KOVA Partners appoints Patrice Heatherington as controller

Patrice HeatheringtonKOVA Partners, LLC has announced that Patrice Heatherington has been appointed to controller for the company. In her new role, Heatherington will be responsible for the direct supervision of all accounting and financial functions for KOVA Partners, and will assist in the creation and implementation of policies and procedures for accounting issues management and efficient and accurate closing and reporting processes.

Heatherington earned a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality management from Ohio State University. She has 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, of which she served 11 years in accounting and 15 years in management. Prior to joining the team at KOVA Partners, Heatherington served as club controller for Vineyards Country Club in Naples, where she was responsible for the management of multiple departments, along with accounting and human resources.

About KOVA Partners, LLC

KOVA Partners, LLC is a privately owned, full-service real estate firm and real estate investment fund manager engaged in the development, financing, investment, managing, insurance and leasing of a wide array of real estate investment products and services. With offices in Naples and Bonita Springs, as well as numerous strategic partnerships with third party affiliates, KOVA Partners is comprised of KOVA Commercial, KOVA Property Management and KOVA Insurance Group, and prides itself on its ability to enhance profitability for all of its clients through strategic partnerships and effective solutions. For additional information about KOVA Partners, LLC, please visit www.KOVAPartners.com or call 239-261-2627.

Stevens Construction Promotes Terri Sobeck

Terri Sobeck

Stevens Construction has promoted Terri Sobeck to controller, announced Mark Stevens, company president.

As controller, Sobeck is responsible for the planning and management of all accounting activities for the company’s three offices, including the preparation of the financial statements, budgets, payroll and taxes.  Sobeck oversees all financial practices for the company including accounts payable and receivable.

Director of Administration since 2004, Sobeck has been a critical component to Stevens Construction since its inception. Sobeck also manages human resources, project administration and maintenance of the company’s records, policies and procedures.

Active in the community, Sobeck serves as Treasurer/Secretary on the board of directors for Dress for Success SW Florida.  The Florida Gulf Coast University accounting graduate is also a coach for the Goodwill Southwest Florida Microenterprise Institute.  Sobeck has been a member of the Timberline Users Group for Sage 300 Construction since 2007 and has recently been named membership committee chairperson.

With offices in Fort Myers, Orlando and Tampa, Stevens Construction specializes in providing construction management, general contracting, and consulting services to clients and design professionals. Other services include site and design team selection, budgeting, project scheduling, permitting, cost and quality control, and warranty service. The company builds health care, commercial, public and hospitality facilities. For information, visit www.stevensconstructioninc.com or call (239) 936-9006.