One Liners Hillsborough: Bloomin’ Brands, ReliaQuest and more

Royal Pets Market & Resort, a retailer providing a range of services including veterinary care, Royal Resort hotel, top-of-the-line nutrition, indoor dog daycare and a pet spa will open its first urban flagship store at Midtown Tampa. (Pictured above)

►Telepathy Labs, a Tampa technology company with an artificial intelligence platform, raised $6.6 million in an early-stage funding round.

►Bloomin’ Brands (Nasdaq: BLMN), a Tampa-based restaurant company, added John P. Gainor Jr., the former president and CEO of International Dairy Queen, and Lawrence V. Jackson, former president and CEO of global procurement and executive vice president and chief people officer at Walmart, to its board of directors.

Advanced Roofing leased out 12,132 square feet of space in Tampa.

►Erika Zipfel Thompson of the Dikman Co., a commercial/industrial real estate services firm, represented Advanced Roofing to lease out 12,132 square feet of space at 4909 W. Knollwood St., Tampa.

►John “Chuck” Fowke, a Tampa-based custom homebuilder with 40 years of experience in the home building industry, was named chairman of the National Association Home Builders during the association’s Spring Leadership Meeting.

►Woodie’s Wash Shack began construction on its first of several Hillsborough County locations at 4545 W. Gandy Blvd., Tampa, and is expected to open in January 2021.

►ReliaQuest, a cybersecurity firm in Tampa, named Erin Sweeney vice president of product marketing and Jim Galley vice president of business development.

William Ryan Homes Tampa was named a National Green Building Standard Partner of Excellence.

►William Ryan Homes Tampa has again been named a National Green Building Standard Partner of Excellence for advancing green building in Tampa Bay and for committing to third-party green certification of its homes.

►Ace Hardware plans to move its local retail support center, currently in Tampa, to a new facility in Plant City.

►Hilary Lane was named partner at Quarles & Brady’s Tampa office.

Tampa law firm Shumaker Loop & Kendrick announced partner Michele Hintson, and Sarasota associates Erin Hope Christy and Jade Davis, have been appointed to the Florida Bar’s diversity and inclusion committee.

►The Fifth Third Foundation, in Tampa, made a $100,000 philanthropic commitment to help address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses in Florida.

Former professional bass angler, outdoor writer and radio show host Michael Faust joined Re/Max Alliance Group as a Realtor in the South Tampa office.

Gayle Guyardo

►The Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research added local TV personality and former news anchor Gayle Guyardo to its board of directors.

►Lazydays Holdings, the Tampa-based RV dealer, signed a letter of intent to acquire Total Value RV, based in Elkhart, Indiana.

Tampa Bay native Jess (Massaro) Kennedy co-founded and launched Beeline, a new platform that uses artificial intelligence to streamline the home-buying and -refinancing approval process.

►Infotect Design Solutions relocated to a new headquarters at 3212 Parkside Center Circle, Tampa.

►The Naked Farmer opened its second location at Sparkman Wharf in Tampa.

►Carollo Engineers, a water engineering firm, committed to relocating its Brandon office to the 42-story Bank of America Plaza tower in downtown Tampa.

Amanda Page-Zwierko

►Rumbo, a multicultural advertising agency in Tampa, named Amanda Page-Zwierko as business development director, to build partnerships and attain new local and national clients.

►Moss Construction’s Mike Mazza was promoted to president of the firm’s mid-Florida region.

►The Bank of Tampa named Corey Neil, a 17-year veteran with the bank, president and chief operating officer.

►Dave Summitt, chief information security officer at Moffitt Cancer Center, has been selected for the Federal Communication Commission’s newly formed federal advisory committee, the Hospital Robocall Protection Group.

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