ON THE MOVE
B-Squared Advertising won silver awards from the National Association of Home Builders for Best Brochure, Best Display of Community Branding and Best Color Advertisement, all created for Moraya Bay in Naples. The awards mean the Naples-based advertising, marketing and public relations firm qualifies for the International Association of Home Builders awards that will be announced in February.
Kathleen Bridget Sullivan has been named the January Designer of Distinction at Miromar Design Center. The principal designer of Naplesbased Kathleen Bridget Sullivan Interiors, she is a national and Naples chapter member of the Interior Design Society. She has worked on the HGTV “Designer Challenge,” designed rooms for the Newport Design Show House and participated in the Design Home featured in Boston Magazine. Recent residential projects include homes in communities in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero.
John Tenney has joined Shamrock Bank of Florida as vice president, loan officer. Originally from Ludington Mich., he has been in Southwest Florida for the nine years and most recently was with Fifth Third Bank of Florida. He studied finance at Western Michigan University.
Paul Belfore, senior vice president and private banking manager for Iberia Bank, has been appointed to the advisory board of Eden Autism Services. Mr. Belfore is also a member of the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile advisory board and volunteers as a youth basketball coach at YMCA of the Palms. He has a degree in economics from Allegheny College and is a Certified Retirement Services professional.
Christopher Marsala, an attorney with the law firm Cardillo, Keith & Bonaquist, P.A., has been elected to the board of directors of the FGCU Eagles Club, a support organization for Florida Gulf Coast University’s athletic program.
Cyndee Woolley, a Naples-based public relations, community outreach and social media consultant, is chair-elect for 2012 for the Public Relations Society of America-Sunshine District. She is a past president of the Gulf Coast Chapter of PRSA, a past-president of the Public Relations Marketing and Advertising Association of Collier County, chair of the Farm City BBQ and a member of the 2012 class of Leadership Collier. She will cochair the PRSA Sunshine District leadership development program called QuickStart.
William Raveis, chairman and CEO of William Raveis Real Estate and Home Services, has joined the board of trustees of the Guadalupe Center. Mr. Raveis’ career includes positions with United Technology and Westinghouse International, where he was responsible for Westinghouse’s computer systems and worldwide operations. In 1974 he opened William Raveis Real Estate and Home Services in Fairfield, Conn. The company now includes William Raveis Mortgage, William Raveis Insurance and William Raveis Attorney Network.
Deborah Russell, principal with Cummings & Lockwood LLC, has joined the board of directors of the Naples Historical Society, bringing expertise in estate planning, charitable gift planning and trust and estate administration.
Chamber of Commerce
Cotrenia Hood has been named vice president for business development for the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. A graduate of Southeastern University, Ms. Hood has served the chamber as an account executive for the past year and has also managed the chamber’s Council for International Visitors in Collier. Prior to joining the chamber, she was director of membership for the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce in Covington, La. From 1994-2007, Ms. Hood was artistic director and choreographer for the American All-Star Company, which developed themes, managed dancers and managed productions for seven Superbowls.
Ruth Villanueva has been promoted to customer concierge, a new position at Ted Todd Insurance Agency. Ms. Villanueva is originally from Lima, Peru, and has been with the agency for four years, most recently as an agency manager.
Ellen Fischer, already a staff member at the Naples Historical Society, has taken on new responsibilities as program coordinator.
Rosanne Winter, Ph.D., has been named executive director at Youth Haven. She succeeds Ron McSwiney, who retired in December. Dr. Winter has held leadership positions in public and private school systems in Ohio, California, Virginia and Florida. She served as the district-wide director of instructional technology for Fairfax County, Va., public schools before moving to Naples, where she was principal of Naples High School from 2004-06. Most recently she has worked as a consultant in organizational improvement. She has taught in psychiatric hospitals and residential treatment centers. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kent State University and a doctorate from George Mason University in Virginia. ¦