SFBW celebrated its fifth Up & Comer Awards with a packed house at Xtreme Action Park in Fort Lauderdale. The awards were given to high achievers under the age of 40, which were judged on their individual achievements in the workplace and their charitable and civic contributions.
The presenting Gold Sponsors were MSC Cruises and Alternative Revenue Solutions while WeWork was the Silver Sponsor. The special event sponsors were Xtreme Action Park, Grateful Palate and JR Productions.
David and Nicole Debourg-Kahn found love the second time around. Together for 10 years, and married for seven, they have five children between them. Nicole worked as a human resources executive in technology for the past 20-plus years but changed directions and formed her own business, Hazel Ivy Botanicals. David, with his knack for custom
What happens when you blend the expertise of Jeff Gigante – a 20-plus year veteran of the dining and hospitality industry, Andrew Wright – chief executive officer of Franklin Street, a commercial real estate firm located in Tampa, and Joseph Guggino – a local lawyer and investor with an affinity to the restaurant industry? A
A lot has happened in the world of Brian Murphy since Tampa Bay Business and Wealth featured him on its cover in December 2018. His business, ReliaQuest, a cybersecurity firm, based in Tampa, has grown substantially, his company’s name is now featured all over the country, associated with one of the biggest college bowl games,
►Next Level Brands, a partnership between restaurateur Jeff Gigante, real estate entrepreneur Andrew Wright and attorney/investor Joseph Guggino, celebrated the opening of its third culinary concept, Union New American, at Westshore City Center, in Tampa. (Pictured above) ► Jim Marshall and Clint Babcock, from Sandler Tampa Bay, were honored with the David H. Sandler Award
The Inspire, Imagine & Hope Gala, benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, took place at The Vinoy St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club. Nearly 200 came out for the event, raising $415,000 for care and support programs, research and advocacy initiatives from the Alzheimer’s Association. Bridgette Bello, chief executive officer and publisher of
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Lisa Holland was appointed as chief executive officer of the nation’s largest privately owned aviation services and real estate network a few weeks before COVID-19 shut down the world and while dealing with the unknowns of a global pandemic that essentially grounded air travel until the world adapted. Meanwhile, she was finding her foothold as