New Hires

USFSM Names Corey Posey New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Posey will provide guidance and collaboration for initiatives, programs and trainings in order to promote a culture of inclusion and equity as it relates to diversity issues.

07/16/2019 By Staff


Ernie Garcia Named to Forbes List of America’s Best-in-State Wealth Advisors

The ranking, developed by Forbes’ partner SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data.

07/10/2019 Photography by Staff


Anna Maria Oyster Bar Recognized for Community Impact

The Leadership Florida Impact Award recognizes an organization that has created a specific project or body of work whose impact is currently transforming the future of its region or beyond and has the potential to transform Florida as a whole.

07/10/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Cumberland Advisors Adds Two to Staff

Mark Myers has been named chief operations officer and Andrew Crawford regional director of investments.

07/08/2019 By Staff

Dept. of Sustainability

Tervis Introduces Recycled Tumblers

One hundred percent of the profits from the products will benefit organizations that are working to clean up our oceans.

07/02/2019 By Staff


$40 Million in Funding Available Through Florida Job Growth Grant Fund

The funding is available to fund job training and public infrastructure projects that support growth and employment in Florida.

07/01/2019 By Staff

Air Force One

Sarasota-Manatee Detailer Named to Air Force One Detailing Team at Seattle's Museum of Flight

The original Air Force One presidential jet from 1959 is currently in preservation stages after 15 years of restoration.

07/01/2019 By Staff


Williams Parker Partner Michael J. Wilson Reappointed Co-Director of Florida Bar Tax Section

Wilson, a member of Williams Parker’s management committee and the firm's treasurer, practices tax, corporate, and business law.

07/01/2019 By Staff

Tiger Bay

Tiger Bay Club to Discuss Vaccinations at July 11 Luncheon

The luncheon will be held from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Michael's On East.

06/30/2019 Photography by Staff


Goodwill Receives Grant to Assist Individuals With Barriers to Employment

The $60,000 comes from the Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation, in support of the GoodPartner Coach Program.

06/30/2019 By Staff


Gulf Coast Community Foundation Elects Board Members

Judy Cahn will serve as chair and Michael Saunders as vice chair for one-year terms.

06/30/2019 By Staff

The Bay

Bay Park Conservancy Adds Liz Alpert to Board, Executive Team

The Bay Park Conservancy is in charge of advancing the master plan for transforming 53 acres of the downtown Sarasota bayfront into a free public park and culture hub.

06/30/2019 By Staff

Making Waves

Heather Kasten Brings Change to the Chamber

“The chamber turns 100 in 2020. I’ve heard from other women that this is a game-changer.”

06/28/2019 By Susan Burns


Neuro Challenge Names Tammy Taylor as Business Development Manager

The newly created position will manage Neuro Challenge’s earned income opportunities, including the annual Parkinson's Expo.

06/28/2019 By Staff


Kerkering, Barberio & Co. Named a Best Public Accounting Firm for Equity Leadership

Sixty percent of the firm's partners and principals and 73 percent of its totally employees are women.

06/27/2019 By Staff


Williams Parker Adds Trusts and Estates Attorney

Diana L. Berlin focuses her practice on estate planning and estate and trust administration.

06/27/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Sarasota Ballet Names New Director of Development

Sara Robinson joins the company from Celebrity Series of Boston, where she led annual and capital fundraising programs as the organization’s chief advancement officer.

06/27/2019 By Staff

New Hires

The Haven Hires Rebecca Blitz as Executive Vice President

Previously, Blitz served as the regional director for the local Make-A-Wish Foundation affiliate.

06/27/2019 By Staff


Visit Sarasota County Partners with Venice Area Chamber to Offer Visitor Center in South County

The new welcome center is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and is inside the Venice Chamber, located at 597 Tamiami Trail S.

06/26/2019 Photography by Staff

New Hires

Selby Gardens Appoints Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Hermione Gilpin will lead the gardens' comprehensive development program.

06/25/2019 By Staff