Stephen M. Cohn has been appointed a partner in Horne, Holmes, Crenshaw & Blake, LLP, Altamonte Springs.


Cuhaci & Peterson, Baldwin Park, has appointed Bill Stewart senior electrical designer; Christian Paulo CAD technician; Lee Murrah project coordinator; Jaison Moras electrical project manager; and Jose Diaz senior mechanical designer.

Boards of Directors

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida Inc. has appointed the following officers for 2012: Chairman, Clint Bullock, Orlando Utilities Commission; Vice-Chairman, Ken McKenna, Dellecker, Wilson, King, McKenna, Ruffier & Sos, LLP; Secretary, Chris D'Orso, Orlando Magic; and Treasurer, Paul Iandoli, New England Financial. New members include: Barbara Drahl, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment; Michael Samuel, BB&T Acquired Asset Group; and Melissa Wiggins, Wiggins US Migration.

Shepherds Hope, Inc. , a faith-based organization of volunteers that provides access to health care for the uninsured, has appointed new board members and officers. Officers include: Chair, Gail Clark Bittman, community volunteer; Immediate Past Chair, Domenic Meffe, Triad Isotopes, Inc.; Chair-Elect, Thad Seymour Jr., Lake Nona Health and Life Sciences; Secretary, Chirag Kabrawala, Baker & Hostetler LLP; and Treasurer, Tammy Tipton, CNL Financial Group Inc. Members include: David Aiken, Global Shared Services, North America, Siemens; Sara R. Brady, Sara Brady Public Relations, Inc.; Karen A. Breakell, Nemours Children's Hospital; Lonnie E. Cahoon III, Health Central; Kari Conley, Orlando Health; David L. Evans, Mateer & Harbert, P.A.; Alice Norsworthy, Universal Orlando; Bickley C. Wilson, community volunteer; and Ralph Zeigler, BTU Capital, LLC.

The Orlando Chapter National Association of Catering Executives has appointed the following officers for 2012: President, Patricia Buchanan, Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa; Vice President, Mary Jo Ross, Rosen College, University of Central Florida; Secretary, Aubrey Gregg, The University Club of Orlando; and Treasurer, Joseph Mahoney, Hospitality Staff.


Kim Siegel has been hired as new business development manager by Schmid Construction, Clermont.

Robert "Bob" Barron has been hired as senior estimator by McCree General Contractors & Architects.

The Henin Group has appointed Fred Colwell operations manager for the Riviera Bella luxury community in DeBary.


Marc Walch has been hired as vice president and client services manager in Brown and Caldwell's Maitland office.


Bob Martin was hired as a home mortgage consultant for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Winter Park.


Patty Hopkins has been appointed systems analyst and programmer for the information technology department at Risk Transfer, Orlando.

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