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Lori Guccione Gieseking has been promoted to import/national sales manager at Clear Channel Outdoor, Clearwater. Gieseking previously held the position of import sales specialist.


Handex Consulting and Remediation Inc. announces the hiring of Bruce N. Bosserman as president, and Diane M. Anderson has been named senior vice president for corporate market management. Bosserman brings more than 35 years experience in environmental, civil and petroleum engineering and management. He previously was vice president and chief operations officer at HSA Engineers and Scientists in Tampa. Anderson has more than 20 years experience in diversified environmental industry experience, including leadership in sales, marketing, operations, finance, estimating, resource management and process improvement on federal, state and local contracts. She was previously senior vice president and general manager for state and local programs at WRS Infrastructure and Environment in Tampa.


Stephen Bonck has been named director in the national tax management consulting practice at Deloitte Tax LLP, Tampa. Bonck is a licensed certified public accountant and was a senior manager in the national tax management consulting practice for Deloitte Tax LLP in Orlando.

Health care

Amy Burton has been named director of marketing at All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg. Burton will lead all marketing efforts, including marketing and advertising to consumer and physician audiences and will also be responsible for media and public relations, special events, video production and graphic design. She previously was director at the University of South Florida Health Partnership at University of South Florida.

Dr. Stanislaw (Stan) Golec has joined WellCare Health Plans Inc., Tampa, as behavioral health medical director for WellCare of Florida. Dr. Golec has overall responsibility for the execution of behavioral health programs and strategies as they relate to WellCare's Florida Medicaid and Healthy Kids services. Golec has more than 30 years of clinical experience, including in managed care and leading programs for large Medicaid populations. Prior to joining WellCare, Golec was a medical director for Magellan Behavioral of Michigan as well as a staff psychiatrist for Wayne County Jail Mental Health in Michigan.

Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, announces that the following physicians have joined the practice. Dr. Jean-Jacques Abitbol is board certified in orthopedics by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has specialized in spinal care for more than 25 years. Prior to joining Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Abitbol worked at California Spine Group in San Diego and now serves as the director of Spine Education and Research Center of the North American Spine Society. Dr. Anil K. Gupta is fellowship trained in sports medicine and shoulder surgery and treats patients seeking shoulder, elbow and knee care. Prior to joining Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Gupta graduated at the top of his class from Albany Medical College and was inducted early into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Brian Palumbo is fellowship trained in adult reconstruction with a focus on diagnosing and treating hip and knee arthritis and its effects. Prior to joining Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Palumbo served as the chief administrative resident at the University of South Florida's Orthopaedic Residency Program and also served in the Special Operations Command of the U.S. Air Force. Dr. Loannis Pappou is double fellowship trained in orthopedic surgery and specializes in hand, wrist, shoulder, elbow and microvascular surgery, and currently serves as a member of the American Association of Orthopaedics, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Association for Hand Surgery. Dr. Jeff Sellman is board certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine and specializes in general and primary care sports medicine. Prior to joining Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Sellman received residency and fellowship training at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, where he also served as a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, and the American Academy of Family Physicians.


Steve Miller has been selected as general manager for Winegardner & Hammons Inc.'s Marriott Suites Clearwater Beach on Sand Key. Miller is a 30-year veteran of the hospitality industry, and most recently was general manager of Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa in Birmingham, Ala., where he was named General Manager of the Year for Franchises in 2009.


Karen Meyer Buesing has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award, Florida's highest pro bono service award. Buesing is a partner at Akerman LLP, Tampa, and is a member of the firm's labor and employment practice group.

Notes on business appointments and promotions 02/07/14 [Last modified: Friday, February 7, 2014 6:38pm]
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