The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) will conduct a hiring event from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Feb. 28 at a pair of CareerSource Southwest Florida offices. The Fort Myers location is at 4150 Ford St. Extension, and the other is in Naples at 3050 Horseshoe Drive N., Building A, No. 110. There is no cost
The Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has launched its Job Creation & Talent Attraction Program. Targeted industries eligible for the program include research and development in the physical, engineering, computer or life sciences; light assembly, packaging and fabrication associated with research and development in the physical, engineering, computer or life sciences; software, computing and
The Two39 Group announced today that their Bonita Springs-based tech hub, meeting center, and coworking space with an emphasis on technology focused entrepreneurs, Two39 Work, is joining forces with Fusion Pointe to connect members with mentors, investors, and new business opportunities. Members at Two39 Work will immediately gain access to Fusion Pointe’s mentor network of
John Talmage has been named director of the Lee County Economic Development Office (EDO). Pamela Johnson, who led EDO in her role as acting director, will assume new responsibilities as deputy director of EDO, Lee County Sports Development and the Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB). Talmage has spent his career working in economic development for
In the first quarter of 2019, 32 percent of employers in the Cape Coral metro area expect to increase staffing levels, the second-highest nationwide among the largest 100 Metropolitan Statistical Areas, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. The reports states that competition for skilled talent is set to rise as employers across the
On Friday, November 16, close to 100 business and community members attended the Horizon Council General Membership Meeting at Hodges University. The meeting featured a panel discussion on Water Quality in Southwest Florida. Wink News also covered the meeting. Lee County Commissioner Brian Hamman, Roger Desjarlais, Lee County Manager, Roland Ottolini, Director of Lee County Natural
We analyzed occupations in Lee County. Explore our findings below to see what occupations make up Lee County, which ones pay the most, historic trends, and more! A link to the full report can be found at the bottom of the page.
Gulfshore Ballet is Lee County’s premier not-for-profit school of Classical Ballet. The company prepares students for professional dancing careers and promotes academic, athletic, cultural, and social growth and aims to continually expand the school of dancers through the inclusion of additional students, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or personal circumstances. What is your primary product or
We are proud to announce the addition of a new intern to our team. Dante Ramirez, a Southwest Florida native, will be interning with the Economic Development Office through the Fall Semester. Ramirez is 22 years old and is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics with a minor in Supply Chain at Florida Gulf
Lee County Economic Development Welcomes Jennifer Posey as its new Interim Operations Manager. Jen joined the Lee County Human Resources department in 2006. In 2015 she began working in County Administration focusing on performance management for the organization. She brings to EDO a strong understanding of local government, process documentation, data analysis and operations support.