Nick Banks, managing director of Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group, was recently appointed to the United Way of North Central Florida's board of directors as well as to the chairmanship of the development committee.
Since its inception, Front Street has contributed 10 percent of all brokerage revenue to the United Way of North Central Florida. Banks, an active resident of Gainesville since 2002, also serves on the leadership council and chairs the Finance Committee for Grace United Methodist Church.***
Buzz Marketing, a new local marketing consulting firm specializing in assisting regional med-tech and startup companies to market their products and services, provides consulting in the areas of brand strategy, social media marketing, digital marketing, event planning, marketing collaterals and public relations. The company is located at 5515 NW 81st Ave. For more information, go to buzzmarketingfl.com/***
John Roberts, Gainesville office vice president of commercial banking at Community Bank & Trust of Florida, was recently named the recipient of the Dr. C. Arnold Matthews Honor Graduate Award during the 44th Annual Florida Bankers Association Florida School of Banking Ceremony at the University of Florida.
The award was established to recognize a graduating senior who has distinguished himself or herself during the completion of the school's course of study at the Florida School of Banking.***
Joel L. McCoy Jr., certified public accountant, announced the relocation of his firm to 7328 W. University Ave., Suite C.***
Gainesville-based Advantage Publishing Inc. was recently honored at the Florida Magazine Association 2013 Charlie Awards.
Source: The Gainesville Sun