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Business Briefs | June 28

By Staff | Jun 28, 2024

Achieva Credit Union to hold two virtual Cash Classes in July

Achieva Credit Union will hold two virtual Cash Classes in July 2024.

Anyone can attend Achieva’s financial literacy workshops held each month. The events are free and open to the public. To register, visit achievacu.com/Events.

July topics will include:

July 11 – 10-11 a.m.: Budgeting 101. This workshop is designed to introduce budgeting basics. Attendees will learn how to create a personal/family budget, various methods of budgeting, common budgeting pitfalls and other tips and tricks for sticking to a budget.

June 25 – 1-2 p.m.: Using Credit Cards Wisely. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of credit cards, card options, percentage rates and common fees.

Achieva Credit Union was founded in 1937 in Pinellas County. Anyone who lives or works in Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas and Sarasota counties, or whose family member has an Achieva Credit Union account can bank with Achieva. For more, visit achievacu.com.

Henderson Franklin attorneys recognized as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., this week announced the outstanding achievement of 22 attorneys having been selected as 2024 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Founded in 1991, Florida Super Lawyers recognizes the top 5% of lawyers in the entire State who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Even more remarkable, less than 2.5% of lawyers are honored with a spot on the distinguished Rising Stars list.

Henderson Franklin’s six attorneys who were selected as Rising Stars are Matthew Brust, Anthony Cetrangelo, Jr., Steven Gendreau, Spencer Shaw, Madison Allen Tanner and Iman Zekri.

Henderson Franklin’s 16 attorneys recognized as 2024 Florida Super Lawyers are Scott Atwood, Matthew Belcastro, William Boltrek, Michael Corso, Ronald Eisenberg, Nicole Goetz, Thomas Gunderson, Eric Gurgold, Erin Houck-Toll, Carlos Kelly, Shannon Puopolo, Amanda Sharkey Ross, Douglas Szabo, Donald Thomson, Beth Vogelsang and Guy Whitesman.

For more information on Henderson Franklin, please visit HENLAW.com.

SWFL Inc. announces speakers for Insurance Summit 2024

SWFL Inc. this week announced the lineup of speakers who will contribute their expertise to this year’s first ever Insurance Summit. Among the speakers are Mike Yaworsky and Tiffany Esposito, who will jointly lead a session on regulatory insights and industry advocacy.

Yaworsky, Florida Insurance Commissioner, brings a wealth of experience from his tenure at the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation and a background in legal counsel and legislative affairs.

Joining him is Esposito, president and CEO of SWFL Inc., renowned for her advocacy in fostering small business growth in Southwest Florida.

A panel discussion will feature industry leaders Chris Cibula of RTI Insurance Services, Brian Chapman Jr. of Chapman Insurance Group and Blake Day, of Day Adjusting and Consulting. Each will bring a unique perspective: Cibula is a specialist in commercial risk management; Chapman is founder of a prominent Southwest Florida insurance agency; and Day is an expert in first-party property insurance claims and President of Day Adjusting & Consulting.

The 2024 Insurance Summit will take place on Tuesday, July 16, at The Caloosa Sound Convention Center, offering networking opportunities and in-depth discussions on key issues the insurance industry is facing today. For more information and to register, please visit swflinc.com/2024-insurance-summit.