10/4: Progressions, promotions in Central Florida


Bill Stalker


was appointed vice president and market executive for First National Bank of Central Florida's office in

Winter Park


Vanessa Siefcak

was appointed vice president and business banker of BankUnited in



Boards of Directors

Jean Seawright

was appointed to the governing board of AthenaPowerLink at

Rollins College


Daniel O'Keefe

, shareholder of Moore Stephens Lovelace P.A., has been elected to serve as vice chair on the Foundation for Seminole State College board of directors.


ACE Mentor Program of Central Florida 2010-2011 officers are

Charlie Barnard

, operations manager for Hensel Phelps Construction Co., as chairman;

Trudi Larson

, president of Central Florida Builders Exchange, as secretary;

Judy D'Angelo

, controller with Matern Professional Engineering, as treasurer. Directors are

Nathan Butler

, principal with C.T. Hsu + Associates;

Mark Jackson

, senior vice president at Lykes Insurance;

Sylvia Pond,

Seminole County

School Board member;

Cindy McCree-Bodine

, vice president of human resources of McCree General Contractors & Architects; and

Elaine Ingra

, president of PR Works.


Lee Foster

was hired as a senior home mortgage consultant at

Wells Fargo

Home Mortgage in Winter Park.

Michael E. Brodsky


William B. Paynter III

have been hired as financial advisors and vice presidents at the Orlando office of

Ameriprise Financial

Services Inc.

Geoffrey M. Rhines

was appointed senior vice president, financial advisor at the Winter Park branch of Robert W. Baird & Co.

Health care

Orthopaedic surgeon

Raymund Woo

recently joined the

Walt Disney

Pavilion at

Florida Hospital

for Children as the medical director of the pediatric orthopaedic program. Also new at the center is


James M. Kerpsack

specializing in pediatric orthopaedic care in sports medicine.


Halla F. Shami


Christopher R. Savage

have joined The Ear, Nose and Throat Surgical Associates with offices in Winter Park,

Altamonte Springs

and Orlando.

Stephanie Norris

, local dietitian and

Valencia Community College

professor, has been elected President-elect of the


Dietetic Association.


Heather Hoffman

was appointed director of food and beverage, John Sexton as executive chef and Michael Ha as sushi chef at


Resort in Orlando.

Shawna Poppell

was appointed area director of revenue management for Benchmark Hospitality International's Villas of Grand Cypress in Orlando and Marenas Resort, in

Sunny Isles

Beach, north of




Michael Seifollahi

was hired web and media developer for Purple, Rock, Scissors in Orlando.


Johnny Vickers

was hired at LMG Inc. as an account executive in the firm's Orlando headquarters.

Lori C. Booker

, chief executive officer of CBR Public Relations in


, was elected to the chief executive program of Vistage Florida.

Ron Lindsay

was appointed account executive for Comprehensive Energy Services, Inc., Engineered Systems Group in Orlando.


Bob O'Malley

, resident vice president for CSX Transportation, was awarded the Frank R. Stansberry Ethics Award by the Public Relations Society of America's Orlando Regional Chapter.


Tom Wannen

of HuntonBrady Architects in Orlando and his wife, interior designer

Mandy Wannen

of Ramski & Co. in Orlando, together won first place in the Florida Foundation for Architecture Design Competition with a prototype health-care clinic for the homeless.

Life Care Centers of America honored

Darelyn Talbott

, division controller for its Southeast Division, with the divisional President's Award.

Glenda Gunter

, an associate professor in the

University of Central Florida

's College of Education, was selected for the 2010 Sloan-C Award for Excellence in Online Teaching, given by the Sloan Consortium.

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