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Lee County Commission awards contract to create artificial reef

05/17/2019

The Lee Board of County Commissioners awarded a contract to create an artificial reef at Chris Koepfer’s ARC Reef Site using a $120,000 grant from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  The contract awarded to Kelly Brothers is for the creation of an artificial reef using 1,000 tons of donated concrete or limestone within the Chris…

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Accounting for Profitability, Clearwater Business Advisers join forces

05/17/2019

Accounting for Profitability, which provides CPA services, financial and business consulting to clients primarily in Southwest Florida, and Clearwater Business Advisers, a national mid-market general management consulting firm based in Tampa, signed an agreement to provide expert business advice to companies in the Tampa-Naples corridor. Typically, large regional and global brand-name consulting firms are unaffordable…

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Michele Smith joins Charlotte State Bank & Trust

05/08/2019

Michele Smith, a mortgage loan specialist with 12 years of experience, recently joined Charlotte State Bank & Trust’s professional residential lending team. She is based at the bank’s Peachland office, 24163 Peachland Blvd., Port Charlotte. Smith has lived and worked in Southwest Florida since 1980. She began her real estate lending career in Sarasota in…

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Ammie Black Names HR Manager

05/07/2019

Ammie Black has been named Human Resources Manager for the Life Plan community of Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida. A former associate in their Human Resources department for the past six years, Ms. Black is responsible for the community’s daily operations of the human resource office and providing management of employee relations, recruitment, retention, professional…

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Recruitment Open Houses at Hope Healthcare

05/06/2019

Hope Healthcare is hosting a series of Recruitment Open House events this month for full- and part-time positions in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry and Glades counties. Open Houses are scheduled Thursday, May 9 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Joanne’s House at Hope Hospice, 27200 Imperial Parkway in Bonita Springs; Saturday, May 18 from 9…

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Alta Resources to expand with new Fort Myers building at Skyplex

04/28/2019

Alta Resources Corp., a global customer service outsourcing company supporting Fortune 500 companies, released plans to build a new location at Skyplex on Paul J. Doherty Parkway in Fort Myers. The new $21-million, three-story, 90,000-square-foot office building is made possible in part through partnership and coordination with Lee County, Lee County Port Authority and Enterprise…

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Matt Robertson named Fort Myers Senior Project Manager for Geotechnical Group

04/25/2019

ECS Florida, LLC is pleased to announce that Matt Robertson, EI has joined the Fort Myers team as Senior Project Manager of our Geotechnical Group.   He brings 6 years of experience in geotechnical engineering including subsurface investigation, interpretation and analysis of field and laboratory data, deep foundation load testing and quality assurance, and geotechnical…

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Bank executive retires after 43 years

04/16/2019

Crews Bank & Trust Executive Vice President Pat Backer is retiring after 43½ years at the bank. She is a member of the executive leadership team along with President Kevin Hagan, CEO Jake Crews and CFO Brad Wilson and serves with them on board of directors “I cannot say enough about what Pat has meant…

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Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership Announces Keynote Speaker for 11th Annual Technology Awards

04/16/2019

Ann E. Joyce, Chief Customer Officer and Executive Vice President, Technology, Supply Chain and Field Operations at Chico’s FAS will be the keynote speaker at the 11th Annual Technology Awards Dinner presented by the Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership (SWFRTP). The event is May 16, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Club…

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Waldrop Engineering hires Abney

04/12/2019

Waldrop Engineering announced the addition of James Abney as senior irrigation specialist. “The addition of an irrigation design and planning team within our group is part of our plan to provide comprehensive landscape architecture services for our clients,” said Ryan Binkowski, senior vice president and chief operating officer. Abney has more than 30 years of…

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