Dr. Roy Sanders has been recognized as one of the "Top 29 U.S. Orthopedic Traumatologists" as reported by Orthopedics This Week an RRY publication. Sanders is president of Florida Orthopaedic Institute and serves as chief of the department of orthopedics and is director of the orthopedic trauma department at Tampa General Hospital.
Karen Buesing has been recognized by the International Who's Who Legal, a London-based law business research firm, that honors attorneys in 32 areas of business law. Buesing was recognized in the management labor and employment category. Buesing is a shareholder at Ackerman Senterfitt, Tampa.
Don Greiwe has been named Lawyer of the Year for 2013 in Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice Law in Tampa by Best Lawyers. Greiwe is a partner at Alley, Clark & Greiwe, Tampa.
Tony B. Griffin has been named a shareholder at Glenn Rasmussen PA, Tampa. Griffin concentrates in the areas of labor and employment law and earned his juris doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law. Prior to joining Glenn Rasmussen PA, Griffin was a shareholder at Olgetree Deakins, Tampa.
Bob McCormack has been named a shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC, Tampa. McCormack was a partner at Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP and was vice chairman of the firm's life, health, disability and ERISA practice.
Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & Wein PA, St. Petersburg, announces that the following attorneys have been included in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Anthony S. Battaglia, real estate law and commercial litigation; Howard P. Ross, commercial litigation; Aubrey O. Dicus, personal injury; and Stephen Wein, commercial litigation. Battaglia is shareholder and founding partner; Ross has been a shareholder since 1967 and is chief executive officer; Dicus is shareholder and president; and Wein is a shareholder.
Fowler White Boggs, Tampa, announces that E. Jackson Boggs, Carl R. Nelson and Richard G. Salazar have been named Lawyers of the Year by the Best Lawyers in America for 2013. Boggs was named in the trusts and estates category; Nelson was named in the admiralty and maritime law category and Salazar was in the litigation-patent category. Boggs is chairman of the firm, Nelson and Salazar are shareholders
Newport Board Group, Tampa, announces that John Compton, David Gnass and Peter Savage have been named partners at the firm. Compton was chief executive officer at Enlaces Integra in Mexico City, a communications company selling voice data, video and internet services. Gnass was an operating partner at Triton Pacific Capital Partners and has lead companies in dental practice management, disease management, behavioral health and home health care. And Savage held a series of executive positions at various telecom equipment and software companies and was chief executive officer and chairman of Applied Digital Access for nine years.
Ryland Homes, Tampa Bay division, announces that Joe Fontana has been named president of the Tampa Bay Builders Association (TBBA); Bob Gibbons has been named chairman of the Pasco County Government Affairs Committee; Heather Jaxheimer-Mills was appointed president-elect of the builders association council; and Tony Crimi has been appointed as a director in the council. Fontana is division president of Ryland Homes, Tampa Bay; Gibbons is vice president of home building; Jaxheimer-Mill is a sales counselor; and Crimi is vice president of sales and marketing.
Stephen Welch has been named mall manager at Gulf View Square in Port Richey for Simon Property Group. Welch has been with Simon Property Group since 2009, and most recently has been serving as interim mall manager at Anderson Mall in South Carolina.