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Dalí Museum hires St. Pete firm for PR services

Paradise Advertising, Digital & Entertainment, St. Petersburg, announced it has been retained by The Dalí Museum for public relations services. It also announced the promotions of Patoka Coté, Patrick Harrison and Rudy Webb to vice president positions.

Law chosen to lead Florida Council of 100

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Fowler White Boggs announced Rhea F. Law has been appointed as chairwoman of the Florida Council of 100, a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of business leaders that exists to promote the economic growth of Florida and improve the economic well being and quality of life of its citizenry.

Property group picks Kromer as managing broker

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group announced John Kromer has been named managing broker of the firm’s South Tampa office.

Postma president-elect of ambulance association

Paramedics Plus, Clearwater, announced Mark Postma, vice president of Paramedics Plus and chief operating officer of Sunstar Paramedics, has been selected as president-elect of the American Ambulance Association (AAA).

Chinnici-Everitt made regional administrator

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. announced the appointment of Marie Chinnici- Everitt, managing director and chief marketing officer, as regional administrative manager of DTCC’s Tampa office.

CPA institute gives Alvarez lifetime membership status

José A. Alvarez, managing director of the Tampa Bay firm Alvarez Company PA CPA, has received lifetime membership status from the Florida Institute of CPAs.

Clothing company Trendsetter opens in Ybor

Trendsetter, a new clothing company led by Chief Executive Officer Jose Almanzar and Chief Operating Officer Cesar Hernandez, opened at the Creative Loafing Space, Ybor City, 1911 N. 13th St.

Jordan joins Murray, Morin; to focus on civil defense

Tamara C. Jordan has joined the Tampa office of Murray, Morin & Herman PA. Jordan’s practice will focus in civil defense, including negligence, premises liability, wrongful death, construction litigation as well as general liability, coverage and first party-property claims.

Kuster new Cornerstone chief, executive officer HSNi

Interactive multichannel retailer HSN Inc., St. Petersburg, named Jeffrey Kuster as president of Cornerstone and executive officer of HSNi.

Tampa electronics firm adds to distribution

Dow Electronics, a Custom Integration distributor in the Southeast, announced it has reached an agreement to distribute Lutron’s Caséta and Sivoia QS Triathlon line of products throughout its nine-state territory. Dow is headquartered in Tampa with five locations.

Giery, Menendez join public affairs group

Strategos Group, a national public affairs based in Tampa, announced Adam Giery and Jon Menendez have joined the firm as public affairs principals.

Home design store opens in Seminole Heights

Christopher Wayne Home, a new home design store, has opened in Seminole Heights at 6500 N. Florida Ave., Suite D.

Miller named store manager of TD Bank location

TD Bank has named Joseph B. Miller as store manager of the Westshore location at 4202 W. Kennedy Blvd.

Wilcox new service manager at Progressive Air Systems

Progressive Air Systems Inc., Port Richey, announced Tom Wilcox has joined the company as the new service manager.

Stetson law students named best advocates

Stetson University College of Law students were named best advocates at the 13th annual National Civil Trial Competition. Stetson’s team of Chad Florin, Daniel Miles, Candice Rojas and Lisa Ungerbuehler placed second in the competition. Rojas was named Best Advocate in the final round and Miles was named Best Advocate in the preliminary round. Stetson has campuses in Gulfport and Tampa.

WUSF hires Mitchell as fundraising producer

WUSF Public Media, Tampa, announced Tracy Mitchell has joined the station as fundraising producer.

Lions honor Taylor for advocacy, philanthropy

Tampa Premier Eye Care President and CEO Lorna Taylor was awarded the distinguished Light of Sight Award from the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research in honor of her advocacy and philanthropy.

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