Fast Track

SMART Names New Executive Director

In her new role, Rebecca Blitz will be responsible for resource development and executive leadership of the mostly volunteer organization.

04/03/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

SouthTech Makes Several Hires, Promotes Two

The tech company hired several engineers and promoted two team members.

04/02/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

‘We’re Going to Be Here When It’s Over’: The View From a Small Business Owner

“If independent bookstores like ours are to survive in this difficult time we need your help," says Bookstore1Sarasota's Georgia Court.

04/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Fast Track

Local Research Institute Hires New Leadership

In his new role, Dr. Andrew Ringel will provide clinical and medical support for Florida Research Institute’s studies while ensuring participants receive the highest quality care.

04/01/2020 By Staff

Awards

Nautilus Homes Wins Three National Home Builder’s Awards

The company is also celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

03/31/2020 By Staff

Coronovirus

Is Anyone Hiring Right Now?

CareerSource Suncoast’s job posts are dwindling, but a few companies still need workers.

03/30/2020 Edited by Susan Burns

Fast Track

Women's Sports Museum Names CEO

Christina Unkel will lead the museum’s mission to become a permanent attraction through fundraising efforts, strategic partnerships and community outreach.

03/25/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Omeza Hires Director of Research and Development

Dr. Venus Dookwah-Roberts will plan, organize, coordinate, and oversee all activities related to extension of the current Omeza product platform.

03/25/2020 By Staff

Business

State Activates Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program

The bridge loan program will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experience economic injury from COVID-19.

03/19/2020 By Staff

Economy

Florida Small Businesses Can Now Apply for Disaster Relief Loans

The SBA is offering Economic Disaster Injury Loans of up to $2 million for Florida's small businesses and nonprofits.

03/19/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Aviva Appoints New Chief Development Officer

In her new role, Ann Logan will serve as the organization’s major gift fundraiser.

03/13/2020 By Staff

Let's Cruise

Sarasota's Cruise Car Completes DHS Contract

Cruise Car's contract was to supply the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with 19 custom van carts.

03/13/2020 By Staff

Economy

DeSantis Activates Emergency Business Damage Assessment Survey for Coronavirus

The survey will evaluate the impacts the virus has had on the local economy so implementation of relief programs can begin.

03/12/2020 By Staff

Openings

International Union of Police Associations Opens New International Headquarters

The I.U.P.A. moved its headquarters to Bee Ridge Road from Ringling Boulevard, where it had leased office space since 2005.

03/11/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

GulfStar Homes Opens New Headquarters

The company has moved from its previous office on Tamiami Trail to a new location at 2584 Commerce Parkway, North Port.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Construction

Clifford M. Scholz Architects Breaks Ground On New Sarasota Office Building

The building is expected to be completed at the end of 2020.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Awards

We Craft Box Makes National Finals for USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Awards

The Sarasota-based craft box company is a contender for the Best Subscription Box award.

03/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Builder Selected as '40 Under 40' Honoree by Pro Builder Magazine, Business Observer

Ryan Perrone is the owner of Nautilus Homes.

03/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

All Faiths Food Bank Names New Board Member

Patricia Courtois of On Ideas has joined the food bank's board of directors.

03/06/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Chamber’s Leadership Program to Honor Leaders at Awards Luncheon

The honorees are Pam Beitlich, Philip Tavill and Pam Truitt.

03/06/2020 By Staff