Names and Faces, Nov. 18, 2013

November 18, 2013 

Tracy Eisnaugle has been named director of marketing for Premier Sotheby's International Realty, Sarasota/Tampa Region. The Sarasota/Tampa region includes four offices in Sarasota, as well as offices in Clearwater and Tampa.

Eisnaugle previously served as the listing coordinator for The Schemmel Property Group, which received the firm's top-producing team award for 2012. Eisnaugle holds a degree in Interior Design from Florida State University and, prior to embarking on her career in real estate, she spent years as a successful designer in Sarasota working in high-end residential design, model merchandising, and managing a design center for Lee Wetherington Homes. A native of Ohio who moved to Sarasota three decades ago, Eisnaugle has an intimate knowledge of the housing market. She is the author of "Moving to Sarasota: The Un-Tourist Guide." Eisnaugle is an active community member, serving as a member of The Junior League of Sarasota, member of The Young Professionals Group, past board member for JOY, volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, and committee member for The New College Library Fund, Children's First and The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., announced attorneys Michelle Lajoie Hermey and Brendan A. McQuaid have recently received their board certifications from The Florida Bar, giving the firm the distinction that all ten of its attorneys are board certified. The firm also includes attorneys James O. Fergeson, Jr., J. Ronald Skipper, E. Ralph Tirabassi, Richard R. Gans, David S. Maglich, Douglas R. Bald, Matthew B. Mayper, and J. Allison Archbold.

Hermey is board certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in real estate law, and her areas of practice include administrative law, banking and finance law, land use and zoning, and real estate law. She received her J.D. from Stetson University College of Law in 2006. She is a member of the Sarasota County Bar Association, the Women's Council of Realtors, and the Sarasota County Board of Realtors.

McQuaid is board certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in business litigation law, and some of his areas of practice include banking and finance law, business and commercial law, construction law, real estate law, litigation and appeals, and securities law. He received his J.D. Cum Laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 2005. He is a member of the Sarasota County Bar Association.

Christopher Wailand, of Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, has been awarded the Accredited in Business Valuation credential by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The ABV is granted exclusively to CPAs and represents an individual who has passed an extensive written exam to become a preferred business valuation professional.

Amanda C. Smith has joined the law firm of Blalock Walters, P.A. Smith is an associate in the firm's business litigation services group where she assists with pre-trial motions, discovery and business litigation matters. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where she was notes and comments editor for The Florida Law Review and received six book awards. Smith is on the board of directors of the Young Lawyers Division of the Manatee County Bar Association; the Education Committee of the Young Lawyers Division of the Sarasota County Bar Association; a member of Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance; a member of Manatee Young Professionals; and a member of the Manatee Chapter of Florida Association for Women Lawyers.

Leslie Wells Realty top listing agent for the month of October was Madison Wells White. The top selling agents in October were Tiffney Mosley, Donna Wilcox and Lisa Zimring.

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