Steve Appel has been appointed managing partner for KPMG LLP in Orlando.
Shepherd's Hope Inc. recently elected 2010 board members and officers including: Domenic Meffe, chief executive officer of Triad Isotopes Inc. as chairman of the board; Gail Clark-Bittman, community colunteer as chair elect; Gregory Ohe, senior vice president of Health Central Hospital as board secretary; Tammy Tipton, chief accounting officer of CNL Financial Group Inc. as treasurer; and Ted Hamilton, vice president of medical missions at Adventist Health System as immedfiate past chair. Board members include: Jay Falk, vice president of medical education at Orlando Health; Chirag Kabrawala of Latham, Shuker, Eden & Beaudine; Becky Moroose, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Central Florida Medical School; and Thad Seymour, Jr., vice president and general manager of Health and Life Sciences, Lake Nona.
Manning Pynn, formerly public editor of the Orlando Sentinel, has been elected vice chair of the board of Carroll McKenney Foundation for Public Media Inc.
Incoming board members for the Track Shack Foundation include; C. Tatjana Chenoweth of Rollins College; Charline Gauthier of Interwest Partners, Life Sciences; Alan Lawson of the Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal; and Joel Remigo with the Homeless Services Network of Central Florida.
Trey Nobles has been promoted to assistant district manager for PCL Construction Services Inc.
Will Lenihan has been hired as vice presiden of business development for RL Haines General Contractor in Orlando.
Ted Bradford has been appointed senior vice president/chief lending officer of First National Bank of Central Florida.
Julie Kleffel has been promoted to executive vice president and commercial sales leader at BankFIRST in Winter Garden.
Sharon Thornton has been promoted to vice president and client relationship manager for BankFIRST's Goldenrod center.
Priscila Martins has joined The Brodsky-Paynter Group in Winter Park as a financial advisor.
Paul Sexton has joined HREC's Orlando office as vice president.
Johnny Narcisse recently joined Realty Executives Central Florida as a sales executive in the Dr. Phillip office.
Jean Hanson has been appointed association controller of Melrose-Sovereign Co. in Orlando.
David Cassavant has been appointed facilities director of Emerson International in Altamonte Springs.
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