Tag: Financial Services

St. Pete EDC Celebrates Milestone Third Year

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida– (Feb. 7, 2020) – Business and community leaders joined the Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation for the EDC’s third Annual Meeting on February 6 at the Vinoy Golf Club. The evening event, sponsored by PNC Bank, featured highlights from the EDC’s inaugural three years, a 2020 outlook, and a transition… Read more »

Sound Payments’ St. Pete office chips away at fraud at the gas pump

St. Pete Catalyst By: Margie Manning January 29, 2020 Jan. 28 Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Sound Payments St. Petersburg office included (from left), Mayor Rick Kriseman, Sound Payments President Andrew Russell, Florida Department of Agriculture External Affairs Director Stephanie McClung, St. Petersburg Area EDC President J.P. DuBuque, and Sound Payments Senior VP Bill Pittman. A Florida… Read more »

Chicago-based Insurtech Firm Expands in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. & CHICAGO — November 6, 2019 — Kin Insurance, the insurance startup reinventing home insurance for catastrophe-prone areas with easy, affordable coverage and world-class customer service, today announced the launch of its new mobile home insurance offering for Floridians and the opening of its office in St. Petersburg. Kin’s mobile home insurance offering… Read more »

FINOVATE 2019: St. Pete Takeover

Video courtesy of our partners at the City of St. Petersburg A cohort representing St. Pete’s financial services leaders joined the Greater St. Petersburg Area EDC in Times Square on October 25 to talk to New York-based companies about the business opportunity in the Sunshine City. 

St. Pete Makes a Name for itself with NYC Firms

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (October 2, 2019)— A cohort representing St. Pete’s financial services leaders joined the Greater St. Petersburg Area EDC in Times Square on October 25 to talk to New York-based companies about the business opportunity in the Sunshine City.  Immediately following the media panel, Elwyn and Penney joined Co-Founder and CEO of Intrinio… Read more »

Dynasty Financial Builds New Home in Florida and Employees Are Awestruck by One Big Difference

RIA Intel By: Michael Thrasher August 28, 2019 Employees who relocated from New York are enjoying world-class beaches, golf, sailing, a burgeoning arts scene, and favorable taxes. However, they are most excited about something else entirely. Shirl Penney, the president and CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners, crisscrossed two dozen cities during the yearlong process of… Read more »

St. Pete EDC’s Meet the Projects event connects firms to new local network

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (August 21, 2019) — St. Petersburg Area EDC Investors joined representatives from companies the organization has assisted to facilitate expansion and relocation projects for the second annual ‘Meet the Projects 2019.’ The forum, hosted by the Tampa Bay Rays and sponsored by the Don Cesar provided the opportunity for high-growth companies and… Read more »

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 »

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 »