June 25, 2017

People Archive

Burr & Forman LLP, Orlando, FL

Burr & Forman LLP announces the addition of Scott G. Miller as a partner in its Orlando office and the firm's Corporate and Tax practice group. Miller brings more than 23 years of experience counseling clients on estate and wealth preservation planning as well as tax matters and disputes. He joins Burr & Forman from Broad & Cassel. read more >

Gunster, Miami, Florida

When Tom Julin joined Gunster in August of 2016, the firm added a unique, new dimension to its litigation practice. Julin is a renowned First Amendment lawyer with a portfolio of 250+ notable judicial decisions, including leading the lawsuit against the FBI to declassify the "28 pages" regarding the Saudi government's possible support for the 9/11 terrorist attacks. read more >

Cushman & Wakefield, Miami, FL

Executive Director Stuart T. Gordon, SIOR, joined Cushman & Wakefield from Flagler. Stuart's commercial real estate experience encompasses industrial, land and office sales, as well as tenant and landlord representation. With his partner, Matthew Bittel, Stuart has closed more than 27 million square feet of transactions valued at nearly $1.5 billion read more >

It's Leadership, Florida

Wendy Walker says she always saw herself as “a No. 2 person.” Putting herself front and center isn't her style... read more >

Joey Cornblit is a ‘Florida Icon'

First American-born jai alai star, Plantation; age 61 read more >

Education = Jobs

While he still has more plans, John Hitt has had a successful 25-year tenure as UCF president by any measure. Also, find out what's new at Florida's other higher-ed institutions. read more >

FloridaMakes, Orlando

FloridaMakes, a statewide, industry-led nonprofit aimed at improving the productivity and technological performance of the state's manufacturing companies and strengthening the state's manufacturing sector, has appointed Dr. Jerry Parrish to its Board of Directors. Dr. Parrish is the Chief Economist and Director of Research for the Florida Chamber Foundation. read more >

Cushman & Wakefield, West Palm Beach, FL

Anthony Librizzi has joined Cushman & Wakefield's South Florida team as Managing Director of Commercial Brokerage in their West Palm Beach office. In his career, Anthony has led leasing efforts for a portfolio of more than 1.75 million square feet of office space throughout Palm Beach County. read more >

Port of Palm Beach, Riviera Beach

José Soler, P.E. brings more than 20 years of experience as a professional civil engineer to the Port of Palm Beach. Overseeing multi-million dollar budgets, he specializes in the management and execution of seaport, marine, roadway, water distribution, and infrastructure projects. Soler earned his Bachelor of Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico's Mayaguez Campus. read more >

Universal Engineering Sciences, Orlando & Tampa, FL

Universal Engineering Sciences, Orlando & Tampa Universal Engineering Sciences, a geotechnical engineering firm headquartered in Orlando and 18 Branch Offices in Florida and Georgia, is pleased to announce the hiring of Melisse James as Environmental Manager for the company's Environmental Division in Orlando; Richard Carman as Corporate Director of Environmental Services based in Orlando and Rachel Ebner as the Business Development Representative for the Tampa branch office. read more >

Sachs Sax Caplan, P.L., Boca Raton/Southeast Florida

Michael S. Weiner and his team of attorneys and staff have joined Sachs Sax Caplan, P.L. The full-service Florida law firm's practice is now further diversified with Weiner's extensive background in land use and zoning litigation, private property rights, historic property redevelopment, property tax challenges, and code enforcement defense and appeals. read more >

City of Port St. Lucie Building Department , Port St. Lucie Florida

On December 20, 2016 The City of Port St. Lucie's Building Department learned that it had achieved full Accreditation by IAS. The advantages to Contractors and Residents who utilize a fully Accredited Building Department are that: All activities are subject to established and posted timelines, the accuracy is validated by a quality assurance process, and the highest level of customer service is provided. "Only 25 Building Departments in the entire world have ever achieved Accreditation", said Port St. Lucie's Building Code Administrator, Joel A. Dramis. read more >

Publix Super Markets Inc., Lakeland

Publix Super Markets Inc. announced that John Provenzano will be joining the company as vice president of government relations. Provenzano, 43, will assume responsibilities for the company's local, state and federal government affairs, as well as its political action committee, effective June 12, 2017. Currently, Provenzano is Executive Director of the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST). read more >

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

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital named cardiothoracic surgeon Jeffrey Jacobs, M.D., FACS, FACC, FCCP and cardiologist Gary Stapleton, M.D. as co-directors of the Johns Hopkins All Children's Heart Institute. The two are overseeing the U.S. News and World Report ranked pediatric cardiac surgery and cardiology programs at the hospital. read more >

Burr & Forman LLP, Jacksonville, FL

Burr & Forman announces the addition of Associate Kyle H. Jensen to the firm's Real Estate Practice Group in Jacksonville. Jensen counsels clients involved in numerous commercial real estate transactional matters, including land use and zoning, leasing, sales and acquisitions, as well as the daily operations and general business matters of commercial real estate clients. read more >

Flagler College, St. Augustine

Veteran police chief Creig Doyle was recently named Flagler College's director of Safety & Security, after serving in an interim director capacity at the college since January. Doyle comes to Flagler with over 40 years of police and security experience, serving communities and universities. read more >

Revenue Management Solutions , Tampa, FL

Mark Kuperman has been named Chief Operating Officer by Revenue Management Solutions.He oversees relationships with RMS's restaurant clients and is responsible for RMS' teams across its offices (Tampa, London, Paris, Singapore and Tokyo). He is focused on implementing strategy, developing solutions to continuously improve performance, and ensuring that associates grow. read more >

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

Anesthesiology expert Mohamed Rehman, M.D. joined Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital as chair of the Department of Anesthesia and will also serve as professor of anesthesiology and critical care with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. read more >

Revenue Management Solutions, Tampa, FL

Joel Davis has been named Chief Strategy Officer by Revenue Management Solutions. He will be responsible for refining RMS' long-term strategic plans in the areas of management, operations and infrastructure. These initiatives range from advancing the company's leadership in providing strategic consulting for restaurant owners to growing top talent internally at RMS. read more >

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