Sarah Rothenbach Maus has been promoted to business analyst in the IT Department at Caldwell Trust Co.
After earning a bachelor’s in information technology from the University of South Florida, Maus joined Caldwell for a four-month internship in August 2018, working with and reporting to Leonard Nagel, senior vice president and chief technology officer, in the Venice office.
Upon completing the internship, the Sarasota native was hired as a junior business analyst in January 2019.
Maus works to analyze the company’s evolving IT needs, then documents these requirements. As software is developed, she is responsible for testing and quality assurance until a project is ready to be released to production.
Rumble, a video platform based on Longboat Key, has hired Michael Ellis as general counsel and corporate secretary. Ellis formerly worked in senior legal and policy roles in the intelligence community, White House and Congress.
Rumble is one of the most respected independent and privately owned companies in the online video-sharing platform industry, and Ellis will provide top-notch counsel as the company continues to expand.
During the Trump administration, Ellis was senior director for Intelligence Programs at the National Security Council, senior associate counsel to the president and deputy NSC legal adviser in the Office of the White House Counsel.
Before working in the executive branch, Ellis was general counsel of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
This article originally appeared on Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Caldwell Trust promotes business analyst, Rumble hires general counsel