Career Track; PROMOTIONS/APPOINTMENTS

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BANKING/FINANCE

-- Abel Harding and Robert LaMendola have joined IronStone Bank as relationship bankers in the Jacksonville area.

-- Pablo Beach Mortgage Inc. in Jacksonville Beach hired Chuck Olmsted and Cappie Olmsted as licensed mortgage brokers.

BUILDING/DESIGN

-- Ellis & Associates hired John Buck Davis, lead driller; Adam Cerrone, assistant driller; Tyler Fletcher, construction and materials testing technician; and Glen McLendon, fleet mechanic; to join its Jacksonville office.

-- DR Horton appointed Joan Armorer-Clark new home consultant for Jacobs Way on Dunn Avenue.

-- Watson Home Builders promoted Matt Roberts to assistant vice president, construction.

-- Jim Cox, formerly senior vice president of operations for Summit Contractors, is now CEO of the company.

-- Eastland Co. appointed Art Lancaster vice president, development.

-- Benchmark Homes hired Kurt von der Osten as vice president; his focus will be on business development, geographic expansion and land development.

HOSPITALITY

-- John David Jr. joined Honours Golf as food and beverage director for Slammer & Squire and King & Bear.

-- Omni Jacksonville Hotel hired Nikki Hudson as its sales and marketing director.

INSURANCE

-- Lawrence Traynor has been appointed an executive vice president and named to the board of directors of LMO America, a legal expense insurance provider. …