April 26, 2018

People Archive

Words, Chosen Carefully

A "whopping" number of journalists resort to loaded words that carry a value judgment. read more >

Florida Icon: Pedro José Greer Jr.

Professor of medicine, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami; age 61. read more >

The best defense...

In defense of Florida's defense industry; big news on the small-business front; a spotlight on St. Petersburg read more >

Baskerville-Donovan, Inc., Tallahassee

Baskerville-Donovan, Inc. (BDI) welcomes back Alan Hart, P.E., who is rejoining our Tallahassee office to serve as Regional Manager and lead business development efforts. Alan brings a wealth of broad-based engineering experience with more than 22 years in roadway and stormwater design for FDOT and state and local municipalities throughout Florida. read more >

Watercrest Senior Living Group, Vero Beach

Watercrest Senior Living Group proudly welcomes Kelly Hazlett to the leadership team as Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development. read more >

Darden Restaurants Inc, Orlando

Darden Restaurants, Inc. has announced the appointment of Dave George as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. read more >

Lash & Goldberg LLP, Miami

Lash & Goldberg LLP is pleased to announce that Attorney Erica Rutner has been named a partner of the firm, nearly a year after joining the team. Erica focuses on class action and multidistrict litigation defense and handles litigation involving complex financial instruments and deal structures, business torts, products liability, health care and bankruptcy. read more >

Burdette Ketchum, Jacksonville

Burdette Ketchum, an integrated marketing agency, has promoted Liza Kleven to Senior Vice President of Strategy & Client Growth. She will lead integration of marketing disciplines and services for client success and development, with a focus on digital marketing. Kleven has more than 16 years of client service, strategic planning and brand building experience. read more >

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Former Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift was named Executive Chair of the Board for Ultimate Medical Academy, a Tampa-based nonprofit, higher education institution. Most recently, she was CEO of Middlebury Interactive Languages, an organization specializing in language training,. She has served on the UMA Board since October 2016. read more >

BlueLine Associates, Tampa

BlueLine Associates announced Steven McCarthy has been named as Chief Operating Officer. read more >

Broad and Cassel LLP, Miami

Broad and Cassel LLP is pleased to announce former federal prosecutor Benton Curtis has been named a partner in the firm's Miami office. Curtis focuses his practice on white collar criminal and civil matters and complex civil litigation, government investigations and compliance counseling, with an emphasis in the health care industry. read more >

Stellar, Jacksonville

Michael A. Wodrich, a long-serving member with Jacksonville law firm Rogers Towers, has joined Stellar as Senior Vice President, General Counsel. Wodrich will also serve on Stellar's Board of Directors. Wodrich's focus at Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, will be risk management. read more >

Rehmann, Bonita Springs

Managing partners Douglas E. Wiebel, CPA and Scott D. Hennells, CPA announced that Wiebel, Hennells & Carufe, PLLC (WH&C) proudly joined Rehmann on January 1, 2018. WH&C, established in 1989, is now further diversified with Rehmann's tax, accounting, assurance, business consulting, wealth management and corporate investigative service lines; 19 offices with six in Florida. read more >

Tampa Bay Wave Inc, Tampa

Tampa Bay Wave, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping entrepreneurs launch and grow tech business in the area, has named Avril W. Stinson as its new director of development. read more >

Post Insurance, Port St. Lucie, FL

Kathy Post, owner and CEO of Post Insurance, is the recipient of United Way's 2017 Spirit of St. Lucie Community Angel Award. She was selected for her dedication to area non-profits, focusing on health, youth and the arts. In May, she helped organize a benefit concert at the Sunrise Theatre which raised more than $82,000 for the Volunteers in Medicine (VIM)/HANDS Clinic. read more >

Succession: The search is on for UCF's next president

After a quarter-century on the job, University of Central Florida President John Hitt revealed in October that he will retire at the end of the 2017-18 school year. read more >

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