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Appointments at Kelley Kronenberg and Northwestern Mutual highlight this week's Tampa Bay business Movers & Shakers


Law firm Kelley Kronenberg announced that Adam J. Hardman and Travis A. Harvey have been elevated from attorneys to partners in the firm's Tampa office. Hardman focuses his practice on Mortgage Banking and Lending Services, primarily involving mortgage foreclosure litigation. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration, magna cum laude, from Malone University and his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law. Harvey focuses his practice on Mortgage Banking and Lending Services. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from High Point University and his Juris Doctor Degree from Stetson University College of Law.

Financial services

Northwestern Mutual promoted West Shore office district director Nikki Stokes to managing director of a new office in New Tampa. Stokes will start with more than a dozen advisors at the new office at 8800 Grand Oak Circle, with plans to add another dozen in the coming year. The daughter of Grammy-nominated University of South Florida jazz professor and composer Chuck Owen, Stokes grew up in the bay area and graduated from USF. with a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's in public health.


HNTB Corp. announced 60 new officer appointments firmwide, including three in the company's Tampa office: Eric Saggars, senior project manager, to vice president; Steven Johnson, senior project manager, to associate vice president; and Stephen Novosad, senior project manager, to associate vice president. HNTB currently is involved with some of the most high-profile transportation infrastructure projects in Florida, including the Brightline passenger rail service; Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority's Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot; and the Florida Department of Transportation's I-4 improvement project.

Health care

Neurologist Barry L. Leber, MD, has joined BayCare Medical Group. He is accepting new patients at Morton Plant Neurology, 300 Pinellas St., Clearwater, inside the West entrance of Morton Plant Hospital. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Florida and then completed an internal medicine internship and neurology residency at the University of Florida.

Business services

The Tampa Bay office of CBIZ and MHM P.C. (Mayer Hoffman McCann) announced the promotion of Dana Burton to managing director at CBIZ MHM, LLC and shareholder, MHM. Burton has been with CBIZ and MHM for more than 17 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of South Florida.

Information Technology

IT services provider Vology announced the appointment of Jay Grubbs as vice president of sales. Grubbs earned his master's degree from the University of Colorado and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Colorado State University.

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