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June 18, 2018

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Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL

Kelly Cullen has joined Tampa General Hospital as its executive vice president and chief operating officer. Cullen will manage partnerships, while overseeing clinical and operational strategies. Cullen has more than 27 years of experience in healthcare and comes to Tampa General from the BayCare Health System, where she started as a nurse before several leadership roles. read more >

MediXall, Fort Lauderdale

MediXall Group, Inc. named Michael Swartz President. Swartz oversees all of MediXall's operations and has been responsible for bringing their healthcare marketplace to launch. Swartz leads the company, all product development projects and under his leadership has established 3 divisions: MediXall Healthcare Marketplace, MediXall Finance Group and MediXall Investment Group. read more >

Watercrest Senior Living Group, Vero Beach

Watercrest Senior Living Group proudly announces the promotion of Mr. Dana Ryder to Senior Executive Director. read more >

Province Group, Central Florida

Province Group has announced Mark Jacobson as its new Central Florida Division President. Mark will manage all aspects of the firm's efforts to expand land acquisition and development operations. Mark is a professional engineer with over 30 years of experience in all aspects of real estate development. He has completed many successful developments in Central Florida. read more >

Tampa General Hospital, Tampa

Noted Tampa restaurateur Richard Gonzmart will join the governing board of Tampa General Hospital in October. He is president of the Columbia Restaurant Group, a collection of 13 Florida restaurants. He has received extensive recognition for his business and community activities and is the recipient of more than 100 awards for his business and community activities. read more >

Broad and Cassel LLP, Miami

Broad and Cassel is pleased to announce Mauricio Rivero has joined the Miami office as partner in the firm's Estate Planning and Trusts Practice Group and Taxation department. He focuses his practice on international tax planning, business succession planning, U.S. tax compliance and tax controversy work. Rivero joins Broad and Cassel with Associate Belkenia Candelario. read more >

Skyway Capital Markets LLC, Tampa

Jim DiCesaro joined Skyway Capital Markets as a Managing Director. He has more than 20 years of experience in Capital Markets including investment banking and equity research. He focus has been on raising growth capital for small to middle market private and public companies through Reg D private placements and IPOs. read more >

Miller Construction Co., Fort Lauderdale

Miller Construction Co. has named Harley Miller its new CEO. read more >

Lykes Bros. Inc., Tampa, Florida

Lykes Bros. Inc. announces Kristen Chittenden, Staff Attorney and Corporate Secretary. Kristen will maintain all corporate records of Lykes provide legal representation and serve as the liaison for outside counsel. After a century of prosperous growth the company is still guided by the basic principles upon which it was founded: hard work, honesty, integrity, and family. read more >

Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

Chip Fletcher, Esq. is the new Vice President, Deputy General Counsel at Moffitt Cancer Center. He brings 20 years of experience from the public and private sectors, which will be critical to protecting and growing the cancer center. Fletcher previously was the Hillsborough County attorney. Prior to that, Fletcher was in private practice with GrayRobinson, P.A. read more >

Lash & Goldberg, Miami/Tallahassee, Florida

Mr. Williams, former Florida Deputy Solicitor General, has joined Lash & Goldberg in Tallahassee as Senior Counsel. Mr. Williams's practice includes state and federal administrative and constitutional law, product liability, health law, environmental, tax, gaming, and consumer protection. His work has led to successful client outcomes and national recognition. read more >

City of Port St. Lucie Building Department , City of Port St. Lucie, Florida

On March 12, 2018 the City of Port St. Lucie City Council approved the third request to reduce building permit fees based on lower cost for the administration of online building permits. In 2013, the City launched new software called PANDA. This software was developed and owned by the City allowing changes to be made instantly, at no cost. As Contractor usage of the online system increases, the staff time previously consumed with permit processing, decreases. The Building Department has asked City Council to allow us to pass along these savings to our customers. Currently 27% of all building permits are obtained online and more permit fee reductions are expected as additional permit types are added to the program. read more >

Kustom US, Orlando

Kustom US is pleased to announce that Sarah Try has been promoted to Executive Vice President. read more >

Broward Health Imperial Point, Fort Lauderdale

Jonathan E. Watkins, MPA, FACHE, has been named CEO of Broward Health Imperial Point read more >

Greg Asbed is a ‘Florida Icon'

“Being born poor shouldn't be a life sentence,” read more >

Florida's population, economy are growing

As this annual Economic Yearbook shows, Florida's population now tops 21 million — 21,162,207 to be exact. read more >

Healthier thinking: Using data to check your hospital's reputation

It's fair to say that most Americans spend more time researching the cars they buy than they do in picking their health care providers. read more >

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group, Tampa, Fla.

Sharan Backus has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group as Vice President of Corporate Relocation and Moving Services. In addition to the buying and selling of residential real estate, the company's services include area orientation tours, household goods shipment, policy development, expense management, rental assistance and more. read more >

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Ultimate Medical Academy promoted Daniela Simic to the newly created role of Dean of Programs & Academic Affairs. She will implement data-driven solutions to grow program health, curriculum viability, instructor performance, and student achievement at the nonprofit healthcare educator. Simic will manage Program Affairs while overseeing UMA diploma and degree programs. read more >

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Ultimate Medical Academy promoted Dr. Jenna Sage to the newly created role of Dean of Programs & Academic Affairs. She will implement data-driven solutions to improve program health, curriculum viability, instructor performance, and student achievement at the nonprofit healthcare educator. Dr. Sage will manage Student Affairs while leading UMA diploma and degree programs. read more >

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