One Liners Hillsborough: Fresh Kitchen, Valley National Bank and more
News announcements from Hillsborough County
► Haiku, a Japanese fusion restaurant, opened at 808 N Franklin Street, Tampa. (Pictured above)
► ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares (NASDAQ: SFBS), promoted Jonathan Zunz to senior vice president, commercial banking.
► Following the 2019 acquisition of Impluse, OPSWAT retained its leadership team, and its office space, at 5650 Breckenridge Park Drive, #201, Tampa.
► Tampa General Hospital and Kindred Healthcare broke ground on a new 59-bed, inpatient rehabilitation center, on Kennedy Boulevard, in Tampa between Oregon and Willow avenues.
► Melissa Mitchell joined Mainsail Corporate Housing as the new director of sales.
► The first of six GuideWell Emergency Doctors opened at 4744 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa.
► Families at Tempo at ENCORE! will receive access to free high-speed internet, thanks to a donation totaling approximately $30,000 from Tampa-based PBX-Change.
► Suzuki Marine USA, the marine unit of Suzuki Motor of America, selected Tampa for its new headquarters at 13521 Prestige Place.
► Julia Wischmeier joined the law firm of Quarles & Brady as an associate attorney in its Tampa office.
► First Watch will be the first restaurant to open at Westshore City Center, in Tampa, as the 10.4-acre office park transforms into a Class A mixed-use development.
► Steven D. Lehner was appointed as the new partner-in-charge of the law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson, in Tampa.
► Valley National Bank donated $50,000 to the Tampa General Hospital Foundation to help pay for the hospital’s expenses related to the storage, and administration, of the COVID-19 vaccine in the Tampa Bay area.
► Kurtley M. Taylor joined Carlton Fields as an associate in Tampa.
► Advanced manufacturer, Smiths Interconnect leased 118,400 square feet at the newly constructed Tampa Fulfillment Center, at 101 South 34th Street in Ybor City.
► James Baumgartner joined KW Property Management & Consulting, a residential property management firm, as a district manager in the Tampa region.
► Fresh Kitchen, a quick service build-your-own-bowl concept, will open its 10th location at 8648 Hunters Village Road, New Tampa.
► Alan G. Randolph of Tampa was named regional director of community banking for Bank OZK (Nasdaq: OZK).
► The Tampa Bay Chamber received a grant from The CLA Foundation, the private foundation of CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen), for the second year in a row to support the Minority Business Accelerator.
► Steve Wathen, the CEO of Equity/ECS, earmarked proceeds from a corporate real estate transaction to Jesuit High School, a sum totaling about $1.1 million.
► Meridian Development Group sold Meridian 589, located across from the Tampa International Airport at the intersection of Hillsborough Avenue and the Veterans Expwy, for $35.8 million to Avistone.
► Tampa Mayor Jane Castor joined Fifth Third Bank executives to celebrate the grand opening of its South Tampa Banking Center at 614 South Dale Mabry Highway.
► Shumaker announced newly elected leadership within the firm’s Florida offices naming Ronald A. Christaldi as managing partner of the Tampa office, where he also serves as a management committee member and president/CEO of Shumaker Advisors Florida, Partner Jaime Austrich was elected as a management committee member and Sarasota Managing Partner Jennifer B. Compton was named vice chair of Shumaker’s Management Committee.
► Charlotte Baker, co-founder and CEO of Digital Hands, a Tampa cybersecurity firm, was named chairwoman of the board at Tampa Bay Wave, a business incubator for tech startups.
► Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa, a 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility under construction in Lutz, named Jeff Alexander CEO.