William C. Robinson Jr., principal of Blalock Walters, was named to the Leadership Florida, Class XXIX. Robinson is one of a group of people who will represent the Calusa region, which includes Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, Desoto, Highlands and Hardee counties. He is joining a statewide community of leaders engaged in understanding and serving Florida.
Marilyn Sakelaris was Leslie Wells Realty’s top listing agent in September and Patricia Baker was its top sales agent.
Linda McConnell has been hired as vice president, mortgage production manager for Urban Trust Bank. She brings 28 years of lending expertise in all phases of mortgage lending from processing to underwriting. Loan officers Tommy Sorrentino, Larry Zunica and John Evans round out the Sarasota mortgage team.
Fred M. Starling was presented the Insignia Award for the month of October from the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes quality customer service and commitment to the community.
Take Care Private Duty Home Health Care recognizes its caregivers who have received Take Care’s “Caregiver of the Month” recognition: Molly Laub of Sarasota and Dominique Saunders of Bradenton. Darrell Cristina and Collin Jotham recently joined the Bouchard Insurance Team in Sarasota as commercial lines sales executives.
Dr. Anne Chauvet of Critical Care & Veterinary Specialists of Sarasota delivered two lectures at the fifth MRI in Veterinary Medicine Conference in Florence, Italy, recently.
Chauvet’s topics included proper localization and positioning with magnetic resonance imaging and the economics and practical issues of the MRI. The conference drew more than 70 participants from countries worldwide including Europe, Asia, and North and South America.
Rachel B. Goodman has joined Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick’s Sarasota office as an associate in the litigation and bankruptcy, insolvency and creditors’ rights departments.
Goodman was the assistant editor for Stetson Law Review and a judicial intern for Mark A. Pizzo, United States magistrate judge for the Middle District of Florida.