Week of September 9
Florida Polytechnic University has named Kathleen "Kathy" Bowman vice president of advancement. Bowman, an accomplished fundraising professional, will work to grow the University's donor relationships in Polk County and throughout the state of Florida. She previously served as the chief development officer for Purdue University's Krannert School of Management.
Aviation / Aerospace
Jim Underbrink, former Technical Fellow at Boeing, joins IC2 (Interdisciplinary Consulting Corporation) as a Senior Technical Fellow. Jim, over his 35-year career, is responsible for many celebrated advancements in the fields of Dynamic Data Systems and Test Methods Development in the Aerodynamics / Noise / Propulsion Laboratories.
Elevation recently named Matthew Downs as Vice President of Operations and Development. As the firm commences its seventh and largest investment fund to date - The Apollo Fund - Downs will be responsible for strengthening Elevation's operational capacities and enabling the company to expand its platform across a number of new markets.
Advertising & Public Relations
Preparing for strategic growth, ChappellRoberts has created a new agency position - hiring Matt Boswell as Executive Creative Director and Principal. After a national search, Boswell joined the agency to lead its growing creative team and serve overall agency operations. His experience spans many industries - from retail and tourism to healthcare and financial services.
National full-service business law firm Greenspoon Marder has announced the expansion of its national Corporate Real Estate Timeshare & Resort practice group with the addition of hospitality industry pioneer, Craig M. Nash, as Of Counsel. Mr. Nash continues to serve as non-executive Chairman of Interval International and senior advisor to Marriott Vacations Worldwide.
Week of September 2
Global Widget, a leader in the production, development and distribution of hemp-based CBD products, has named Margaret Richardson as Vice President of Regulatory, Compliance and Safety to ensure the quality of its products and their compliance with all federal, state, and local statutes. Global Widget's top-selling product lines include Nature's Script and Pure Paws Hemp for pets.
MONAT® Global, a multinational distributor of premium anti-aging hair care products, welcomes Marc Juan Lopez as Chief Financial Officer. A financial executive with 16 years of diverse international experience with Fortune 500 companies, Lopez held positions in corporate finance, financial reporting, accounting, internal controls, risk management and auditing.
BankUnited has announced that Jay Richards succeeded Mark Bagnoli as Chief Risk Officer. Richards, who most recently served as Chief Credit Officer, will continue to have responsibility over credit administration in his new role. Bagnoli announced his 2020 retirement and has assumed the role of Executive Risk Officer reporting to Richards in connection with transitioning his duties.
Adam Silverman [left] and Steven Schermer [center] proudly announce the opening of Silverman Schermer PLLC, based in Fort Lauderdale. Kristen Yates [right] joins the firm as a Senior Associate and will work in the Miami office. Silverman Schermer focuses their practice on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, wealth preservation and estate planning.