Jeffrey L. Tedder, founder of Bay Sports Orthopaedics on Fourth Street N, has been inducted into the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as a fellow. Tedder has practiced in St. Petersburg since 1993.
Vladimir A. Alexander has joined Tampa Bay Orthopaedic Specialists, 4000 Park St. N, St. Petersburg. Alexander specializes in foot, ankle and hand surgery.
Mercantile Bank of St. Petersburg has announced these appointments: Donita Martin, vice president, Koger office; Carole Childs, vice president, Bryan Dairy office; Carolyn Riggins, vice president, Maximo office.
Devine Communications has moved from 2575 Ulmerton Road, Suite 350, Clearwater, to the Koger Center at 9800 Fourth St. N, Suite 200, St. Petersburg.
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