May 11, 2020 at 6:38 AM
Realize Bradenton, a nonprofit organization that brings people together, selected Jeanie Kirkpatrick and Joey Brannon to serve three-year terms on its board of directors.
The board promotes redevelopment and economic growth in downtown Bradenton by transforming public places and engaging people using arts, culture, heritage and food.
Kirkpatrick is the board vice chair of the Manatee Community Foundation and served as the board president of the Bishop Museum of Science and Nature from 2015 to 2018. She served as co-vice president of the Boys and Girls Club board from 2012 to 2015.
Brannon, a Florida native, started Axiom Strategic Consulting in 2005 with a vision to help small, family-owned businesses achieve their goals. He is a certified public accountant with over 20 years of small business experience.
Brannon serves on the board of the Manatee Family YMCA and is a past chairman. He wrote “Grow with Purpose: Building a Mission-Driven Business.”
Stratum Health System, the parent company of Tidewell Hospice, has hired Alan Weldy as chief legal and compliance officer. Weldy has 34 years of legal experience and more than a decade of health care compliance and general counsel experience.
Most recently, Weldy served 12 years as general counsel, vice president of Human Resources and Compliance at Goshen Health, formerly known as Indiana University Health Goshen, in Goshen, Ind.
The chief legal and compliance officer maintains oversight responsibility for legal matters, compliance, quality assurance and risk management for the Stratum Health System family of companies.
Weldy earned his law degree from University of Notre Dame Law School and his Master of Business Administration from Indiana University.
Dr. Jenny Wilkens, CEO of AgeVital Pharmacy in Sarasota, has been selected as Top Naturopathic Doctor of the Year in Stem Cell and Cannabinoid Therapy by the International Association of Top Professionals for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession.
Wilkens, who has over two decades of professional experience in the health care industry, lectures globally on the endocannabinoid system and functional integrative health care. She makes regular appearances on ABC, NBC, TBN, CBS, the CW and Lifetime.