Business People

Published: Monday, January 12, 2004 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, January 11, 2004 at 10:52 p.m.


  • Two members of the Gainesville Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association were presented awards at the association's annual holiday party.

    Paul E. Ramey, APR, was named Member of the Year for his "outstanding contributions to the chapter in 2002-2003."

    Ramey is the director of marketing and public relations for the Florida Museum of Natural History.

    Arline Phillips-Han, APR, CPRC, was named the John S. Detweiler Professional of the Year in honor of her "outstanding work in public relations in the community for more than 30 years."

    Phillips-Han retired at the end of 2003 from the position of senior director of the University of Florida Health Science Center's office of news and communications.

    These two annual awards are the top honors given by the local chapter to recognize outstanding public relations professionals.


  • Frank Ketterly has been promoted to the position of senior accountant at James Moore & Co., CPAs and Consultants.

    Ketterly began working for the company in August 2003 as a semi-senior accountant. He received his bachelor's degree in accounting and information systems from Virginia Tech.


  • Sharon Ritsema has joined Ed Baur Management Inc. as a personal property manager.

    She will manage a portfolio of residential rental properties. Before joining Ed Baur Management, she was a respiratory therapist for 11 years and later a graphic artist for 2 1/2 years.

    Please mail brief announcements with photo (only photos with identification on them will run), if desired, to Business People, The Gainesville Sun, P.O. Box 147147, Gainesville, FL 32614-7147. Announcements without photos may be faxed to 338-3128. You can also submit online (with clear identification on any photo) at Business People is compiled for WorkLife by Joe Gordon.

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