Ash Williams.
As executive director of the State Board of Administration and chief investment officer, Williams leads an agency that oversees $252.8 billion in assets, including $199.6 billion in the Florida...
Last week’s increase was small and may be temporary.
The Dunedin-based credit union is opening a Carrollwood branch next year
That’s an increase of about 20 percent since the end of last year.


  1. Concert-goers had to adhere to new vaccination rules for a Maroon 5 concert in Ohio in August. When the band performs in Tampa Sept. 24, fans must bring a printed copy of a negative test result or proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.
  2. Financial experts recommend taking a close look at your retirement savings, planning for 2022 goals and more.
  3. Pasco County Historic Courthouse
  4. Rocio Smith is the the new Hillsborough Market Vice President for Achieva Credit Union.
  5. The menu at 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House has been completely overhauled and includes new dishes like shrimp and grits, pictured here. The restaurant, along with nearby spots Annata Restaurant & Wine Bar and Alto Mare Fish Bar, were recently purchased by new hospitality group Volet Hospitality, which has big plans for the Beach Drive NE restaurants.
  6. Marriott human resources recruiter Mariela Cuevas, left, talks to Lisbet Oliveros, during a job fair at Hard Rock Stadium, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla.  The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits moved up last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that worsening COVID-19 infections may have slightly increased layoffs. Applications for jobless aid rose from 312,000 the week before, the Labor Department said Thursday, Sept. 16.
  7. What will Christmas giving look like this year? [LUIS SANTANA  | Times (2018)]
  8. The chambers of commerce from Tampa Bay, South Tampa and Riverview jointly endorsed a ferry service proposed to run between southern Hillsborough  County and MacDill Air Force Base in south Tampa.  (Times | 2019)
  9. Your bank account can do more than store your money. It can help you control your spending, too.
  10. Former Visit St. Pete/Clearwater Chief Operating Officer Tim Ramsberger is now the US CEO of international marine motorsport promoter Powerboat P1 Management.
  11. President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with business leaders and CEOs on the COVID-19 response in the library of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus in Washington on Wednesday.
  12. The Chicharron sandwich served at Meanchi's Peruvian Inspired Sandwiches features roasted and fried pork shoulder, salsa criolla and fried sweet potatoes on a roll.
  13. Three Pinellas business leaders review a map depicting mortgage trends at the offices of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce. From left are Roberto Borrero, chief operating officer of the Tampa Bay Latin Chamber of Commerce; Eli Gonzalez, founder of the new Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Pinellas County; and Chris Steinocher, chief executive of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce.
  14. Fast CEO Domm Holland, in  pink, addresses employees and supporters during a launch for the online checkout company's new East Coast hub in Tampa on Aug. 3, 2021. He is flanked by (from left) the Rays' Kevin Kiermaier, Mayor Jane Castor and Jim Weiss, chairperson of the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council.
  15. McDonald's is everywhere, but to the consternation of its sweet-toothed customers, its ice cream machines aren't always working.
  16. An animation of the "Studio Suite Slim" technology by Ori, which transforms a unit from a living room to a bedroom with a closet.
  17. Improving the frequency of local bus service would help a typical resident in Hernando, Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas gain access to 26,000  additional jobs, according to a study from the Tampa Bay Partnership.
  18. A recent study suggests seniors in the South may be delaying retirement at higher rates than older adults in any other region of the county.
  19. An Amazon truck drives in in Philadelphia, Friday, April 30, 2021. Amazon wants to hire 125,000 delivery and warehouse workers and said Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 that it is paying new hires an average of $18 an hour in a tight job market as more people shop online. The company is also offering pay sign-on bonuses of $3,000 in some parts of the country.
  20. Helen Wesley
  21. Renter Silvie Johnson poses for a portrait with her son Aiden Hille in front of their apartment on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 in Pinellas Park.
  22. David Stuckenberg, co-founder and chief operating officer at Genesis Systems, an advanced technology company which aims to solve global water scarcity, speaks Tuesday during an event to announce the move of the company’s corporate headquarters to Tampa. The event featured a debut and demonstration of the WaterCube, a water generator which takes moisture from the air and converts it into pure drinking water.
  23. Richard Krueger has been a longtime customer with Bank of America.