CareerSource North Central Florida Names New Board Members
Don Davis, 2014-2015 CareerSource North Central Florida Vice Chair and President of Capital City Bank for the Gainesville market, is now the 2015-2016 Board Chair, taking over for Thomas McIntosh.
McIntosh, Berkshire Hathaway Trend Realty owner, will continue to serve on the board as its Immediate Past Chair and maintain his role as one of eight new Florida business leaders appointed to the statewide CareerSource Florida board of directors.
Patricia Evans is the 2015-2016 Vice Chair of the Board. Evans is the Capital City Bank President of Bradford and Clay counties and previously served as the CareerSource NCFL Strategy and Operations Oversight Committee Chair. [/one_half]
CareerSource North Central Florida Finds New Home
CareerSource North Central Florida is set to move into it’s new Location at the corner of West University Avenue and Northwest 6th Street. CareerSource North Central Florida will begin its lease as the anchor tenant at the former Central Florida Office Plus building.
The relocation, expected to be completed in Fall 2015, will centralize training programs, job placement assistance and nearly $27-million in U.S. Department of Labor grant-funded programs to bridge resources between government organizations, community programs and academic institutions. The deal, brokered by The Beery Rainsberger Group and Cheshire Companies, has the potential to accelerate development in the CRA area and encourage the addition of innovation-focused businesses along the University Avene corridor. “In any economy, job training and employment are easy to support, and I think that’s why we’ve had such universal encouragement,” said Todd Rainsberger.