Business

Fast Track

Manatee Community Foundation Hires Community Investment Officer

Simone Peterson will oversee grants and scholarships, build and sustain relationships with nonprofit and community partners, and support donors.

03/02/2022 By Staff

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SeaPort Manatee Hires Planning Expert Dan Fitz-Patrick

Prior to SeaPort Manatee, Fitz-Patrick spent nearly seven years as manager of FDOT’s Seaport Office.

03/01/2022 By Staff

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Barancik Foundation Elects Dr. Laura Kingsley to Board of Directors

Kingsley was previously Sarasota County Schools' assistant superintendent and chief academic officer.

02/28/2022 By Staff

Construction

Resilient Retreat Will Celebrate Topping Off of New Community Center on March 2

Resilient Retreat offers services for survivors of abuse and first responders, and helps professionals heal the impacts of trauma.

02/28/2022 By Staff

Awards

Icard Merrill's John Waskom Receives Florida Bar Pro Bono Service Award

This is the third time an Icard Merrill attorney has been awarded this honor since its inception in 1982.

02/25/2022 By Staff

Grants

CareerEdge to Open Applications for Grant Funding on March 1

CareerEdge offers funding to employers who will use the funding to increase employees’ skills, accelerate promotions, and provide wage increases.

02/24/2022 By Staff

Rankings

PGT Named to Forbes 'Best Midsize Employers' List

PGT Innovations was one of 28 companies in the engineering/manufacturing category and ranked No. 53 overall on the list of 500 midsize employers.

02/24/2022 By Staff

Shopping

St. Armands Circle Adds New Merchants

Gelato-Go, Kathy Groob Art and Salt Life have all opened; AcuMed Accupuncture and Wellness and Hatley Boutique have moved to new locations on the circle.

02/23/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Promotes Kelly Carlstein

Carlstein has been named vice-president of brand strategy.

02/22/2022 By Staff

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JFCS of the Suncoast Appoints New Chief of Client Services

Eddie Collins will oversee all non-clinical programs and services.

02/22/2022 By Staff

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Van Wezel Foundation Names Executive Director of Education and Lifelong Learning

Most recently, Kelli Maldonado served as the director of education and community engagement at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

02/18/2022 By Staff

Rebranding

Port Manatee Rebrands as SeaPort Manatee

The rechristening comes following celebration of all-time-high activity during the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2021.

02/17/2022 By Staff

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All Faiths Food Bank Promotes Three, Hires One

Lauren Franklin has been named grant specialist and Victoria Hasselbring, Becky Wright and Julie Smith all received promotions.

02/16/2022 By Staff

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Sarasota Chamber Names New VP

Catherine Roper comes to the chamber from Ballston Business Improvement District in Arlington.

02/16/2022 By Staff

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Icard Merrill Promotes Three

Bianca N. Manos, Nicole M. Price and Patrick C. Seidensticker have been promoted from associates to members.

02/14/2022 By Staff

Article

Sunshine from Darkness Names New Executive Director

Marlene Hauck is a longtime nonprofit professional.

02/14/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

All Faiths Food Bank Announces 2022 Board of Directors

Ben Hanan will serve as chair; Mary Kay Burns and LaShawn Frost are new to the board this year.

02/11/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Fawley Bryant Architecture Names New Partner

As the firm's chief operating officer, Amanda Parrish will also continue to lead day-to-day operations.

02/10/2022 By Staff

Events

Bradenton Area EDC 33rd Annual Hob Nob Bar-B-Que Set for March 9

The popular business networking event features grill teams crewed by local businesses and restaurants.

02/08/2022 By Staff

Workshops

Public Relations Association to Discuss Communications During an IPO

Eleni Kouvatsos, First Watch’s director of communications, will share her experience and lessons learned working on the brand’s recent IPO.

02/08/2022 By Staff