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Business in the ‘Burg

Industry leaders spanning Marine & Life Sciences, Financial Services, and Creative sectors choose to grow their operations and their careers in St. Pete. We sat down with star of TLC’s, The Little Couple, Dr. Jen Arnold of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Founder & CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners, Shirl Penney, Founder of Echo Bridge,… Read more »

Startup Report Episode No. 15 with J.P. DuBuque

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (April 29, 2019)— PitchLyst brings you the founders, investors and professionals that make the Tampa Bay startup scene thrive. Greater St. Petersburg Area EDC President, J.P. DuBuque joins Joe Hamilton on episode fifteen of the Startup Report for a discussion about economic development and the importance of “Growing our own in the… Read more »

Behind the Scenes of the Dynasty Deal with Founder & CEO Shirl Penney

Shirl Penney, Founder & CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners In February 2019, the New York City-based wealth management and technology provider, Dynasty Financial Partners, announced the relocation of its headquarters from Manhattan to St. Petersburg, Florida. Founder & CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners, Shirl Penney shares why St. Pete proved to be the perfect fit for… Read more »

Dynasty Financial Partners to relocate HQ from New York City to St. Petersburg, Florida

Dynasty Financial Partners to relocate HQ from New York City to St. Petersburg, Florida Leading wealth management firm to bring high-wage jobs to Tampa-St. Pete ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.– (Feb. 19, 2019) – The New York City-based wealth management and technology provider, Dynasty Financial Partners, announced today that the firm is moving its headquarters from New… Read more »

St. Pete EDC holds Second Annual Meeting

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.– (Feb. 7, 2019) – The Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation held its second Annual Meeting at Openhouse, 1113 Central Avenue in downtown St. Pete. The evening event, sponsored by PNC Bank, featured highlights from the organization’s first two years, a 2019 outlook, and a transition of executive leadership, including the… Read more »

St. Petersburg-based LumaStream Defines the Future of Lighting

St. Petersburg-based, LumaStream, Inc. is defining the future of the lighting industry with the first low-voltage power solution to lengthen LED lifespans, increase efficiency, and achieve new levels of performance and control. The intelligent LED provider implements driverless LED light fixtures with smart controls and low-voltage power distributions that allow businesses to shrink their operating… Read more »

Burgess Returns to St. Pete with Disruptive InsurTech Enterprise

Trevor Burgess is best known in the greater Tampa-St. Pete region for his leadership in the redevelopment of the Community Bank of Manatee to St. Petersburg-based, C1 Bank- a deal that led to the company’s public offering in 2014 and purchase by Bank OZK (formerly Bank of the Ozarks) in 2016 for $402 million. He… Read more »

Sunshine City Brews & Beyond

CC: Visit St. Pete-Clearwater The increasing popularity of the modern craft beer industry in communities across the U.S. is no secret.  According to IBISWorld, craft beer industry revenue has grown more than 300% since 2007, and shows no sign of stopping any time soon. St. Petersburg’s craft beer scene, in particular, has exploded in the… Read more »

New All Children’s Building Opens Door to Discovery

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Online By: Mike Stephenson Sept. 20, 2018  From certain angles, the windows of the new Johns Hopkins All Children’s Research and Education Building reflect both the hospital and the Outpatient Care Center, capturing the inclusive and collaborative nature the structure is designed to promote. The $95 million, 225,000-square-foot building was publicly unveiled during… Read more »