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

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

Former MLB slugger Gary Sheffield hopes his Florida home is a hit

The Tampa two-story Gary Sheffield has owned since 2002 is listed at $1.9 million. The Tampa two-story Gary Sheffield has owned since 2002 is listed at $1.9 million......»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 7th, 2019

Former Valley racetrack exec joins Grand Canyon Conservancy

The Grand Canyon Conservancy named two additions to its executive team, including a former senior official with ISM Raceway. Marie Buck will join the nonprofit as chief operating officer, and Danielle Segura has been named chief philanthropy officer. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2019

Florida joins Justice Department settlement with Sprint, T-Mobile

Florida has signed on to a consent agreement that the Justice Department reached with Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc to allow the companies to merge, according to a court filing on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 2nd, 2019

Ex-BlackRock Exec Joins Wallet Provider Blockchain as General Counsel

After more than 25 years in traditional finance, Howard Surloff joins Blockchain as the first general counsel on the company's executive team......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 2nd, 2019

Nordstrom exec joins the Tilly"s leadership team

Apparel specialty retailer Tilly's has named 25-year Nordstrom veteran Tricia D. Smith to serve as the company’s executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. Smith will oversee all aspects of the company’s merchandising operations, inclu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2019

Former Under Armour exec joins Phoenix Suns as head of marketing

Just weeks before the NBA season kicks off, the Phoenix Suns have hired a new chief marketing and communications officer, who has worked his way up in the marketing world at major brands including Under Armour, Nike and ESPN. The Suns announced the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2019

Tampa financial advisory firm acquires former NFL player’s water damage company

A Tampa financial advisory firm has acquired a water damage company with locations throughout Florida and Louisiana. Terms of the transaction between the Clearwell Group and Tampa-based Advanced Drying Systems were not disclosed. The company prov.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2019

14 rescuers created a human chain to save 4 dolphins in Florida

Clearwater Marine Aquarium/YouTube On Tuesday, rescuers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and Clearwater Marine Aquarium created a human chain to transport dol.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2019

Netflix exec Christie Fleischer joins Benefit Cosmetics as CEO

Former Netflix and Disney executive Christie Fleischer has been named CEO of the San Francisco makeup brand Benefit, owned by luxury goods conglomerate LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton. “I am incredibly excited to join Benefit, a strong global brand.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2019

Preferred Apartment acquires 218-unit multifamily community in Tampa, Florida

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 18th, 2019