Finance

Wealth Management Firm Hires and Promotes

Allegiant Private Advisors recently hired Melissa Walsh as a wealth advisor and promoted Carl Watkins to wealth advisor director and principal.

01/16/2018 By staff

Leadership

Free Workshop Helps Nonprofits Prevent Sexual Harassment

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation workshop will be led by Jennifer Compton, a partner at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.

01/16/2018 By staff

Tourism

Airbnb Launches New Option to Pay for Trips in Installments

Last year, 67,000 guests stayed in Airbnb accommodations in Sarasota County, generating $13.3 million in revenue for local hosts.

01/16/2018 By staff

New hires

Sarasota County Officially Names New Administrator

The Sarasota County Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to name Jonathan Lewis the new county administrator.

01/16/2018 By staff

Health care

Holistic Health Event Set for February

The A-Ha! Holistic Health Expo will feature doctors, nutritionists, energy experts and other health practitioners.

01/16/2018 By staff

Philanthropy

Van Wezel Foundation President and CEO Steps Down

Monica Slater Van Buskirk recently resigned as the leader of the nonprofit after six years in the role.

01/15/2018 By staff

Education

Conference Focuses on Baby Boomer Retirement

The Ringling College of Lifelong Learning is holding a conference on Thursday, Feb. 1, dedicated to issue facing Baby Boomers as they prepare to retire.

01/15/2018 By staff

Health care

Expansion and Renovations at Mental Health Nonprofit Completed

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. last month completed a 1,800-square-foot crisis stabilization unit expansion and a 9,500-square-foot renovation of an existing unit for Centerstone.

01/15/2018 By staff

Fitness

New Martial Arts Training Center Opens

Guillermo Gomez recently opened Martial Fusion Budo Center at 2902 Hyde Park St., Sarasota.

01/15/2018 By staff

New hires

Real Estate Firm Adds Broker Associate

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate recently hired Madeline Daraio.

01/15/2018 By staff

Politics

Department of Environmental Protection Secretary to Speak in Sarasota

Noah Valenstein is delivering a talk at an Argus Foundation luncheon that runs 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

01/15/2018 By staff

Philanthropy

Family and Children's Services Nonprofit Hires New Chief Development Officer

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of the Suncoast, Inc. recently hired Laura McManus-Mesia after a search led by MBJ Group, Inc.

01/12/2018 By staff

Construction

Bradenton Homebuilder Sets New Company Sales Record

Medallion Home generated $106 million in home and lot sales last year.

01/12/2018 By staff

Construction

New Wawa Coming to Clark Road

Gates Construction recently began site development for a new Wawa gas station and convenience store.

01/12/2018 By staff

Tourism

Airline Cancels Plans for Sarasota-Pittsburgh Flights

Elite Airways announced that is scrapping plans to offer flights between Sarasota and Pittsburgh.

01/12/2018 By staff

Appointments

Women's Sports Museum Picks New Board President

Beth Green was chosen to lead a board that is raising money to build the first standalone museum dedicated to women’s sports in the country.

01/12/2018 By staff

Retail

New Lakewood Ranch Grocery Store Opens Jan. 27

The grocery store chain Earth Fare is opening its new Lakewood Ranch location soon.

01/11/2018 By staff

Construction

City, Nonprofit Celebrate Pilot Program to Rehab Newtown Homes

The city granted Brotherhood of Men Mentor Group Inc. four vacant city-owned residential properties to be rehabilitated and resold or rented.

01/11/2018 By staff

Education

Longtime Political Scientist Retiring From Teaching

Longtime Florida political scientist Susan MacManus is retiring from teaching at the University of South Florida.

01/11/2018 By staff

Food

Sarasota Restaurant Opening Second Location in St. Pete

Oak & Stone is opening a second location in St. Petersburg later this year.

01/11/2018 By staff