(June 6, 2019) – Stonehill announced today that it has been selected as a semi-finalist for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year. This is the 39th year for the presentation of the award with past winners including Outback Steakhouse, Fintech, and the Bank of Tampa.
Stonehill CEO, Douglass Pace, was named Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services by the 17th Annual American Business Awards®. The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program.
Stonehill announced today that they were recently ranked as a top Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence firm in a research study performed by Great Agencies. The study reviewed over 500 Business Intelligence consulting firms across the United States. This is Stonehill’s third year being included on the report.
Stonehill announced today that it will be hosting an invitation only dinner at the Design Thinking 2019 conference. The dinner will bring together some of the most recognized names in corporate innovation, experience design, and design thinking.
Stonehill announced today that it has promoted Julie Stollings to the position of Director. Stollings was formerly Stonehill’s chief analyst and worked on a variety of projects across the organization’s portfolio of name brand clients. As Director, she will transition to a client leadership role and focus on the planning and execution of customer experience and design thinking initiatives.
Stonehill announced today that its CEO, Doug Pace, has been selected to facilitate a design thinking workshop at the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Design Thinking is a unique methodology that uses human centered design and data driven insights to create unforgettable customer experiences and solve wicked problems. The purpose of the workshop is to introduce some of Tampa Bay’s most innovative business leaders to the principles of design thinking and explore the need for the mindset within the experience-based economy.
Stonehill announced today that its CEO, Doug Pace, has joined the board of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation. The EDC is the lead designated economic development agency for Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, Temple Terrace, and Plant City, and an official partner of Enterprise Florida.
Stonehill announced today that it has become a sponsor of the Nature Coast Biologic Station and Seahorse Key Marine Laboratory. The Nature Coast Biologic Station is located on Cedar Key and is a joint venture between the University of Florida and the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. It is focused on enhancing the conservation and sustainability of natural resources throughout the Nature Coast using collaborative research, enhanced public engagement, field-based courses, and hands-on training workshops.
Stonehill announced today that it will sponsor the Design Thinking 2019 conference for its second year in a row. Design Thinking 2019 is the world’s largest conference focused exclusively on the design thinking framework and its effectiveness in driving innovation and sustainable growth.
Stonehill announced today that it successfully hosted a fundraiser for the USF Health Stroke Research Fund this past Thursday. The event was held at Mise en Place restaurant and included presentations about lifesaving work done by USF Health Neurosciences. The presentation included insights from by Clifton Gooch, MD FAAN, Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology, USF Morsani College of Medicine, and W. Scott Burgin, MD, Professor of Neurology, Cerebrovascular Division Chief, Cerebrovascular Fellowship Director, USF College of Medicine.
Stonehill announced today that its CEO, Doug Pace, will speak on the value of Design Thinking for higher education at Florida Virtual Campus' Professional Development Day. Design Thinking is a formal process that allows for the creation of practical, innovative, and cost-effective strategies that enhance the customer experience.
Stonehill announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Doug Pace, has been selected by University of South Florida to teach a class on Design Thinking. The class is a part of the Digital Marketing Certificate Program at USF Muma College of Business. The program is a hands-on, 4-day immersion program where executives learn to apply principles and techniques that drive success in marketing in the digital age. Participants roll up their sleeves and solve real-world challenges using practices developed by top companies with experts and instructors guiding them through each step.
Stonehill announced today that it has been selected as a finalist for Emerging Business of the Year as part of the United States Chamber of Commerce Dream Big Awards presented by MetLife. The program celebrates the achievements of small businesses and honors their contributions to America’s economic growth.
Stonehill announced today that Troy Atlas has joined the firm as its company President. With significant growth in 2018, Stonehill has found an increasing demand for its innovation and Design Thinking consulting services. Atlas he will be charged with driving the firm’s initiatives and managing its growth strategy. Atlas will also work with select clients to help them use Design Thinking to innovate and create competitive differentiation.
Stonehill announced today that it has been included in the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s annual listing of the Top 25 Public Relations Firms. The list was included in the August 24, 2018 issue of the popular business publication. Stonehill was founded in 2016 and was the youngest firm of all the organizations included on the list.
Stonehill announced today that it has been selected as a finalist for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year. This is the 38th year for the presentation of the award with past winners including Outback Steakhouse, Fintech, and the Bank of Tampa. The winner will be selected on September 13, 2018 at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.
Stonehill announced today that its CEO, Doug Pace, will be speaking at Ignite Tampa Bay. The event will be held June 13, 2018 at 6:30pm at The Palladium in St. Petersburg, FL. Mr. Pace’s talk is entitled “Stroke of Genius” and will walk the audience through his personal story of having a stroke at age 42 – 2 days after selling his first company.
Stonehill announced today that CIO Review Magazine selected their firm as one of the 20 most promising providers in Enterprise Performance Management. The broad umbrella of Enterprise Performance Management “EPM” encompasses strategic planning and budgeting, gathering data for decision making and improving organization performance.
Stonehill announced today that Laura Roberts has joined their team as a Content Specialist. Laura is a professional writer and communication consultant, specializing in business marketing and market research.
Stonehill announced today that its President and CEO, Doug Pace, was selected for the Rays 100. The Rays 100 is a collection of 100 Tampa Bay business leaders who are backing the effort to build a new baseball stadium in Ybor City and move the Tampa Bay Rays to the city of Tampa.
Stonehill announced today that it has signed a lease to establish an innovation studio at 1300 N. Westshore Blvd. Tampa, FL 33607. The studio will incorporate a unique collaboration space that will be used to conduct design thinking sessions. It will also provide office space for Stonehill’s Tampa based employees. Stonehill selected the Westshore business district because of its convenient proximity to Tampa International Airport, allowing it to better serve its clients who are internationally headquartered.
Stonehill announced today that its President and CEO, Doug Pace, has been selected to speak at Design Thinking 2018. Design Thinking 2018 is the world’s largest conference focused exclusively on the Design Thinking framework and its effectiveness in driving innovation and creating sustainable growth. The event will be held on April 23-25 in Austin, TX and feature speakers from some of the world’s most innovative brands including Marriott International, Stanford University, Gatorade, American Express, and more.
Stonehill announced today that its President and CEO, Doug Pace, has been selected to speak at OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit. Mr. Pace was selected based on his expertise in Design Thinking and implementing Design Thinking strategies across large organizations. The title of Mr. Paces presentation is “Rightsizing Your Design Thinking Strategy” and will focus on the potential change management, organizational, and operational challenges faced when implementing Design Thinking.
Stonehill announced today that its President and CEO, Doug Pace, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. This is Mr. Pace’s second tenure on the Board of Directors having previously served with the chamber as both a board member and executive committee member from 2009-2016. In addition to his position on the board, Mr. Pace will chair the chambers transportation advisory committee.
Stonehill announced today that they have been named a Registered Business Partner with IBM. The partnership provides Stonehill with access to industry leading technology and intelligence solutions that will benefit their growing customer base.
Stonehill announced today that it has become a Silver level partner in the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). The Silver level partnership will provide Stonehill with access to partner specific training, development, integration, marketing and sales resources.
Stonehill announced today that they were recently ranked second for Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence in a research study performed by Great Agencies. The study reviewed over 500 Business Intelligence consulting firms across the United States. Research analyst from Great Agencies noted in the review that “Stonehill is one of the most innovative data automation consultancies out there”....
Doug Pace, former COO of nationally recognized digital agency Bayshore Solutions, has launched a new growth strategy and public relations agency - Stonehill. The new agency will combine research, strategy, advocacy, thought leadership, and customer experience methodologies to help its clients become agile and experience rapid growth.