July 26, 2017

People Archive

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital named cardiothoracic surgeon Jeffrey Jacobs, M.D., FACS, FACC, FCCP and cardiologist Gary Stapleton, M.D. as co-directors of the Johns Hopkins All Children's Heart Institute. The two are overseeing the U.S. News and World Report ranked pediatric cardiac surgery and cardiology programs at the hospital. read more >

Burr & Forman LLP, Jacksonville, FL

Burr & Forman announces the addition of Associate Kyle H. Jensen to the firm's Real Estate Practice Group in Jacksonville. Jensen counsels clients involved in numerous commercial real estate transactional matters, including land use and zoning, leasing, sales and acquisitions, as well as the daily operations and general business matters of commercial real estate clients. read more >

Flagler College, St. Augustine

Veteran police chief Creig Doyle was recently named Flagler College's director of Safety & Security, after serving in an interim director capacity at the college since January. Doyle comes to Flagler with over 40 years of police and security experience, serving communities and universities. read more >

Revenue Management Solutions , Tampa, FL

Mark Kuperman has been named Chief Operating Officer by Revenue Management Solutions.He oversees relationships with RMS's restaurant clients and is responsible for RMS' teams across its offices (Tampa, London, Paris, Singapore and Tokyo). He is focused on implementing strategy, developing solutions to continuously improve performance, and ensuring that associates grow. read more >

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL

Anesthesiology expert Mohamed Rehman, M.D. joined Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital as chair of the Department of Anesthesia and will also serve as professor of anesthesiology and critical care with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. read more >

Revenue Management Solutions, Tampa, FL

Joel Davis has been named Chief Strategy Officer by Revenue Management Solutions. He will be responsible for refining RMS' long-term strategic plans in the areas of management, operations and infrastructure. These initiatives range from advancing the company's leadership in providing strategic consulting for restaurant owners to growing top talent internally at RMS. read more >

Tech Data Corporation, Clearwater

Tech Data Corporation announced the nomination of Karen Dahut for appointment to the company's Board of Directors. read more >

Alex Sink is a ‘Florida Icon'

Former banker and gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink opens up about life without her husband Bill McBride and other topics. read more >

Florida's high-tech economy matures

It's now time to add Florida's High Tech Corridor to ranks of California's Scilicon Valley, the Research Triangle in North Carolina, Austin, Texas. Florida's Corridor runs from Tampa Bay through Orlando and to the Atlantic Coast, with an important “bump” reaching up to Gainesville. read more >

Art of the Deal

For the purpose of this column, I want to focus on how Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry took on the LGBTQ-related issue and ask you to decide how you feel about his approach. read more >

O'Donnell Agency, West Palm Beach, Florida

Carey O'Donnell has been named 2017 Small Business Person of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches. Founder of O'Donnell Agency, a leading advertising and PR firm based in West Palm Beach and Sarasota, the award recognizes community leadership and business excellence. Earlier this year the firm won 18 American Advertising Federation's (ADDY) Awards from its Treasure Coast Chapter. read more >

O'Donnell Agency, West Palm Beach, Florida

O'Donnell Agency, one of Florida's leading public relations, advertising and digital media companies, has added Irene Carvalho as Director of Media and Client Services and promoted Amanda Sueiro Rier to Senior Graphic Designer. Carvalho brings more than 15 years of experience in media buying, new client onboarding and staff development to her role at O'Donnell, where she manages the agency's award-winning advertising and design department. Sueiro Rier's fast track at the agency is a result of her exceptional work in brand and identity development, collateral design, and print and digital ad design. She earned her BFA from Barry University and a post-baccalaureate degree from the School of the Museum of Fine Art in Boston. read more >

Gunster, Miami

Gunster has added Arturo Ross as a shareholder in its Miami office, where he will greatly expand the firm's labor & employment law practice. Ross concentrates on issues involving employers and labor relations, defending clients before the NLRB and the EEOC in numerous large scale and multi-employer negotiations. read more >

Kaufman Lynn Construction, Boca Raton

Kaufman Lynn Construction Founder & CEO Michael Kaufman is the newest member of the Broward Workshop, a nomination based, private, non-profit, non-partisan business organization comprised of the chief decision makers representing 100 of Broward County's business and professions seeking to facilitate solutions to the county's most critical issues. read more >

Ashton Woods, Orlando

Private homebuilder Ashton Woods has promoted Mike Roche to the newly-created role of Starlight Homes Division Manager in Florida. read more >

Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, Bonita Springs

The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce has promoted Chelsea Garlock to Events and Creative Coordinator. read more >

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