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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 73

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Monday, September 13, 1999
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.20 THE PALM BEACH POST SEPTEMBER 13, 1999 v.-' ""0 NEWSTTJCERS business development. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services, ment banking, and new business development sectors. Pat E. O'Meara has been named se : 1 Awards J U M&rray J. Green, vice president station development for Raycom Media and vice presidentgeneral manager at WFLX-Fox 29, has been selected to be one of five national Star Award Recipients at the American Women in Radio and Television National Convention. The award recognizes individuals and companies who have demonstrated sensitivity and commitment to the issues and concerns of omen in radio, television and ca-Ble. He won in the Individual-Television category. nior advance ment officer for Northwood Uni versity, West Pam Beach. She 1 v j iq 9 cfraHnato nf I 1 1 " Miles I -ft m Ay Gordon V 7 BOB SHANLEYStatf Photographer Surrounded by her work, Laura Clinton is helping to direct the renovation of the Sheraton Boca Raton Hotel's 189 guest rooms, and more. Banking Dennis Gordon has been named branch sales manager for Fidelity Federal Savings Bank of Florida's new supermarket branch in the Winn-Dixie Marketplace at Callery Judge Groves Plaza in Loxa-hatchee. He has been with the bank for nearly one year. Larry D. Miles has been named a retail loan officer for Sterling Bank's new corporate headquarters at 1189 Hypoluxo Road, Lantana. He was with another financial company as a loan officer. Financial Rachlln Cohen & Holtz has announced two appointments: Jeanne P. Ralickl passed the Certl-.'fled Senior Advisor exam given by the Society of Certified Senior Advisors. She is with the Eldercare Consulting Group in its Stuart office. Patrick B. Conner, passed the Cer Recent Accomplishments: Clinton was named the director of salesmarketing for the Sheraton Boca Raton Hotel, which is undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation in its quest to become a top business hotel and garner a AAA four-diamond rating. Clinton is helping direct the renovation, which includes refurbishing the 189 guest rooms top to bottom "right down to the light switches," adding a coffee shop, expanding the fitness center, (which is now open 24 hours a day), adding a 10-foot waterfall to the lobby and an 8 to 10 person whirlpool in the pool area and adding four "state-of-the art" boardrooms. linsville, Mo., in suburban St Louis. Education: Bachelor's in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Missouri. Age: 34 Personal: Married. Hobbies: "I enjoy cooking and reading cookbooks. I like to experiment with making appetizers. I'm also trying to take up golfing with my husband." Career highlight: I enjoy being in the industry. It's very fulfilling and gratifying. I like seeing a function through from start to finish. It's great knowing you've created a memorable event for someone." Quote: "Make it happen." Linda Haase Moving Up Laura Clinton Director of SalesMarketing Sheraton Boca Raton Hotel Boca Raton The work, which hotel officials hope will be finished by the end of the month, will cost at least $4.5 million. The hotel, is changing its focus and is targeting business and corporate clientele. Clinton is also responsible for overseeing the sales, catering and marketing departments of the five-story hotel. She is the former director of sales at the Holiday Inn Col- Southern Meth- 0 Meara odist University and Nova Southeastern University. Thomas E. Good has been named director of operations for World Health Emergency Medical Fund Inc., West Palm Beach. He was chief of property and distribution division for the Veteran's Administration in California. Technology 186K, a Boca Raton-based technology firm and hosting facility, announced three new hires: Richard Block, named chief information officer. He brings with him experience in network development and design as well as expert skills in managing information technology professionals. Jennifer Tomazin, named director of Mid-Atlantic Business Development. She has been involved in sales and development of commercial and residential properties for the past 20 years. Mark Neppl, named director of Southeast Business Development. He has more than 10 years' marketing and sales experience in the information system industry. Juliet Keane and Nick Pettola, Web engineers, have received their certifications to become Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers I (MCSE Internet). This honor qualifies information technology professionals to enhance, deploy and manage sophisticated intranet and Internet solutions, and manage and analyze Web sites. Sensormatlc Electronics Corp., Boca Raton, has announced two appointments: Dan Cremlns, promoted to product manager of switcher systems. He has been with Sensormatic's American Dynamics product line for the past six years, where prior to this he was the supervisor for applications engineering. He is a graduate of Manhattan College. Larry Wanvlg, appointed a manager of system salesapplications engineer for the company's Video Products Division. He was the national sales manager for Vision Research and prior to that he was with Sensormatic's American Dynamics product line for 11 years as an applications manager. He is a graduate of Rockland College. tified Public Ac-1 """""""'""I countants exam. He is now able to use the designa tion CPA, and is with the Stuart office. Armando Castro Palm Beach office of Edwards & Angell since 1995, has been named a partner of the firm. He is has been named l T LI vice president of I a transactional lawyer with particular expertise Inns of Court LIV, the Palm Beach County Chapter of the American Inns of Court. He is a shareholder of Arthur G. Wroble, West Palm Beach. Mary A. Hofford has ininori the Rpal in commercial re al estate transactions and gradu Nursing of the University of Kentucky. Miscellaneous WFLX-Fox 29, West Palm Beach, has announced two appointments: Abby Rosenthal, named an account manager for the sales team. She comes to the station from Miami where she had many years of sales and sales management experience in radio. Cory Jackson, named an account manager for the sales team. He comes to the station from WFXP-FOX 66 in Erie, Pa. Arl Slgal has been named the new the International Castro Wealth Management Division of the ' Boca Raton based Barry Financial Group Inc. He is a graduate of the University of Miami. Karen L. Hooks, director of the School of Accounting at Florida Atlantic University, has been named the 1999 Outstanding Educator by the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She was recognized ated from the University of Ken FttatP and Rusi- Hofford tucky. A. Clark Cone, se LA J. L J ness Department of Watterson, Hyland & Klett, Palm Beach Gardens. She is a graduate of Stetson University. John R. Sheppard has been hired as an associate for the West Palm for her commit . ment to teaching nior partner or Qone The Cone Law Firm, West Palm Beach, and a member of the board of directors of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, was re-elected by the board of excellence and Beach office of Becker & Polla- I mlmf "V I contributions to the accounting koff. He is a grad-1 j w ,r j uate of the Uni versity of Florida. if M '" profession. Rob Havins has iieen named manager for the health care consulting group of ! head reference librarian for the Delray Beach Public Library. He has more than 15 years of experience in research and library science. John Underwood hac ininoH ran. directors of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers as one of three state delegates to represent Florida in the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Arthur G. Wroble ' ' h J' H J ', f J Medical Gay A. Barnes was named vice president of operations Havins Proctor, Crook & Crowder, Stuart. He graduated from Midwestern State University. at Hospice By The Bames Sea, Boca Raton. She graduated from Miami University, Ohio, and the Kings Daughters' .School of stone Studio, a Underwood Boca Raton-based design and advertising firms as vice president for was elected pres- Wroble , .identof Craig S. Barnard American Law Gregory E. Young, resident, in tha Cremlns Wanvlg 4

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