SARASOTA, FL – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, is pleased to announce that Sarasota Managing Partner Ben R. Hanan has been elected to the Board of Directors of All Faiths Food Bank.
“Year after year, I’m astounded at the level of experience we’re able to garner with our board of directors,” said CEO Sandra Frank. “We have a very strong leadership foundation in place and we couldn’t be more pleased with these outstanding new board members. The incredible professional backgrounds of each new appointment embody the spirit of community we hold dear at All Faiths.”
In addition to serving as Sarasota’s managing partner, Hanan is the co-chair of Shumaker’s firm-wide management committee. As an attorney and CPA, he works in the trust and estate and corporate practice groups. His principal areas of practice include business and estate planning, and he counsels businesses and business owners on entity formation and funding, organizational and capital structure, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. Hanan is a Past Chairman of the Board of Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County. He currently serves on the board of Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation.
Also elected to the All Faiths Board were Terri Vitale, community volunteer and marketing professional, and Elton White, retired businessman from NCR Corporation. Nelle Miller was appointed board chairwoman.
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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service business law firm with more than 265 attorneys in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; Charleston, South Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services. Whether it's commitment to clients or work in the community, involvement lies at the core of all of Shumaker’s initiatives.