Guadalupe Center hires Jim Ragusa as senior director of early childhood education

2022-06-09T09:29:54-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has hired Jim Ragusa, a longtime teacher and principal in Collier County, as senior director of early childhood education. In this role, Ragusa works with a team of center directors, curriculum specialists and teachers to coordinate Guadalupe Center’s nationally accredited Early Childhood Education Program, which has 525 students spread across four campuses in [...]

BSSW Architects hires Juan Carlos Franchevich as senior project manager

2022-03-21T12:20:32-04:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

BSSW Architects has hired Juan Carlos Franchevich as a senior project manager to oversee the firm’s growing portfolio of public and private sector architectural projects. Franchevich’s primary responsibilities include developing and coordinating all phases of architectural design projects, including technical and administrative aspects. He also actively manages project budgets, schedules, communications and documentation. With a [...]

Cypress Pharmacy hires Olivia Simmons as assistant pharmacy manager

2022-03-14T22:28:06-04:00March 14th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Cypress Pharmacy has hired Olivia Simmons, PharmD, as the assistant pharmacy manager, responsible for overseeing daily operations of the store and pharmacy in addition to providing customer service and patient care. Prior to joining Cypress Pharmacy, Simmons gained five years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry, serving as assistant pharmacy manager and staff pharmacist for [...]

Hole Montes hires Brenda Brylanski as marketing specialist

2022-01-28T14:23:24-05:00January 28th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Brenda Brylanski has joined Hole Montes as a marketing specialist to streamline communications between staff, clients and the community. Brylanski will oversee marketing, advertising, public relations, social media and other communications for Hole Montes, a growing firm that specializes in environmental, transportation and aviation engineering, as well as landscape architecture, site development, land planning, permitting, [...]

Call It Closed International Realty adds Rachel Peebles as agent in Charlotte

2021-09-30T17:16:16-04:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Call It Closed International Realty is expanding its North Carolina team with the hire of Rachel Peebles as an associate. The company has 47 agents in North Carolina and is actively recruiting real estate agents across all North Carolina markets, including Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh and Wilmington. Founded by Chad and Aprile Osborne, Call It Closed [...]

Tom Porter joins Stevens Construction Inc.

2021-08-10T12:34:41-04:00August 10th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Tom Porter has joined Stevens Construction as superintendent, announced Dan Adams, vice president, south Florida and principal. Bringing 32 years of experience, Porter has completed more than $350 million in healthcare and commercial construction. He is highly skilled in complex, healthcare projects situated in occupied facilities, fully understanding infection control and project containment protocols. As [...]

Call It Closed International Realty adds Alex Zujovich as corporate broker in Nevada

2021-07-28T17:28:11-04:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Call It Closed International Realty is expanding its Nevada team with the hire of Alex Zujovich as corporate broker. The company is actively recruiting real estate agents across all Nevada markets, including Carson City, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas and Reno. Founded by Chad and Aprile Osborne, Call It Closed International Realty is the first and [...]

Hole Montes hires Ellen Summers as senior planner

2021-05-13T08:43:50-04:00May 13th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Hole Montes has announced that Ellen Summers has joined the firm as a senior planner. Summers worked in the government sector for nearly a decade, most recently serving as principal redevelopment specialist for the Bayshore Gateway Triangle Community Redevelopment Agency. In this role, Summers managed the CRA grants program while serving as a liaison with [...]

Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association hires Angela Foster as director of professional development

2021-03-23T13:52:06-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association (RPCRA) has announced the hiring of Angela Foster as director of professional development. Foster brings more than 20 years of experience to her director role, where she will be responsible for creating and managing RPCRA’s professional development offerings that empower Realtor members to expand their careers and stand out [...]

Mike Isabella joins Stevens Construction Inc.

2021-03-18T10:18:41-04:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Mike Isabella has joined Stevens Construction as estimator, announced Dan Adams, vice president, south Florida and principal. Bringing 25 years of Southwest Florida construction experience, Isabella has an impressive background in all components of the electrical scope, including preconstruction and installation. As estimator, Isabella will manage the overall bid process for projects located in Southwest [...]

Community Cooperative hires Tami Holliday as community relations and development manager

2021-02-15T14:14:17-05:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Community Cooperative has hired Tami Holliday to fulfill a new role for the nonprofit as community relations and development manager. In this position, Holliday will work with the development department to provide leadership and support for fundraising, promotion and volunteer recruitment and retainment. Holliday will represent Community Cooperative in the community, with the goal of [...]

Elmquist Eye Group welcomes Dr. Yasaira Rodriguez, introduces new cosmetic procedures

2020-09-16T12:53:22-04:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Elmquist Eye Group is pleased to welcome Yasaira Rodriguez, M.D. to the practice, a comprehensive ophthalmologist specializing in cosmetic procedures. Rodriguez is a caring and committed physician who strives to provide the highest quality of personalized eye care. She specializes in surgical and nonsurgical procedures that enhance and reshape structures of the face and eyelids [...]

