David E. Sessions, President of Willis A. Smith Construction Inc., has been invited to join the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation, Sarasota County. The EDC’s mission is to grow, diversify and sustain the economy of Sarasota County while enhancing the county’s unique natural and cultural environment. It is also the organization that is the catalyst for creating a vibrant economy that is sustainable and competitive globally.

John LaCivita, Vice President of Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc. has been selected for Florida Leadership class of 2009. LaCivita graduated from Leadership Sarasota County, in 2004 and chaired the board from 2005-2007. Leadership Florida is the only organization that takes a statewide view of the conditions and challenges that face our great state. Its mission is to build a strong, diverse statewide network of leaders with a shared commitment to connect our communities and to make Florida a better place in which to live and prosper.