Education

Veterans Nonprofit Accepting Applications for Entrepreneurship Training

The Veterans Florida program is intended for veterans who own their own business or who are considering starting a new business.

07/20/2018 By Staff

New hires

Manufacturer Names New Vice President

North Venice's PGT Innovations recently hired Raoul Quijada as vice president and corporate controller.

07/20/2018 By Staff

Appointments

Advertising Group Selects New Board President

Shane Hughes, the creative director at Michael Saunders & Company, was recently named the board president of AdFed Suncoast.

07/19/2018 By Staff

Finance

Trust Company Promotes Two to Trust Officer

Venice's Caldwell Trust Company recently promoted Kimberly Evener and Marci Sweat.

07/18/2018 By Staff

Finance

Financial Adviser Outlines Uncertainties About the Direction of the Economy

David Kotok, the chairman and chief investment officer at Sarasota's Cumberland Advisors, recently shared his insights into the global economy.

07/17/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida's Gross Domestic Product Tops $1 Trillion

Florida's annual gross domestic product topped $1 trillion last week, according to research by the Florida Chamber Foundation.

07/16/2018 By Staff

Education

University Selects New Interim Dean for Business College

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently named Gert-Jan de Vreede as the interim dean of the College of Business.

07/13/2018 By Staff

Openings

Hotel, School Looking to Hire 75-Plus

IMG Academy and its new Legacy Hotel are looking to fill more than 75 positions during a job fair this Thursday, July 19.

07/13/2018 By Staff

Finance

Sarasota Woman Becomes President of National Attorney-Accountant Organization

Attorney and certified public accountant Jo Ann Koontz was recently installed as president of the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs.

07/12/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Airport CEO to Discuss Future of Air Travel in the Region

The president and CEO of the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport will discuss the topic at a luncheon on Wednesday, July 25.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Rises

The American economy added 213,000 jobs in the month of June while the unemployment rate ticked up to 4 percent, according to new data.

07/06/2018 By Staff

Retail

Consumer Confidence in Florida Drops

A consumer confidence index created by the University of Florida declined by 1.9 points between May and June.

07/05/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Construction Spending Up

Total construction spending in America ticked up by 0.4 percent between April and May, according to new data published by the U.S. Census Bureau.

07/03/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida Still No. 6 in Ranking of Best States in Which to Start a Business

Texas was ranked as the top state in which to start a business, followed by Utah, Georgia, Montana, Oklahoma and then Florida.

07/02/2018 By Staff

Data

Manufacturing Orders Down

New orders for American manufactured goods decreased by $1.4 billion between April and May, a decline of 0.6 percent.

06/28/2018 By Staff

Training

Business Alliance Offers New Leadership Development Series

Applications are due this Friday, June 29, for the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance's next leadership development series.

06/25/2018 By Staff

Finance

Bank Co-Founder Returns as Senior Relationship Strategist

PNC recently hired Susan Brennan, one of the early founders of the bank's Sarasota office.

06/22/2018 By Staff

Leadership

Young Professionals Summit Set for Aug. 10

Voalte founder and CEO Trey Lauderdale will serve as keynote speaker at the event, discussing the balance between work and life.

06/21/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Tervis Names New Chief Financial Officer

The popular insulated cup manufacturer Tervis recently promoted Hosana Fieber.

06/18/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida Unemployment Rate Ticks Down

Florida's unemployment rate dropped from 3.9 to 3.8 percent last month, equaling the national figure.

06/18/2018 By Staff