Business announcements: April 8

Stolowski joins

J.K. Hobbs Company

We are pleased to announce that Erica Stolowski has joined our team in administration. Born in Milwaukee, Wisc. Stolowski is now a senor at Florida Gulf Coast University. She will be graduating this December with a degree in Communications and minors in both Marketing and Interdisciplinary Studies. Upon graduation she hopes to advance in her field and expand her knowledge in marketing. In her spare time, she enjoys working out and playing tennis. She loves spending time with friends and her new puppy Lily. The environment is a huge passion of hers and hopes to one day partner with an environmental non-profit and work toward more energy efficient resources.


Bank of Florida Corporation is pleased to announce that Jack F. Walden has been promoted to Information Technology Officer. Mr. Walden joined the company in 2007 and supports the company’s three bank affiliates including Bank of Florida — Southwest, Bank of Florida — Southeast and Bank of Florida Tampa Bay. He is responsible for maintaining the company’s computer network, data lines, telephone systems, and internal website.

Prior to joining the company, he worked in the IT Department for CNA Insurance for more than 10 years responsible for the introduction and application of PC technology, Internet technology and Multimedia technology to the company.


Veritas Employer Services, the Bonita Springs-based professional employer organization providing customized human resources, payroll and employee benefits solutions to businesses throughout North America, has named Linda Byerly as financial analyst, with responsibility for corporate cash management and forecasting.

With more than 15 years of experience in accounting and financial analysis, Byerly has worked for both Gulf and Chevron oil companies, analyzing investments, exploration and production. She is a graduate of Grove City College and received her M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.

Specializing in large organizations in the service industry, health care fields, banking, automotive industry and retail with 100-plus employees, Veritas Employer Services handles client payroll processing and administration, workers’ compensation and risk management, employee benefits administration and regulatory compliance in human resources. For more information, visit or call 239-495-3763 or toll-free 800-397-1566.

BCF Management Group, LLC Announces Opening of Estero Office

BCF Management Group, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in all facets of land management, has announced the opening of their office in Estero.

According to company president Brian Farrar, the firm is uniquely qualified to provide a variety of services related to acquisition, entitlements and the construction of residential and commercial projects throughout the Southeastern United States.

According to Farrar, the firm works with landowners, investors and other principals involved in building and land development. The company maximizes property values while containing costs by facilitating effective communication with regard to permitting and other specific project issues in both the private and public sector.

The company works in the areas of pre-development management, including all federal, state or local permitting issues, development/construction management, and financial management for a project.

For more information on the services provided by BCF Management Group, please contact Brian Farrar at (239) 495-2435 or

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