One Liners Sarasota and Manatee: The Ritz-Carlton, Suncoast Credit Union and more

The Realm Restaurant Group announced the reopening of Sage Restaurant, at 1216 First St., Sarasota, after being closed for over a year for COVID-19. (Pictured above)

Firmo Construction, a commercial construction management firm headquartered in Sarasota, is expanding its operations in southwest Florida with the opening of a new office in downtown Fort Myers.

The MSC Foundation exceeded $1 million in grant distributions.

The MSC Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the real estate brokerage Michael Saunders and Co., announced that it has exceeded $1 million in grant distributions since its inception in 2011.

The Ritz-Carlton, in Sarasota, named Rajesh Khubchandani as its general manager.

Gulfside Bank opened a loan production office on the first floor of the Gibraltar Building located at 8470 Enterprise Circle, Suite 101, in Lakewood Ranch.

Janjay Gehndyu

Visible Men Academy, a school that provides boys with academic, character and social education, appointed Janjay Gehndyu principal.

Suncoast Credit Union, in celebration of its 75th branch opening at the Fruitville Service Center in Sarasota, will donate $75,000 to local nonprofit organizations across its service area through its “$75k in 75 Days” Charitable Giving Celebration.

Lisa Howard, chief executive officer of the Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center, in Sarasota, was elected chair of the Florida Agencies Serving the Blind.

Apollo Sunguard, a Sarasota shade structure manufacturer, named Ernesto De Oliveira chief operating officer and vice president of engineering.

University Park, a gated community in east Manatee County, named John Fetsick as general manager.

UrgentVet, a dedicated urgent care clinic for pets, opened a clinic at 9620 State Road 64 E., in Lakewood Ranch.

Blake Medical Center, in Bradenton, named Steve Nierman its new CEO and president.

Michael R. McKinley

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota named Keisha Bickham its new chief operating officer.

The Sarasota Music Conservatory is moving to a new Downtown Sarasota location at 323 Central Avenue, Sarasota.

Shumaker added Michael R. McKinley to its Sarasota office to oversee its public policy and government affairs division.

Dr. Jerome Adams, former surgeon general of the U.S., joined Lumos Diagnostics, in Sarasota, as a strategic healthcare advisor.

Gulfside Bank opened a second office on the first floor of the Gibraltar Building in Lakewood Ranch.

Brittany Lamont

The Ramos Center for Interventional and Functional Pain Medicine, based in Bradenton, expanded to a new office in the Mease Dunedin Medical Office Building located in Pinellas County.

Brittany Lamont was named president and CEO for the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance.

The DeMarcay, a luxury residential condominium project in downtown Sarasota, announced a new construction loan closing by Chicago-based Pangea Mortgage Capital for $36 million.

Ev Bosque was named chief financial officer for the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation, in Sarasota.

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