When developing education for the future, it’s rarely too early to begin exposure to concepts that ultimately will become everyday skills for kids as they become adults and join the working world. For Eric Baird, this concept is achieved with Junior Achievement’s “Biz Town,” a workshop that teaches grade school…


Eric Baird is the founder and CEO of Baird Inc., a private debt and equity firm that serves as alternative capital opportunities for small, growing, and established businesses that may not fit conventional capital markets’ requirements. …


Heather Young receives the district’s top honor for educators and will advance to state-wide competition.

She has only been teaching art for a few months, but Venice Elementary School teacher Heather Young pulls from more than 20 years of experience as a classroom gifted teacher as she helps hundreds of…


If you or your team are feeling restless in 2021, you’re far from alone. New stresses, new work situations, and continued uncertainty about the future are all contributing to restless feelings throughout many industries. …


The Gail Baird Foundation donated $10,000 to the V Foundation through their 12th Annual Dick Vitale Gala, joining hundreds of supporters in meeting their fundraising goal. The event, held May 12 at The Ritz Carlton Sarasota, raised $3.12 million dollars for pediatric cancer research. …


The Review’s 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year is getting some statewide recognition.

The Review’s 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year is getting some statewide recognition.

Eric Baird, founder of Bradenton-based MyUs.com, a shipping and mail forwarding company, recently received the Governor’s Business Diversification Award for Export Excellence. …


Child Protection Center’s fourth annual Men Whiskey & Watches event, held Dec. 15, raised almost $120,000 to fund programs at the center. More than 325 guests attended.

The Forty Carrots Family Center charity event Wine, Women & Shoes recently raised over $500,000. The money will provide parenting education and mental…


Local businessman and real estate investor Eric Baird has purchased Hotel Ranola, a boutique hotel in downtown Sarasota with 27 units. Built in 1926, the hotel at 118 Indian Place initially catered to snowbirds seeking an escape from harsh Northern winters.

“Today, Hotel Ranola appeals to sophisticated leisure and business…


Fifth grade students attending Southside Elementary will be participating in Junior Achievement’s “Biz Town” in the years ahead thanks to a $20,000 annual donation from Eric Baird of Baird Inc. and the Gail Baird Foundation. Both organizations are fully underwriting the costs for ongoing student participation in the program, which…


The Kress Building in downtown Sarasota was built in 1932. New ownership plans to target high-end retail tenants.

The historic Kress Building at 1440 Main St. has been sold for $5.8 million.

Sarasota real estate investor and entrepreneur Eric Baird purchased the 25,500-square-foot property from owner Doug Libertore of 1…

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“Eric Baird of Sarasota, Florida, established MyUS.com (then known as Access USA) in the late 90s. MyUS.com began as a mail-forwarding enterprise

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