The Commonwealth Institute Names Platinum Select Nursing Top Women-Led Businesses in Florida
 Annual award highlights women business leaders who are making a significant impact on the state’s economy

Miami (May 20, 2021) –  The Commonwealth Institute (TCI), together with its research partner Kaufman Rossin, announced Platinum Select Nursing’s CEO and Founder Cori Kasten  was a part of the 16th annual Top Women-Led Businesses in Florida list, recognizing the honorees during a virtual event. These awards honored 75 for-profit and non-profit as well as 5 startup organizations.

“On behalf of TCI, I offer my heartfelt congratulations to all of our Top Women honorees and special recognition for our Top 5 awardees: Lisa Bauer, Starboard Cruise Services; Christine Cauffield, LSF Health Systems; Christine Duffy, Carnival Cruise Line; Leah Carpenter, Memorial Hospital West; and Penny Shaffer, Florida Blue,” said TCI Florida Chapter Executive Director Jacqui Kiviat.  “This is an exciting time at TCI, as we build increased programming and support for more women in business leadership roles and their businesses throughout Florida.”

This is the 16th year that TCI – a nonprofit organization devoted to advancing women in leadership positions – created the list through a research nomination process and reviewed both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. The full list will be published in a research report written by Kaufman Rossin, to be published this month on

It is a great honor to be acknowledged by an outstanding organization that is designed to support and empower women in business; those that are already leaders as well as those on their way up. Through TCI’s support, guidance and mentoring programs, So. Florida’s entrepreneurs, rising stars and women leaders can achieve the growth and advancement needed to succeed in today’s business environment.

About The Commonwealth Institute (TCI)

The Commonwealth Institute (TCI) is a non-profit organization that works with women CEOs, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, sole proprietors, and the rising generation of women leaders to help them build successful businesses, organizations, and careers in Massachusetts and Florida.  In short, TCI helps women in business achieve greater success! For 24 years, The Commonwealth Institute has provided a variety of opportunities to help women succeed on a personal and professional level while propelling their organizations forward.