One Liners Pinellas: Burlington Stores, PODS and more
► Burlington Stores is opening a retail location at the Tri City Plaza at 5280 East Bay Drive, Largo.
► Peter Kennedy, chief operating officer of Northside Hospital and Tampa Bay Heart Institute was installed as the 2021 President of the Pinellas Park Gateway Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors.
► Suncoast Hospice, a member of Empath Health with locations in Pinellas County, was awarded the We Honor Veterans 5-Star Partner designation, the highest level an organization can receive from We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
► PODS Enterprises, a portable moving and storage company based in Clearwater, named Kathryn V. Marinello as president and chief executive officer.
► The Connor Group, an investment firm based in Dayton, Ohio, purchased Bayside Arbors apartments in Clearwater for $93.25 million.
► Hine Automation, a robotic automation design and manufacturing firm headquartered in St. Petersburg, announced a new phase of growth with the establishment of its first European business entity in Bernin, France.
► Trez Capital, a private real estate lender doing business throughout North America, closed a $15.61 million construction loan to Town Center B Development for The Harbor at Town Center at 300 150th Ave., Madeira Beach.
► IMCS Group, a St. Petersburg-based provider of telehealth services for cases involving workers’ compensation treatment and recovery, named Aimee Peters its new chief clinical innovations officer.
► St. Petersburg-based Stoneweg US, a real estate investment company specializing in acquisitions and developments, promoted Jennifer Eager to controller.
► Original Flavor 1889, a pizzeria and wine bar, is slated to open at 409 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, in the space that Bombay Grill was previously located.
► Clearwater-based Digital Media Solutions (NYSE: DMS), acquired sister companies Aimtell and PushPros.
► St. Petersburg-based First Home Bancorp, and its primary subsidiary First Home Bank, added two new board members including Alex Harris, chief executive officer of the Arts Conservancy for Teens, in St. Petersburg, and creative strategist and senior executive consultant at Three Door Enterprises, in Tampa, in addition to Barbara Zipperian, a certified public accountant and a former chief financial officer and a director of Tennessee Bank & Trust.
► Capstone Business Brokers, a mergers and acquisitions firm headquartered in St. Augustine, expanded into the Tampa Bay area with a new branch located in the Wells Fargo building at 801 West Bay Drive, Largo.
► St. Petersburg College, in collaboration with Duke Energy and PowerTown Line Construction, opened the Power Florida Training Center at the college’s Allstate Center location at 3200 34th St. S., St. Petersburg.
► Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is adding a nonstop route to Portsmouth, New Hampshire from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport to Portsmouth International Airport (PSM) beginning June 2.
► St. Petersburg-based Andrea Doiron was named a partner at HST, an insurance provider based in Chicago, Illinois, for hitting the milestone of selling $1 million in production.
► Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties named Tiffany Faykus as chief advancement officer.
► Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties opened its Palm Harbor Habitat ReStore location at 31541 U.S. 19 N., Palm Harbor.
► Dr. Trina Espinola was named chief medical officer and Lorraine Parker was named chief nursing officer and assistant vice president at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.
► Julia Richardson, vice president, supervision – fiduciary services at Raymond James Financial, has joined the volunteer Board of Trustees for The Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg announced that for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
► InformedDNA, a genomics company in St. Petersburg, named Dan Lieber as CEO and a member of the board of directors.
► Scripts Pharmacy opened a location at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.
► Vasundara Srenivas was named chief financial officer at Digital Media Solutions, a Clearwater-based provider of technology-enabled digital performance advertising services.