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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.

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SouthTech Makes Several Hires, Promotes Two

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

04/02/2020 By Staff

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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

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Take Stock in Children of Manatee County Names New Interim Executive Director

Anne Heller replaces Jamie Serino.

10/01/2019 By Staff

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Jess McIntryre Named Make-a-Wish Suncoast Regional Manager

McIntyre previously managed client services for the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation in Sarasota.

09/30/2019 By Staff

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American Dreams Restaurant Group Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Michelle Schlingmann will be responsible for overseeing and enhancing day-to-day operations.

09/18/2019 By Staff

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Omeza Expands With New Hires

The Sarasota-based startup also closed a $7 million funding round this month.

07/25/2019 By Staff

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Team Tony Cancer Foundation Names New Development Director

Melissa Ferlazzo will handle day-to-day fundraising and development operations of the nonprofit.

06/04/2019 By Staff

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Friendship Centers Selects Chief Development Officer

Ruth Frazier will serve as the lead strategist for philanthropy. Most recently, she was chief development officer for Chimp Haven, the national chimpanzee sanctuary.

05/29/2019 By Staff

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Education Foundation Names New Marketing and Communications Director

Tracy Spalsbury will be responsible for all aspects of marketing and communications, as well as building the community’s understanding of and support for the foundation's mission.

05/29/2019 By Staff

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Attorney Ben Sorrell Joins Syprett Meshad

Sorrell practices in the areas of real estate, commercial litigation, and personal injury.

05/28/2019 By Staff

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Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club Names New General Manager

Lloyd-Jones will oversee the hiring of new staff and day-to-day operations of the resort.

05/17/2019 By Staff

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Tricia Mire Joins Ringling College Office for Advancement

Mire will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors for strategic fundraising initiatives at the college.

05/16/2019 By Staff

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Selma Göker Wilson Joins Schimberg Group as Project Manager

Göker Wilson’s professional affiliations include the American Institute of Architects, the Royal Institute of British Architects, and the Turkish Chamber of Architects and Engineers.

04/30/2019 By Staff

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Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee Names New Director of Financial Resource Development

Samantha Bloom has extensive experience in strategic analytics, grant writing, direct mail, major gift solicitation, and prospect research for a wide variety of nonprofits.

04/29/2019 Photography by Staff

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Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Names New Vice President of Finance and Operations

Robert Pettit will manage all finance and operational functions at the foundation.

04/23/2019 By Staff

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Team Tony Cancer Foundation Hires Support Program Coordinator

Kelly Deam will oversee the peer-to-peer mentor and medical grant assistance programs, as well as other project management tasks, at the growing nonprofit.

04/17/2019 By Staff

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Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Appoints New President and CEO

Dominic DiMaio will work with the board of directors and staff to initiate, implement and evaluate all aspects of LWRBA activities and develop growth strategies.

04/16/2019 By Staff

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First 1,000 Days Hires Two

Dr. Chelsea Arnold was hired as program coordinator and Chanel Roberts was hired as patient navigator.

04/15/2019 By Staff


Realize Bradenton Hires New Creative Content Manager

Brian Craft most recently served as director of marketing and outreach at the Manatee Performing Arts Center.

03/28/2019 By Staff