Suave, erudite and comfortable in a tuxedo, native Londoner Michael Francis could very well be Tampa Bay’s James Bond – if, that is, 007 had wavy red hair, a baby face and an overwhelming obsession with symphonic music.
Michael Francis prefers listeners be stirred, not shaken.
Five Denver companies that are considering expansion or relocation know more about what St. Petersburg has to offer, following a business development mission to the Mile High City by Mayor Rick Kriseman and J.P. DuBuque, president of the Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corp.
If Florida was a stock, it would be considered a strong buy, said Mark Wilson, president and CEO of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, which held its annual Economic Outlook and Jobs Summit in Orlando Monday.
The co-founder and former CEO of Southwest Airlines, Herb Kelleher, has died. He was 87. We are grateful Herb shared his story with us in 2016. We are republishing it as a tribute to his life and career, in which he transformed the US airline industry.
As the saying goes, the couple that eats together, stays together. Lori Brown and Kevin Godbee are living proof of that aphorism. The couple with perhaps the most refined palate in St. Petersburg are advanced foodies.