Movers & Shakers

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 […]

Srinath, Dinh and Junco Join JTA

Srinath, Dinh and Junco Join JTA

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) announced the hiring of three executives to fill key positions: Raj Srinath, as Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer; Kiet Dinh as Vice President/Automation and Innovation; and Anthony Junco as Public Information Officer. Srinath will be responsible for directing the financial planning and analysis, budgeting, revenue and fixed assets programs functions […]

A Trio of Heart Specialists for Wolfson Children’s

A Trio of Heart Specialists for Wolfson Children’s

Three physicians have joined the C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry Heart Institute at Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Pediatric electrophysiologist Judy Ashouri, pediatric cardiac intensivist Kaushal Dosani, and pediatric cardiologist and cardiac imaging specialist Umakumaran Ponniah will provide Wolfson Children’s heart services to patients across Northeast Florida and the region.  Dr. Ashouri received her medical degree […]

Deason Duo Team Up at DeVore Capital

Deason Duo Team Up at DeVore Capital

Husband-and-wife team Wesley and Anke Deason have joined construction, real estate, and development firm DeVore Capital: Wesley Deason as COO and Anke Deason as vice president of operations. Wesley Deason brings more than 10 years of experience in the construction industry. Previously the owner of Str8Line Consulting, he has been working as a consultant with […]