Week of May 24
Ann King, vice president of brokerage, has been promoted to president of the company. King will continue to lead the brokerage division which includes nine offices and 475 agents, and additionally will oversee marketing, digital innovation and brokerage expansion efforts.
Kevin Waugaman, vice president of core services, has been promoted to chief executive officer of the company. As CEO, he is responsible for overseeing the Northeast Florida brokerage operation in addition to the company's affiliated lending, relocation, title, and property management businesses. Waugaman will also oversee accounting and operations.
On Wednesday, May 19, 2021, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the re-appointment of Marc Sarnoff, a Real Estate partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, to a second term on the Florida International University Board of Trustees. His appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.
Gunster is pleased to diversify its bench with three more attorney hires. Alexis Buese [left] joins as a business litigation shareholder at the firm's Tampa office. Gunster's Miami office welcomes Robert 'Bobby' Behar [center], an associate in its environmental and land use law practice, and Carlos A. Haag [right], who joins as a member of its business litigation practice.
Fred Campos has joined Marcum as the Firm's Southeast Transaction Advisory Services Leader. In this role, he oversees advisory services to strategic and private equity clients on domestic and cross-border transactions. Throughout his career, Mr. Campos has executed on more than 150 transactions that range in purchase price from $15 million to more than $1 billion.
Week of May 17
Aviation / Aerospace
Haskell is pleased to announce that Greg Akers, Division Leader of Aviation & Aerospace Manufacturing, has been promoted to Vice President. Greg leads the Aviation & Aerospace Manufacturing Division in delivering integrated design-build facilities for clients across the aviation, aerospace, defense and advanced manufacturing markets.
Jones Walker LLP announces David S. Weinstein has joined the Miami office as a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group on the corporate compliance and white collar defense team. David draws on his more than two decades of federal and state prosecutorial experience to help clients avoid, respond to and defend against law enforcement investigations and lawsuits.
Silverman Schermer PLLC, based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is proud to announce two new additions and one advancement in support of the firm's continued growth and expansion. Attorneys Jacob Cohen [center] and Gretter Codina Miranda [right] have joined the firm as a Corporate/M&A Associate and Trusts & Estates Associate, respectively. In addition, Senior Associate Kristen Yates [left] has been promoted to Partner. Kristen's practice is devoted primarily to estate and gift planning and trust and estate administration, but also brings extensive corporate transactional experience to her new role. Silverman Schermer focuses its practice on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, wealth preservation and estate planning.
Advertising & Public Relations
Sissy DeMaria-Koehne, CEO of Cultivate PR and WorldWise PR Affiliates, has been appointed to join Baptist Health Foundation's Miami Cancer Institute Council Directors. As a council member, DeMaria-Koehne will be responsible for contributing innovative and creative ideas to raise funds, enhance donor relationships and support overall foundation initiatives.
Week of May 10
Gregg Kern is responsible for providing development leadership and managing all field and business operations for communities in the company's Northeast Florida division. Kern coordinates and implements strategic initiatives and ongoing processes related to community development from the early planning stages through completion.
Chip Dardaman has joined Premier Sotheby's International Realty as chief financial officer. An accomplished executive and certified public accountant, he is experienced across multiple industries. After working as a controller with venture capital wireless companies, he transitioned into real estate and construction where he served as CFO and COO for over 15 years.
Architecture / Design / Engineering
CHW welcomes James "Jim" K. Harriott Jr., PE, Director of Engineering, leading our Transportation department. Jim has over 25 years of engineering experience, bringing his wealth of knowledge in public transportation. His extensive management experience and history of guiding multi-disciplined teams make him a key team leader for the transportation engineering department.
NeuX Technologies, a leading provider of advanced medical technology for the health, wellness, fitness and human performance markets, is excited to announce Harold Hill has joined NeuX as Director of Corporate Accounts. Harold Hill is a retired Special Forces Medic, serving 26 years, and led the medical department for a Special Missions Unit within the United States Special Operations Command.
Week of May 3
Sales / Marketing
Roger West Creative & Code, an award-winning digital marketing agency, has named Tim Peyton Director of Digital Strategy. Peyton has more than 10 years of digital marketing and data analytics experience and fills a critical agency role to meet growing client demand for paid media and lead generation services.
Government / Military
The City Commission of North Miami Beach has voted to name NE 159th St. to honor Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime and his lifetime of public service to the community. The Commission voted unanimously to name the road from West Dixie Highway to NE 8th Ave "Jean Monestime Street," making it one of the longest roads named after a Haitian-American in South Florida.
Health Care / Medicine / Medical Services
The National Association of Travel Healthcare Organizations has appointed Marc Krug, Division President, Travel and Local at Cross Country Healthcare, to its Board of Directors. Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. is a leading provider of advisory and workforce solutions, including contingent staffing, permanent placement and other consultative services for healthcare clients.
Health Services Management (HSM) has announced the appointment of Jim Shatz (left) as Chief Executive Officer and the promotion of Joshua L. White to Chief Operating Officer. Shatz has served on the Board of HSM as an Independent Director since 2017. White previously served as Vice President of Operations and brings more than 20 years of long-term care experience to his new role.