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October 22, 2018

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ARI - Accounts Receivables Inc., West Palm Beach, FL.

The Florida Collectors Association, a state unit of ACA International, installed Melissa Nash as president. "I am honored to represent our industry with the goal of keeping the price for goods and services low, while making credit less expensive and more available," Nash said. FCA's direct impact to the state's economy is $3.4 billion annually and more than 8,000 jobs. read more >

YMCA of South Florida at Pembroke Pines, Fort Lauderdale

YMCA of South Florida, at Pembroke Pines announces its appointment of Anne Arvizu as Chairperson of its Board of Directors read more >

DadeSystems, Miami

DadeSystems announces Mike Capote has joined the company as its new Chief Information Officer. read more >

Florida Hospital Waterman, Tavares

Florida Hospital Waterman has selected Terri Warren to serve as chief financial officer. read more >

NextEra Energy Inc, Juno Beach

NextEra Energy, Inc. has announced the appointment of Darryl L. Wilson to its board of directors. read more >

ChappellRoberts, Tampa

Christine Turner will lead and oversee management of all agency functions, including account, creative and media services as well as agency operations. As executive vice president, she will guide the strategic vision for the agency's creative, account strategy and operations leadership team. read more >

MDO Partners, Miami, FL

Ms. Herbello, who recently graduated from Florida International University (FIU) School of Law and was admitted to the Florida Bar, previously served as the firm's law clerk, and now joins MDO Partners as an attorney. She will represent clients in corporate governance, contracts, mergers & acquisitions, & global compliance matters. Herbello is fluent in English & Spanish. read more >

MDO Partners, Miami, FL

MDO Partners' Lisa Capote, has been elected Hispanic National Bar Association Regional President of Florida. Capote focuses on global compliance for food, logistics, pharmaceutical, healthcare, life sciences & medical device industries, including FDA & international trade compliance. An AV Preeminent-Rated attorney, she represents startups to Fortune 500 companies. read more >

Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee

Sachs Media Group is honored to be named the "National 2018 PR Firm of the Year" in our division by the respected industry journal, PRNews. SMG was chosen from a competitive pool of agencies across the U.S. for its innovation, client growth, retention, and culture. The 22-year-old agency is routinely ranked a top independent communications company in Florida and the U.S. read more >


After 18 yrs with The Walt Disney Company, Victoria Hardison-Sterry has opened Luxury Edition Travel (LET) in Celebration, Fla. For the discerning traveler LET offers personal and custom global travel advice and support. Part of the Virtuoso network, LET has access to partners and services not available to many travelers., 407-353-8443. read more >

Tampa General Medical Group, Tampa

Kiran Dhanireddy, MD, has joined the TGMG Transplant Surgery team as associate director of liver transplantation, with board certification in general surgery. His clinical interests include liver transplantation, live donor liver transplantation, partial liver transplantation, surgical management of pancreatic diseases, and hepatocellular carcinoma. read more >

Tampa General Hospital Foundation , Tampa

Frann Richards has joined the Tampa General Hospital Foundation as senior vice president and chief development officer. Richards served as senior director of Development at USF Health, and was a key contributor to USF's record-breaking $1billion "Unstoppable" capital campaign, and managed major gifts. Richards also led development & strategy at the University of Florida. read more >

Tampa General Medical Group, Tampa

Amy Lu, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS, has joined TGMG Medical Group as a board-certified transplant surgeon & surgical director of liver transplantation. Her clinical interests include laparoscopic surgery and diseases of the liver & biliary tract. She's a member of International Liver Transplantation Society, Intl Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Assoc., Society of Academic Asian Surgeons. read more >

Florida Icon: JoAnn Morgan

JoAnn Morgan, NASA aerospace engineer, was the first woman to serve as a senior executive at Kennedy Space Center read more >


Change seems to bring more complexity instead of simplicity. read more >

Clear choices in governor's race

We couldn't have selected two more divergent voices to run for the highest office in Florida. read more >

Brown Jordan International, St. Augustine

Brown Jordan International names David Kennedy a divisional president of Brown Jordan. read more >

KnowBe4, Tampa Bay

KnowBe4 announced it has named Krish Venkataraman CFO, to support the company's rapid growth read more >

Delray Medical Center, Delray Beach

Maggie Gill has joined Tenet Healthcare Corp as the new CEO of Delray Medical Center. read more >

Broward Health, Fort Lauderdale

Jonathan R. Turton, MBA, FACHE, has been named CEO of Broward Health Medical Center. read more >

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