Business

City Launches Online, Mobile Options for Building Permits, Inspections

The new services will help customers do business within the city, especially during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

07/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Realize Bradenton Names New Board Members

Carrie Price will serve as board chair and Kay Wight as vice-chair.

07/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation Names New Board Members, Officers

Joining the board for three-year terms are John Humphrey, Mercedes Soler, Carla Plush Smith, Dr. Janet Taylor and Judge Charles E. Williams.

07/08/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards Funding to CareerEdge

The money will be used to train and "upskill" local workers.

07/08/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Brenna Wilhm Named Senior Development Associate at Community Day School

Wilhm will be responsible for the school's fundraising efforts, including major gifts, annual fund, planned giving, special events, and its ongoing capital campaign.

07/08/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Williams Parker Expands Litigation Practice

The firm has hired George Parpas as an associate and Tamara Skonie as a paralegal.

07/07/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Elects Board Officers

Rod Hershberger has been elected as chair and David Green as vice-chair.

07/06/2020 By Staff

Hurricanes

Selby Gardens Receives $600,000 State Appropriation

The funds will be used to house the gardens' scientific collections in hurricane-resilient facilities.

07/06/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Hires Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

The organization says it seeks to expand its mission and community impact.

07/02/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

John Gleeson Named SVP of Development Services at Premier Sotheby's

Gleeson is responsible for overseeing sales, marketing and strategic planning for the brokerage’s portfolio of developments.

07/02/2020 By Staff

Business

Bold Cowork Launches 'Community Empowerment Program' for Local Entrepreneurs

The program will provide workspace and business resources to young adults who are interested in starting or growing a small business but lack the financial resources to get started.

07/02/2020 By Staff

Grants

Port Manatee Awarded $813,090 Federal Security Grant

The funds will enable the port to make multiple security-related enhancements.

07/02/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Nicole Zimmerman Joins AtLarge as Director of PR and Communications

In her new role, Zimmerman is responsible for leading and growing the recently rebranded firm’s public relations and communications efforts.

07/01/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Scott Guinn Named Director of Development for Sarasota Opera

A former singer, Guinn first joined Sarasota Opera in 2006 as a studio artist.

06/30/2020 By Staff

Finance

Stifel Adds Four Advisors, Opens New Office in Venice

The new hires represent $935 million in client assets.

06/29/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

FCCI Insurance Group Names Cina Welch as President and CEO

Welch has been with FCCI since 1998.

06/29/2020 By Staff

Swim Time

Aqua-Tots Swim Schools Coming to Sarasota

The company will open a dedicated year-round, indoor learn-to-swim facility.

06/26/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Manatee Clerk of Court Named President-Elect of Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers

Colonneso will serve as a member of the executive committee, formulate and prepare future programs for implementation and serve as chair of the strategic planning committee, among other roles and responsibilities.

06/26/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Gardens' President and CEO Appointed to Visit Florida Board of Directors

Rominiecki will represent the Tampa Bay region and serve a four-year term beginning July 1.

06/23/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Names New Board Chair, Trustees

Doris Johnson succeeds Marian Moss as board chair; new trustees are Mona Rankin and Dona Scott.

06/18/2020 By Staff