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SunTrust Bank Tampa Bay has promoted Linda Attardo to vice president and market manager for central Pinellas County.

Ms. Attardo, who has nine years of banking experience, will oversee the Gateway, Belleair, Largo, and North 49th St. branches. She had managed the South Dale Mabry branch in Tampa.

The bank, a unit of SunTrust Banks Inc. of Atlanta, also promoted Downs C. Spitler 3d to assistant vice president and South Tampa market manager.

Mr. Spitler will oversee the Palma Ceia, South Dale Mabry, and downtown Tampa branches. He had been a personal account executive at SunTrust's Van Dyke branch.

Karl L. Unfried was hired as assistant vice president and office manager for the downtown Tampa branch. He came to the bank from Barnett Bank of Tampa, and had previously worked for SunTrust.

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