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FieldStone Landscape welcomes Reynolds

FieldStone Landscape Services, Clearwater, hired Rose Reynolds as the new Business Development Assistant.

Leidel rejoins Kerkering, Barberio

Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, Sarasota, announced Brian Leidel has rejoined the firm as a tax manager. He will serve clients from their Tampa and Sarasota locations.

Ward earns young lawyers award

Laura Ward, a commercial litigator in DLA Piper’s Tampa office, was honored with the 2014 Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Service Award.

Glewen garners humanitarian award

Candace Glewen, senior vice president and senior commercial banker at Synovus Bank of Florida, St. Petersburg, was recently honored by the Community Service Council of West Pasco with their 2013 Humanitarian of the Year award.

Professional Services appoints Guisinger

Professional Services Industry announced the appointment of Amy Guisinger, PE, as a principal consultant for its Geotechnical Engineering service line. Guisinger will be based in the Tampa operations office.

Synovus announces Leaders Circle Awards

Synovus Bank of Florida, a division of Synovus Bank, announced the recipients of its 2013 Leaders Circle Awards that honor team members for overall contribution and sales excellence. Retail Branch Managers: Karen Hilton, vice president/branch manager, Oldsmar; Judy Lawrence, vice president/branch manager, Venice; Jorge J. Pagan, vice president/branch manager, State Road 70 and West Manatee Offices, Bradenton; Business Banker: Ryan Riley, vice president/senior business banker, Hillsborough; Aaron Sherwood, vice president/senior business banker, North Pinellas; Commercial Banker: Terri Boyle, senior vice president/Commercial Banker, St. Petersburg.

Lazydays, fair authority team up

Lazydays, the RV Authority, announced a year-round, multiyear partnership with the Florida State Fair Authority.

Credit union gets new name, logo, website

Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union announced a name change to Suncoast Credit Union, a new logo, website and Twitter account.

Two companies join forces with ICE

Two Tampa-based government consulting companies, Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting Inc. and EKS Group LLC, have partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to become the latest employers to be certified by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s employment compliance program called IMAGE. The IMAGE program ensures legal, authorized workforce.

Gabrielse earns senior specialist designation

Patricia (Patti) Gabrielse of Florida Suncoast Realty, New Port Richey, was awarded the Senior Real Estate Specialist designation by the National Association of Realtors.

Kerkering, Barberio has new Tampa office

Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, announced its new Tampa location at 405 N. Reo Street, Suite 200.

Kadow is treasurer of restaurant board

Tampa restaurant industry leader Joe Kadow has been named treasurer of the National Restaurant Association’s Board of Directors.

Windstorm recognizes Charles, Rick Tutwiler

Charles R. “Dick” Tutwiler, president of Tampa-based Tutwiler & Associates, was named a Windstorm Insurance Network Fellow, and his son, public adjuster Rick Tutwiler, was named a Windstorm Insurance Network Associate.

DTZ names Sampson, Esposito senior VPs

DTZ, a global property services firm, has announced the appointment of Russ S. Sampson and John P. Esposito as senior vice presidents in its Tampa Bay office at 4301 W. Boy Scout Boulevard.

Nova appoints Forgey program director

Fred Forgey, Ph.D., has been appointed director for the Master of Science in Real Estate Development Program at Nova Southeastern University. NSU’s main campus is in Fort Lauderdale, but the university also has campuses throughout Florida, including in Tampa.

Edwards selected for Legal Advisory Council

Bill Edwards, of counsel in the Tampa office of the statewide law firm Broad and Cassel, has been selected to join the Legal Advisory Council for the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations.

Fitzjohn is director at Bloomin’ Brands

Bloomin’ Brands Inc., Tampa, announced David R. Fitzjohn was appointed a director of the company and will serve on the Compensation Committee. In addition, J. Michael Chu, a member of the Board of Directors, has resigned his position.

Calhoun to chair marketing group

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt’s senior communications manager, Christina Calhoun, was elected to serve as chair of the Legal Marketing Association’s Tampa Bay City Group.

Nickens, Wilson earn HVACR certifications

Everest University in Tampa announced instructors William Nickens and Harley James Wilson have earned the title of Certified Master HVACR Educator.

WellCare taps Hauser as senior VP, CIO

WellCare Health Plans Inc., Tampa, announced Rose Hauser has been named the company’s senior vice president and chief information officer.

Reynolds joins FieldStone Landscape

Rose Reynolds has joined FieldStone Landscape Services, St. Petersburg, as business development assistant.

Matrix named Large Business of the Year

Matrix Medical Network, Clearwater, has been named the 2014 Large Business of the Year by the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Fish Window Cleaning opens in Dunedin

Fish Window Cleaning opened a new franchise location at 755 Main St., Ste. A, Dunedin.

Superior Uniform names Siegel a director

Superior Uniform Group, Seminole, announced Todd E. Siegel has been appointed by the Board of Directors to be a director of the company.

Gordon is new director for Creative Pinellas

Mitzi Gordon has been selected as executive director for Creative Pinellas.

Gulfcoast Legal Services taps officers

Gulfcoast Legal Services announced John Dubrule, Director of Litigation and Training for GLS, is now interim executive director. The 2014 president is Ramon Carrion, the vice president is William H. Weller, and secretary is Roberta K. Flowers.

Gower-Waldridge named board member

Katie Gower-Waldridge, director of business development with Ed Taylor Construction, has been selected to serve on the 2014 board of directors for Commercial Real Estate Women Tampa Bay.

Community Health opens Clearwater site

Community Health Centers of Pinellas Inc. opened its seventh location in the High Point neighborhood of Clearwater at 2960 Roosevelt Blvd.

Sarnoff joins LinktoEXPERT

Tina Sarnoff, CAMS, CFCS, Consultant with BD Advisor Consultants, Inc., joined LinktoEXPERT, Clearwater, as Relationship Manager.

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