December 20, 2014

Central Fla., Space Coast Business Players - January 2011

| 1/1/2011

» Geoffrey D.K. Stiles has been named president and CEO of Stonewood Holdings, the Ormond Beach-based owners of Stonewood Grill & Tavern and Peach Valley Cafe. Stiles had served as COO for the restaurant holding company and previously was president and COO of Ruth’s Chris Steak House, based in Orlando.

Geoffrey D.K. Stiles
Geoffrey D.K. Stiles
Stonewood Holdings operates 16 Stonewood Grill & Taverns in Florida, one in Cary, N.C., and four Peach Valley Cafes in Florida.

» David Pace, president of New Broad Street Cos., was elected chairman of the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission for 2010-11. Meg Crofton, president of Walt Disney World Resort, is immediate past chair. Alex Martins, president of the Orlando Magic, was elected vice chair, and Lars Houmann, president and CEO of Florida Hospital, was elected secretary-treasurer.

» The Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority, which operates the Lynx bus service, has appointed John M. Lewis Jr. CEO. Lewis, who headed the Greater Richmond Transit Commission, was selected from among 36 applicants to fill the post vacated by Linda Watson last summer when she took a similar position in Austin, Texas.

Tags: Trendsetters, Central

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Benefits management trends in Florida
Benefits management trends in Florida

David Faulkenberry, president, FBMC Benefits Management, explains what benefits most employers want to offer staff and what impact the ACA has had on public sector clients so far.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

How do you feel about the historic decision to remodel US-Cuba relations?

  • Well, it's about time!
  • I'm cautiously optimistic...
  • I'm skeptical about this at best...
  • Not in favor at all: Keep the embargo strong!

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe