August 24, 2017

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Florida's changing workforce

When I visited Hillsborough Community College not long ago, a group of young men and women was preparing to enter a flaming structure constructed as a training tool for aspiring firefighters. read more >

Craig Fugate is a ‘Florida Icon'

Former Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator, former director of Florida's Emergency Management Division, Gainesville; age 58 read more >

BBG, Miami

BBG, a leading national commercial real estate valuation, advisory and assessment firm, today announced that it has appointed two real estate industry veterans read more >

Shrimp Basket Restaurants, Pensacola

Shrimp Basket Restaurants announced it has named Kim Moehler its Chief Financial Officer, effective June 12, 2017. Moehler most recently served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Office Depot, Inc. read more >

Florida Sports Foundation, Tallahassee

The Florida Sports Foundation welcomes Angela Adams Suggs as its new President and Senior Vice President of Sports Development for Enterprise Florida. read more >

Enterprise Florida, Orlando

The Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve Peter Antonacci as the new President & CEO of Enterprise Florida, Inc. read more >

EFI Board of Directors Selects Pete Antonacci as CEO

The Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve Peter Antonacci as the new President & CEO of Enterprise Florida, Inc. Antonacci will also serve as Florida's Secretary of Commerce. He will begin his new role with EFI on August 2. read more >

Brown & Brown, Inc., Daytona Beach

Brown & Brown, Inc. today announced the appointment of Vaughn Stoll to the Senior Leadership Team for the Company. read more >

Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville

Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville has selected Bradley S. Talbert, FACHE, to be the hospital's new President and CEO. read more >

Anchor Glass Container Corporation, Tampa

Anchor Glass Container Corporation has named Nipesh Shah to be CEO. read more >

WellCare Health Plans, Tampa

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. announced it has named Dr. Mark Leenay to the role of senior vice president and chief medical officer. Dr. Leenay will collaborate with senior leadership and the entire clinical organization to execute on WellCare's clinical strategy with a particular focus on clinical integration and alignment of our physician leadership throughout the organization. In this new role, he is joining the company's executive leadership team. read more >

United Way, Miami

United Way of Miami-Dade's trustees have elected Carlos A. Migoya, president and CEO of Jackson Health System, to serve as board chair. Migoya will spearhead the board comprised of business and community leaders who are responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of United Way. read more >

Hilton Software LLC, Coral Springs

Dr. Hilton Goldstein, CEO of Hilton Software, won the 2017 Gold Stevie Award as Executive of the Year, Aerospace and Defense. Judges' comments included: "Dr. Goldstein has delivered innovation and solid performance to transform the market." Hilton Software develops multi-platform mobile navigation applications for general aviation and military operations. read more >

Gunster, Tallahassee, Florida

Gunster has added Greg Black to its statewide government affairs law & lobbying practice. He joins the firm with an extensive background advocating for a wide range of clients in the financial, insurance, health care, biomedical research, pharmaceutical, and technology industries. Black is a pivotal addition to the well-established government affairs team led by Lila Jaber read more >

Pasco Economic Development Council, Odessa

The Pasco Economic Development Council welcomed new marketing/communications manager Lauren St. Martin. She joined the team in May, shortly after the departure of Jennifer Lachtara. St. Martin previously held positions with the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce and Visit Pasco. read more >

BayCare Health System, Clearwater

Dr. Dana S. Kellis is the new senior vice president/chief medical officer - Hospital Division for BayCare Health System. Kellis has more than 25 years of physician executive experience. Before coming to BayCare, he was chief medical officer for the San Antonio, Texas, market for Tenet Health. read more >

MDO Partners, Miami

MDO Partners announces the election of Managing Partner Richard Montes de Oca to the Executive Council of the Florida Bar International Law Section. The council appointment is a recognition of Mr. Montes de Oca's leadership in the International Law community. The firm has significant experience in international corporate transactions and finance, and global compliance. read more >

Winners for EY Entrepreneur of the Year® for Florida are announced

Ten award recipients were selected by an independent judging panel. read more >

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