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Promotions and new hires in the bay area.

By Times Staff
Published April 10, 2006


Nancy Gordon has been named vice president, commercial lender at Bay Cities Bank's Carrollwood office. Gordon was a commercial lender with Colonial Bank, Tampa.

Sean Reidy has been promoted to vice president in the retail line of business at SunTrust Bank, Tampa. Reidy was branch manager for SunTrust's County Road 1 office, Palm Harbor.


Lisa A. Honnold has been promoted to senior vice president and controller at Walter Industries Inc., Tampa. Honnold was vice president of corporate accounting.


Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. George H. Canizares has been inducted as a fellow to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Canizares specializes in sports medicine at All Florida Orthopaedic Associates, St. Petersburg.


Rick Lennerth has been named senior vice president at M.E. Wilson Company Inc., Tampa. Lennerth was business development manager at Marsh USA, Tampa.


Andrew G. Diaz has been elected vice chairman of the Hillsborough County Civil Service Board, an appointment approved by Governor Jeb Bush. Diaz is a partner and practices in the areas of eminent domain and property rights at the law firm of Gaylord Merlin Ludovici Diaz & Bain, Tampa


Cardiologist Dr. Geetha Bhat has joined the staff at LifeLink HealthCare Institute, Tampa. Dr. Bhat was director of the heart failure and cardiac transplant center at Jewish Hospital, Louisville and Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville, Ky.


Jay Adams has been named an account executive at Paetec Communications Inc. Tampa. Adams was an account executive at FDN Communications, Tampa.


David Plowman has been named training director at Prudential Tropical Realty, Trinity. Plowman was a branch manager at Signature Realty Associates, Valrico.


PEAK Connections Inc., Clearwater, announces these appointments. Laura Gabrelcik has been named print recruitment manager; and Robert Givens has been named client services manager. Gabrelcik was director of advertising at the Tampa Bay Business Journal, Tampa; and Givens was an account executive and sales trainer at BSA Advertising, Tampa.


James R. Frauen has been promoted to generating station unit 3 project director at Seminole Electric Cooperative Inc., Tampa. Frauen was manager of environmental affairs.

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