Names and faces for March 18, 2013

March 18, 2013 

De Soto Square Mall, LLC has named Richard Bedford general manager for its recently acquired mall. Bedford, a longtime resident of Manatee County, brings a wide range of knowledge and experience to the position, including architecture, construction and land planning. Owners of the mall are committed to revitalizing it.

360 Degrees PR & Marketing has hired Lauren Cori as a public relations assistant. A Sarasota native, Cori graduated from Sarasota High in 2010. She was formerly a production editor with a leading magazine company in Daytona Beach. At 360 Degrees, she will assists in all areas, but specialize in graphic design, writing, editing, video editing and social media management.

Dawn Turgeon and Kathleen White have been promoted to the position of vice president, branch manager at IBERIABANK. Turgeon is responsible for the branch at 5310 State Road 64 E., Bradenton, and White will manage the branch at 3323 17th St., Sarasota.

Turgeon began her banking career in 1980 in Maine. She has extensive experience in consumer lending, mortgages and business banking. She relocated to Florida in 2004 and joined IBERIABANK in 2011 as an assistant branch manager. She serves as the treasurer for the Parrish Professionals, a networking group of small businesses in the Parrish community. She is also involved in the Sarasota and Manatee chambers of commerce and the American Cancer Society.

White is a Manatee County native and has been working in the banking profession on Florida's West Coast for more than 30 years. She joined IBERIABANK in 2010 and previously served as the assistant branch manager for IBERIABANK's Tuttle and University Parkway branches. She volunteers with a number of local charities, including Manatee Junior Women's League and the Palma Sola Botanical Gardens in Bradenton. She also served as an ambassador for the Manatee Chamber of Commerce.

Charlene Proeger, of Proeger & Associates Inc., has been reappointed as chairperson for the Standards Committee of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers. She has chaired this committee since 2008. Proeger & Associates provides consultation and care management services to families of older or disabled persons in Manatee and Sarasota counties.

Keller Williams on the Water welcomes its newest associates to its Bradenton office: Linda Rogers,Pam Duggan, Tammy Mendoza, Lora Seddon and Mark Bowman.

New associates in the Sarasota office are Barbara Williams and David Johnson.

"We couldn't be happier to welcome our newcomers to Keller Williams on the Water," said Team Leader DJ Throgmorton. "We are very confident that our talented new agents have what it takes to provide extraordinary client satisfaction and uphold the Keller Williams culture."

Amanda Pasik has joined Glide Interactive as marketing manager.She will be responsible for overseeing and implementing the marketing and public relations efforts of Glide Interactive's local, national and international clients.

Pasik moved from Carlson Studio Marketing, where sheserved as public relations coordinator.

She brings more than three years experience in public rela-tions, social media marketing, online marketingand traditional marketing.

David Quintero, account executive, financial services and investment adviser, has recently earned MetLife's Leaders levelof recognition -- an honor bestowed to MetLife top producers, who exemplify the highest standards of personal integrity, professionalism and customer service across the company.

Quintero has workedin the financial servicesindustry for 24 years, and recently celebrated his21st anniversary with MetLife.

During his career at MetLife, he has achieved Leader's recognition 12 times.

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