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People Notes: July 28


Denise Clemence has been named vice president, SBA, business development officer at Bay Cities Bank, Tampa. Clemence was a vice president, SBA specialist at TD Bank.

Maureen "Maggie" Cancelino has been promoted to vice [resident, regional branch manager at HomeBancorp Inc.'s Belleair Bluffs office. Cancelino has been with HomeBanc since 2009 and has almost 30 years of retail banking experience. She previously was vice president, retail branch manager.

Eye care

Anna Pinera has been named vice president of national network management at Premier Eye Care, Tampa. Pinera brings 25 years of experience in the managed care industry. She worked at WellCare, leading the national ancillary contracting team, and was a member of the network management regional team at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida.


Nan Feng has been named the regional director of finance at Mainsail Lodging & Development. Feng has 10 years' experience in the financial world of the Marriott family. Feng was director of finance for Marriott Vacations Worldwide in Orlando and Marriott's Resort Operations — Asia Specific region. He has also worked for Marriott's Fairway Villas at Seaview in Galloway, N.J., and Marriott's Desert Springs Villas in Palm Desert, Calif.


Akerman Senterfitt, Tampa, announced that the following attorneys have been named Super Lawyers for 2013. Karen M. Buesing, employment litigation, defense; Aileen S. Davis, business/corporate; Kirk S. Davis, health care; David M. Doney, securities and corporate finance; Leslie E. Joughin III, business litigation; William Kalish, tax; Margaret D. Mathews, business litigation; Gregory M. McCoskey, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights; Joseph W.N. Rugg, health care; L. Joseph Shaheen Jr., business litigation; Scott T. Silverman, employment and labor; Julie Simone Sneed, business litigation; Wayne L. Thomas, business litigation; Wesley D. Tibbals, business litigation. Rising Stars for 2013 are: Rachael L. Greenstein, consumer law; Jason Margolin, business litigation; Jacqueline A. Simms-Petredis, general litigation.

Trenam Kemker, Tampa, announced these appointments. Lara Roeske Fernandez has been named leader of the firm's Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights & Insolvency Practice Group. Fernandez is a shareholder, and her practice is focused on major creditors, creditors' committees, and bankruptcy trustee representation. Mike Reeves has been named co-leader of the firm's Business Transactions Practice Group. Mike is a shareholder, and his practice focuses on general business matters, capital raising transactions, mergers and acquisitions, entity selection, employee benefits and tax planning.


Linzy Wilson was recently named volunteer coordinator for Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County. Before joining Habitat Pinellas, Wilson was the community coordinator for the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance.

Jessica Muroff has been appointed executive director at Frameworks of Tampa Bay. Before being elected as executive director, Muroff served as the organization's director of marketing and communications for 11 months. Before that she worked as an account service and marketing manager for Raymond James Financial for seven years.

Probate services

Krystol L. Gunnin has been promoted to financial operations manager at Probate Recovery Systems LLC, Largo. Gunnin joined PRS in 2011 and served as a workflow coordinator.

Public relations

Renée Vaughn has been appointed to the Museum of Science and Industry board of directors. Vaughn is president of Williams Consulting Group, Tampa.

People Notes: July 28 07/26/13 [Last modified: Friday, July 26, 2013 5:05pm]
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