850 — The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida - 850 Business Magazine April-May 2010

Jay Pearlman is a Money Man on a Mission

Jay Pearlman never imagined he would be living on St. George Island, let alone working as the director of financial services for Franklin County Schools. A native of Long Island, N.Y., he graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree…

Who's Drinking North Florida's Water?

Seven miles north of Interstate 10 in the Northwest Florida town of Marianna sits a stocky, 330,000-square-foot building — big enough to fit five football fields — humming with the effort of producing 43,200 bottles of water per hour. The…

By the Hour or By the Job?

One of the most important decisions you’ll make regarding any new employee deals with whether to compensate him or her hourly — or put that person on salary. It’s not as cut-and-dried as you might think, and a little knowledge…

Social Media: It's Business and It's Personal

It’s Business and It’s Personal Looking to build their customer bases, area businesses are discovering that social networking isn’t just for teenagers anymore By Lilly Rockwell Originally published in the Apr/May 2010 issue of 850 Business Magazine In the midst…

Business News - Apr/May 2010

Apr/May 2010 Compiled by Linda Kleindienst Originally published in the Apr/May 2010 issue of 850 Business Magazine CAPITAL Hires and Promotions The law firm of Sachs Sax Caplan has added Ross A. McVoy as senior counsel in the Tallahassee office.…

A Conversation with St. Joe's Britt Greene

Economic Visionary By Linda Kleindienst Originally published in the Apr/May 2010 issue of 850 Business Magazine The St. Joe Company has positioned itself as a dominant force in planning the future growth of Northwest Florida. In a rare one-on-one interview,…

Protecting Your Precious Data

An increasing number of businesses have moved from just having someone store their backup data tapes to using the Internet to download their records to a server located at another site. Businesses that want to have a constant presence on…