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Week of February 22

Economic Development

Geographic Solutions, PALM HARBOR

Geographic Solutions is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Magnus D. Hines III, the organization's newest Business Development Executive for Unemployment Insurance. Hines brings a wealth of experience to the company's Marketing Department, including an extensive background in the workforce and unemployment sectors within Florida's state government.

Health Care / Medicine / Medical Services

All Star Healthcare Solutions, Deerfield Beach

All Star Healthcare Solutions, a full-service healthcare staffing firm specializing in locum tenens and permanent opportunities, is pleased to announce the promotion of Lee Kennedy to Vice President of Operations and Technology. Kennedy, who joined the company in 2017 with 20+ years of experience in healthcare staffing, will steer the organization's operational activities.

Nonprofit / Philanthropy

Florida Nonprofit Alliance, Jacksonville

Sabeen Perwaiz joins the National Council of Nonprofits Board of Directors. Perwaiz serves as the President & CEO of Florida Nonprofit Alliance, Florida's nonprofit state association. A Jacksonville resident, Perwaiz also serves as a Commissioner for Volunteer Florida and on the Board of Directors of United Way of Northeast Florida.


EisnerAmper LLP, South Florida

EisnerAmper LLP, a leading global business advisory firm announced that it has admitted Christine Gagnon into partnership.

With more than 15 years of experience, Christine is an Audit Partner and Co-Leader of the Florida Life Sciences and Technology Group where she provides services to public and private clients in a variety of industries.

Financial Services / Investments

CGI Merchant Group, Miami

CGI Merchant Group is pleased to welcome Euclid Walker as Senior Managing Director. With 27 years of experience, Walker will be leading strategy and acquisition efforts for CGI's Hospitality Fund while supporting investor relations, among other duties. Prior to joining CGI, Walker founded and led several businesses, including Parkway Investment Management, LLC.

Week of February 15


ProVest, Tampa

ProVest has announced the appointment of David Filer as the legal process services organization's Chief Information Officer. Most recently, Filer was an executive consultant at FCM, a private equity consulting firm where he restructured organizational delivery models that unlocked transformative value and accelerated growth.

Anthony and Partners, Tampa

Anthony & Partners takes great pride in announcing the arrival of Scott Stephens, Esquire at the Firm following his years of distinguished service on the bench; notably his most recent position as Judge Presiding Over Business Division of Hillsborough Co. Circuit Court from 2015-2020.

We are excited to add his unique intellect and perspective to assist our amazing team in addressing the needs of our cherished clients in business litigation.

Scott is a great friend and colleague who we are happy to welcome on board!

Tenzer Arrieta PLLC, Miami

Tenzer Arrieta PLLC is pleased to announce that Javier A. Alvarez has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. Alvarez's practice focuses on a wide range of domestic and cross-border business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financings, joint ventures, and other general corporate matters.

Advertising & Public Relations

ChappellRoberts, Tampa

Agency principal Christine Turner has been promoted to president of ChappellRoberts. As president, Turner will lead all facets of agency operations and growth. Colleen Chappell will remain CEO as the agency continues its long-term succession plan. For more than 20 years, Turner has been instrumental in growing ChappellRoberts into a sought-after branding agency for global, national and regional clients. Turner has led strategy, branding and new business development while managing several key departments within the agency. She has also been a driving force in the agency's positive impact on clients' businesses.

Week of February 8

Health Care / Medicine / Medical Services

LSF Health Systems, Jacksonville

LSF Health Systems' CEO Dr. Christine Cauffield has been invited to serve on a panel of experts guiding efforts of the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy as it prepares the new administration's national drug control strategy. Head of one of Florida's largest behavioral health managing entities, Cauffield's helped lead the fight against the opioid crisis.

Harmony Healthcare, Tampa

Harmony Healthcare, which delivers expert consultants within reimbursement and population health to healthcare providers nationwide across all care settings, appointed Randy Verdino as CEO. Randy brings 35 years of experience in IT consulting, leading a wide range of functions for professional services on a global basis and will lead Harmony into its next chapter of growth.


Anthony and Partners, Tampa

Anthony & Partners is pleased to announce that Andrew Ghekas, Nicholas Lafalce and Townsend Belt are the newest Partners of the firm.

Andrew [left] joined A&P in 2015 and his experience includes representing financial institutions, private equity lenders, corporations, individuals in noncompete, fraudulent transfer, commercial foreclosure, and other general commercial litigation.

Nicholas [center] joined A&P in 2015 and focuses his practice on creditor's rights, commercial litigation, bankruptcy, commercial mortgage foreclosure, and collection actions.

Townsend [right] joined A&P in 2020 and represents clients in a broad spectrum of matters including real estate litigation, commercial litigation, insurance litigation, bankruptcy, and other civil matters.

Lash & Goldberg LLP, Miami

Lash & Goldberg announces that Jason A. Coe has been named Partner of the firm. Mr. Coe's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, health care litigation, appellate litigation, government enforcement, and white collar
criminal defense.

Lash & Goldberg LLP, Miami

Lash & Goldberg announces that Christopher K. Smith has been named Partner of the firm. Mr. Smith's practice focuses on complex litigation, health care litigation and employment litigation matters.

Week of February 1

Financial Services / Investments

Comerica Incorporated, Boca Raton

Comerica Incorporated, a financial services company, announces David Kunik has been selected to lead its Florida Market. As Retail District Manager and Florida Market President, Kunik will continue to oversee all Florida retail banking centers, while expanding his role to include business and community development efforts for all lines of business within the region.

Health Care / Medicine / Medical Services

Hospital for Special Surgery, West Palm Beach

Martin W. Roche, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who performed the world's first sensor and robotic-assisted knee surgery, has joined Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) Florida in West Palm Beach. HSS is ranked #1 in the world for Orthopedics by Newsweek and is the world's leading academic medical center specialized in orthopedics, rheumatology, and related disciplines.

Hunter Vision, Orlando

Hunter Vision, the complete vision care and LASIK center of Central Florida, welcomes Dr. Elizabeth K. MacDonald, Optometrist to the practice. Dr. MacDonald is a highly experienced optometrist, practicing full-scope optometry. Her professional interests include general eye care, eye disease diagnosis and treatment, vision correction, keratoconus treatment, and scleral lens fitting.


Cansortium, Miami

Cansortium Inc., a vertically integrated cannabis company with operations in Florida, Texas, Michigan and Pennsylvania, announces Chief Executive Officer Robert Beasley has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors.  Since the beginning of 2020, Robert has been a Senior Advisor to the company and actively involved in all aspects of Cansortium's operations.

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