October 22, 2017

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Calling the shots: GrayRobinson law firm gives Mayanne Downs full control

GrayRobinson's organizational structure gives Mayanne Downs power that other law firm managing partners lack. read more >

A state of small businesses

Florida is a state of small businesses, many of which rely on community banks to help run their operations. Yet consolidation has left the state with fewer and fewer community banks. read more >

MDO Partners, Miami, FL

MDO Partners is proud to announce Managing Partner Richard Montes de Oca will be joining the distinguished faculty of the University of Miami School of Law. He will begin this new role in the Fall 2017 semester serving as an Adjunct Professor, Transactional Externship, teaching Contract Drafting, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Corporate Compliance. read more >

Raymond James Bank, Tampa

Raymond James Bank has hired Grace Jackson to serve as executive vice president and chief operating officer. read more >

CenterState Bank, Winter Haven

CenterState Bank Corporation announced today that its board of directors has named Mark W. Thompson as President of its subsidiary bank, CenterState Bank, N.A. read more >

JAXPORT, Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Port Authority Board of Directors today unanimously voted to hire longtime JAXPORT executive Eric Green as Chief Executive Officer. read more >

UF Health, Jacksonville

Leon L. Haley Jr. will become UF Health Jacksonville's chief executive officer Jan. 1. read more >

Haskell, Jacksonville

Haskell, an architecture, engineering and construction firm headquartered in Jacksonville, announced today that COO James O'Leary has been appointed president. read more >

South Florida Manufacturing Association (SFMA), Pompano Beach, Florida

The South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) has selected Matthew Rocco as its new President. He succeeds June Wolfe to carry on her legacy. Matthew's experience spans over 10 years combined in the corporate arena and higher education at Broward College. Serving as a SFMA Board of Director, he has a passion for manufacturing and is poised for success as President. read more >

Cardno, West Palm Beach

?Cardno is pleased to announce that Amy Long has joined the company as Regional Services Manager in its West Palm Beach office. read more >

The Weitz Company, West Palm Beach

The Weitz Company has hired James Auld as a director of business development for the firm's Florida operations. read more >

Corporate Synergies, Orlando

Corporate Synergies, a national insurance and employee benefits brokerage and consultancy, announces the appointment of accomplished healthcare executive, John Kern. read more >

ITEC Entertainment, Orlando

ITEC Entertainment Corporation has announced that Lisa Junkerman has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer & Director of Corporate Development. read more >

First Citizens Bank, Fort Lauderdale

Laura King has been named Southeast Florida commercial banking manager at First Citizens Bank. In her new role, she leads the bank's commercial banking team that focuses on developing and managing relationships with local companies in the market. King has more than 23 years of banking experience and has been with First Citizens Bank since 2004. read more >

Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc, Palm Harbor, Florida

NTC, the leading post-closing services provider for the nation's largest financial institutions, is proud to announce that Aaron Vause, NTC's AVP of Document Custody, has been recognized & won the HW Insiders Award™ .The program recognizes all-star employees nationwide in the finance industry that are considered the company's best-kept secret & vital to its success. read more >


Dawn Lazo has been named Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa's new Vice President of Food & Beverage. "Having spent more than two decades in the business, Dawn is highly regarded by her team and brings experience to the table that establishes her as a leader that we are proud to have at this property," said Seminole Hard Rock Tampa's President Joe Lupo. read more >

Magruder Laser Vision, Orlando, FL

Magruder Laser Vision (120 E Par St, Orlando, FL 32804) welcomes Dr. Michael Shumski, M.D. - Dr. Shumski's earned his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and his Master's degree. He then earned his M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and his residency training in ophthalmology at Emory University in Atlanta. read more >

Maria L. Sachs, Boca Raton

Maria L. Sachs, former State Sen. and current executive director of Innovation Florida, was awarded the prestigious Guglielmo Marconi Award by The Order Sons of Italy in America. Named for the Nobel prize-winning Italian physicist who invented wireless telegraphy, the award is presented to Italian Americans who have made significant contributions to the United States. read more >

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