-- Howard Knight III, intern architect; and Martiele Franklin, interior design professional; have joined Cannon Design.
-- The Bank of New York Trust Co. of Florida selected Robert Lechner as its assistant vice president, custody unit.
-- The Jacksonville chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Brokers named its 2003-04 officers: Valerie Saunders, president; Ted Smith, president-elect; Paul Halter, vice president; Ken Jones, treasurer; and Michelle Wright, secretary.
-- BB & T Corp. promoted Jacksonville's Laurie Williamson to banking officer.
-- Ryland Homes appointed Buddy Jordan as an assistant builder.
-- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation elected the following individuals to its 2003-04 North Florida board of directors: Mark LaBorde, Aetna, president; Leslide Burkhalter, Bank of America, vice president; Jill Beaudry, RLS Enterprises, secretary; Holly Udell, treasurer; Marc Mayo, Rogers Towers, nominating committee chair; and Eric Johnson, Armor Holdings, government relations legislative chair.
-- The following individuals have been promoted by Smurfit-Stone Container Corp., North American Containerboard Mill Division: E. Scott Wilding, human resources manager; Howard Hallman, employee relations manager; and Douglas Duncan, safety and employee relations manager. …