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Week of March 29


DeAngelis Diamond, Naples

DeAngelis Diamond welcomes Senior Project Manager, Adam Milner. In his role, Adam will take leadership in managing the client relationship together with the project resources. With over 12 years of construction experience, Adam has an impressive, diverse portfolio on projects totaling 3.9 million square feet and $1.8 billion. He will be based at the DD Nashville office.


Gunster, Miami

Gunster expands its Miami office with the addition of Miguel Diaz de la Portilla and Elinette Ruiz-Diaz de la Portilla in their Environmental and Land Use Law practice. Miguel is a shareholder and Elinette is an of counsel attorney, offering expertise in land use and zoning, code enforcement, and litigation with a focus on governmental administrative and procurement law.


Florida Southern College, Lakeland

Florida Southern College has named Dr. William Quilliam as the inaugural recipient of The Louise Templeton Endowed Chair in Accounting in the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise. Dr. Quilliam is an Associate Professor of Accounting, Department Chair, and Master of Accountancy Program Director. He came to Florida Southern in 2010, having taught accounting since 1986.

Real Estate

Elion Partners, Miami

Elion Partners, a vertically integrated private equity real estate investment firm, has named Greg Skaler as East Coast Regional Director. In his new role, Greg will support the firm’s acquisition activities across its investment vehicles. With a national portfolio of real estate assets, Greg’s focus will enhance Elion’s sourcing capabilities across the region.

Week of March 22

Media / Publishing

The E.W. Scripps Company, Fort Myers

The E.W. Scripps Company has appointed Evan Pappas to the role of Vice President and General Manager for WFTX, Scripps' Fox affiliate in Ft. Myers.  Pappas, a 30-year broadcast industry veteran who focused his career on news and sales operations, has served as Vice President and General Manager of KOAA, Scripps' NBC affiliate in Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 2011.


Kelley Kronenberg, Fort Lauderdale

Kelley Kronenberg is pleased to announce Jeffrey M. Wank has been named Chair of First Party Property Insurance Defense. Jeff has been lauded for his knowledge of insurance coverage and his approach in defending insurance companies by many carriers in Florida and nationwide. He represents insurers in all aspects of coverage disputes.

Kelley Kronenberg, Fort Lauderdale

Kelley Kronenberg is pleased to announce David S. Henry has been named Chair of General Liability & Third-Party Insurance Defense. Throughout his career, David has defended clients in a broad range of matters, including, but not limited to, premises liability, automotive and trucking liability, products liability, and Section 1983 claims.

Advertising & Public Relations

Cultivate PR a Sissy DeMaria + Campbell + Acker Agency, Miami

Cultivate PR a Sissy DeMaria + Campbell + Acker Agency has announced the appointment of Ansley Campbell as President and Partner. With more than a decade of experience, Campbell will oversee strategic media and marketing campaigns for the firm's prestigious clients in the luxury lifestyle, real estate, consumer and hospitality sectors.

Week of March 15

Health Care / Medicine / Medical Services

Discovery Senior Living, Bonita Springs

Discovery Senior Living has further bolstered its executive leadership team, appointing Hilary G. Bullard as the first-ever President of its Morada Senior Living brand. Bullard brings to the Discovery enterprise more than 15 years of experience managing best-in-class senior and multi-family housing assets for some of the industry's most prominent investors.

HCA Healthcare North Florida Division, Tallahassee

HCA Healthcare North Florida Division announced the appointment of Monique Butler, MD, MBA, as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Butler has been in healthcare for 15 years and will assume oversight for clinical quality, safety, and high reliability across the Division’s 15 hospitals and other sites of care. She will work to advance the Division’s uncompromising commitment to clinical operational excellence.

HCA Healthcare North Florida Division, Tallahassee

HCA Healthcare North Florida Division announced the appointment of Kristin Dyer, MHA, as Chief Financial Officer. With more than 18 years of experience in healthcare finance, she assumes oversight for financial efficiency and risk management across HCA Healthcare North Florida Division's 15 hospitals and other sites of care.


Brinkley Morgan, Fort Lauderdale

Brinkley Morgan announces that John Lambros has been named Managing Partner of the firm. In this role, he will serve and support the attorneys in Brinkley Morgan's Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton and West Palm Beach offices while continuing his legal practice in the area of marital and family law.

Week of March 8

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC, Boca Raton

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara welcomes Jason P. Jones as Senior Counsel to its Estate & Trust Team in its Boca Raton office. Jason focuses on advising U.S. and international clients on a range of tax, estate, and asset protection planning matters, including wills and trusts. He also provides tax planning to businesses regarding mergers, acquisitions and consolidations.

Shutts & Bowen LLP, Jacksonville

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Frank T. Moya has joined the Construction Practice group as a partner in the Jacksonville office. With personal and professional roots in both Tampa and Jacksonville, Frank advises clients in commercial litigation matters in a broad range of industries, including construction, banking and finance, real estate and insurance.


Geographic Solutions, Palm Harbor

Geographic Solutions, the nation's leading provider of software solutions for workforce development, unemployment processing and labor market information, has named Mitchell Dimler as its Director of Data Services. He brings more than 30 years of business, strategic and tactical experience in high-tech markets to the company.

Week of March 1

Economic Development

Startup Space, Tampa

Startup Space, the leading innovative platform for entrepreneurship community building, announces the appointment of Molly King as Associate Director of Client Experience. King will assist Startup Space's client team with onboarding, engagement, and delivery; working to ensure that communities have the tools and processes needed to support small businesses.

Startup Space, Tampa

Startup Space, the leading innovative platform for entrepreneurship community building, announces the appointment of Reneida Leon as Head of Product. Leon, who brings over 10 years of digital product management experience to her new role, will lead the vision around Startup Space's portfolio of web, mobile, and data solutions for ecosystem builders. 


Gunster, Tallahassee

Gunster is pleased to announce Sha`Ron James as their newest Government Affairs Consultant and Of Counsel Attorney in their Tallahassee office. James brings extensive experience in the public and private sectors, insurance law and regulatory matters, and will focus her practice on state and local governmental affairs, healthcare and insurance regulatory law.


The Collage Companies, Lake Mary

Brian Walsh, Founder of The Collage Companies assumed the title of Chairman and CEO. He is succeeded by Rob Maphis (shown here), who will assume the role of President. Rob has served as Executive Vice President since 2016. Steve Pinyot will fill the role of Executive Vice President. Tara Sanders will assume the leadership position of Chief Financial Officer.

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