June 27, 2012
George Skestos, a resident of Longboat Key and a retired businessman, has been appointed to the New College of Florida board of trustees by the Florida Board of Governors for the State University System. Skestos founded Homewood Corp., a residential building company based in Columbus, Ohio, and also is a former trustee for Ohio State University. His term runs through January 2013. Skestos is replacing the late J. Robert Peterson.