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Former Tampa Bay History exec joins Florida Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium has a new executive who is expected to help reel in donor engagement. Grant Martin, former Tampa Bay History Center capital campaign vice president, will serve as the aquarium's new vice president of development. "Grant's ar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Go inside Hotel Alba, the first Tapestry Collection in Florida, now open in Westshore (Photos)

A new hotel has opened in the Westshore district of Tampa. Hotel Alba, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, opened on June 5 at 5303 West Kennedy Blvd. It is designed to reflect the local history and culture of Tampa, according to a release. It also h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2019

‘Dean’ of state labor employment law joins Ogletree Deakins’ Tampa office

The nationally recognized attorney will assist the firm’s executive committee with expansion strategies in Florida and other key markets......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2019

CSX executive joins Brightline as plans for Tampa/Orlando high-speed rail are put in motion

Bob O’Malley, a top executive for CSX Transportation, is leaving the company to work for another train company — All Aboard Florida's Brightline. O’Malley’s final day as the vice president of state and local government relations is July 13; h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

See how USF and UT ranked among the nation"s top entrepreneurship programs

The University of South Florida and University of Tampa's entrepreneurship programs have hit major milestones, according to the Princeton Review. The USF entrepreneurship graduate program hit the top 10 in the nation and UT's undergraduate program place.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2019

Buckle up: Here"s where Tampa ranks among the most dangerous cities for drivers

Tampa residents spend a lot of time in their cars, but Tampa isn't the most dangerous city for drivers — it's not even the most dangerous in the state of Florida, according to a new analysis. But it did rank in the top 50 out of nearly 200 cities on "T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 11th, 2019

Ex-Gibraltar CEO to lead South Florida bank"s private client services

The 40-year financial services veteran joins South Florida's 10th-largest community bank......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2019

Fomer NFL licensing exec Bob O"Keefe joins Legends agency

O’Keefe will help direct the company’s integration of MainGate......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 5th, 2019

Trenam names first female president as firm marks 50th year

One of the Tampa Bay area's largest law firms has named a female president for the first time in its 50-year history......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 4th, 2019

New Outback, Captain D"s locations open and YMCA camp powered by tacos: Quick Bites

Outback Steakhouse’s new Brookfield restaurant is now open. The restaurant, part of Tampa, Florida-based Bloomin’ Brands Inc., revealed last year it would move its location in Brookfield. Previously, Outback was at 1260 S. Moorland Road. Now, c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 3rd, 2019

New-to-market burger restaurant planned inside local Walmart store

It appears Tampa, Florida-based Checkers & Rally's Restaurants Inc. is bringing one of its eateries to a local Walmart Supercenter. Plans have been filed with Sacramento County for a "Rally's Checkers restaurant" inside the Walmart Supercenter at 6051.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2019

Enterprise Florida CEO Jamal Sowell learned engagement from a mom who did not believe in downtime

Jamal Sowell served as chief of staff for Port Tampa Bay before ascending to the Enterprise Florida Inc. post last January......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2019

Breaking: Top Central Florida real estate exec to retire

His firm was founded in 1990......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 28th, 2019

Five questions with Tampa Mayor Jane Castor

Jane Castor worked her way up through the ranks of her hometown police department before retiring at the top, making history as Tampa’s first female police chief. During her tenure as chief, Castor oversaw security for the 2012 Republican National Con.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 28th, 2019

TradeWinds Island Resorts sold to South Florida real estate investment group

TradeWinds is the second-largest on the Tampa Bay Business Journal's Hotels and Resorts List, with 796 rooms......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2019

Longtime Macy"s exec joins J.C. Penney as senior vice president

A longtime business strategist for Macy’s has joined J.C. Penney as senior vice president, planning and allocation and pricing. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) said Laurie Wilson, a senior executive with more than 25 years of experience in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2019

The week in bankruptcies: Datum Technologies LLC, 929485 Florida Inc. and more

Tampa area bankruptcy courts recorded four filings — including three with total debts above $1 million — during the week that ended Oct. 11. Year to date through Oct. 11, the court recorded 125 Chapter 7, Chapter 9 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy filin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2019

These are Florida"s charitable donations over $1 million

The list of Florida’s largest charitable donations for this year includes many notable names like former University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft and Arnie Bellini, co-founder of ConnectWise.  Tampa Bay Business Journal compiled a list of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2019

High-profile Nissan exec joins Nashville public company as general counsel

Genesco Inc.’s next general counsel is a familiar face. The Nashville-based specialty retailer (NYSE: GCO) announced today that Scott Becker will become the company’s senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective Oct......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2019

Half of the bidders for JEA move on to the next round

The bidders with whom JEA will negotiate a potential sale of the utility include the parent company of Florida Power & Light and of Tampa Electric, as well as Duke Energy and a consortium of international bidders. The companies interested in buying J.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 14th, 2019

Why this Orlando Health exec believes it"s "imperative" to reflect the community"s diversity

He advocated for and secured the organizational resources to establish a new office that addressed the needs of Central Florida's growing population......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2019