One Liners Sarasota & Manatee: Cooper’s Hawk Winery, Gulfside Bank and more

► Clive Daniel Home, which sells home furnishings and provides custom residential, and commercial, interior design services, broke ground on its Sarasota showroom, located at 3055 Fruitville Commons Blvd., Sarasota.

One Liners Pinellas: ServisFirst Bank, Doc Ford’s and more

► Sarasota-based LifeStar Living closed on a 5.25-acre property at 4595 34th Street South for $9 million and will build a The Manhattan, an active senior living community. (Pictured above)

20 Questions with Angel Gonzalez

Angel Gonzalez is the Hillsborough market president for SouthState Bank. He has been with CenterState, now SouthState, since 2007, when he began his career as a management trainee. He was

One Liners Hillsborough: Coca-Cola Beverages, Bloomin’ Brands and more

► Vernon Ellinger was honored at a Tampa Bay Lightning game as the latest Lightning Community Hero. (Pictured above)  ► Bank OZK (Nasdaq: OZK) launched its professional practice group with

What Comes Next, Tampa Bay?

By Susan Mauer, Tampa Bay Market President for Axiom Bank A year ago, phones in Axiom Bank’s commercial lending department started ringing off the hook – and they haven’t stopped.

One Liners Sarasota: Architecture Sarasota, Goodwill Manasota and more

► Sarasota Architectural Foundation and Center for Architecture Sarasota will merge as a single entity to be called Architecture Sarasota and will be led by Anne-Marie Russell as executive director.

One Liners Polk: Florida Southern College, Bank of Central Florida and more

► The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence awarded Polk County’s Fleet Management Division with its highest honor, the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence. ► The Miller Planetarium, the final

One Liners Hillsborough: Buddy Brew, CI Group and more

► Buddy Brew Coffee opened a new café, at Armature Works, 1910 N. Ola Ave., in the Heights Public Market. ► The University of South Florida board of trustees voted

Rita Lowman honored with Dottie Berger MacKinnon award from Tampa Bay Chamber

Rita Lowman, president of Pilot Bank, received the 2021 Dottie Berger MacKinnon Woman of Influence Award by the Tampa Bay Chamber. The Woman of Influence Award recognizes a woman whose

Has customer service suffered during the pandemic?

By Susan Mauer, Tampa Bay president, Axiom Bank We are in unprecedented times with how consumers interact with businesses. During 2020, many businesses and offices were required to shut down

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

One Liners Hillsborough: Fresh Kitchen, Valley National Bank and more

► 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