Community Briefs Aug. 29

Published: Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 12:13 PM.

Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine fast growing company

In its signature fall “500/5000” issue, Inc. Magazine named NW Florida based Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine as “One of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies.” Located in South Walton County, the company has grown its menu of services to include privately funded public transportation along Scenic Highway 30A, Panama City Beach during spring break, Seaside employee rideshare, and shuttle service covering the 2,400-acre Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort.

“This is award validates our company, but more importantly, it validates the entire community,” said Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine Owner John Finch. “Everyone who contributed to these programs and believed in the company deserves credit. Like us, they realize changing the culture means changing the way people get around.”

Benjamin Craft is Global Campus graduate

 Benjamin Craft of Santa Rosa Beach graduated this summer from Troy University’s Global Campus division. He received a Master of Science in counseling and psychology.

The Global Campus consists of students taking classes online through eTROY or at teaching sites located around the U.S. and the world.

Hilton Sandestin adds new regional sales manager

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Brock as the resort’s newest regional sales manager. Based in Nashville, Tenn., Brock will direct the resort’s sales efforts in the Kentucky and Tennessee markets primarily, as well as Alabama corporate meetings.

With nearly a decade of experience in the hospitality industry, Brock came to Hilton Sandestin Beach from Sheraton Nashville Downtown where she worked as a corporate sales manager, but also previously held positions at properties including the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham, and the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University.

During her time with Starwood, Brock was the hotels 2013 Top Sales Manager of the Year and organized many FAMs for top clients and meeting planners. Brock graduated from Vanderbilt with a bachelor’s degree and in her free time spends time with her eight-month old daughter, husband and two dogs Calvin and Klein

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