The award goes to Bentley lawyer Goodrich Kison

Lawyer David A. Wallaceof Bentley Goodrich Kison, recently received the Judge John M. Scheb Professionalism Award from the Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court.

The award is presented annually to a Sarasota County attorney who exemplifies professionalism in their day-to-day practice and who dedicates their time and talents to the overall cause of professionalism within the Sarasota legal community.

Nominations are sought from members of the community and applicants may or may not be members of the hostel. The recipient is chosen by secret ballot of the Masters of the Inn.

Wallace, a member of Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court, is a Florida Certified Appellate Specialist and Certified Mediator. His practice includes civil appeals and litigation in state and federal courts.

Bentley Goodrich Kison, of Sarasota, is a law firm specializing in business and commercial litigation.


Kristine Swamp (Kuffel)founder/president of Destination Knowledge, is the newest member of the Vistage Sarasota Chapter, CEO Peer Advisory Board.

Marsh joins a global community of CEOs/business owners who meet monthly to confidentially discuss business challenges, share expertise, and support the accelerated profitable growth of their businesses.

Vistage benefits include expert industry speakers, monthly executive coaching, access to a global network of 23,000 business leaders, and the ability to tap into the insight and support of local executives.

Vistage Sarasota interviews for new members. For more information call 941-539-5467 or email Kimberly MartinezPresident of Vistage Sarasota Market, to [email protected]


Lynn Millercode compliance manager for PGT Innovations, was recently named chair of the American Society for Testing and Materials Impact Resistance Task Force.

The American Society for Testing and Materials is an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services.

Miller will serve as the chair of the largest working group within the windows, doors and skylights subcommittee at ASTM. The group is responsible for overseeing the development of ASTM E1886 and E1996, which are global standards that define performance criteria for exterior windows, curtain walls, doors and impact protection systems affected by debris. carried by the wind during hurricanes.

ASTM E1886/E1996 standards are adopted by the International Building Code, International Residential Code, Florida Building Code and many other codes around the world. The standard is critically important in hurricane-prone regions.

Miller joined PGT Innovations, a national leader in the premium windows and doors category, in 2010. PGT Innovations manufactures and supplies premium windows and doors in Venice.


Homewatch Suncoast, of Sarasota, has been accredited by the National Home Watch Association for the sixth year.

NHWA was formed in 2009 to set and maintain the highest industry standards for home monitoring and absentee homeowner services.

Owner Julie Rosenkrantz is a longtime resident of Sarasota. Prior to moving to Sarasota, she worked for numerous Fortune 500 companies in the Connecticut insurance market as a financial account manager in the benefits area.

She has also held her real estate license in Florida for 11 years.

Julie and her deceased companion, Don Markstarted Homewatch Suncoast because they saw a need in the Sarasota area for a professional home watch business.

Rosenkrantz and his entire team have earned the Certified Home Watch Professional designation from the NHWA.

Homewatch Suncoast serves the Sarasota area.


Law firm Shumaker appointed Juan Villaveces co-chairman of its Real Estate, Construction and Development business sector and Meghan Serrano co-president of its Financial Institutions and Insurance business sector.

As partners in Shumaker’s Sarasota office, the two attorneys will guide legal work in their areas of practice for the entire national firm of more than 270 attorneys and counsel.

A certified real estate attorney, the Villaaveces practice focuses on all aspects of residential and commercial real estate law and lender representation. He was honored as Top Attorney Elite 2021 by SRQ Magazine.

A board-certified business litigation attorney, Serrano practices in all phases of civil and commercial litigation, regularly representing businesses, insurers, banks, lenders, and property owners in state and federal courts. She has contributed to several publications on the topics of seizure and eviction law.

Serrano was also named 2021 Top Elite Lawyer by SRQ Magazine.


All Faiths Food Bank recently hired Daniela Malo in the newly created role of Deputy Director of Development.

Malo will play an active role in increasing the organization’s capacity by securing significant donations to advance its mission. The primary focus of this new position is to cultivate and manage a portfolio of major donors while encouraging existing supporters to consider deeper engagement with the food bank/hunger relief organization.

Previously, she spent nearly four years with Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, rising to Regional Manager. Other employers include Feeding Children Everywhere in Orlando and the White House Office of Presidential Correspondence.


Williams Parker, of Sarasota, added an attorney Jeffrey D. Mytinger to its Trusts & Estates practice.

Mytinger received his LLM in taxation from the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law and his JD from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

His practice focuses on the areas of taxation, trusts and estates. He works with high net worth individuals and families to draft estate plans, including wills and revocable trusts, charitable giving, retirement goals and tax matters.

SPARCC Development Director Marie Ellen Mancini received the Certified Fundraising Executive designation.

Employers and donors who work with CFREs know they are getting a professional who is committed to getting the best results for their organization and who has the knowledge and skills required.

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