Movers & Shakers

Andersen Tapped as OneJax CEO

Andersen Tapped as OneJax CEO

Elizabeth Andersen has been named the new CEO of OneJax, Inc., effective Feb. 5, 2024. The announcement was made by Dr. Mobeen Rathore, OneJax board chair. “After an extensive national search for the right person to lead OneJax into the future, we found her in our own backyard,” said Rathore. “Actually, we found her in […]

Dove Named MOSH CEO

Dove Named MOSH CEO

The Museum of Science & History (MOSH)’s board of trustees announced the unanimous selection of Alistair D.M. Dove as the Museum’s new CEO, effective Feb. 5. He was selected from more than 50 highly qualified applicants from around the world to replace the previous CEO, Bruce Fafard. “Al is a renowned scientist, an experienced educator, […]

Book Launch a Grand Affair

Book Launch a Grand Affair

Local writer and The Resident News columnist Susanna Barton launched her newly released book, “Grand Plans: How to Mitigate Geri-Drama in 20 Easy Steps” and the accompanying “Grand Planner,” in early December at the Literary Lounge in Murray Hill and San Marco Bookstore in San Marco Square. “There was a tremendous turnout for both events, […]

Hartley, Hughes Join OneJax

Hartley, Hughes Join OneJax

In spite of several changes at OneJax in recent months, the agency added two new staff members: Matt Hartley as the Director of Interfaith Programs and MaShonna Hughes as the new Social Media Specialist, a part-time position. As of July 1, 2023, OneJax and the University of North Florida (UNF) terminated its Memo of Understanding […]

Singleton Named Small Business Leader of the Year

Singleton Named Small Business Leader of the Year

Jon Singleton, founder and leader of the Singleton Team at Watson Realty Corp, has been named the 2024 Small Business Leader of the Year by the Jax Chamber Downtown Council. This prestigious award recognizes Singleton’s leadership, commitment to the community and outstanding contributions to the small-business sector. In addition to being a seasoned real estate […]

Mayo Chosen for Florida 500 List

Mayo Chosen for Florida 500 List

Michael A. Mayo, president and CEO of Baptist Health, was named to “Florida Trend” magazine’s “Florida 500” list of the state’s 500 most influential business leaders. Mayo was among the 27 listed in the Life Sciences category, selected for community impact, best practices and leadership. Mayo has more than 32 years of health care executive […]

Edgecombe Hired to Oversee Riverfront, Parks

Edgecombe Hired to Oversee Riverfront, Parks

The Jessie Ball duPont Fund has hired Laura Phillips Edgecombe as Principal, Downtown Public Spaces. Edgecombe will be an Executive on Loan to the City of Jacksonville, working with the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services, with responsibility for facilitating the equitable activation of Downtown public spaces for the benefit of all Jaxsons. Edgecombe […]

Pink Ribbons, Big Checks

Pink Ribbons, Big Checks

Pink Ribbon Jax, a local, all volunteer nonprofit that raises funds for breast cancer treatment, mammograms and research at Baptist Health and Mayo Clinic was on hand to celebrate its year-end tally at Underwood Jewelers in San Marco Square, Nov. 14. Since 2006, the group has raised more than $3 million dollars; this year’s total […]

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