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Business Briefs

Banker promoted to VP

High-dollar banker

TD Bank has promoted John B. Worrell to vice president of Regional Commercial Real Estate in Winter Park. He is responsible for managing an existing $60 million portfolio and originating new investor commercial real estate loans ranging from $2 million to $10 million, serving clients across Central Florida.

Bcenter is official

After championing a grassroots movement aimed to enhance stroke recovery for survivors and caregivers, Valerie Greene’s is pleased to announce its new, official designation as a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Founder Valerie Greene, 49, personally overcame grim diagnostic odds in the aftermath of two debilitating strokes that nearly took her life at just 31 years of age.

NAI Realvest wins big

NAI Realvest in Maitland scored four major awards in the recent Best of the Best Awards Gala by the Central Florida chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in commercial real estate.

Pool planners

Cuhaci & Peterson Architects Engineers Planners, based in Orlando’s Baldwin Park, were recently awarded contracts to design two Leslie’s Poolmart stores. Both stores are larger than usual, with approximately 7,000 square feet each.

New guy in town

Equity Investment Services (EIS) is proud to announce the addition of Mac Autrey to its Retail Advisory team. Mr. Autrey comes to EIS with more then seven years experience in the real estate industry.

Google settles with Florida

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced a $7 million multistate settlement with Google over its collection of data from unsecured wireless networks nationwide while taking photographs for its Street View service between 2008 and March 2010.

Darden gets rare honor

Darden Restaurants and its foundation received the prestigious Corporate Champion Award from The Able Trust at its Ability Celebration in March, hosted at the Orlando Museum of Art. The Corporate Champion Award has only been presented to two other companies in the history of The Able Trust – Walt Disney World Resorts and Publix.

25 years of wealth

Orlando-based Resource Consulting Group (RCG) — one of the largest fee-only financial planning and investment advisory firms in Florida — marks its 25th anniversary this year. Since Winter Park resident Mike Davis founded it in 1988, RCG has grown to a 20-member team of seasoned financial service professionals with more than one billion dollars in client assets under management.

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