Going Places

Jack Kane Sworn in as commodore of Pelican Isle Yacht Club

06/04/2024

The new commodore of Pelican Isle Yacht Club, Jack Kane, was sworn into office for the 2024-2025 term, followed by Kevin McCabe, vice commodore and Jeff Carr, rear commodore. These flag officers lead the club’s board of directors. Bob Flaherty, the 2023-2024 commodore, turned over his watch of the Yacht Club to the new Ccommodore,…

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Luminary Hotel appoints Tyler Morrissey as new director of engineering

06/03/2024

Luminary Hotel & Co. announced the appointment of Tyler Morrissey as its new director of engineering. In this role, Morrissey will oversee operations and maintenance at Luminary Hotel & Co., ensuring all facilities meet the highest standards of excellence and safety. Morrissey will also ensure compliance with all fire department requirements and maintain up-to-date certifications…

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Housing attorney joins Lee County Legal Aid Society

05/30/2024

A veteran litigator with experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in private practice as well as in the public sector has joined the Lee County Legal Aid Society as a housing attorney. Amir Cyrus joins the Fort Myers-based nonprofit, which provides free civil legal aid to low-income residents of Lee County, helping narrow the access to…

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Henderson Franklin adds Braxton Bowen to team

05/30/2024

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, announced the addition of Braxton Bowen to its wills, trusts and estate planning team. Shareholder Richard Mancini, co-chair of the department, shares: “We are delighted to welcome Braxton to Henderson Franklin, particularly as we celebrate our 100th year of service. His experience and dedication to personalized…

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Henderson Franklin welcomes Michael Scharff to administration team

05/30/2024

The full-service law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, is thrilled to announce the addition of Michael Scharff as the new facilities and support services manager. His primary responsibilities include overseeing the facilities budget, identifying and resolving maintenance issues, negotiating and managing vendor contracts, supervising support staff and facilities-related projects, and managing mailroom and…

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The Southwest Florida Symphony announces interim artistic advisor

05/29/2024

After the unanticipated departure of the Southwest Florida Symphony’s Music Director, Radu Paponiu this spring, its board, staff and orchestra committee convened to work together to identify an interim artistic advisor to serve as artistic leadership until a search for a new music director can launch. The Southwest Florida Symphony is pleased to announce that…

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Priority Marketing adds Laura Hilderbrand as front desk receptionist

05/29/2024

Laura Hilderbrand has joined Priority Marketing as a front desk receptionist responsible for guest communications and administrative support. As the first face visitors see at the office or the voice they first hear on the telephone, Hilderbrand facilitates communications between clients and team members. Her responsibilities also include client account support, inventory upkeep, preparing reports…

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Mike Alisea joins Stevens Construction

05/24/2024

Stevens Construction, has expanded the Fort Myers team with the addition of Project Manager Mike Alisea, announced Daniel F. Adams Jr., executive vice president/partner. Previously serving 24 years at a leading construction management firm in the Washington D.C. metro area, Alisea brings expertise in warehouse, manufacturing and commercial projects. As project manager, Alisea is responsible…

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Better Together announces Shawna Kremer as marketing operations manager

05/24/2024

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to families and children, has hired Shawna Kremer as its marketing operations manager. Kremer will be part of Better Together’s national team, working alongside CEO Megan Rose to help the nonprofit grow and reach those in need. Her background is in marketing strategy development and project management. Prior to her…

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ECHO appoints new leader for Regional Impact Center

05/22/2024

ECHO, a worldwide leader in sustainable agriculture and global food security, announces the return of Grace Miller as director of its North America Regional Impact Center. Miller, a former ECHO board member and seed bank director, returns to the nonprofit after spending five years as dean of science, education and social sciences at Taylor University…

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