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By Staff | Dec 8, 2017

Promotional Incentives Inc. hires marketing and sales associate

Promotional Incentives Inc. has announced that Alexander Rivero has joined the company as marketing and sales associate. He will be assisting with sales presentations and product research, designing and implementing marketing campaigns, as well as managing the company’s social media platforms.

A recent graduate from Florida Gulf Coast University, Rivero has a bachelor of arts degree in communication and public relations. During his final semester at FGCU, he had the opportunity to intern at Promotional Incentives.

Since 1990, Promotional Incentives has been “Getting Results” for a diverse group of industries and organizations providing clients with creative, strategic promotional solutions.

For more information, contact Promotional Incentives, which is located at 229 S.E. 46th Lane in Cape Coral, at 239-549-2555, or visit www.promotionalincentives.com.

Vogelsang recertified as divorce, marital and family law expert

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., announced this week that Attorney Beth Vogelsang has been recertified by The Florida Bar as a Board Certified Divorce, Marital and Family Law expert, a designation she initially received in 1992. Board certification evaluates attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. Only seven percent of all Florida’s lawyers have earned board certification.

With over 30 years’ experience in the courtroom, Vogelsang represents clients in all aspects of divorce proceedings. Her clients come from vastly different walks of life, including business owners, professional athletes, physicians, lawyers, teachers, managers, homemakers and retirees. Vogelsang also represents clients needing prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and handles international and interstate child custody disputes.

Vogelsang may be reached at 239-344-1244 or by email at beth.vogelsang@henlaw.com.

Henderson Franklin has over 55 attorneys dedicated to providing a wide range of legal services in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning, family law, business and civil litigation, eminent domain, intellectual property, workers’ compensation, employment law, real estate, and land use and environmental law. For more on Henderson Franklin, visit www.henlaw.com.

Artisan Eatery opens in Fort Myers

Artisan Eatery, a craft sandwich restaurant led by Philadelphia-trained chef Tim Yoa, opened its doors Monday, Dec. 4, at 8951 Daniels Parkway in Fort Myers. Artisan Eatery will offer Southwest Florida the opportunity to experience gourmet breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual setting.

Focusing on the concept of a quick service experience combined with a quality chef-inspired menu that highlights locality, Artisan Eatery features a variety of handmade craft sandwiches, paninis, flatbreads, and breakfast made from scratch. In addition, the restaurant serves freshly cut deli meat, homemade salads, hand-pulled mozzarella, a selection of pastries made in-house as well as imported from Europe and will serve wine and beer daily.

Co-owner and chef Yoa, a professionally trained chef who recently served as the executive chef for Naples Grande Beach Resort’s The Catch of Pelican, opened the new gourmet restaurant with his wife, Healy.

Artisan Eatery serves breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m., lunch is available beginning at 11 a.m. and early dinner is served until 8 p.m. For more information, visit artisaneatery.com/ or call 239-887-4655.

Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest Florida moves into new administrative offices

Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest Florida has moved its administrative services to new, larger offices, effective Nov. 20. The administrative space will occupy two floors of a multi-story building at 12730 New Brittany Blvd. at the corner of College Parkway, Fort Myers. The phone is 239-275-5522.

The new 16,000-square-foot office houses 50 employees in administration, accounting, billing, human resources and medical records. No clinical services will be offered at this location.

Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest Florida, a physician-owned and operated medical practice, was formed in 1996 by many long practicing local physicians and has grown to become the largest physician-owned multi-specialty practice in Southwest Florida.

Medical specialties include family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, and pediatrics. Offices are conveniently located throughout Fort Myers, Cape Coral, and Lehigh Acres. For more information, visit www.ppcswfl.com.

Rose copywriter at Priority Marketing

Elise Rose has joined Priority Marketing as a copywriter. In this role, she is responsible for generating creative and innovative written text for various mediums to accompany the firm’s and clients’ marketing campaigns, public relations efforts and digital marketing strategies.

Rose recently earned her bachelor’s in advertising from the University of Florida. She has held a variety of internship positions prior to joining Priority Marketing, perfecting her copywriting, advertising and media skills.

Established in 1992, Priority Marketing is a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital marketing firm. Celebrating its 25th year, the company is located at 8200 College Parkway, Suite 201, in Fort Myers. For more information, call 239-267-2638 or visit www.prioritymarketing.com. Also, follow the company online at twitter.com/prioritymktg or on Facebook.

Donaldson joins Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill, P.A.

Hayley E. Donaldson, JD, CPA, has joined the law firm of Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill, P.A. as an associate attorney, working closely with estate planning attorneys Craig R. Hersch and Michael B. Hill. She assists clients with tax and estate planning, developing wills, trusts, and related estate planning documents and guides families in trust administration and probate matters after a loved one passes away.

Donaldson received her juries doctor from the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law. She also holds a master’s degree in professional accounting from the University of Texas and a bachelor of science in accounting and finance from the University of Miami.

Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill, P.A. has an office at 9100 College Pointe Court in Fort Myers. Founded in 1924, the firm provides personalized advice and legal services on matters ranging from estate planning, probate and trust administration, asset protection strategies, real estate law and transactions, and business, corporation and banking law. For more information, visit www.sbshlaw.com or call 239-334-1141.

Stengle joins Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured

Dan Stengle has joined Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, as senior litigation and appellate attorney. He brings extensive and varied experience as a lawyer in private practice, as well as an accomplished background in public service in state government, affording him a unique perspective and passion for protecting clients’ constitutional rights.

Most recently, Stengle was in private legal practice, where his specialties included challenging misleading ballot measures that confused voters. On three occasions, he was successful in convincing the Florida Supreme Court to strike from the ballot misleading proposed constitutional amendments that would have established a sales tax on services, including legal and medical services.

Previously, Stengle served in various capacities on behalf of Florida Gov. Lawton Chiles, including general counsel to the Florida Department of Community Affairs, where he also served as special counsel to the Florida governor and cabinet on matters relating to areas of critical state concern, including the Florida Keys. Later, as deputy chief of staff and general counsel to Chiles, Stengle directed all legal and administrative aspects of the governor’s office.

In his new position, Stengle will write special pleadings and briefs on appeal, consult on complex cases, serve as co-counsel, prepare for hearings and support the firm’s advocacy for all of its clients.

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, was founded in 1971 by Bruce L. Scheiner and his wife, Cheryl Scheiner. The firm handle all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims for clients across the state of Florida, including trucking accidents, boating accidents, airplane accidents, nursing home neglect and abuse, construction accidents, defective product claims, premise liability claims and injuries to children.