Byron E. Hodnett, chief executive of First Union National Bank of Florida, has been elected president of the Florida Bankers Association.

Mr. Hodnett is also president and CEO of First Union Corporation of Florida, the Sunshine State holding company for First Union Corp., Charlotte, N.C.

He has served on the Tallahassee-based trade group's board of directors, council, finance committee, and resolution committee.

Mr. Hodnett joined First Union's North Carolina bank in 1972 and has served the company in various managerial positions, including organizational planning, management accounting, and consumer banking.

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