Winner: Peggy Land and April Schiff. The Tampa Tiger Bay Club honored both women with Lifetime Achievement Awards. Land, a Democrat, is the former vice president of John Land Builders, and served on finance committees for presidential candidates Al Gore and John Kerry. Schiff, a Republican, is the president and co-founder of the political consulting firm Strategic Solutions of Florida.
Loser: Jennifer Brackney. She resigned as CEO of CareerSource Pinellas following high level of employee turnover and whistleblower complaints that she created a hostile work environment. She’ll get six weeks severance pay of $21,747 and about $32,000 in unused PTO.
– Joe Henderson, Extensive Enterprises Media