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March 28, 2017

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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 >

ABPG, Little Rock

Alexis Hofsticka was promoted to Lead Engineer. Aaron Jacobi was promoted to Senior Programmer. Alex was hired as Events Manager. read more >

Division of powers

North Carolina's HB2 battle potentially foreshadows future conflicts between the state and local communities in Florida. read more >

Parting thoughts from UWF's Judith Bense

Judith Bense is retiring at the end of this month after more than eight years as president of the University of West Florida. read more >

Susan Benton is a ‘Florida Icon'

"Growing up in Miami, I understand and appreciate the importance of diversity. Florida is an amazing place because of its diversity." read more >

Saying ‘Goodbye, hello' to staff at Florida Trend

This month we say goodbye to one longtime employee and hello to our new associate publisher here at Florida Trend. read more >

Dwayne McCay on Florida Tech's offerings and mission

Dwayne McCay, President and CEO of Florida Institute of Technology, describes Florida Tech's academic offerings, explores the university's international appeal, and emphasizes the school's commitment to graduate job-placement. read more >

A future in Florida schools

Education has always been of great interest to me. I've thought that after my career at Florida Trend I might like to run a school. And since many of the magazine's readers have the management skills that would apply to schools, maybe I could tap your expertise. read more >

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