SouthTrust Bank in Tampa has announced the following appointments: Mark D. Wisniewski has been named middle market team leader; and Harold A. Perry, group vice president/team leader of the Tampa Bay market, metro lending, North Pinellas division.
Christine Montesanti has been named vice president of sales at DataMentors Inc. in Tampa. Montesanti was regional sales manager at PC Docs in Toronto.
David Rumsey has been named branch manager at Vector Marketing Corp. in St. Petersburg. Rumsey was assistant manager at Vector in Gainesville.
Robert A. Schmitt has been named national sales manager at CRIBIS in Tampa. Schmitt was vice president of sales and marketing at Peter Martin Associates.
Stephen Russo has been named president and chief operating officer at Premier Bedding Group in Tampa.
Robert B. Hunter has been elected to the national board of directors of the American Planning Association. Hunter is executive director of the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission.
The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America has announced the following appointments: Helen King Knight has been named president; Robin Grafton, president-elect; Stacy Williams, secretary; Diane W. Jones, treasurer; and Alicia Argiz, immediate-past president.
Rick Parsons has been named general manager at duPont Publishing in St. Petersburg. Parsons was general sales manager.
Suzanne Bernardo and Sebron Partridge have been named project managers at WebTank Inc. in Tampa.
Tech Data Corp. in Clearwater has announced the following appointments: Elio Levy has been named senior vice president of marketing; Bill Todd, senior vice president of distribution, configuration and assembly services; Charles Dannewitz, senior vice president of tax; Art Singleton, corporate vice president, treasurer and secretary; David Vetter, corporate vice president/general counsel; Joanne Steenbergen, vice president of IT systems and process development.
John Stanton has been named chief executive at EarthFirst Technologies Inc. in Largo.
TECO Power Services in Tampa has announced the following appointments: John Duff has been named vice president-power operations; and Dean Remmers, vice president-controller.