Leading Edge Benefit Advisors, LLC announced that it has hired Kyle Mossbarger as an Advisor. In this role, he is responsible for consulting with business owners and executives to develop strategic plans that effectively manage costs and compliance processes associated with employee benefits, including assessing overall...
Greg Blurton has joined Edison National Bank in a newly created senior management position as vice president, commercial lending and business development. Blurton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Hodges University and is a graduate...
Touchstone Wealth Partners |UBS has promoted Stefan J. Contorno to Senior Vice President – Wealth Management. He is a Financial Advisor and Portfolio Manager for the Florida office of Touchstone Wealth Partners. Contorno has been in the financial services industry for more than 20...
The next Institute of Management Accounts (IMA), Southwest Florida Chapter Breakfast Roundtable will be held from 7:30-9 a.m. on Jan. 16 at the Northern Trust building in Naples. Guest speaker Andy Hill, president and co-founder of Andrew Hill Investment...
Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co., P.A. (MNMW) has been named as an INSIDE Public Accounting Top 400 Firm. This recognition was earned by MNMW based on the 2018 annual INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) Survey and Analysis of Firms....
Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU) of Florida has hired David Collins as executive mortgage loan officer for its Fort Myers branch office. He reports directly to LMCU’s vice president of regional mortgage production, Jayne Malinowski. Collins will be serving the Southwest Florida market. Collins graduated from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts, with a bachelor’s...
Synovus Financial Corp. and FCB Financial Holdings Inc. have jointly announced their entry into a definitive merger agreement. Under the agreement, Synovus will acquire FCB Financial Holdings Inc. They are the owner of Florida Community Bank (FCB), which has branches in Southwest Florida. With the addition of FCB, Synovus will become a top...
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has promoted Christina Almeida to senior vice president at its College Parkway branch in Fort Myers. She is responsible for supervising and overseeing all aspects of the Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering program for the bank. Almeida joined the bank in February and has more than two decades...
If you are new to business accounting, you might only know of QuickBooks as the web-based QuickBooks Online Edition. However, old-timers will know that the “real” small business accounting workhorse for several decades has been Intuit’s flagship product, QuickBooks for Windows Desktop. As businesses grew, they added QuickBooks users through...
The filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Florida as a result of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 9-12, 2017, is June 13. This disaster declaration includes Florida counties including Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee. Under this declaration, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan program is available...