One Liners Hillsborough

Construction crews topped off the Virage luxury condominium tower on Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa, which is expected to open early next year.

►Matthew F. Hall, an associate with Tampa’s Hill Ward Henderson, has been elected to serve a one-year term on the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce 2019-20 board of directors.

►BlueGrace Logistics, a shipping company in Riverview, named Justin Pinchback chief people officer.

►Eric Obeck, Hancock Whitney senior regional president and community leader, recently was named chairman of the BayCare Health System board of trustees.

Craig Richard

►Craig Richard, president and CEO of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp., was recognized as one of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers by Consultant Connect.

►The Bank of Tampa opened a loan production office in downtown Plant City at 120 N. Collins St.

►Mainsail Lodging & Development, in Tampa, was one of six property management companies chosen for the launch of Homes & Villas by Marriott International, the hospitality company’s new home rental offering that will provide 130 million members of its new travel program.

Greg Zolkos

►Greg Zolkos, president and CEO of Tampa-based Atlas Professional Services, has joined Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston’s Dream Forever Foundation executive board as a member and technology adviser.

►Cadence Bank in Tampa promoted Teresa Stinson to executive vice president of its Florida commercial banking operations.

►American Integrity Insurance executive vice president Jon Ritchie has been promoted to chief operating officer in Tampa.

►RS Tampa Industrial, an affiliate of Redstone Investments, acquired the Roth Portfolio which consists of 17 Industrial buildings in the Tampa Airport/North and East Tampa submarkets, including Sunstate Industrial Park, which is comprised of six buildings. 

Sharon Carlstedt Britton

►GrayRobinson is now a partner with the Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts, with shareholder and commercial litigator Sharon Carlstedt Britton acting as TBBCA vice president and board director.

Scottsdale, Arizona-based homebuilder Taylor Morrison named Douglas Miller president of its Tampa division.

►Frontier Communications’ new “Simply Wi-Fi Secure” has combined proceeds from an electronics-recycling drive with a company donation to provide $5,500 in support for Apple A Day, a Tampa-based nonprofit organization that helps children fighting cancer.

►John McKibbon, chairman of Tampa-based McKibbon Hospitality, was named the 2019 Gonzmart Family Tourism Ambassador of the Year by Visit Tampa Bay.

►AdventHealth named Denyse Bales-Chubb CEO of its Tampa operations.

►Betty Viamontes was named chief financial officer of the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research.

Duckweed Urban Market

►Duckweed Urban Market was named the first retail tenant at the Westshore Marina District in Tampa.

►GTE Financial promoted Jennifer Maxfield to chief strategy officer, hired Pedro Diaz as chief experience officer and Gary Montemurro as vice president of project and program management.

The University of South Florida will receive a $7.5 million grant to establish a national university transportation center aimed at advancing research and education programs that address the nation’s critical transportation challenges.

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