Dr. David Zamikoff of Bradenton's Natural Healing Arts Medical Center was selected as one of America's Best Chiropractors for 2015 by the National Consumer Research Board. This is the second year Zamikoff has received this award.
Maurice Victor, Natalya Yakobchuk and Ralph Schiavon -- life and health insurance agents with AmeriLife & Health Services of The Gulfcoast LLC -- were inducted into the company's president's club.
Victor wrote $157,914 in new business annualized premiums in 2014. Yakobchuk wrote $159,737 and Schiavon wrote $648,000 in new business last year. Life and health insurance agents who write at least $150,000 in annual premiums qualify for AmeriLife's president's club membership.
Steven Heintz and David Becker, of the Bradenton law firm of Heintz & Becker, have been named to 2014 Florida Super Lawyers list. Heintz grew up in Bradenton and earned his law degree at Florida State University College of Law. Heintz has been named to the list of Florida Super Lawyers seven times as well as having been named among the top 100 trial lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Becker received his law degree from Stetson College of Law after completing his undergraduate studies at Penn State University. Becker graduated fifth in his class at Stetson and participated on the moot court board. He has been named to Florida's list of Super Lawyers three times.
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UPS driver Reginald Lindsey of Bradenton was recently inducted into the UPS' circle of honor for achieving 25 years of accident-free driving. Globally, 7,878 active UPS drivers are members of the circle of honor. Collectively they've racked up more than 221,000 years and more than 5.3 billion safe miles during their careers.
Julia Garcia has joined Holmes Medical Consulting LLC. Garcia has more than 17 years experience in revenue cycle
management, compliance, coding and practice analysis. Her professional experience includes medical practice and accounts receivable management.
Belinda Holmes is a healthcare management consultant, compliance officer, and certified professional coder with more than 25 years' experience in healthcare.
Declan Sheehy was named the new associate director of development for the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. The new position, reporting to senior director of development Anna von Gehr, will strengthen the museum's engagement with its donors. Sheehy will be working closely with museum supporters with a special focus on planned giving and major gifts to The Ringling. Before joining The Ringling, Sheehy served as the assistant director of special gifts for the Smith Fund at Smith College in Northampton, Mass. Originally from Ireland, Sheehy is a graduate of the Dublin Institute of Technology and the Marketing Institute of Ireland.
Betsie Taber of Keller Williams Realty Select in Lakewood Ranch has been named a five-star real estate agent for the eighth consecutive year.
Bob Brilliant has joined Keller Williams Sarasota Lakewood Ranch as a real estate agent. Brilliant comes from Boston, and spent winters in Sarasota for 20 years. Ten years ago, he moved his family to Sarasota, as full-time residents. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer systems engineering from Boston University and a master's degree in business administration in marketing and finance from Northeastern University in Boston.
Dede Booth has joined Keller Williams Sarasota Lakewood Ranch as a real estate agent. Booth graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach Campus, in 1992. She received her real estate license 10 years ago.
Paul Wheeler has joined Keller Williams Sarasota Lakewood Ranch as a real estate agent. Wheeler graduated from Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 1997.
Marjani Jones, speech therapist, received the associate of the year award from Greenbriar Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Associates of the year are nominated by other associates, patients, or their supervisors.
Annie Green, certified nursing assistant, was named the Greenbriar Nursing and Rehabilitation Center's WOW Factor award. Associates earning the WOW Factor award received the most commendation calls from patients, coworkers and visitors.