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Stephen Rodriguez

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, Inc., the nonprofit that manages Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park, recently hired Stephen Rodriguez as its president and chief executive officer. Rodriguez comes to Sarasota after an 18-year tenure at the Florida Sports Foundation, where he served as senior vice president beginning in 2010. He was responsible for administration, event planning, finance, fundraising, government relations, program management, tourism and economic development at the foundation. Rodriguez follows former president and CEO Robert Sullivan, who was hired last August. The 2017 World Rowing Championships take place Sept. 23-Oct. 1 at the rowing park.