Between August 2012 and August 2013, Hillsborough County gained more than 24,000 jobs — and that was before a string of major job-related announcements that came later in the year, including moves by USAA, Amazon, HealthPlan Services, New York Life and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Other regional players and newsmakers mentioned in this roundup:
John Barger, Adria D. Starkey, Mark Miller
Tech Data, Alico, White House Black Market, Florida Gulf, Coast University's Small Business Development Center, Publix Super Markets, Walton International Group, Dart Container, HSN, Blue Ocean Film Festival, Port of Tampa, Element, Mosaic, Pasco-Hernando Community College
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