March 24, 2017

People Archive

Interview with Chad Loar of PNC Bank

Chad Loar, Florida West Regional President of PNC Bank describes the financial institution's footprint in Florida, explains the bank's "Universal Banking" program, and notes PNC's involvement with local charities. read more >

Gunster, West Palm Beach

Gunster is pleased to announce that Bob Lamm received the Lifetime Achievement award at the 9th annual Corporate Secretary Corporate Governance Awards in New York. Lamm has dedicated his career to governance in prior positions with companies such as Pfizer; CA, Inc.; and W.R. Grace & Co. He serves as co-chair of Gunster's securities & corporate governance law practice. read more >

Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee/Florida

Sachs Media Group recorded its best year yet, powered by 20 percent single-year growth in 2016. Public affairs emerged as the firm's most in-demand specialty, followed closely by public relations. Sachs Media Group is the go-to strategic communications partner for mid- to large-sized corporate, nonprofit, and government organizations with high-stakes challenges. read more >

Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee/Florida

Sachs Media Group is pleased to announce that Zoe Linafelt has been promoted to PR Account Manager. Her communications experience ranges from education and child abuse prevention to insurance and environmental protection. She graduated from Florida State University and is a board member of the Capital Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. read more >

Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee/Florida

Sachs Media Group is proud to announce that Ashley Perkins has been promoted to the position of Director of Digital Content. She is an award-winning digital and social media ace with five years of agency experience. She graduated from Florida State University with a degree from the College of Business and is based in Syracuse, NY. read more >

Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee/Florida

Sachs Media Group is excited to announce that Shelby Hobbs has been promoted to Senior Account Executive with the public affairs team. Shelby recently earned her master's degree from Florida State University in political communication and persuasion. She previously worked for the Executive Office of the Governor and the Florida IT Career Alliance. read more >

Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee/Florida

Rob Orr has recently been promoted to Director of Web Design and Development at Sachs Media Group. With more than 12 years of experience, he brings extensive knowledge of new and emerging web and business technology to his new role. He is a graduate of Florida State University. read more >

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 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 >

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