• Supporting Strategies, a provider of virtual bookkeeping and operational support to growing companies, has joined the Manatee County Chamber of Commerce.

Owned by sisters Dawn Gerber and Jessica Gerber, Supporting Strategies serves customers in Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte counties.

 

• Music Compound employees gathered in Sarasota recently for their first-ever retreat, where owner Jenny Townsend revealed she had just been named Young Professional of the Year at the fourth annual YP Summit.

The Sarasota Young Professionals Group is a program of the Greater Sarasota of Commerce.

At the retreat, Townsend also shared an overview of Music Compound's progress and educators participated in team-building activities and the Music Compound Awards.

The winners were: Inspirational All-star, Astara Summers; Educational All-star, Aaron Schiavone; Collaboration All-star, Kaylee Betts; and Summer Camp All-star, Amanda Yoder.