2017-08-10 / On the Move


CRISANTI CRISANTI Awards & Recognition

Sara Rose Bytnar of Naples was named winner in the women’s division of the 30th annual International Auctioneer Championship sponsored by the Men’s and Women’s National Auctioneers Association. The competition was held recently in Columbus, Ohio. Ms. Bytnar finished second last year to her mother, Beth Rose. She began competing in IAC in 2012 and won the Florida bid-calling championship in 2015.

Executive Chef Richard Crisanti of Shadow Wood Country Club received a President’s Medallion at the recent American Culinary Federation National Convention and Show in Orlando. Medallions are awarded to members who exemplify culinary excellence and leadership and who have contributed their knowledge, skills and expertise to the advancement of the profession. Among the 29 who were recognized this year, Mr. Crisanti was the only chef from Southwest Florida to receive the honor. A longtime supporter of culinary students, he hosts interns each year in the Shadow Wood kitchen and promotes continuing education and certification within his culinary team. An ACF member since 1992, he has served as a board member of the ACF Caxambas Chapter of Southwest Florida and was awarded Chef of the Year in 2013 and 2014. He is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I.

MANSON MANSON Board Appointments

Jaime Weisinger of Lipman Family Farms has been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the governing board of the South Florida Water Management District. Mr. Weisinger will represent district seven — which includes Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, Highlands, Glades, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola and Polk counties — with a focus on the Southwest Florida area. The director of community and government relations for Lipman, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston University.

LANHAM LANHAM Higher Education

Christine Manson has been promoted to chief student success officer at Hodges University. Ms. Manson joined Hodges in August 2015 as director of the Dr. Peter Thomas Veterans Services Center. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Hodges and a master’s degree in global studies from Liberty University. She enlisted in the United States Air Force Reserve in 2002 and was a munitions systems craftsman before earning a commission in 2012. As a captain, she currently serves as a maintenance officer assigned to the 920th Maintenance Group at Patrick Air Force Base in Brevard County. In her new role at Hodges, Ms. Manson continues to oversee the veterans services center as well as career services and the Office of Counseling and Disability Support Services.

ZADORSKI ZADORSKI Tracey Lanham has been promoted to associate dean of the Fisher School of Technology at Hodges University. She earned her associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer information technology from the university and previously served as program chair for computer information technology.


Campagna Hospitality Group, owners of The French, Osteria Tulia and Bar Tulia, announced the following management promotions:

Jason Zadorski has been named general manager of The French restaurant. He previously was general manager of Osteria Tulia and Bar Tulia.

Frank Pullara has been promoted to executive chef of all three establishments.

PULLARA PULLARA Anna Betulia, restaurant manager at Osteria Tulia and Bar Tulia, has added special events director for Campagna Hospitality Group to her role with the company.

Professional Advancement

Cindy Burgess, director of special projects at the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the Institute for Organization Management. IOM is the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Graduation from IOM signifies Ms. Burgess’ completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management.

Dave Carpenter of the Collier County Supervisor of Elections office has earned the Master Florida Certified Elections Professional designation from the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections. The MFCEP certification is awarded to those who complete training in legal and managerial foundations, organizational development and management processes and procedures.

BETULIA BETULIA Safety & Security

Shawn Chamberlain has been named by the Lee County Port Authority chief of the Airport Police Department to oversee safety and security of Southwest Florida International Airport and Page Field in Fort Myers. Mr. Chamberlain comes to LCPA with more than 19 years of law enforcement experience. Most recently, he served as the deputy chief of the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport Police Department, where he started his airport career in 2001 as a detective. He worked in U.S. Customs and Border Protection as a border patrol agent and also served four years in the U.S. Navy. He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Airports Law Enforcement Agency Network and Airports Council International–North America. He attended staff and command school at the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety in Evanston, Ill., and completed a chief executive leadership course at the Southern Police Institute at the University of Louisville. He has a master’s degree in criminal justice leadership/ human services from Concordia University and a bachelor’s degree in law enforcement from Metro State University, both in St. Paul, Minn. ¦


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