Robert Latessa has joined Morgan Stanley's Wealth Management office in Bradenton. Formerly with the Sarasota office, Latessa holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard University. He is a Bradenton native.
Crystal Rothhaar joined Voss & Associates as an account manager. Rothhaar will have oversight of marketing, public relations and general communications for local, regional and national clients. Prior to Voss & Associates, Rothhaar served as a consultant for several high profile clients and communications firms and as a public relations coordinator for the University of South Florida. She will bring extensive public and media relations experience to the firm.
Sandra "Sandy" Keir has joined Suncoast Advisory Group as a wealth adviser and certified financial planner. She specializes in helping professional women. Keir has more than 25 years of experience in the wealth management industry, last serving as regional sales manager for Kades-Margolis Corp. in Wayne, Pa. Keir is a member of the Sunrise Chapter of the American Business
women's Association, the Sarasota Chapter of the National Association of Professional Women, the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, the Sarasota Ballet Association, and the Women's Leadership Council of the Allegheny County United Way in Pittsburgh.
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Bill Robertson, chief executive and personal injury attorney for Kirk Pinkterton, P.A., received the AV preeminent peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell for the 10th consecutive year.
Fawley Bryant has created a new management team. Principal architect Steve Padgett, project Architect Arif Abdulla, design architect Stuart Henderson and director of interior design Sarah Colandro make up the team that will be charged with guiding the future growth of the firm, driving creativity and innovation and strengthening its market leadership.
Vincenzo "Enzo" Anzellini and Carmen "Elizabeth" Anzellini, a husband-and-wife real estate team, have joined the Siesta Key office of RE/MAX Alliance Group. Specialists in the international market, they were formerly with RE/MAX United Realty in Coral Gables. Enzo Anzellini was born in Ethiopia when it was still an Italian colony. He grew up in Venice and Rome, Italy, moving to Venezuela with his family at the age of 13. During his four decades in the industry, he has been involved with resort developments in the Italian Riviera, the Costa Brava in Spain, the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee and the island of Margarita in Venezuela. He is fluent in English, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.
Elizabeth Anzellini is a native of Barranquilla, Colombia, and has a background in hotel management. She has participated with her husband in real estate operations in Italy, Spain, South America, the Caribbean and the United States, including some of the best resorts in the Smoky Mountains. Her love of Italian cooking was developed when she spent five years in Lake Como, Italy. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian.
Realtors Pat Baker and Anne Marie Dean of the RE/MAX Alliance Group University Park office are among the real estate professionals nationwide who will take part in the National Association of Realtors trip to Cuba in September. The trip is part of the new People-to-People program authorized by the U.S. government, which provides Americans an opportunity to interact with Cubans through educational exchanges concerning art, music and culture.
Jonathan H. Bernhardt, Amanda C. Smith and Ann K. Breitinger, attorneys at Blalock Walters, P.A., have been elected to the board of directors of the Manatee County Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division. Breitinger will serve as secretary after having served on the board since 2013. Bernhardt is in the firm's real estate services group, Breitinger is a business and health care law attorney, and Smith is in the business litigation Services group.
The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton campus has promoted Ross Longley to professor of microbiology and immunology in the College of Medicine and Nina Pavuluri to associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the School of Pharmacy.