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September 26, 2018

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Bob O'Malley Joins Brightline As Vice President of Government Affairs

Brightline announces Bob O'Malley has joined the privately-owned, operated and maintained passenger rail system as vice president of government affairs. In this newly created role, O'Malley will oversee government affairs and community outreach of Orlando to Tampa expansion efforts. Read more »
Published on 7/19/2018

Greenberg Traurig Founder Robert H. Traurig Passes

Robert H. Traurig, considered to be the “Father of Miami Land Use Law” and the “Dean of Zoning”, passed on July 17 at the age of 93. A devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, Traurig was also one of the three founders of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, which they started just over 50 years ago and today has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices worldwide. Read more »
Published on 7/18/2018

Florida TaxWatch & FSU Legend Charlie Ward Honor State Employees at 2018 Prudential Productivity Awards

Over the past 29 years, state employees committed to efficiency and innovative thinking have saved more than $10 billion in state dollars. Read more »
Published on 6/7/2018

Dale Whittaker Named UCF's President-Elect

The University of Central Florida Board of Trustees named UCF Provost Dale Whittaker the university's president-elect Friday after a nationwide search. Read more »
Published on 3/12/2018

Florida's Top YouTube Stars

Four Floridians are among those making a living from YouTube. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

A Pretty Penny: Business Profile of Kyle Taylor and Penny Hoarder

Seven years ago, Kyle Taylor had five digits' worth of debt. Since then, he has converted a personal blog about scrimping into a company approaching $40 million in annual revenue. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Lifer: St. Petersburg College taps Tonjua Williams as president

St. Petersburg College's new president started out as a clerk at the college. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

Profiles of women leaders in Florida

Profiles of Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Carol Craig, Marsha Powers,Val Demings, Pam Iorio, Nadine Smith, Shelley Broader, LauraGonzalez-Estefani, Wendy Link, Debbie Calder and Hilarie Bass. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

Deirdre Macnab transformed the Florida League of Women Voters

Deirdre Macnab transformed the Florida League of Women Voters into an aggressive activist group. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

Clean energy advocate Susan Glickman is rolling with the punches

Clean energy advocate Susan Glickman's fortunes ebb and flow depending on who's in charge. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

A low-key approach: Lila Jaber helps other women succeed

Lila Jaber is translating her own success into helping other women succeed. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

Confidence booster: Retired FIU dean Joyce Elam grooms women to become leaders

To help address the gender confidence gap in business, Joyce Elam created a four-day training and education event for women in south Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

Calling the shots: GrayRobinson law firm gives Mayanne Downs full control

GrayRobinson's organizational structure gives Mayanne Downs power that other law firm managing partners lack. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

EFI Board of Directors Selects Pete Antonacci as CEO

The Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve Peter Antonacci as the new President & CEO of Enterprise Florida, Inc. Antonacci will also serve as Florida's Secretary of Commerce. He will begin his new role with EFI on August 2. Read more »
Published on 7/25/2017

Winners for EY Entrepreneur of the Year® for Florida are announced

Ten award recipients were selected by an independent judging panel. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

ReliaQuest's CEO Brian Murphy named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award Winner

ReliaQuest, a leading provider of IT security services, today announced that Brian Murphy, ReliaQuest founder and CEO, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award for Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2017

JM Family Announces Executive-Level Promotions

JM Family Enterprises announced that Colin Brown, who has served as both president and CEO since 2003, will become chairman of the company's board of directors and remain CEO. Brown will continue to oversee the development and implementation of the company's objectives and strategies for future growth. Read more »
Published on 6/7/2017

Profile of Jacksonville's Mayor Lenny Curry

All of a sudden, things are getting done in Jacksonville On a Saturday in mid-February, city leaders announced a landmark deal with the leadership of their police and fire unions... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2017

U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer Joins Holland & Knight as Head of Global Compliance and Investigations Team

Holland & Knight has announced that Wifredo A. Ferrer, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida, will join the firm as a partner in its Miami office. Mr. Ferrer will lead the firm's Global Compliance and Investigations Team, which focuses on corporate compliance and government investigations within the firm's White Collar Defense Practice. Read more »
Published on 3/2/2017

Carlos Beruff appointed Chairman of the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission

Governor Rick Scott has appointed Carlos Beruff as Chairman to the Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC). Read more »
Published on 3/2/2017

UNF President Delaney announces his retirement after 15 years

University of North Florida President John Delaney announced his retirement through a staff and student wide email Monday morning to end his 15 years at the university. Delaney plans to start his retirement on May 30, 2018 after his contract ends. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Dr. P. Barry Butler named new president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Board of Trustees has named Dr. P. Barry Butler, Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of Iowa, as the sixth president of the world's leading institution of higher education focusing on aviation, aerospace and research. Read more »
Published on 2/17/2017

FIU Law Dean Acosta nominated for U.S. labor secretary post

President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated FIU law dean R. Alexander Acosta for the position of secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor. Read more »
Published on 2/16/2017

CareerSource Florida Board Unanimously Votes to Appoint New President and CEO

The CareerSource Florida Board of Directors today unanimously voted to appoint Michelle Dennard as the new President and CEO of CareerSource Florida. Read more »
Published on 2/9/2017

Meet Florida's Millennial generation

The Millennial generation is big, diverse — and different. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2017

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