Southwest Florida business briefs: Feb. 5, 2012

The Bonita Springs-Estero Chapter of Women's Council of Realtors has named the chapter's 2011 Top Producer award recipients.

The awards recognize members who have achieved top sales in their respective categories. Christine Mantilia of Prudential won the Platinum award in the $10 million-plus category; Heather Wightman and Sharon Hammond Turnblad, both of John R. Wood Realtors; and Judi Gietzen, Amerivest Realty, all were honored with a Gold Top Producer award in the $5 million-to-$10 million category; winners in the Silver Top Producer award in the $3 million-to-$5 million category were Rhonda Diner and Debra McAlister-Borwn, Sun Realty; Ginny Nobbe, John R. Wood Realtors; and Michael Jackson, Keller-Williams Elite Realty. Information: www.wcrbonitaestero.com.

Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with offices in Pittsburgh and Naples, has announced the firm's Florida office has completed its move from its previous location in Bonita Springs to a new and expanded location at the Mercato in North Naples.

The new, 12,000-square-foot office at Suite 6200, 9110 Strada Place will house 28 employees, including attorneys and professional staff.

Eric Graham, a licensed and accredited Certified Public Accountant in Florida, has been named as an Associate CPA with By the Book Accounting LLC, a small business and nonprofit accounting and bookkeeping company in Fort Myers.

Graham will support the new business clients and walk-in business for the 2012 tax season.

Free initial one hour consultations are available by calling (239) 225-0809, and extended hours Monday through Saturday are available until April 16.

Crawford + Associates Interior Design has moved its studio to The Village on Venetian Bay in Naples and has opened a new shop called Bay 170.

The focus of the new store is high-style, high-quality furnishings and artifacts with the emphasis being on products produced in America.

Information: Crawford + Interior Design/Bay 170 is at 4370 Gulf Shore Boulevard, North, Suite 706; 596-3299; www.crawford-interiors.com and www.bay170.com.

Paul Lodato, general manager with WRXY-TV in Punta Gorda, has named Joann Frazier, executive director with Power Wears Pink Marketing Group LLC, its marketing and public relations group, to support the stations marketing plan in 2012.

Frazier specializes in supporting small to mid-size companies with strategic consulting, public relations, social media implementation and education. Information: (239) 225-0036 and www.WRXYTV.com.

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