December 1, 2022

Nonprofit / Philanthropy

Tampa Bay Wave Inc, Tampa

Tampa Bay Wave, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping entrepreneurs launch and grow tech business in the area, has named Avril W. Stinson as its new director of development. Read more »
Published on 1/8/2018

Brevard County Sheriff's Office Charity, Melbourne

The American Business Women's Association recently named Sue Tyson-Parker as one of the Top 10 Business Women of the Year. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2017

Susan G. Komen South Florida, West Palm Beach

Susan G. Komen South Florida is proud to announce the addition of Kate Watt as Executive Director. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2017

Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, Winter Park, Florida

Rick Walsh has been elected Chairman of the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation. Rick is CEO of investment and consulting firm, the Knob Hill Group. As a former Senior VP at Darden, he took the company pubic. He is a governance expert serving on the boards of Seaside National Bank and Trust, Blue Orb Software, ABC Wine & Spirits, LSQ Holdings, Nemours Hospital System and UCF. Read more »
Published on 8/15/2017

Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, Winter Park, Florida

Matt Certo has been elected Vice Chair and Corporate Secretary of the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation. As Founder, CEO and Principal of Findsome & Winmore, Matt has helped hundreds of companies create and grow relationships using digital marketing. He authored Formulaic: How Thriving Companies Market from the Core and Found: Connecting with Customers in the Digital Age. Read more »
Published on 8/15/2017

Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, Winter Park, Florida

Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation proudly announces that John Riley of Legacy Fund has joined its Board of Directors. An accomplished entrepreneur, he founded Zero Chaos and was critical to the success of Transworld Services. He serves on the boards of Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business, ABC Wine & Spirits, PlanSource and Geneva School. Read more »
Published on 8/15/2017

Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, Winter Park, Florida

Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation is delighted to welcome Patricia Engfer to its Board of Directors. Pat is the Area VP and GM of the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando. She is the only business person to have served as Chair of all four industry leading groups: the Orlando Chamber, the Orlando EDC, Visit Orlando and Central Florida Hotel & Lodging. Read more »
Published on 8/15/2017

Hubbard House, Jacksonville

Hubbard House, Inc., the certified domestic violence center serving Duval and Baker counties, announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously chosen Dr. Gail A. Patin Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

United Way of Miami-Dade, Miami

United Way of Miami-Dade has named Maria C. Alonso as its new president and CEO. Alonso, a banking professional and civic leader, will start in August. “Maria has proven herself... Read more »
Published on 7/18/2017

United Way, Miami

United Way of Miami-Dade's trustees have elected Carlos A. Migoya, president and CEO of Jackson Health System, to serve as board chair. Migoya will spearhead the board comprised of business and community leaders who are responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of United Way. Read more »
Published on 7/11/2017

CASA, St. Petersburg

After conducting an extensive, nationwide search, CASA has proudly named Lariana Forsythe to serve as its new Interim CEO. Read more »
Published on 6/14/2017

FloridaMakes, Orlando

FloridaMakes, a statewide, industry-led nonprofit aimed at improving the productivity and technological performance of the state's manufacturing companies and strengthening the state's manufacturing sector, has appointed Dr. Jerry Parrish to its Board of Directors. Dr. Parrish is the Chief Economist and Director of Research for the Florida Chamber Foundation. Read more »
Published on 5/23/2017

Heart of Florida United Way, Orlando

Heart of Florida United Way, Central Florida's most comprehensive health and human services charity, has appointed a new president & CEO. Jeffery J. Hayward, currently chief of external affairs at United Way of Massachusetts Bay, will assume the helm of the $24.4 million organization, the largest provider of funds to the region's most critical programs, in early December. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2017

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