis A. Smith Construction won an award for Outstanding Public Relations Program at the Florida Public Relations Association’s (FPRA) 2010 Golden Image Awards ceremony.

Angela Massaro-Fain, Grapevine Communications, has been appointed to the Sarasota Chamber’s Small Business Council and the SCORE advisory board.

Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A. was named the 2010 Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award Recipient by Legal Aid of Manasota.

R.G. “Kelly” Caldwell Jr., Caldwell Trust Company, was named among the 2010 Academy of Distinguished Engineering Alumni by Georgia Tech College of Engineering (COE).


Moving And Opening

Marketing & Design Services Inc. has moved to 3217 S. Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota.

Passport Health, a travel medicine and immigration physical provider, has opened its newest office in Sarasota on Ringling Boulevard.

Sunshine Baskets, offering gift baskets for all occasions, has opened at 2916 Hyde Park St., Sarasota.

First Watch opens a new location this month at 3712 Henderson Blvd., Tampa.

Advantage Home Systems, a new home inspection business, has opened at 1110 35th Court E. in Parrish.

Urban Trust Bank mortgage division has expanded to a location at 235 N. Orange Ave., Suite 101, Sarasota.

New World Collaborative, digital marketing professionals, has opened a new office at 1266 First St., Suite 5, Sarasota.

ICORR Properties International has relocated its offices to 2 N. Tamiami Trail, Suite 312, Sarasota.

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