Week of October 26
EisnerAmper LLP, a leading global business advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Yvette Garcia has joined the firm as commercial audit partner concentrating on audit & assurance, mergers & acquisitions, public offerings and capital formation. Yvette has 25 years of experience serving national and international public and private companies across multiple industries.
DeAngelis Diamond is pleased to announce that Brett Diamond has become a Partner in the company. Brett launched his professional career with DeAngelis Diamond in 2014 overseeing technology. In the time since, he has begun overseeing the Data & Analytics and Talent departments, before becoming a Partner in October 2020.
RCC Associates, the premier South Florida-based general contractor, is pleased to announce the promotion of Robyn Raphael-Dynan to President of RCC Associates. In this role, she will oversee the day-to-day operations. Beverly Raphael-Altman will remain as Chairwoman & CEO of the company.
The Florida SBDC Network, the state's principal provider of small business assistance, is proud to announce that Dr. Cheryl Kirby has been appointed CEO. Throughout Kirby's more than 20-year career, her passion for human capital development and organizational strategy has always shined, most recently in her role as the network's COO.
Week of October 19
Financial Services / Investments
Coral Gables Trust Company, the largest independent and privately held trust company headquartered in South Florida, has appointed esteemed finance professionals Simon Levin Esq [left], and Gary C. Trief [right] to the firm's Board of Directors. Levin serves as Co-Chair of the Tax and Financial Planning Practice Group at Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. Trief is a Partner at Crane Capital.
DeAngelis Diamond is pleased to announce the promotion of Jason Smith from Senior Project Manager to Executive Project Manager. In his new role, Jason will monitor and supervise construction and administration activities for multiple projects at a time. He will oversee owner/client business relations and act as the liaison between the owner, client, architect and DeAngelis Diamond.
Kimberly Stangle has joined the Florida High Tech Corridor Council (The Corridor Council) as Business and Operations Manager, bringing over 20 years’ experience managing operations and finances for Florida organizations to support the economic development initiative of the University of Central Florida, the University of South Florida and the University of Florida.
Health Care / Medicine / Medical Services
Advocate Health Advisors, a veteran-owned national field marketing organization in the Medicare market, has named Denise De Santiago as Regional Manager, Central Florida. In this role, De Santiago will be responsible for recruiting, training and supporting insurance agents throughout Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Sumter and Polk Counties.
Week of October 12
Nonprofit / Philanthropy
BayCare Health System, a leading not-for-profit organization, has named Emily Allinder Scott, MHA, FACHE, Senior Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer. Scott will be responsible for leading BayCare's efforts to reduce clinical variation, innovate our clinical care delivery models, oversee value-based care and execute on the system's population health agenda.
GrayRobinson, P.A. welcomes Carlecia Collins as a government consultant, bringing more than a decade of experience in Florida's state government through various roles in the House of Representatives and Senate. Located in the Tallahassee office, her most recent role was in the Senate President's office overseeing all appointments to boards, commissions, and task forces.
Award-winning, national construction management firm, DeAngelis Diamond, welcomes Senior Project Manager, Jon Bubb. Based at the company's Sarasota office, Jon will monitor project performance to ensure the project is delivered according to the client's expectations. He will take a leadership role in managing the client relationship together with the project resources.
Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) Professor of Nursing Carol Jenkins Neil, Ph.D., RN, was recently named Nurse of the Year for Community Service by the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) in recognition of her outstanding and exemplary community service.
Week of October 5
Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara welcomes business and real estate lawyer Drew B. Sherman as Of Counsel in its Boca Raton office. Drew's distinguished career spans over 20 years managing clients' transactional matters, contract drafting and negotiations, mergers & acquisitions, business purchases and sales, and structuring multimillion-dollar commercial real estate deals.
Nonprofit / Philanthropy
Don Orrico has been named the Director of Development at Pepin Academies Foundation. He will be leading the Foundation's strategic partnership operations, building and managing a fundraising initiative to support the growth of Pepin Academies, a network of not-for-profit, tuition-free public charter schools for students with learning and learning-related disabilities.
Media / Publishing
McClatchy has announced Nancy A. Meyer will join the Miami Herald as President. In this role, Meyer will lead the business side of the Herald and el Nuevo Herald, focusing on advertising, finance and operations. Meyer brings almost two decades of experience in the local news industry with stints at Gannett, Tribune and Hearst.
Summit, a leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance services in the southeastern United States, is pleased to announce that Mr. Paul Marks has been named Vice President of Sales. In 2002, Mr. Marks joined Summit as an agency executive in the Sales department, and throughout his time with the company, has held roles of increased responsibility.