Christine Picciano joins Advanced Aesthetic Solutions

2020-09-14T12:17:37-04:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Christine Picciano, LME, CME, CCE has joined Advanced Aesthetic Solutions as a licensed medical esthetician and laser specialist, announced company founder and owner, Cyndie Witthuhn, APRN. Picciano brings 20 years of experience in medical esthetics to her role at the Fort Myers-based medical spa. She specializes in all phases of skin care with special focus [...]

Mark Pelafas joins Stevens Construction Inc.

2020-05-27T13:51:05-04:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Mark Pelafas has joined Stevens Construction as project manager, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Bringing 20 years of construction experience, Pelafas has completed more than $265 million in healthcare and commercial construction within the last five years, including multiple projects for HCA Healthcare and Arthrex. As project manager, Pelafas will oversee the field team, ensuring [...]

Child Care of Southwest Florida appoints Yadira Lorenzo as director of The Children’s Garden in Labelle

2020-02-17T17:17:38-05:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Child Care of Southwest Florida has appointed Yadira Lorenzo as director for The Children’s Garden, a high-quality early learning center in Labelle. Lorenzo has worked in early childhood education since 2009, including the last nine years with Child Care of Southwest Florida as a HeadStart teacher at Harlem Academy Child Care Center in Clewiston and [...]

Attorney Eve Kosciuszko joins law firm Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A.

2019-10-08T10:37:46-04:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Distinguished Ave Maria School of Law graduate Eve Kosciuszko has joined the law firm Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. Her practice will focus on general civil litigation, commercial litigation, estate planning and probate. Kosciuszko was admitted to the Florida Bar after graduating magna cum laude from Ave Maria School of Law in May [...]

Norman Love Confections hires Liz Zollars as corporate sales manager for Central Florida

2019-08-13T17:04:16-04:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Norman Love Confections has hired seasoned professional Liz Zollars as its new corporate sales manager for Central Florida. In this newly added role, Zollars will serve as the chocolatier’s concierge for Orlando-area businesses and organizations wishing to create a corporate gifting program for their valued employees, clients and prospects. Norman Love Confections packages its handcrafted, [...]

Priority Marketing hires Kathy Becker as senior content strategist

2019-05-29T10:43:21-04:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Priority Marketing, a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital marketing agency, has hired Kathy Becker as the firm’s senior content strategist. In this newly created role, Becker works on behalf of clients to enhance public relations initiatives and generate consistent messaging through print, digital and social channels. The role also involves Becker providing strategic [...]

Maritrini Soto Garcia joins Pavese Law Firm

2019-05-03T15:54:50-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Attorney Maritrini Soto Garcia has joined Pavese Law Firm and will be practicing in the areas of Real Estate, Condominium and Homeowners’ Association Law, and Commercial and Business Law. Soto Garcia earned her associate’s degree from Edison State College (now Florida SouthWestern State College), her bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University and her Juris [...]

Cypress Pharmacy hires natural health consultant Dr. Stan Headley to lead wellness program

2019-04-18T11:58:42-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Cypress Pharmacy has hired Dr. Stan Headley, who specializes in functional and natural wellness, to lead the independent pharmacy’s dynamic wellness program. As Cypress Pharmacy’s natural health consultant, Headley will offer nutritional and lifestyle counseling, supplement recommendations, micronutrient testing and educational seminars. Headley will emphasize options for those with chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes [...]

GCM Contracting Solutions welcomes Bradley Cox as project manager assistant

2019-03-28T19:19:57-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

GCM Contracting Solutions, an industry leader in commercial construction and design-build services, is pleased to announce and welcome Bradley Cox as the company’s project manager assistant. Cox will be responsible for assisting GCM’s project manager in all phases and aspects of construction, as well as providing support to field staff. A native to Dayton, Ohio, [...]

Shangri-La Springs hires seasoned hospitality professional Cindy Ekonomou as director of sales

2019-02-27T21:23:10-05:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Shangri-La Springs is pleased to announce the hiring of Cindy Ekonomou as the historic property’s director of sales. A seasoned professional with more than 30 years of hospitality management experience, Ekonomou is responsible for directing, overseeing and managing all sales and catering activities. She will be the primary point of contact for prospective and current [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball appoints Bob Skalicky as project manager and estimator

2018-05-14T17:33:44-04:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K), a premier general contractor with a longstanding presence in Southwest Florida, has announced the appointment of Bob Skalicky as a project manager and estimator in the company’s Fort Myers office. Skalicky has extensive experience as a project manager and project engineer, and his areas of expertise include construction management, proposals and estimates, [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company welcomes Randy Kapellusch as project manager

2018-01-23T10:44:00-05:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) has welcomed Randy Kapellusch to its team as a new project manager for the company.   Kapellusch brings more than 25 years of experience in commercial and residential construction to his role as project manager. Prior to joining the O-A-K team, Kapellusch worked for custom homebuilders in Southeastern Wisconsin and later worked [...]

Hughes Center for Functional Medicine welcomes Victor Marcial-Vega, M.D.

