Fort Myers NewsPress, October 30, 2014:

Carl A. Barraco, PE

Carl A. Barraco, president of Fort Myers civil engineering firm Barraco and Associates, Inc., has been elected chairman of Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida’s Board of Directors. Barraco replaces attorney John Noland, who had served as board chairman since 2005. Noland will remain on the Board, serving as vice chairman.

Cypress Cove, located on a 48-acre campus at HealthPark Florida in South Fort Myers, is a continuing care retirement community of more than 550 residents.

Joining Barraco and Noland on the executive committee is Lee Country realtor Dawson McDaniel. He has been elected secretary of the board of directors. Finemark National Bank & Trust Co. President and CEO Joseph Catti has been appointed treasurer.

The Cypress Cove board also appointed businesswoman Claudia Gadd Cowart, Fort Myers businessman George T. Mann, Jr. and attorney Tom Smoot III to fill three open directors’ seats.