Week of February 11
Yaniv Adar has joined MM&H as partner and will bring his practice experience in complex commercial litigation. He specializes in shareholder and partner disputes, consumer class actions, trade secret disputes, regulatory matters, real estate litigation, data breaches, and employment-related disputes, with added focus on defense litigation for TCPA, FDCPA, and ADA matters.
Mark Hoppe has joined JM Lexus, a $15.1 billion diversified automotive corporation based in Deerfield Beach, as vice president and general manager. In his role, Hoppe oversees all JM Lexus operations, including new and pre-owned car sales and service operations. He is responsible for leading a team of 345 associates who are focused on innovation and customer service excellence.
Insurance Care Direct, a large Florida based health and life insurance agency, is very pleased to announce the addition of former Oklahoma insurance commissioner John D. Doak to our Board of Directors. John will also join us as Executive Vice President of Regulatory Affairs/Innovation and Business Development, providing guidance in navigating ever-changing insurance waters.
IBERIABANK, the 132-year-old subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation, is pleased to announce that Ross Breunig has been named Executive Vice President and Central Florida Market President. Breunig joins IBERIABANK with an extensive background in the Orlando market banking industry. He most recently served as Corporate Group Head and Managing Director at Fifth Third Bank.
Lisa Lampron has been named Southeast Regional Sales Director at Purchasing Power, LLC, one of the fastest-growing voluntary benefit companies offering a leading employee purchase program through the convenience of payroll deductions. Lampron will relocate from Seattle to Ft. Lauderdale, assuming sales responsibilities covering the U.S. southeast territory.
Week of February 4
Ology Bioservices, Inc., a biologics contract development and manufacturing organization, has announced the appointment of vaccines and biologics manufacturing industry expert, Brandon Brega, to the position of Chief Operating Officer. In this newly created position, Brandon will lead manufacturing and operations at the company’s Department of Defense Advanced Development and Manufacturing facility in Alachua.
Health Care / Medicine / Medical Services
Caring Brands International (CBI), a leading franchisor of global home healthcare services, has announced the appointment of Jennifer Sheets as President and Chief Executive Officer of CBI and Interim HealthCare Inc. Jennifer brings nearly 20 years of healthcare management experience in both home health and hospital settings.
R.E. (Ed) McWhorter joined LEBOLO as Director of Business Development. Serving Florida and Latin America, LEBOLO is a recognized leader and specializes in Commercial, Educational and Federal markets. A 35-year Florida construction veteran, McWhorter brings a wealth of business development experience including with many of the nation's leading retail and commercial giants.
Financial Services / Investments
Wilmington Trust appointed Theodore A. Brown as regional president, Florida. In this role he will oversee all wealth management services, including planning, trust, investment management, family office and private banking, to high-net-worth clients throughout the state. Brown will focus on growing the firm's wealth advisory business and expanding to new parts of the state.