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Julie DeStefano has been named customer service manager at Tampa International Jet Center, Tampa. DeStefano was marketing program manager at Piper Aircraft, Vero Beach.


Vijay Krishnan has been promoted to director of consulting services at Ultramatics Inc., Tampa. Krishnan was director of operations.


Phillip Locke has been named a project manager for the water/wastewater department at Ash Engineering Inc., Tampa. Locke was a senior project engineer at MHW Americas Inc., Tampa.

Ann M. Schiola has been named director, corporate marketing, at TBE Group, Clearwater. Schiola was marketing manager/consultant at Carter & Burgess, Fort Worth, Texas.


Fowler White Boggs Banker, Tampa, announces that Joseph K. Lopez has been elected to the board of directors and John D. Emmanuel has been re-elected to board of directors. Lopez is a shareholder and member of the firm's general trial practice group; and Emmanuel is a shareholder and member of the commercial litigation practice and bankruptcy/creditor's rights groups.

Ruth Barnes Kinsolving has been elected to the board of directors of the Hillsborough County Bar Foundation. Kinsolving is a shareholder and practices in the areas of general commercial real estate law at the law firm of Carlton Fields, Tampa.

Sean K. McQuaid has been named a shareholder at the law firm of Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & Wein PA, St. Petersburg. McQuaid will continue to practice in the areas of criminal law and civil litigation.


The Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County announces the election of its board of directors for 2006. New members are Dr. Larry Carey, Joan Boles, Bonnie Christiano, Christine Long, Julianne A. Holt, Patricia J. Langford, Karen McKinney, Roxanne Amoroso, Colleen Fitzgerald, Sharon West, Linda Oberhaus, Lisa DeVitto, Dianne Zambito, Christine Burdick and Carol Griffiths. Carey is deputy chief of staff and associate chief of staff for education at James A. Haley VA Medical Center, Tampa; Boles is deputy director of Bay Area Legal Services, Tampa; Christiano is executive director of the Alpha House, Tampa; Long is senior director of programs at Metropolitan Ministries, Tampa; Holt is a Hillsborough County public defender, 13th Judicial Circuit, Tampa; Langford is a community representative and resident of Tampa; McKinney is corporate communications director at McKibbon Hotel Management, Tampa; Amoroso is vice president/community development banking at Bank of America, Tampa; Fitzgerald is a lawyer at GrayRobinson, Tampa; West is manager at the city of Tampa Housing and Community Development; Oberhaus is executive director at the Spring of Tampa Bay Inc., Tampa; DeVitto is director of public policy and advocacy at the Children's Board of Hillsborough County, Tampa; Zambito is independent living coordinator at Hillsborough's Kid's Inc., Tampa; Burdick is president of the Tampa Downtown Partnership; and Griffiths is clinical coordinator at the Homeless Women's Veterans Program, Veterans Administration, VA Healthcare for the Homeless Tampa.


Darrell Jobman has been named editor-in-chief at, Tampa. Jobman was editor-in-chief at Futures magazine.

Kathy Ann Perry has been named regional sales director at ACS Connect Inc., Brandon. Perry was vice president of sales and marketing at CyberShield Networks, Largo.

John Stanton has been named chief executive and president at EarthFirst Technologies, Tampa. Stanton was chairman of the board.