Sarasota Names Parks/ Rec Operations Chief

sarasota-names-parks-rec-operations-chiefNicole Rissler has been named Sarasota County’s new Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources deputy director of operations.

Rissler will oversee five divisions including sports development and athletics and recreation.

Rissler, who earned a degree in sports and exercise science and master’s degree in business administration, was most recently chief operating officer for Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center, which manages Nathan Benderson Park. She has previously served in leadership positions with Sarasota Family YMCA and the American Red Cross.

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