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Sunshine Bancorp, Inc. Reports Record Earnings and 1st Quarter Results

Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Brent Smith SVP, Corporate Development (813)659-8626 Sunshine Bancorp, Inc. Reports Record Earnings and 1st Quarter Results Plant City, FL – April 17, 2017 – Sunshine Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SBCP), the holding company for Sunshine Bank (the “Bank”), has released its unaudited consolidated financial results for the first... Read More »

Continuity Logic Relocating to Tampa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TAMPA, Fla. – April 3, 2017 – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Continuity Logic, a leading governance management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, is relocating its corporate headquarters from Fairfield, New Jersey to Tampa. The company will create 30 new, high-wage jobs by the end of 2019 and invest more than $180,000 in... Read More »


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2017 CONTACT: Tracie White, Dir. of Communications 813-515-0806 TAMPA, Fla. – Governor Scott announced yesterday that the 2017-2018 “Fighting for Florida’s Future” Budget recommends $1.1 billion for the Office of Early Learning, which is an increase of approximately $36.1 million. These investments will help ensure Florida’s earliest learners are prepared... Read More »

Leadership St. Pete® is proud to announce the Class of 2017

DECEMBER 8, 2016 | St. Petersburg, FL “On behalf of the LSP Planning and Executive Committees, I am excited to announce the Leadership St. Pete® Class of 2017. This year’s class is comprised of a diverse group of individuals who are eager to learn more about St. Petersburg and through their class project leave a... Read More »

Ethics Award Press Release

  Sam Ellison, chairman of EWI Construction, is a leader in the Tampa Bay Community. Leading in the construction market as well as being very involved with local charities making Sam a prominent player in the growth of Tampa Bay. On Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, Sam Ellison will be recognized as the 2016 recipient of... Read More »

Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County Announces Appointment of New CEO

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tracie T. White (813) 515-0806 EARLY LEARNING COALITION OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NEW CEO (Tampa, FL – September 7, 2016) – The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (ELCHC), the leading agency in Hillsborough’s early childhood care and education arena, today announced that its Board of... Read More »

Elevate, Inc. President Selected for Prestigious Program

TAMPA, FL- September 6, 2016- Aakash M. Patel, Founder and President of Elevate, Inc. has recently been accepted into Mayor’s Neighborhood University (MNU) Class 6. Originally a campaign promise, Mayor Bob Buckhorn created the innovative training program, “Mayor’s Neighborhood University” in 2013 to empower neighborhoods, CEOs, entrepreneurs and Tampa’s next generation of leaders. The formal... Read More »

Vology Ranks Among 2016 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Tampa, Florida, August 22, 2016 – Vology, the Managed IT Service Provider located in Clearwater, FL, announced that Inc. has ranked Vology #3198 in its top 5000 fastest-growing private companies for 2016. Since its creation of the 5000 list in 1982, Inc. Magazine has distinguished its 5000 list as an editorial award for entrepreneurs throughout the... Read More »

Elevate, Inc. President Accepted into James Madison Institute Leaders Fellows Program!

August 3, 2016- Elevate, Inc. President Aakash Patel has been accepted into the prestigious James Madison Institute Leaders Fellowship program. The JMI Leaders Fellowship was designed to promote the growth and development of young professionals under 40 in Florida. Currently, Leaders Fellowship occupies six locations in Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, Tallahassee and Tampa. The... Read More »

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