Terry Cramer Jr. received the Quality Dealer Award from the Florida Independent Automobile Dealers Association. Cramer is chief executive officer of the Cramer Corp. of Tampa, including Terry Cramer and Sons Used Cars, Candy Corner, a real estate holding company and Fancy Nancy's Limousines.
At SouthTrust Bank of West Florida in St. Petersburg: Paul W. Bailey has been promoted to executive vice president of the community banking division. Bailey has been with SouthTrust for more than five years. David Vosen has been promoted to executive vice president of commercial lending. Vosen has been with the bank for four years.
Barbara A. Jones has been named senior vice president, cashier and chief financial officer for Sarasota Bank in Sarasota. Before joining the bank, she was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Peninsula State Bank in Englewood.
Gail Robertson, executive director of the Pinellas County License Board for Children's Centers and Family Day Care Homes, has been named president of the Early Childhood Association of Florida, formerly the Florida Association on Children Under Six.
Deborah Strickland has been promoted to controller of Communications Equity Associates in Tampa. Strickland, formerly assistant controller, has been with the company since 1990.
Patricia Richards has been promoted to vice president of operations in the securities processing department at Raymond James & Associates Inc. in St. Petersburg. She has been with the company since 1989. Before joining Raymond James, Richards owned Leland Plumbing in St. Petersburg.
Erwin I. Katz of Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc. in Tampa has been elected president of the Florida Securities Dealers Association. Steven F. Ambrosio of A.G. Edwards & Sons Inc. in Holiday has been named secretary.
Stephen J. Klemawesch has been appointed president of the Southeastern Allergy Association Inc. Klemawesch is the owner of Allergy Associates in St. Petersburg and has been a member of the association for more than 10 years.
Robert K. Murchie has been named manager of Sun Coast Staffing in Tampa. Before joining the company, Murchie was with Florida Progress Corp. in St. Petersburg.
News of appointments and awards may be sent to Piper Castillo, Business News Department, the Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731. Photos may be sent, but not all will be used, and they cannot be returned.