MNMW welcomes Haislip, Marcenat to team
Kylie Haislip and Sarah Marcenat recently joined Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co. P.A.
(MNMW) after working with the firm as Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) interns. Both Haislip and Marcenat work in the tax division, helping to prepare individual and business tax returns and provide supportive accounting services. Haislip is working towards her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting at FGCU, with anticipated graduation in December of this year. Marcenat is also working towards her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting at FGCU, with expected graduation in fall 2021.
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank promotes Taylor
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has promoted Scott Taylor to loan closer. Taylor will join the residential loan operations team at the Downtown Branch, located at 1533 Hendry Street, Fort Myers. He is responsible for the assembly, preparation and verification of closing documents, as well as coordinating all aspects of the loan closing process. To learn more, visit SanCapBank.com
Coalwell joins Charlotte State Bank & Trust
James Coalwell brings nearly two decades of experience in community bank lending and finance to his new position as vice president of commercial lending at Charlotte State Bank & Trust
. Coalwell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and an associate degree in management at Minnesota State University in 2001.
Coalwell held leadership positions as a senior vice president, chief credit officer, and vice president of commercial lending prior to joining Charlotte State Bank & Trust. He graduated with honors from the Florida School of Banking in Gainesville and received a diploma from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University in 2014, the same year he completed the Farr Leadership Institute. He currently serves as an instructor and Education Council board member with the Florida School of Banking, member of the Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board, and board member of the Charlotte County Industrial Development Authority. He also is a board member and former two-term president of the Charlotte County Economic Development Partnership.
Shy Wolf Education & Experience Center hires LoVerde
Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center
has hired Debbie LoVerde as its community education coordinator. In her role with the organization, LoVerde will be responsible for building relationships with partner organizations to expand on the Healing Hearts therapeutic animal experiences
. She is developing a new initiative called “Tell me your Story” to empower children to speak up about the stresses they have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. LoVerde holds a Doctorate in Education, with certifications as a school psychologist, elementary education instruction, and school building and district administration from her home state of New York. She has extensive experience in developing and managing special education programs.
Whittle presents in human resources webinar series
The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt P.A.
Shareholder Russell Whittle presented “Workers’ Compensation and COVID-19” to Public Risk Management of Florida members as part of its human resources webinar series. Whittle explained whether COVID-19 could be classified as an accident or occupational disease, protections under Florida Law for first responders, and provided a checklist for employers when an employee tests positive. Whittle has been representing the interests of insurers and employers in the defense of workers’ compensation and liability matters in Florida for nearly 30 years. He has lectured throughout the U.S. on various topics including Medicare set aside issues, Medicare Secondary Payer legislation and compliance, discovery, ethics, liability, and workers’ compensation law. Whittle received his undergraduate degree from Skidmore College and law degree from the University of Miami School of Law.