FKQ Advertising and Marketing, Clearwater, announced these appointments. Kate Kirby, account executive; Claudia Altman, director of Hispanic marketing; and Tom Eliason, digital production services. Kirby was a campaign assistant for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Tampa; Altman was a bilingual reporter, editor and writer for La Gaceta, Tampa; and Eliason was vice president of operations for Majesco Graphics, Tampa.
Scott Gattis has been named an account executive for Octane Marketing, Clearwater. Gattis was program director for the office of alumni affairs and development at Auburn University, Alabama.
Jennifer Lachtara has been promoted to creative director for Creative Ideas, Tampa. Lachtara was a graphic designer.
The Florida Fertilizer & Agrichemical Association has elected Dave Herndon chairman and David Carson vice chairman. Herndon is Florida district sales manager for Syngenta Crop Protection, Valrico; and Carson is president of Chemical Dynamics Inc., Plant City.
Dianne Jacob has been promoted to vice president of business development for Hardin Construction, Tampa. Jacob was director of business development.
Ray Miller has been named a senior construction manager for the Sereno at Madeira Beach and the Beach Residences on Lido Key for U.S. Tower Division of Taylor Woodrow, St. Petersburg. Miller was a senior project manager for Kraft Construction Co., Sarasota.
Tampa Preparatory School announced the following additions to its board of trustees. Juli Robbins Greenwald, Dr. Jorge Navas, Mike Novello, Mark Rosenthal, Bruce Tigert and Paul Whiting Jr. Also, the following individuals have been named officers: Kim Buchanan, president; Dr. Dimity Carlson, vice president; John H. Rains III, secretary; and Jerry Ford, treasurer. Greenwald is chief financial officer of Bayshore Plastic Surgery, Tampa; Navas is a cardiologist at Clearwater Cardiovascular and Interventional Consultants, Clearwater; Novello is director of the Private School Consultancy in Sarasota; Rosenthal owns MSR Investments, Tampa; Tigert is chief executive of Bayshore Title, Tampa; Whiting is managing director of Seabreeze Holdings, Tampa; Buchanan is chief executive of Black Diamond Capital Corp., Tampa; Carlson is a Clearwater resident; Rains is a lawyer in private practice, Tampa; and Ford is chief executive of Ford & Associates, Tampa.
Edward F. Koren has been elected chairman of the American Bar Association's section of real property, probate and trust law. Koren is a partner and chairman of the law firm of Holland & Knight Private Wealth Services Section, Tampa.
Shelly Mizrahi has been named director of public relations for the Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg. Mizrahi was vice president of marketing and communications for the Florida Council on Economic Education and was an independent event and marketing contractor for Harry Winston, both in Tampa.
The Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Tampa, announced these new members to its board of directors. Dr. Daniel Bertoch, Larry Ellis and Chuck LaMar. Bertoch is a dentist in private practice, Tampa; Ellis is vice president, wealth management adviser for Merrill Lynch's Global Private Client Group, St. Petersburg; and LaMar is general manager of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
Global Imaging Systems Inc., Tampa, has named Mike Moore vice president of finance; Craig Storts treasurer; and Ingrid Donaldson controller. Moore was chief financial officer of Florida Lift Systems, Tampa; Storts was controller; and Donaldson was assistant controller.
Richard L. Andretta has been named vice president, office group, for Grubb & Ellis, Commercial Florida, Tampa. Andretta was an associate in the office group for Cushman & Wakefield of Florida Inc., Tampa.
Karen H. Sullivan has been named office manager for Alliance Exchange Corp. and its subsidiary Blanton Realty, Tampa. Sullivan was vice president of operations for Grubb & Ellis Commercial Florida, Tampa.
Ginger McQuigg has been named branch manager of Prudential Tropical Realty, Countryside. McQuigg was a senior business planner for Management Business Planning Systems, Alexandria, Va.