2017-12-14T15:20:34-05:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Integrative oncologist to speak on nutritional medicine at Food for Thought in Naples Dec. 18 Hughes Center for Functional Medicine, a medical practice in Naples, is pleased to announce the addition of Victor Marcial-Vega, M.D. With a focus on functional and integrative medicine, Marcial-Vega will provide comprehensive medical care to patients who have been diagnosed [...]

Bill Rice joins Raymond Building Supply

2017-07-10T21:08:08-04:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Raymond Building Supply is pleased to announce the hire of Bill Rice as Business Development Manager, Cabinet Sales & Design for the company’s cabinetry division, positioned within Raymond Building Supply’s North Port office. In his role at Raymond Building Supply, Rice is responsible for overseeing sales and design within the cabinetry division, working with design [...]

Timothy R. O’Neill returns to Carroll & Carroll, Inc.

2017-02-15T19:50:41-05:00February 15th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Carroll & Carroll, Inc. is pleased to announce that real estate appraiser Timothy R. O’Neill has returned to the company’s residential real estate appraisal division. O’Neill earned a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Cleveland State University. A long-time resident of Naples, O’Neill originally joined Carroll & Carroll, Inc. in 2011, bringing more than 12 [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. expands Fort Myers team

2016-11-29T15:24:17-05:00November 29th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tiffany Cleland Stevens Construction has expanded its Fort Myers operations with the addition of four new team members: Tiffany Cleland as accounting assistant, Leslie Rider as project administrator and Brian Lawhon and Mike Wood as superintendents, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Cleland joins Stevens Construction with 15 years of commercial real estate experience, [...]

KOVA Partners appoints Laura Pascal as property manager for KOVA Property Management, LLC

2016-11-08T14:58:58-05:00October 31st, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

KOVA Partners, LLC is pleased to welcome Laura Pascal, CAM, as a property manager for KOVA Property Management, LLC. In this position within the company, Pascal is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of 10 commercial properties throughout Lee and Collier counties. Originally from Massachusetts, Pascal earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University [...]

KOVA Partners announces Joseph Abood as lead listing coordinator for KOVA Commercial of Naples, LLC

2016-11-08T14:58:58-05:00October 24th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

KOVA Partners, LLC has announced the hire of Joseph Abood as the lead listing coordinator for KOVA Commercial of Naples, LLC. Abood’s responsibilities will include assisting the brokerage team with new and active listings, maintaining the customer relationship management (CRM) platform, managing various marketing platforms for company listings as well as being responsible for weekly [...]

KOVA Partners announces Todd Sabin as partner and managing broker of KOVA Commercial of Naples, LLC

2016-11-08T14:58:58-05:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

  KOVA Partners, LLC has announced Todd Sabin as partner and of KOVA Commercial of Naples, LLC. Sabin’s role within the company will include the management of agents and the brokerage services for the company’s Naples office. Originally from Grand Blanc, Michigan, Sabin earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Western Michigan University. Sabin [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care hires client relations and project coordinator

2016-11-08T14:59:08-05:00August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Mandi Wray to assist in nonprofit operations Lee Building Industry Association Builders Care, Inc. has hired Mandi Wray as the organization’s new client relations and project coordinator. Wray will assist with the day-to-day operations, client communication and project coordination on behalf of Builders Care. Wray is a Fort Myers native, who obtained dual bachelor’s degrees [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida welcomes Sean McCabe as growth management specialist

2016-11-08T14:59:09-05:00July 25th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida welcomes Sean McCabe as its new growth management specialist. In his role within the organization, McCabe’s primary responsibilities involve growth management, with a focus on the Estero Bay Watershed and Southeast Lee County. McCabe received his Juris Doctor and Master of Studies in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School, and [...]

KOVA Partners hires Donna Marrero as licensed sales and brokerage manager for KOVA Commercial, LLC

2016-11-08T14:59:09-05:00July 20th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

KOVA Partners, LLC is pleased to announce the hiring of Donna Marrero as licensed sales and brokerage manager for KOVA Commercial, LLC. In her new position, Marrero will be responsible for overseeing the sales support staff for the company’s commercial real estate division. Originally from Flushing, New York, Marrero is a licensed Florida Real Estate [...]

Carroll & Carroll, Inc. hires Gary Moser

2016-11-08T14:59:43-05:00September 16th, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Jobs, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Carroll & Carroll, Inc. has hired Gary Moser as an appraiser within its residential real estate appraisal division. As a State-Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser, Moser will serve the company through his specialization in appraisals for residential real estate, mortgage loans, estate purposes, market valuation and analysis and buying and listing decisions. Before he entered [...]

Carroll & Carroll, Inc. hires Joshua M. Sicard

2016-11-08T14:59:51-05:00August 11th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Naples-based Carroll & Carroll Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants announces the addition of Joshua M. Sicard, MAI as an appraiser within the company’s commercial real estate appraisal division. Sicard earned his degree in building construction with a minor in business administration from the University of Florida in 2006, graduating cum laude. Over the years, Sicard [...]

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