Kristina Arnold has been promoted to executive vice president of Insignia Bank. Arnold has been the senior vice president and chief financial officer since the bank's inception in 2006 and will now also serve as chief fi- nancial officer at the downtown Sarasota office, 333 North Orange Ave. Arnold has overall responsibility for accounting and finance, information technology, risk management, and human resources. She has more than 25 years of experience in the banking industry, 16 of which have been with community banks.
Candace Smith has been appointed chief nursing officer at Manatee Memorial Hospital. Before joining Manatee Memorial Hospital, Smith most recently served as the CNO of Voalte, a clinical technology communications company in Sarasota, and was the CNO and vice president of nursing care services at Unity Hospital in Rochester, N.Y., where she managed more than 700 employees at a 681-bed facility. Smith, who was born at Manatee Memorial, is a doctoral candidate in education and organizational leadership and holds a master of public administration degree from State University of New York at Brockport, N.Y., and a bachelor's degree in nursing from D'Youville College in Buffalo, N.Y.
Shelley Tackman has joined Keller Williams Realty Select as a real estate agent. She is a Sarasota County native and lives in Manatee County. She graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in business administration and has worked in marketing and data management.
Christopher Sharek has joined Keller Williams Realty Select as real estate agent. Sharek grew up on the east coast of Florida in Satellite Beach before completing his bachelor's degree in environmental engineering and master's degree in water resources engineering from the University of Central Florida in Orlando. He moved to Sarasota in 1998 and has worked as a professional engineer in private consulting and public sector capacities. He has been the president of local professional engineering societies and has completed Leadership Manatee and Leadership Sarasota programs.