One Liners Pinellas: Stoneweg US, TeBella Tea and more
News from around Pinellas County
► Nicole Peterson, vice president and mortgage loan officer with BB&T, now Truist, joined the Valor Capital team as a preferred lender for Serena by the Sea, a condominium development in Clearwater.
► PostcardMania, a marketing company in Clearwater, was honored as a winner of Energage’s first national Top Workplaces Woman-Led Culture Excellence Award.
► Stoneweg US, a real estate investment firm in St. Petersburg, announced its official partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to planting trees across the country and around the world.
► The construction of Aravilla Clearwater, a partnership between Autumn Senior Living, Cleveland Construction and Small Brothers, received a certificate of occupancy for the assisted living for Memory Care Community.
► Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, in St. Petersburg, welcomed Brea, a 2-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever and the hospital’s first facility dog.
► Climate First Bank, a community lender being formed in St. Petersburg, named Michele Glorie as chief financial officer and chief operating officer, and Valarie Nussbaum-Harris was named executive vice president of the bank’s Tampa Bay region and a government-guaranteed lending executive.
► Mainsail Lodging & Development named Michael “Mickey” Melendez to be the general manager of the Fenway Hotel in Dunedin.
► CodeBoxx, a web, app and software-developer training company, moved its headquarters from San Francisco to 136 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg.
► Eckerd Connects, a St. Petersburg-based nonprofit organization, named Oliver Bell, founder and CEO of Oliver Bell; Amelia Wright Brewer, executive director at JPMorgan Chase; and Holly Kortright, executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Navy Federal Credit Union; to its board of directors.
► AmeriLife Group, an insurance company in Clearwater, promoted Kelly Atkinson to senior vice president for brand management and creative services.
► First Citrus Bank is planning to open at 300 First Ave. S., St. Petersburg.
► The Breakthrough, a black women-owned business that offers business coaching, training and coworking space, opened at 12360 66th St. N., Largo.
► TeBella Tea Co. plans to open at 1445 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
► DocuPhase, a Clearwater-based company, acquired Clearwater Payments, an electronic billing and payment company based in Dallas.
► Lingr, a new restaurant from local chef and former Top Chef contestant Jeffrey Jew, was expected to open in May at 400 Sixth St. S., St. Petersburg.
► The Florida Department of Transportation named Forward Pinellas the 2020 Planning Organization of the Year.