Ortiz named chief operations officer
The University Area Community and Development Corporation appointed Nestor Ortiz to the position of chief operations officer.
Mays, Fera promoted at HomeBanc N.A.
HomeBanc N.A. promoted Alexander J. Mays to officer, credit team leader, and Michael Fera to vice president, underwriting manager.
Watermark at Trinity announces hires
The Watermark at Trinity has hired Melissa Longano as director of nursing and resident care, Merav Helavi as human resources director and business office manager and Miriam Tennant as director of housekeeping and maintenance.
University appoints founding dean
Nova Southeastern University announced the appointment of Dr. Yong X. Tao as founding dean of the College of Engineering and Computing.
ChappellRoberts lists personnel moves
ChappellRoberts promoted Laura Ruden to senior account executive, added Chris Wilkerson to its senior account team, hired project manager, Shannon Welch; assistant account executive, Kambria Sims; Kelly Anderson, office relations specialist; and promoted Kaitlyn Loos to assistant account executive.
Griffin joins Brandon law firm
Ryan W. Griffin has joined the law firm of Griffin & Associates P.A., Brandon, as an associate attorney.
Pinellas DoubleTree Beach Resort honored
DoubleTree Beach Resort by Hilton Tampa Bay/North Redington Beach won the 2015 Small Business Partner of the Year Award for Pinellas County.
Goswami elected to state Hall of Fame
Yogi Goswami, university professor of chemical engineering and director of the Clean Energy Research Center at the University of South Florida, has been elected to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
Centerline Solutions adds to operation
Centerline Solutions, a provider of wireless infrastructure services to the telecommunications industry, announced it has added Florida-based UCI Construction Services to its operation.
Schek awarded for excellence
Denise Schek, CAM, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, portfolio manager with Greenacre Properties, Tampa, has received a Managers of Excellence award from Reserve Advisors.
White earns Franchise of the Year award
Tampa Bay resident Troy White was awarded 1-800-GOT-JUNK?’s Franchise of the Year award at the company’s yearly conference.
Cogburn nominated for Woman of the Year
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute announced Dr. Julia Cogburn has been nominated by the Suncoast Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for Woman of the Year for 2016.
Gov. Scott names board appointments
Gov. Rick Scott announced two appointments and one reappointment to the Barbers’ Board. Michelino Nibaldi of Tavernier is the master barber at Ocean Reef Club. Antonett Munchalfen of Tampa is a barber instructor for the Hillsborough County School District. William Gilbert of Tallahassee is a self-employed barber with Executive Haircare.
Taylor promoted at LoCicero Medical
Alexandria Taylor has been promoted to clinical quality project coordinator at LoCicero Medical Group.
Braham appointed CEO at service organization
Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services announced the appointment of Sandra E. Braham as CEO of the organization.
Wartenberg joins Allen Dell P.A.
Philip S. Wartenberg has joined the law firm Allen Dell P.A., Tampa, as a shareholder.
Pennoni announces acquisition
Pennoni announced the acquisition of structural engineering consulting firm McCarthy and Associates Inc. of Clearwater and Delray Beach. The firm will now do business as McCarthy and Associates, a Division of Pennoni.
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