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February 25, 2017

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Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee/Florida

Jenna Box Sarkissian has been promoted to Account Manager at Sachs Media Group. Prior to joining the firm, she was a journalist for The Gainesville Sun and Ocala Star-Banner and worked on the communications team at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She studied journalism at the University of Florida. read more >

Cushman & Wakefield, Boca Raton

Cushman & Wakefield Names Mark Pateman Palm Beach County Managing Principal. Pateman will lead Cushman & Wakefield's West Palm Beach and Boca Raton offices, home to 25 brokers and numerous support and other service line personnel providing a full range of services to Cushman & Wakefield's wide range of clients. read more >

Cushman & Wakefield, Tampa

Cushman & Wakefield announced that Scott Garlick has been named Tampa Managing Principal. The office brokerage veteran & former Major League Soccer All-Star will assume leadership of the firm's Tampa operations. Garlick has negotiated transactions in excess of 5 million square feet. Before joining Cushman & Wakefield, Garlick spent 12 years playing professional soccer. read more >

Burr & Forman LLP, Jacksonville, FL

Burr & Forman LLP announces the addition of three Jacksonville-based Real Estate Partners: John "BJ" Ibach, Timothy May and Chris Strohmenger. These three new Partners continue the firm's expansion in Florida, which includes offices in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Orlando, and Tampa. The firm has 11 offices total and 300 attorneys across six states. read more >

Pipelines: Connecting with Millennials

As a parent of two Millennial children, I edited Mike Vogel's cover story this month with great personal interest. read more >

Meet Florida's Millennial generation

The Millennial generation is big, diverse — and different. read more >

Zev Buffman is a ‘Florida Icon'

Zev Buffman is CEO, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater; theater producer; founding partner, NBA's Miami Heat. He lives in Clearwater and is 86. read more >

Performing a vital function

Recently, two of my favorite state agencies — Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida — have come under attack for wasting money. read more >

Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate, Lakeland

Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM was recently selected to appear in Forbes Magazine's, Forbes 400 Special Issue in the "America's Real Estate Leaders" section, which shares the accomplishments of leading real estate firms and their top executives. Individuals are chosen by Forbes based on their reputation for excellence and extensive industry experience. View at SREland.com read more >

Beacon College, Leesburg/Florida

Brian Ogle is Animalearn's 2016 Humane Educator of the Year. The animal-rights advocacy group saluted Ogle, who leads the anthrozoology program at Beacon College - the first higher-education institution accredited to award bachelor's degrees primarily to students who learn differently - for using dissection alternatives and linking students to animals through experiences. read more >

Oasis Outsourcing, West Palm Beach, Florida

Oasis Outsourcing, one of the nation's leading Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs), welcomes Dolores Calicchio as Executive Vice President of Human Resources. She will be based in the company's West Palm Beach headquarters. At Oasis, Calicchio will be responsible for Talent Management, Organizational Development and overall HR Operational Excellence. read more >

Orlando Economic Development Commission, Orlando, Florida

Tim Giuliani will head the soon-to-merge Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC), the Central Florida Partnership (CFP) and the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce. This key leadership role will oversee strategic efforts to bring more high-wage jobs to Central Florida while promoting and enhancing the region's dynamic business climate and quality of life. read more >

New CEO named for Orlando's economic development/chamber group

Tim Giuliani Brings Record of Economic Growth, Innovation and Focus on Quality of Life read more >

M.J. Soileau is a ‘Florida Icon'

M.J. Soileau: former vice president for research and commercialization at the University of Central Florida; researcher and professor of optics, physics and engineering, Orlando, age 72. read more >

Electrons: Recasting the solar battle

In the grand scheme of electrical power generation in Florida, solar power is still a pipsqueak, accounting for less than a percent of the power generated... read more >

Justice Barbara Pariente: 'The Questioner'

There are seven justices on the Florida Supreme Court. But on the morning of March 4, 2015, every eye in the courtroom was fixed on one judge in particular... read more >

Tallahassee clout; Floridian of the Year; Turkey Trot

Tallahassee has developed into a burgeoning city anchored by home-grown businesses with international reach. read more >

Floridian of the year: Frank DiBello, rocket man

Space exploration has lent itself to outsized figures: Alan Shepard, John Glenn and the rest of the Mercury Seven. Neil Armstrong and the New Nine. So too with the 21st-century private space industry: Elon Musk and SpaceX, Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin, Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic, Greg Wyler and OneWeb. read more >

Play Station: Florida's professional athletic trainers

Professional athletic trainers keep Florida's top athletes in the game. read more >

Chris Hart named new President and CEO of Enterprise Florida

Gov. Scott: Chris Hart Will Fight for Florida Jobs as New EFI Leader read more >

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