On the Move

Hirings and promotions from the Tampa Bay working world

By Dolly Brosan, Times Staff Writer
Published January 13, 2008

Dr. Emmet B. Keeffe

Vice president and chief medical officer, Romark Laboratories L.C.

Dr. Emmet B. Keeffe joins Romark Laboratories L.C., a Tampa biotechnology company, from Stanford University Medical Center, where he was professor of medicine, chief of hepatology and co-director of the liver-transplant program. Keeffe is a past president of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and was chairman of the Subspecialty Board on Gastroenterology for the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a master of the American College of Physicians and a fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association.

Joseph Caballero

Managing director, Mortgage Contracting Services

Joseph Caballero joins Mortgage Contracting Services, a Tampa provider of property preservation and inspection services to the mortgage industry, as managing director for the company's new Mortgage Contracting Services Asset Management division. Most recently, Caballero was CEO and president of Bank of St. Petersburg. He also has been senior vice president of Bank of America's Financial Strategies Group. Caballero is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and is on the board of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation and Hospital.

Timothy Hancock

Executive vice president and senior lender, Superior Bank

Timothy Hancock joins the Tampa region of Superior Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tampa's Superior Bancorp, from SunTrust Bank, where he was a member of the commercial lending group. Previously, Hancock was regional manager of private banking for the Tampa area for the former SouthTrust Bank. Hancock, who earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Florida, is chairman of the board for Florida International Museum in St. Petersburg and is treasurer of Pi Kappa Phi Properties Inc.


Robert Communications, Tampa, announces these appointments:Sarah Tildsley, principal; Dan McLean, account executive; and Heather Lajoie, production coordinator. Tildsley is creative director; McLean was the owner of DEM Communications, Tampa; Lajoie is a recent graduate of the University of South Florida with a bachelor's degree in advertising.

Credit unions

Grow Financial Credit Union, Tampa, announces these promotions:Lorraine Randolph, vice president/consumer lending, and Susan L. Martin, assistant vice president/area executive. Randolph was assistant vice president/area executive; and Martin was market manager for the Bloomingdale branch in Brandon.


Oak Hill Hospital, Spring Hill, announces these promotions and appointments. Promotions: Brett Perkins, West Florida director of contracting and supplier diversity; and Kelly Wilson, senior practice manager for corporate health information management services. Appointments: Linda Ravenhorst, registered nurse, enterostomal therapist; and Heather Yount,Star Associate of the Year. Perkins was supply chain director and clinical resource manager; Wilson was director of health information management, director of communications and case management director; and Yount is charge nurse of endoscopy.

JSA Healthcare Corp., St. Petersburg, announces these appointments:Kimberly Williams, case manager, JSA Medical Group Sheldon, Tampa; Dr. Roger Billman, associate medical director, JSA Healthcare Corp., St. Petersburg; Monica Moses, center administrator, JSA Medical Group, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St., St. Petersburg; Gayle Zeno, center support manager, JSA Healthcare Corp., St. Petersburg; Maureen Parker, affiliate case manager, JSA HealthcareCorp., St. Petersburg; Mike Kolwicz, systems administrator; and Tina Chadwick, center administrator, has transferred from JSA Medical Group, Clearwater to JSA Medical Group, Port Richey. Williams was RN lead activator at Advanced Diabetic Treatment Centers, Boca Raton; Billman was vice president of clinical programs at Premier; Moses was client services supervisor at Interim Healthcare, Tampa; Zeno was director of licensure and certification at RehabCare Group East Inc., Tampa; Parker was director of medical management at Citrus Health Care, Tampa; and Kolwicz was senior IS specialist.


Mary Quinlan received the James M. "Red" McEwen Memorial Award. Given by the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the award recognizes service to the bar and the community. Quinlan is a shareholder and practices in the areas of commercial real estate transactions, leasing and financing at Trenam Kemker, Tampa.

Management consultants

Dr. Richard Gerson received an organizational performance and learning award from the American Society for Training and Development. Gerson was recognized for developing a series of performance-based leadership development programs. Gerson is president of Gerson Goodson Inc., a management consulting and training and development firm, Clearwater.


Susan Casper has been named vice president for finance and operations at the Tampa Bay History Center, Tampa. Casper was chief financial officer at Lykes Bros. Inc.

Dr. Ronald L. Vaughn is the recipient of the H.L. Culbreath Profile in Leadership Award. Given by Leadership Tampa Alumni, the award recognizes leadership involvement in the civic, cultural, economic, charitable, recreational or educational areas. Vaughn is president of the University of Tampa.

Suncoast Center for Community Mental Health Inc., St. Petersburg, announces these appointments to its board:George J. Matz, chairman; Stephan Freeman, vice chairman; and Sara Nicholson, secretary/treasurer. Matz is private investor and lives in Pinellas Park; Freeman is a partner at Freeman & Freeman, St. Petersburg; and Nicholson is a financial adviser at Citigroup Smith Barney, St. Petersburg.


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