March 26, 2017

People Archive

MOD Pizza , Fort Lauderdale

Angie Kenyon has joined BBX Capital as Vice President of Real Estate for their MOD Pizza ("MOD") Franchise in Florida. BBX Capital is MOD's exclusive franchisee for the state of Florida with the goal of developing up to 60 MOD locations throughout the state over the next five to seven years. Kenyon comes to BBX Capital with over 20 years of real estate experience and was most recently Regional Director of Real Estate for Pei Wei where she oversaw the opening of more than 50 restaurant locations in Florida and throughout Eastern United States. read more >

Tripp Scott, Fort Lauderdale

Tripp Scott today announced that it has joined forces with Ericks Consultants, a Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee based lobbying firm that focuses on representing businesses and governmental entities before Florida's state and local governments. Tripp Scott's new government affairs practice will be called TSE Consulting. read more >

Tripp Scott, Fort Lauderdale

Sen. Chris Smith Named by Senate President to Serve on the Constitution Revision Commission Tripp Scott today announced that Sen. Chris Smith, an attorney with the law firm, has been appointed by Florida Senate President Joe Negron to serve on Florida's Constitution Revision Commission (CRC.) Smith was among 9 appointments to the commission by Sen. Negron. read more >

VISIT FLORIDA, Tallahassee

Meagan Chiamardas, who has been with VISIT FLORIDA since 2008, served most recently as Associate Brand Director. In her new role, Chiamardas will be responsible for overseeing consumer-facing marketing programs that drive both short- and long-term goals. read more >

VISIT FLORIDA, Tallahassee

Nelson Mongiovi, who has been with VISIT FLORIDA since 2013 as Director of Marketing Operations, has been promoted to interim Chief Marketing Officer. In his new role, Mongiovi will be responsible for determining overall domestic and international marketing strategies and facilitating integration among various departments. read more >

VISIT FLORIDA, Tallahassee

Staci Mellman, a seasoned creative marketer with a proven track record of developing strategic marketing initiatives that increase awareness and brand values, has been promoted to interim Vice President, Global Brand for VISIT FLORIDA. In her new role, Mellman will lead the development of integrated marketing initiatives and long-term strategic planning. read more >

STV, Jacksonville

David C. Shearer, an experienced civil engineer who has led several major road and bridge projects throughout Florida, has been promoted to vice president of STV. read more >

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, Sarasota

James R. Cardwell, II has joined CareerEdge Funders Collaborative as the senior manager of workforce development to help grow initiatives across Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. read more >

Vernis & Bowling, Palm Beach

Amy Das has joined Vernis & Bowling of Palm Beach, P.A. read more >

Aztec Group, Miami

Aztec Group, Inc., a Florida real estate investment and merchant banking firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Charles Penan to Managing Director. Penan will manage the financing and capital needs of real estate transactions as well as investment sales for Aztec's clients, including entrepreneurs, commercial developers and institutional investors. read more >

DeAngelis Diamond, Naples

David Kovalik, previously Executive Project Manager, is now Vice President of Project Management at DeAngelis Diamond. Kovalik has 14 years of experience and will oversee all project management throughout DeAngelis Diamond's four regional offices locations in Naples, FL, Sarasota, FL, Birmingham, AL and Nashville, TN. read more >

BankUnited, Miami Lakes

BankUnited promoted Cristina di Mauro to senior executive vice president and Florida commercial banking executive. Di Mauro will oversee the bank's Florida commercial line of business, which includes $4 billion of credit commitments, $3.3 billion in outstanding loan balances, $1.2 billion in deposits and a statewide sales team of 92 associates. read more >

Vector Solutions, Tampa

Victoria Zambito has been promoted to senior vice president of product, content and communication. read more >

Broad and Cassel LLP, Fort Lauderdale

Broad and Cassel is pleased to announce that Frank P. Terzo and Michael D. Lessne have joined the Fort Lauderdale office as partners, bolstering the health law and bankruptcy practice groups while creating a new health care insolvency service for the firm. This growth announcement is the latest for the firm, which serves clients worldwide from nine offices in Florida. read more >

Delano South Beach, Miami

sbe has announced hospitality executive Chris Sariego is joining as Vice President and General Manager of Delano South Beach in Miami read more >

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida

Kimberly Berfield, a former deputy secretary of the Florida Dept. of Health and state representative from Clearwater, joins Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital as vice president, government and community affairs. Berfield will spearhead advocacy efforts for the hospital and community mission-based initiatives that promote child health and safety. read more >

U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer Joins Holland & Knight as Head of Global Compliance and Investigations Team

Holland & Knight has announced that Wifredo A. Ferrer, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida, will join the firm as a partner in its Miami office. Mr. Ferrer will lead the firm's Global Compliance and Investigations Team, which focuses on corporate compliance and government investigations within the firm's White Collar Defense Practice. read more >

Carlos Beruff appointed Chairman of the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission

Governor Rick Scott has appointed Carlos Beruff as Chairman to the Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC). read more >

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