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Statewide Business Briefs & Players - Aug. 2008

Mike Vogel | 8/1/2008

Statewide Players

» The board of the International Council of Shopping Centers elected Mary Lou Fiala, Regency Centers president and COO, its chairwoman.

» The National Audubon Society presented its 2008 Callison Award to Eric Draper, deputy director of policy for Audubon of Florida.

Statewide Briefs

» Attorney General Bill McCollum has launched a “most wanted” website (myfloridalegal.com/mostwanted) featuring suspects and convicted criminals wanted on serious charges, including drug trafficking, cybercrime, organized criminal activity, racketeering and failing to appear for sentencing after conviction or plea agreement.

» Howard M. “Budd” Post, one of the founders of the Tampa-based engineering, science and architecture consulting company Post, Buckley, Schuh & Jernigan (PBS&J) died June 10 at age 83. Started in 1960, PBS&J is now the 29th-largest engineering company in the country.

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