New hires

Window, Door Manufacturer Names Next CEO

Jeff Jackson was recently named the next chief executive officer of North Venice's PGT Innovations.

10/13/2017 By staff

Deals

Tampa Company Acquires Sarasota Human Resources Firm

CoAdvantage Corporation recently acquired Sarasota's Progressive Employer Management Company.

10/11/2017 By staff

Food Forest

Rolf Hanson Starts Sarasota County Schools' First Sustainable Food Forest

At Bay Haven elementary school, learning grows on trees.

09/27/2017 By Rick Morgan

Road Warrior

When Should a Senior Citizen Stop Driving?

A 76-year-old puts his skills to the test.

09/27/2017 By Robert Bowden

Leadership

Psychologist, Executive Coach to Speak at Lunchtime Learning Event

The Leadership Manatee Alumni Association is hosting a Leadership Lunch 'n' Learn event with Michael Lillibridge on Wednesday, Oct. 4.

09/26/2017 By staff

Honors

Dog Treat Manufacturer a Finalist for 'Woman of the Year' Award

Kelly Ison, co-owner and CEO of Sarasota's Einstein Pets, was recently named a finalist in the Women in the Pet Industry Network's awards competition.

09/20/2017 By staff

Hurricane Babies

What it Was Like to Work the Mother-Baby Unit During the Hurricane

While Hurricane Irma raged outside, more than 20 women were giving birth at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

09/15/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Irma

"I Survived a Category 5 Hurricane"

Sarasota's Loren Mayo thought she was taking a group on a relaxing, rejuvenating fitness retreat to St. Martin. What wound up happening was a nightmare.

09/12/2017 By Megan McDonald

New hires

Children's Foundation Picks New Vice President

Sarasota's All Star Children's Foundation recently hired Beth Bush as its new vice president of philanthropy.

09/07/2017 By staff

Surviving the Storm

How Your Business Can Survive a Natural Disaster

Local experts share their tips and resources.

09/06/2017 By Kevin Allen With Susan Burns

Mentoring

Monthly Classes Cover How to Grow a Business

Manasota SCORE will be holding a series of workshops at Sarasota County libraries, beginning 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6.

08/31/2017 By staff

The Criminal Justice System

Road to Redemption

Formerly incarcerated residents struggle to rebuild their lives and overcome the stigma of serving time.

08/28/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Events

Women's Networking Group Meets Thursday

The next SWAT (Successful Women Aligning Together) luncheon begins at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10.

08/08/2017 By staff

Honors

Selby Gardens CEO Picked for Leadership Florida Training

Jennifer Rominiecki, the president and CEO of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, was recently named to the Leadership Florida Cornerstone Class XXXVI.

08/03/2017 By staff

Honors

Business Coach Earns 'Master Trainer' Designation

David Kauffman recently became one of 10 people in the world to earn the prestigious title of master trainer with Personality Insights Inc.

08/01/2017 By staff

Heat Index

Goodbye, Gregg Allman

Sarasota Blues Festival producer Barbara Strauss remembers Gregg Allman.

07/26/2017 By Barbara Strauss

No Screens Allowed

Typewriter Socials are the Perfect Mix of Nostalgia and Hipster-Cool

Typewriters aren't dead. Just ask Harry Styles—or the retirees at Alderman Oaks.

07/24/2017 By Rick Morgan

Female Factor

Four Local Businesswomen Share Their Best Career Advice

Four achievers on what they’ve learned about success, balance and identity.

07/19/2017 By Vicki Dean Photography by Alex Stafford

Honors

Local Communications Director Picked for State Leadership Training

Branan Jacobs, the director of communications for MagnifyGood, was recently selected as a member of Leadership Florida Connect Class VIII.

07/19/2017 By staff

What I've Learned

How Loyalty and Thousands of Potholders Helped Build a Real Estate Empire

Merle Whitehead created RealtyUSA, the largest independent real estate company in New York.

07/19/2017 By David Hackett