Gulf Coast Community Foundation president and CEO Teri A. Hansen participated in a panel discussion on philanthropy and civic engagement at the Florida Chamber Foundation's "Floridians: 2030" summit held in West Palm Beach. The summit brought together businesses, foundations and community and education leaders from around the state to discuss the roles of education, philanthropy, and civic engagement in securing Florida's future. Hansen's panel, "Partnering for Impact: Realizing Community and Economic Development," explored the potential of partnerships between philanthropic organizations and public- and private-sector entities.
Mary Elizabeth Carey has been appointed chairwoman of the board of trustees for the Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota. Carey served as manager of the Exxon Corp.'s Expatriate Center, which administered more than 1,500 American employees on assignment in more than 60 countries. The center also managed foreign personnel from 20 nations on assignment in the United States. Following her move to Longboat Key in 2000, Carey served as president of the Women's Guild of St. Mary, Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church. She also served on the board of the Sarasota Opera Guild. Carey has been a volunteer at the Pelican Man Bird Sanctuary and Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
Dr. David Zamikoff was named one of the 2014 Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare by the International Association of Chiropractors. Zamikoff has been practicing in Bradenton since 1999 at Natural Healing Arts Medical Center. His office incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to healing including Chiropractic, Acupuncture, traditional medical doctors and physical therapy.
Shari Norwick of Keller Williams Realty Sarasota Lakewood Ranch sold units 1602 and 1704 at 1350 Main for a cumulative sales price of $2.585 million. Both sold in April at 1350 Main Residences on Palm Avenue in downtown Sarasota.
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The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy announced four administrative appointments this week. They are: Drs. Nina Pavuluri has been appointed assistant dean for assessment; Katherine Tromp has been appointed director of the distance education pathway; Stephanie Peshek has been appointed director of curriculum; and Alejandro Vazquez appointed director of student promotion and graduation.
George Myers has joined Premier Real Estate in Holmes Beach. Myers moved to Holmes Beach in 2001 with his wife, Hannah. He received his professional degrees in architecture at Penn State, Cornell and Princeton universities. Since moving to Florida he has invested in real estate and extensively managed rental properties.
Daniel Carter has been named director of risk management at Century Employer Organization. Carter has 16 years of risk-management experience.