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People notes | Personnel appointments, promotions and announcements

People notes: Personnel appointments, promotions and announcements

People notes: Personnel appointments, promotions and announcements

Accounting

Deborah C. Fallucca has been named a tax principal at Gregory Sharer & Stuart, St. Petersburg. Fallucca has over 29 years of tax and accounting experience and most recently was a tax principal at CS&L CPAs, Sarasota.

Banking

Jana Vrettos has been promoted to assistant vice president and branch manager at Synovus Bank's Bryan Dairy Road location. Also, Sherrie Broadway-Rendon was promoted to assistant vice president and branch manager of Synovus' Roosevelt branch in St. Petersburg. Vrettos has been an assistant manager since 2010, and Broadway-Rendon has been an assistant branch manager since 2007.

Financial

Sandee Devine has been named national director of franchise sales at Murphy Business & Financial Corporation, Clearwater. Devine brings 25 years of experience, most recently served as vice president of franchise administration for Saladworks LLC.

Jason T. Stanton has been named senior investment advisor at Hendricks & Partners, Tampa location. Stanton was director of multi-family investment services at Colliers International.

Dennis Zank has been named chief operating officer at Raymond James Financial, St. Petersburg. Zank served as president of Raymond James & Associates' PCG unit for nine years and has been with Raymond James since 1978. Starting in the accounting department, Zank was named controller in 1982 and was promoted to senior vice president in 1986 and was named executive vice president in 1992.

Health care

Lisa Harris has joined All Children's Hospital/Johns Hopkins Medicine, St. Petersburg as a cytogenetic technologist III. Harris earned a bachelor's of science degree in biology from the University of South Florida in 2003 and was previously with Genzyme Genetics, Tampa.

Insurance

Walt Grayson has been named to the board of directors at Wallace Welch & Willingham, St. Petersburg. Grayson is vice president of corporate development.

Legal

Yova A. Borovska has been named an associate in the immigration practice group at Fowler White Boggs, Tampa. Borovska earned a bachelor of arts degrees from Eckerd College and a juris doctorate, cum laude from Stetson University College of Law.

David Punzak has been elected chairman of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce. Punzak will serve a one-year term and is office managing shareholder at the law firm of Carlton Fields, St. Petersburg.

Amanda Powers Sellers and Jenna Finkelstein announce the formation of the Law Offices of Powers Sellers & Finkelstein, Largo. Powers Sellers and Finkelstein previously served with Public Defender's Offices in Florida's Sixth Judicial Circuit, serving Pinellas and Pasco Counties. The firm will focus on criminal and DUI defense, traffic violations and family law. Both received their juris doctorate from Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport.

Restaurants

Andrew Basch has been named executive chef at Pelagia Trattoria at International Plaza, Tampa. Basch has been with Pelagia Trattoria for five years; he started out as the kitchen supervisor and became sous chef.

Technology

John W. Fanning has been named to the advisory board at Savtira Corporation, Tampa. Fanning is founding chairman and chief executive officer of Napster and is the founder of NetMovies a joint venture with Blockbuster.

Greg Krukonis has been promoted to sales manager, major accounts at Tech Data Corporation, Clearwater. Krukonis has been with Tech Data for more than 11 years and was a product purchasing manager.

People notes: Personnel appointments, promotions and announcements

People notes: Personnel appointments, promotions and announcements 01/28/12 [Last modified: Monday, February 13, 2012 12:46pm]
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