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Greater Good Awards

Meet Our 2016 Greater Good Awards Winners

Announcing our champions of corporate giving.

10/17/2016 By Susan Burns, Ilene Denton, and Sylvia Whitman Photography by Salvatore Brancifort

Top Stories

No Place to Call Home

The Growing Affordable Housing Crisis

We’ve compiled statistics to provide a snapshot of our affordable housing challenge and asked some experts to shed light on the growing crisis.

03/13/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Brad Baker

Talk

Five Questions with New Tervis Prez Rogan Donelly

It’s all in the family for Tervis’ new president.

10/21/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Milk and Money

Karen and Jerry Dakin Have Built a Diverse Agri-Empire at Dakin Dairy

Dakin Dairy has taken family farming to a multidimensional agricultural operation.

10/26/2016 By Anu Varma

The South Rises

South County Explodes with New Developments and Residents

Sleepy little South County is waking up with a roar.

09/08/2016 By Kim Hackett

Table of Contents

Best of 941CEO

Greater Good Awards

Meet Our 2016 Greater Good Awards Winners

Announcing our champions of corporate giving.

10/17/2016 By Susan Burns, Ilene Denton, and Sylvia Whitman Photography by Salvatore Brancifort

Leadership & Management

Biz Rules

A New Overtime Regulation Makes Some Salaried Employees Eligible for Time-and-a-Half Overtime Pay

New labor rules mean stricter recordkeeping.

11/22/2016 By Kevin Allen

What Inspires Me

What Inspires William "Trey" Lauderdale IV

Here's what keeps the founder and president of Voalté motivated.

09/08/2016 By Isaac Eger

Career Path

Oil, Fast Food, Luxury Furniture: Here's Home Resource Founder Michael Bush's Career Path

The owner of Sarasota luxury furniture retailer Home Resource started in the oil industry.

09/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Lifestyle

Off the Clock

Here's How Architect Jerry Sparkman Decompresses

Architect Jerry Sparkman taps into his musical side on the dobro.

12/02/2016 By Ilene Denton

Talk

Five Questions with New Tervis Prez Rogan Donelly

It’s all in the family for Tervis’ new president.

10/21/2016 By Hannah Wallace

You Do What?

Tony Brezel Breeds and Trains West German Shepherds

The dogs are bred from a line of champions and sold to dog lovers all over the world.

10/18/2016 By Ilene Denton

Business Class

Wallets That Work

Innovative accessories for cash and credit cards.

09/23/2016 By Jackie Rogers

Biz Bites

Biz Bites: Main Street Trattoria

You'll find indulgent, affordable Italian fare in Lakewood Ranch.

09/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace

News

No Place to Call Home

The Growing Affordable Housing Crisis

We’ve compiled statistics to provide a snapshot of our affordable housing challenge and asked some experts to shed light on the growing crisis.

03/13/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Brad Baker

Tourism Beat

Visitor Bureaus are Creating Strategies to Ease Drive Time in Season

Think traffic in Sarasota and Manatee counties gets worse every year? You’re not wrong.

10/20/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Talk

Alok Sharma's MobileNerd Helps Computers Process Data-Heavy Software

Sharma, who splits his time between Sarasota and San Francisco, says MobileNerd’s virtual desktop app works for everyone, everywhere.

09/26/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Empty Lots

Quay Sarasota and UTC Build-Out are Local Game-Changers

As megaprojects go in the Sarasota-Manatee area, none are more game changing than the Quay Sarasota (formerly Sarasota Quay) property in downtown Sarasota and the University Town Center build-out in east county.

09/08/2016 By Kevin Allen

The South Rises

South County Explodes with New Developments and Residents

Sleepy little South County is waking up with a roar.

09/08/2016 By Kim Hackett

Tech Tools

Stay Organized with These 4 Business Apps

Four apps without which our tech writer would be completely lost.

09/08/2016 By Kevin Allen

Good Vibrations

Downtown Sarasota's HuB is Home to More Than 50 Companies

Sarasota's HuB has evolved into an online community of thousands from all over the world.

09/08/2016 By Susan Burns

Ask the Boss

How Has Brexit Affected Your Business?

Three local businesspeople talk about how Brexit has affected their businesses.

09/01/2016

Profiles

Milk and Money

Karen and Jerry Dakin Have Built a Diverse Agri-Empire at Dakin Dairy

Dakin Dairy has taken family farming to a multidimensional agricultural operation.

10/26/2016 By Anu Varma

What I’ve learned

What I've Learned: ABC-7 Reporter Linda Carson

This ABC-7 reporter started her journalism career in the ’60s.

10/24/2016 By Kim Hackett