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IRIS hires new leadership team

January 26, 2018

Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems (IRIS), the industry leader in early detection systems for diabetic eye disease, announced on Thursday the appointment of Chris Belmont as interim CEO, effective immediately. He replaces Jason Crawford, who will step…

Business

NAIOP honors 2018 Best of the Best

January 26, 2018

NAIOP of NWFL gathered last night to celebrate the biggest deals in commercial real estate and construction along with the industry’s local top performers at the NAIOP Annual Awards Banquet. Developing Leader of the Year –…

Business

Gulf Power exec chosen to head Memphis utility

January 22, 2018

The Memphis Mayor’s office announced this morning that Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland has selected Jarl T. (J.T.) Young to serve as the new President and CEO of Memphis Light, Gas, and Water. “J.T.’s knowledge and experience…

Business

Studer podcast: Importance of small businesses

January 18, 2018

Quint Studer has great empathy for small business owners. He encourages readers in his upcoming column to support local businesses. “Each time you stay local – in whatever area you live – in addition to a…

Business

Amazon announces finalists for second HQ

January 18, 2018

Amazon today announced the 20 finalists in its quest to build second headquarters. The company had 238 applicants, including Pensacola. At stake are 50,000 jobs. “We expect to invest over $5 billion in construction and grow…

Business Pensacola

Vote for Gulf Islands National Seashore

January 5, 2018

10Best enlisted a panel of Florida Local Experts and travel writers to nominate their favorite state attractions. Gulf Islands National Seashore is a finalist, and online voting will determine what tops the list. Vote for the…

Business

Studer podcast: Developing supervisors

January 4, 2018

On “Pensacola Speaks,” Quint Studer talked about the importance of workforce development–not just for the initial hires but also after they’ve started their jobs. He said, “There’s one key miss I see often: If we stop…