John K. Bushman has been named senior vice president and director of the Southeast region of Walker Parking Consultants/Engineers Inc. of Tampa. He has been with Walker since 1980.
Laurie Miller Vos has been named director of exports for the Tampa and Jacksonville operations of J. Cortina Inc., a customs broker and freight forwarding company. Before joining the company, Vos was with Liberty International.
David Koon has opened TDC Financial Preservation, with offices in Largo, Clearwater and Safety Harbor. Before opening the financial consulting business, Koon was regional vice president of FIS/Republic Bank.
KPMG Peat Marwick has announced the following promotions: Chris M. Keysor, manager of the St. Petersburg office; Edwin A. Shepherdson, senior manager of the Tampa office; and Garth Vernon and Catherine M. Conroy, managers of the St. Petersburg office.
Thomas A. James, chairman and chief executive officer of Raymond James Financial Inc. of St. Petersburg, has accepted the two-year chairmanship of the Florida Council on Economic Education.
Christine Allan has been promoted to the business development department at Staffing Concepts International Inc. in Tampa. She was the national sales and marketing coordinator.
Devora DeMarco has been named director of industry relations and marketing communications for GTE Telecommunication Services, Tampa.
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