By SUZANNE SCRUGGS
© St. Petersburg Times, published April 11, 2001
The Westshore Midday Business & Professional Women will meet Thursday at noon at the Centre Club, 123 S West Shore Blvd. in Tampa. A program on workplace legal issues will be presented by lawyer Catherine Real. The cost is $20. Call Donna Carrillo at (813) 930-9005.
The Tampa Bay Area Relocation Council will hold a meeting Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the University Village Retirement Center, 12401 N 22nd St. in Tampa. The featured speaker is Drema Howard, Ph.D., director of the Career Center at USF. She will discuss "How Employers Can Use Career Center Services." The cost is $35 at the door. Call (813) 985-6000, ext. 223.
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter is hosting a seminar Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Morgan Stanley (Wyndham Westshore Hotel), 4830 W Kennedy Blvd., Suite 200, in Tampa. The topic of the educational seminar is "Smart Women Finish Rich." The guest speakers will be Courtney Takacs and Pam Rasmussen, financial advisers. Call Courtney Takacs at (813) 286-5673.
Southern Power & Controls announces the addition of Kevin Ratliff as the new engineering manager. Ratliff, a licensed professional engineer, heads the company's new engineering entity, Southern Power & Engineering, LLC. He will oversee project design and development for established and new clients. He has 13 years of electrical engineering experience.
Leslie G. Johnson, CFP, a financial representative at Northwestern Mutual Financial Network in Tampa, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards to use CFP, Certified Financial Planner, in accordance with Board certification and renewal requirements. The CFP Board is a non-profit professional regulatory organization founded in 1985 to benefit the public by fostering professional standards in personal financial planning. Johnson received an MBA from the University of Chicago, majoring in finance, and a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute announces two new promotions: Karen Fields, M.D., has been promoted to the position of chief of medicine. Fields is the program leader of the blood and marrow transplantation unit, and the medical director of affiliations and referring physicians. John Greene, M.D., has been promoted to chair of the interdisciplinary oncology program education committee. Greene is currently an associate professor of oncology and medicine, and section chief of the division of infectious and tropical diseases.
Butler Burnette Pappas law firm announces that Lisa A. Oonk, Charles F. Reynolds II and Scott J. Frank have become partners in the firm. Oonk specializes in insurance coverage litigation, and Reynolds specializes in casualty insurance defense. Frank practices in the firm's Miami office and specializes in subrogation and class-action matters.
Edward J. Carbone has joined the Tampa office of the Pittsburgh-based Buchanan Ingersoll law firm. Carbone's practice is focused on medical malpractice defense, nursing home defense and general tort defense. He will practice in the litigation group.
Marimark Corp. announces that Micah Gaudio has joined the company as senior account manager for creative services. The company offers customer relationship management and marketing services to clients in pharmaceuticals, electronics manufacturing, health care, entertainment and consumer products.
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