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Baumann, Stahl, Raymondo and Co. in Tampa has announced the following appointments: Paul A. Baumann has been named head of the business valuation department; and Suzanne Reiber, manager of the litigation department.


Harold Becker has been named vice president, business development at Soltoff Direct Corp. in St. Petersburg. Becker was director of U.S. sales at HSN Direct.

FKQ Advertising in Clearwater has announced the following appointments: Linda McDermott has been named media billing specialist; Shanna Patton, account executive; Donna Prince, receptionist; and Marla Wood, account executive.


Otto Manulak has been named senior project superintendent at Hennessy Construction Services in St. Petersburg. Manulak was project superintendent.

The Wilson Co. has announced the following appointments: Jack Balchus has been named project manager; Laurene E. Gunter, construction project accountant; Mary Elizabeth Heath, job cost accountant; and Faye E. Rampolla, director of human resources.


Mark E. Jeske has been named branch manager at Strategic Staffing Solutions Inc. in Tampa. Jeske was manager of employment and staffing Acxiom/May & Speh in Downers Grove, Illinois.


Joe Wessel has been named vice president/branch manager at HomeBanc Mortgage Corp. in Tampa. Wessel was special teams coordinator for the Philadelphia Eagles.


Kristen Erdlen has been named director of skin care products at Dermatology Partners Inc. in Tampa. Erdlen was director of global skin care marketing at Elizabeth Arden.


Ed Hackett has been named general manager at Radisson Suite Resort on Sand Key in Clearwater Beach. Hackett was general manager of the Ohio University Inn in Athens, Ohio.


David E. Burr has been named client development director at Avant Business Solutions in St. Petersburg. Burr was director of development for Central Florida at Sunrise Community Inc. He was named the first "Small Businessman of the Year" by the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce.


David S. Felman has been named partner and head of the corporate law department at Hill, Ward and Henderson in Tampa. He earned a law degree at Duke University School of Law.

Michael A. Peters has been named partner at Gardner, Wilkes, Shaheen and Candelora in Tampa.


Elwyn Murray III has been named vice president of marketing at Food Lion Inc. Murray will oversee marketing, advertising and promotions for the company and its subsidiary, Kash n' Karry. Murray was director of category management.


J. Kevin Carey has been elected president of the board of directors at Tampa Crossroads, and will serve as president-elect of the board of directors at Bay Area Legal Services. Carey is a partner at Carlton Fields in Tampa.

Christopher S. Knopik has been elected secretary of the Federal Bar Association of the Middle District of Florida. Knopik is a partner at Yerrid, Knopik and Krieger in Tampa.

Nancy McIntosh has been elected chair of the Hospice Institute of the Florida Suncoast's board of trustees. McIntosh is an associate professor of management and organizational studies at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg. The board also announced the election of the following officers: Mary Jean Etten, vice chair; Kerry Chamberlain, secretary; and Michael G. Little, treasurer.


Alison G. Galbraith has been named account executive at Tucker/Hall Inc. in Tampa. Galbraith was worldwide marketing manager at Lotus Development Corp. in Cambridge, Mass.


Georgia DeStoppelaire has been named quality assurance specialist at TRX Integration Inc. in Clearwater. DeStoppelaire was with Envision Utility Software in St. Petersburg.


Jack Roberts has been named to the board of directors at Intermedia Communications Inc. in Tampa. Roberts was senior managing director and head of the global telecommunications practice at Bear Stearns.