A look at major career developments in the area.
Sharon Hardy joins real estate firm
Sharon Hardy has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty in its Ponte Vedra Beach/Nocatee office. She also owns and operates Hardy Life Coach LLC.
Originally from Ohio, she spent more than 20 years in Atlanta and Philadelphia, building her career and raising three children before relocating to Northeast Florida six years ago. Having moved more than 12 times since college, she understands the intricacies of home buying and selling, as well as relocations, local moves, renovations and investment properties.
Hardy can be reached at 404-345-8565, Sharon.Hardy@FloridaNetworkRealty.com and SHardy.FloridaNetworkRealty.com.
The Ponte Vedra/Nocatee office, located at 333 Village Main St., Suite 670, is managed by Holly Hayes, who can be reached at 904-802-0432, Holly.Hayes@FloridaNetworkRealty.com, and floridanetworkrealtycareers.com.
Cathedral Arts Project expands leadership team
The Cathedral Arts Project (CAP) has announced the appointment of Doug Walker as vice president of philanthropy. He started in his new role on Sept. 5. In addition, CAP will welcome Jessie Brabender into her new position as director of leadership giving on Oct. 2.
As vice president of philanthropy, Walker leads the organization’s fundraising initiatives. For more than two decades, he has served in the field of education and held senior administrative positions in independent schools, where he led large and small teams in student services, admissions and marketing, human resources and institutional advancement.
In her new role, Brabender will develop and guide CAP’s leadership donor program, support the Golf Committee volunteers in their planning activities and secure sponsorships for CAP’s annual Golf Tournament and Spring for the Arts.
She comes to CAP from the Flagler Health Care Foundation, where she first served as the annual giving manager and was promoted to development director.
Jessie Ball duPont Fund names chief operating officer
The Jessie Ball duPont Fund has named Sujata Narayan chief operating officer of the Jacksonville-based private foundation, which seeks to create communities of belonging for the people, institutions and communities that its founder Jessie Ball duPont knew and loved.
As chief operating officer, Narayan will oversee talent development, business systems, resource management and grants management and evaluation. In this capacity, she will work alongside the fund’s president and board of trustees.
Prior to joining the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Narayan served for more than 13 years with the digital infrastructure company Equinix, where she ultimately held the position of director of community impact and Equinix Foundation.
She is a family advisory council member at Nemours Children’s Health in Jacksonville, where she also serves on its Family Advisory Council for the Hematology and Oncology Department.
Stalvey joins real estate business
Brittainy Stalvey has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty.
Stalvey comes to the real estate business from The Hospital Corporation of America FL Orange Park Hospital, where she works in anesthesia as a vice chief CRNA. She has a master’s degree in nursing from the University of North Florida.
For more information, she can be reached at 904-982-3090 and Brittainy.Stalvey@FloridaNetworkRealty.com.
The Ponte Vedra/Nocatee office, located at 333 Village Main St., Suite 670, Ponte Vedra Beach, is managed by Holly Hayes, who can be reached at 904-802-0432, Holly.Hayes@FloridaNetworkRealty.com.
— Compiled by Shaun Ryan