» Susan Blackburn has been named regional executive of Sabadell United Bank's Tampa Bay operations. She had been the Tampa Bay regional market president at Synovus Bank.
» BB&T hired Susan Maurer as area executive for Polk County. She had been the bank's area executive in Collier and Lee counties.
» Jewell Kinnison has been promoted to vice president of technical services at software and database company DataMentors in Wesley Chapel.
» Rick Homans has replaced Keith Norden as president and CEO of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. Norden becomes executive vice president.
» Dan Jurman is the new executive director and CEO of the University Area Community Development Corp., a public-private partnership that supports economic development and crime prevention in the neighborhoods surrounding the University of South Florida's Tampa campus.