Going Places

Troy Conner named chapter executive director of CAI South Gulf Coast

05/09/2024

The Community Associations Institute (CAI) South Gulf Coast Chapter welcomed Troy Conner as its new chapter executive director. With an extensive background in community development and over ten years experience in community association management, Conner is poised to lead CAI towards unprecedented growth and impact within Charlotte, Collier, and Lee counties. As chapter executive director,…

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DSDG announces Casey Allen as new partner

05/07/2024

DSDG, an architecture firm known for its modern and innovative designs, announced the promotion of Casey Allen to partner. This move reflects Allen’s significant contributions to the firm’s success and underscores DSDG’s commitment to architectural excellence and innovation. With a bachelor of design from the University of Florida and a master’s degree in architecture from…

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Dr. Andrew Kornstein joins Azul Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa

05/07/2024

Azul Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa announced the addition of board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Kornstein to its team of medical professionals. A graduate of New York City’s Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Kornstein has more than 25 years of experience ranging from facial surgeries such as facial fat grafting, hairline lowering and rhinoplasty to breast…

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Otolaryngologist Dr. Matthew Connor joins Precision Healthcare Specialists

05/06/2024

U.S. Air Force veteran Dr. Matthew Connor has joined Precision Healthcare Specialists as an otolaryngologist to treat patients with ear, nose and throat conditions in the network’s Naples and Marco Island offices. Board-certified through the American Board of Otolaryngology, Connor specializes in sinus surgery, minimally invasive techniques, allergy testing and treatment, diseases of the ear,…

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Clete Luartes joins T&T Construction Management Group

05/02/2024

T&T Construction Management Group, a woman-owned premier concrete specialty contractor,  welcomed Clete Luartes as executive vice president of operations. Luartes oversees production operations, quality control, strategic planning and plays a pivotal role in driving the success of T&T Construction Management Group’s projects. He most recently served as senior vice president of operations for a large…

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Greater Naples Leadership names new board, members

05/02/2024

Greater Naples Leadership announced their 2024-2025 president and slate of board officers and directors elected during the GNL annual meeting held on March 25. The nonprofit’s newly elected board, helmed by President Donna Messer, assumed office on May 1. 2024 – 2025 Officers and Directors: Officers: President – Donna Messer (Masters Class XX) President-Elect –…

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Craig Goddy joins Henderson Franklin business litigation team

04/30/2024

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, announced the addition of Craig Goddy to its business litigation team. A seasoned litigator with more than two decades of experience, Goddy will be based out of the Naples office. With a career in commercial and business litigation, Goddy brings a wealth of knowledge and a track record of success in handling complex legal matters.…

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Flagg joins Henderson Franklin as an associate in tort and insurance litigation

04/30/2024

University of Miami School of Law graduate John (“Jack”) Flagg has joined Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt as an associate in the tort and insurance litigation department. He will handle insurance defense claims involving premises liability, automobile, and personal injury matters. Flagg joins the firm after the successful completion of his summer internship with Henderson Franklin.…

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New non-profit taps Puchalla to lead The Housing Alliance

04/30/2024

The Housing Alliance, a new non-profit organization formed to provide information, education and advocacy for accessing and developing attainable housing solutions in Collier County, has named Michael Puchalla as the executive director and CEO. Puchalla has more than 17 years of mortgage lending, financial counseling education and non-profit, affordable housing management experience. The Alliance formed…

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Massimo “Max” Carta appointed managing partner at “The Bevy”

04/25/2024

Massimo “Max” Carta has been appointed managing partner at Naples’ 3rd Street South restaurant, “The Bevy”. A resident of Naples for the past ten years, Carta was born and raised in Sardinia, Italy. A graduate of the University of Sassari, he holds a master’s degree in organizational science. Carta is a Naples restauranteur with a…

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