July 10, 2020

Community Portrait

Must-Know Contacts

Lynn Waddell | 8/30/2018
  • Liz Alpert: Mayor, Sarasota
  • Mary Bensel: Executive director, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
  • Marty Black: Chairman, West Villages District
  • Todd Bowden: Superintendent, Sarasota County Schools
  • Jeff Boyd: Senior vice president/ director of wealth management, PNC Financial Services
  • Kirk Boylston: President, Lakewood Ranch Commercial Realty
  • Al Carlson: Director, UF Innovation Station
  • Kevin Cooper: President/ CEO, Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
  • Jeanne Corcoran: Director, Sarasota Film & Entertainment Office
  • Patricia Courtois: President/ CEO, C Suite Communications; vice president/chief client officer, On Ideas
  • Fiona Crawford: President/CEO, Roskamp Institute; COO, Archer Pharmaceuticals
  • Michael Crosby: President/CEO, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
  • Wolfgang H. Dangel: President/ CEO, Sun Hydraulics
  • Michael Dattoli: Founder, Dattoli Cancer Center
  • Nancy Detert: Chair, Sarasota County Commission
  • Dominic DiMaio: Division CEO, Synovus Bank
  • Rogan Donelly: President/ CEO, Tervis
  • Patrick Dorsey: Publisher, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
  • Rae Dowling: Area manager, Florida Power & Light
  • Mireya Eavey: Executive director, CareerEdge Funders Collaborative; president, United Way Suncoast
  • Ted Ehrlichman: President/CEO, CareerSource Suncoast
  • Larry Fineberg: Executive director, Benderson Development
  • Andy Guz: CEO, Lakewood Ranch
  • William Gunnin: Executive director, North Port Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Virginia Haley: President, Visit Sarasota County
  • Ben Hannan: Sarasota managing partner, Shumaker Loop & Kendrick
  • John Harshman: President, Harshman & Co.
  • Thomas Harmer: City manager, Longboat Key
  • Steven High: Executive director, John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
  • Karen Holbrook: Regional chancellor, USF Sarasota-Manatee
  • John Holic: Mayor, Venice
  • Paul Hudson: Market Leader/ Senior managing director, Northern Trust
  • Mark Huey: President/CEO, Sarasota County Economic Development Corp.
  • Jeff Jackson: President/CEO, PGT Industries
  • Roxie Jerde: President/CEO, Community Foundation of Sarasota County
  • Craig Johnson: President/CEO, FCCI Insurance Group
  • Heather Kasten: Executive director, Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance
  • Jim Kuhlman: President/CEO, Premier Community Bank
  • Robert Lane: Managing partner, Kerkering, Barberio & Co.
  • Trey Lauderdale: Founder/ CEO, Voalte
  • Peter Lear: City manager, North Port
  • Kathy Lehner: President/CEO, Venice Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Jonathan Lewis: Sarasota County administrator
  • Gail Loefgren: President, Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce
  • Jeff Maultsby: Director/business & development, Sarasota County
  • Shaun Merriman: Regional president, CenterState Bank
  • Alex Miller: CEO, Mercedes Medical
  • Charlie Murphy: Sarasota County market president, Bank of Tampa
  • Pat Neal: President, Neal Communities
  • Donal O’Shea: President, New College of Florida
  • Anand Pallegar: Founder, AtLarge digital marketing
  • Rick Piccolo: President/ CEO, Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
  • Carol Probstfeld: President, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
  • Christine Robinson: Executive director, Argus Foundation
  • Dave Rovine: Vice president, Orioles-Sarasota, Baltimore Orioles
  • Michael Saunders: Founder/CEO, Michael Saunders & Co.
  • David Sessions: President/CEO, Willis A. Smith Construction
  • Bryon Shinn: Partner-in-charge, Carr, Riggs & Ingram
  • Jim Shirley: Executive director, Arts & Cultural Alliance of Sarasota
  • Rich Swier: Entrepreneur/founder, Hub incubator
  • Larry Thompson: President, Ringling College of Art and Design
  • David Verinder: President/ CEO, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
  • Bill Waddill: Managing director, Sarasota Bayfront Planning
  • James Westman: CEO, Octex Holdings
  • Mike Wilson: Shareholder, Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen

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