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Todd Rinehart joins Charlotte State Bank & Trust

03/01/2019

Todd R. Rinehart, one of Southwest Florida’s leading business bankers, has joined Charlotte State Bank & Trust as a vice president of commercial real estate lending. With 40 years of experience in all aspects of the banking industry, Rinehart has earned a reputation for providing exceptional service to his clients. A resident of Cape Coral,…

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Betty S. Thomas Completes CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certification Requirements

02/22/2019

Betty S. Thomas, ChFC®, CFP® and Senior Wealth Planner at Lassus Wherley, a Subsidiary of Peapack-Gladstone Bank, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® certification marks in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal requirements. Betty joined Lassus Wherley in 1999.…

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Rehmann announces Florida promotions

02/20/2019

Rehmann has promoted Kim Martin, ChFC®, CLU®, MSFS to principal in the firm’s Stuart, Florida office, and has appointed two associates – Lisa Horesh of the firm’s Boca Raton office and Yamirka Suyi of the firm’s Bonita Springs office – to manager and senior roles. Martin provides comprehensive wealth management advice to high net worth…

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Target Roofing & Sheet Metal expands operations with relocation of Fort Myers headquarters

02/16/2019

Target Roofing & Sheet Metal has expanded its operations in Southwest Florida with the relocation of its Fort Myers headquarters to 1841 Ortiz Ave. in Fort Myers. Expanding to meet the region’s increasing commercial roofing needs, Target Roofing’s new 19,668-square-foot facility houses the company’s growing team of more than 200 employees that comprise its leadership,…

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Hamman appointed to serve on Water Policy Committee

02/15/2019

Lee County Commissioner Brian Hamman was selected to serve on the Florida Association of Counties Water Policy Committee. Hamman will serve alongside 36 other county commissioners from across the state. “Dirty water and poor system management have brought economic pain and environmental harm to Lee County far too many times over the last decade,” said Hamman.  “I’m looking…

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Touchstone Wealth Partners UBS promotes Contorno

02/15/2019

Touchstone Wealth Partners |UBS promoted Stefan J. Contorno to Senior Vice President – Wealth Management. He is a financial advisor and portfolio manager for the Florida office of Touchstone Wealth Partners. He has been in the financial services industry for more than 20 years. Contorno is also an adjunct professor at Florida Gulf Coast University, teaching…

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Friends of Rookery Bay named Collier County Business of the Month

02/15/2019

The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Collier County Commissioners selected Friends of Rookery Bay as the Business of the Month for February 2019. The Board of Collier County Commissioners and Bethany Sawyer, the director of membership at The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, presented Athan Barkoukis, executive director, with a commemorative…

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Stewart promoted to Goodwill COO

02/15/2019

Doug Stewart was recently promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, an affiliation that spans nearly six years, including his most recent role as Vice President of Finance. In this senior executive management role, Stewart is responsible for leadership and direction of all core business operations, finance, accounting, information technology, business…

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Teet joins Advance Medical of Naples

02/15/2019

Dr. James Teet joined Advance Medical of Naples, which has been providing family practice and urgent care healthcare services to the Naples community for more than 30 years. Teet’s experience with telemedicine combined with family practice and urgent care experience will aid in the continued growth of Advance Medical services. “Dr. Teet’s dedication to improving…

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GATES Adds Investment Partner for Growth

02/13/2019

GATES is proud to announce FG Capital, a private equity firm, as a new investor and growth partner for the construction firm. The principal behind FG Capital is an entrepreneur and the American founder of VEON, the 7th largest mobile telecom company in the world (more subscribers than AT&T & Verizon). VEON was started with…

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