One Liners Hillsborough: Workscapes, AdventHealth and more

Tampa restauranteur Jeff Gigante has a new partnership with entrepreneurs Andrew Wright and Joseph Guggino to establish Next Level Brands, which will open several restaurants in the Tampa Bay area centered around exceptional service and creating iconic spaces. (Jeff Gigante pictured above)

Workscapes, in Tampa, named Ed Goff the Gulf Coast market president to lead its locations in Tampa and Fort Myers while supporting the overall market from Tampa to Naples.

Pinellas County Urban League and Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa announced that, through a $75,000 commitment from Bank of America to each organization, they’re now able to expand their workforce development programs to fund additional virtual training, job placement and relief assistance for communities in the Tampa Bay area who were hit hardest by COVID-19.

1002-1310 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Plant City.

Brennan Investment Group purchased a 308,908-square-foot manufacturing and food processing facility for redevelopment, at 1002-1310 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Plant City, which previously was home to Paradise Inc. and Paradise Fruit.

The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce named Brittany Walsh as its new director of operations.

Coastal Construction moved into the Fifth Third Center, in downtown Tampa, and Craig Klingensmith, currently president of Tampa, will now be president of all projects in all Florida markets outside of its Coastal headquarters in Miami/South Florida.

Peterbrooke Chocolatier, a Florida-based confectioner, is opening in downtown Tampa at 777 N. Ashley Drive, in Skypoint.

AdventHealth agreed to acquire Tampa-based Exodus Women’s Center and its affiliated entities.

Paradigm International, an outsourced human resource compliance company in Tampa, appointed Sally Nichols as director of human resources for the United States, and Alexandra Rodríguez as human resources manager for its Hispanic division.

Smith Transportation Services, a Tampa-based third-party logistics and asset-light transportation services provider, named Jonathan Adams as chief executive officer.

Brightway, The Schaub Agency, moved to 8451 W. Linebaugh Ave., Tampa.

Aakash Patel, the founder of Elevate, was named to the Visit Tampa Bay advisory board.

An all-natural, state-of-the-art, treatment formerly used in dentistry and orthopedics now is being administered in dermatology, for hair replacement, at ForCare Medical Center in Tampa.

Mona Duffus

The board of directors at Dawning Family Services, in Tampa, appointed Mona Duffus as chief executive officer.

Trenam Law, in Tampa, expanded its health care practice with the appointment of Erin Smith Aebel and Kathleen Bickelhaupt as shareholders.

Allan Martin, co-founder and CEO of Tampa technology company Lumina, was named one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2020 by investment banking company Goldman Sachs.

Mark Fernandez joined Stonehill, in Tampa, as a principal.

Herzing University will open a new campus in Tampa in early 2021.

Primo Water Corp., in Tampa, acquired Mountain Valley Water Co. of Los Angeles.

Trash Butler, a Tampa company that provides trash and recycling services for multifamily apartment buildings, acquired WellKept, a service provider for multifamily communities.

USF Federal Credit Union was named credit union of the year in the state of Florida by the League of Southeastern Credit Unions.

Bart Doedens was named CEO of DDS Lab, a Tampa-based manufacturer of crowns and bridges, dentures, partials, implants and orthodontic restorations for the dental market.

CTO Realty Growth, a Daytona Beach-based investment firm, acquired an office building in Tampa’s Orient Park for $26.9 million.

Tom Beck

McGriff Insurance, a subsidiary of Truist Insurance Holdings, promoted Tom Beck to regional insurance president for Florida.

MyArea Network, a Tampa-based digital marketing firm, named Aaron Watkins chief revenue officer.

GTE Financial, in Tampa, launched a mobile app that gives users the ability to replace lost, damaged, or stolen physical credit or debit cards virtually and instantly with a new digital card.

HCA Healthcare West Florida named Sheldon Barr chief executive officer for South Bay Hospital.

Realtor Nikki Arcabella joined RE/MAX Alliance Group as a sales associate with the James Nauert team.

The Tampa Bay Economic Development Council appointed two Shumaker lawyers, Ron Christaldi and Julio Esquivel, to serve in EDC leadership roles as general counsel and chair of its Investor Relations Committee, respectively.

You May Also Like
One Liners Hillsborough: Ideal Image, Tampa General Hospital and more

► Lake Michigan Credit Union was a finalist in the 2023 Tampa Bay Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisers’ Deal of the Year Award for its merger with Pilot Bank.

Read More
One Liners Hillsborough: Frameworks Tampa Bay, Aussie Grill and more

►  An Aussie Grill opened a free-standing location with drive-through service, at 14777 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (Pictured above) ► Attorney Todd Zhang, a veteran of companies such as

Read More
One Liners Hillsborough: Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa Bay Partnership and more

► Tampa-based artist Ya La’ford was honored with the Blanche Armwood Legacy award at the annual National Alumnae Association of Spelman College Tampa Bay Chapter event. (Pictured above)  ► Travis

Read More
One Liners Hillsborough: Buddy Brew Coffee, CI Group and more

► Oronzo, in Midtown Tampa, has expanded its menu items including gluten-free penne, keto and protein bowls, in addition to its pizza, pastas, soups and salad offerings. (Pictured above) ►

Read More
Other Posts
Mansions on the Market: Clearwater estate on Magnolia Drive (PHOTOS)

Address: 205 Magnolia Drive, Clearwater Specs: 5 bedrooms | 5 bathrooms | 6,087 square feet Listing price: $6,200,000 This historic home is located on the bluffs, overlooking Clearwater Harbor, in

Read More
Great Places and Spaces: Gas Plant District redevelopment (RENDERINGS)

The Tampa Bay Rays and Hines revealed new renderings of the Gas Plant District redevelopment including visions for an activated Booker Creek, Class A office space and an art installation. 

Read More
One Liners Sarasota and Manatee: Taverna Toscana, Sarasota Art Museum and more

► General contractor Summit Design + Build completed the build-out of Taverna Toscana, a luxury, Tuscan-inspired steakhouse and seafood restaurant, located at 1301 6th Ave W., in Bradenton. (Pictured above) ►

Read More
One Liners Hillsborough: Tampa General Hospital, Fifth Third Bank and more

► Tampa General Hospital’s Dr. Peggy Duggan, executive vice president, chief physician executive and chief medical officer, was recognized on Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of “180 Hospital and Health System

Read More