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September 22, 2018

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Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Linda Mignone has joined UMA as Chief Marketing Officer, and will lead UMA's marketing and communications efforts. Mignone brings almost 25 years of experience in strategic, brand and direct marketing with firms including Kaplan and DHL. Mignone has contributed to Fortune/CNN on leadership and management, and advises Merci360 and other start-up and incubator organizations. Read more »
Published on 8/21/2018

Florida A&M University, Tallahassee

Wanda Ford, D.M., has been named CFO and vice president for Finance and Administration at Florida A&M University. Read more »
Published on 7/25/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Beth Garland was named Senior Vice President of Human Resources at UMA. She joined the Tampa-based accredited nonprofit healthcare educator in 2015 as Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations and has led several initiatives to improve and support career outcomes for students and employees. Garland holds a BA from Vanderbilt and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Read more »
Published on 7/2/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Mark Simone joined Ultimate Medical Academy as Senior Director of Recruiting. UMA is an accredited nonprofit healthcare educational institution that employs more than 2,000 in the Tampa Bay area. Simone was previously Head of Early Career & Diversity Talent at Cigna in Hartford, Connecticut. He has also led talent teams at Aetna, Pfizer, and Adaptive Talent Solutions. Read more »
Published on 7/2/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

April Neumann was named Senior Vice President at Ultimate Medical Academy. Neumann will partner with the executive leadership team on key educational and healthcare priorities and community partnerships, with a focus on innovative approaches in the sector. Neumann most recently served as UMA's SVP of Career Services. Read more »
Published on 7/2/2018

Broward College Board of Trustees, Fort Lauderdale

Matthew Caldwell, president and CEO of the Florida Panthers, has been named by Gov. Rick Scott to serve on the Broward College District Board of Trustees. Caldwell will serve on... Read more »
Published on 6/19/2018

Adventist University of Health Sciences, Orlando

Adventist University of Health Sciences, has announced that Sandra Dunbar will serve as ADU's new Provost. Read more »
Published on 5/2/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Ultimate Medical Academy promoted Daniela Simic to the newly created role of Dean of Programs & Academic Affairs. She will implement data-driven solutions to grow program health, curriculum viability, instructor performance, and student achievement at the nonprofit healthcare educator. Simic will manage Program Affairs while overseeing UMA diploma and degree programs. Read more »
Published on 3/26/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Ultimate Medical Academy promoted Dr. Jenna Sage to the newly created role of Dean of Programs & Academic Affairs. She will implement data-driven solutions to improve program health, curriculum viability, instructor performance, and student achievement at the nonprofit healthcare educator. Dr. Sage will manage Student Affairs while leading UMA diploma and degree programs. Read more »
Published on 3/26/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Ultimate Medical Academy promoted Dr. Carrie Morris to the newly created role of Dean of Programs & Academic Affairs. She will implement data-driven solutions to increase program health, curriculum viability, instructor performance, and student achievement at the nonprofit healthcare educator. Dr. Morris will lead UMA's General Education faculty and manage Faculty Affairs. Read more »
Published on 3/26/2018

American College of Cardiology, Orlando

C. Michael Valentine, MD, FACC, is the new president of the American College of Cardiology. Read more »
Published on 3/21/2018

USF System, Tampa

Haywood L. Brown, MD, an experienced physician, researcher and leader in higher education, has been selected as the University of South Florida System’s new vice president for diversity, inclusion &... Read more »
Published on 3/13/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Clearwater

Ultimate Medical Academy named Dr. Rebecca Sarlo as Campus Director for the nonprofit institution's Clearwater Campus, which offers allied healthcare associate degree and diploma programs to adult learners. Prior to joining UMA in 2013 as Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, Dr. Sarlo directed secondary school improvement efforts at the Florida Department of Education. Read more »
Published on 3/5/2018

Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County, Tampa

The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County has selected Gordon L. Gillette as its next Chief Executive Officer Read more »
Published on 3/5/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Former Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift was named Executive Chair of the Board for Ultimate Medical Academy, a Tampa-based nonprofit, higher education institution. Most recently, she was CEO of Middlebury Interactive Languages, an organization specializing in language training,. She has served on the UMA Board since October 2016. Read more »
Published on 1/15/2018

Florida International University, Miami

Joanne Li has been appointed dean of FIU's College of Business. Most recently she was dean and professor of finance at the Raj Soin School of Business at Wright State University, a position she held since 2012. "I am very privileged to have the opportunity to serve a world-class faculty, dedicated staff, and talented student body in the FIU College of Business," Li said. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2017

Florida International University, Miami

John L. Volakis has been appointed dean of FIU's College of Engineering & Computing. Volakis comes to FIU with a distinguished career in academia, most recently serving as the Roy and Lois Chope chair and professor of electrical and computer engineering at The Ohio State University's College of Engineering, a position he held for 14 years. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2017

Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg

The Poynter Institute has named Neil Brown, to be its new president. Brown, currently the editor and vice president of The Tampa Bay Times, was selected from more than 100 candidates. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

VE South/ Star Food, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

VE South, based in Fort Lauderdale has just announced Joe Gilbert and Bob Gottlieb will lead a new division: Feed More Students. Ten years ago VE South developed a reimbursable meal vending machine for public schools, Star Food Healthy Express. Today, working with school foodservice professionals, they feed 5 million kids a year across the USA . As the largest school foodservice vending company, they are now launching a college and university division to Feed More Students. Utilizing vending, under the complete control of the college foodservice program, and partnering with campus dining cards offering fresh food options. Gottlieb is Director of Educational Services and has been with VE South for 19 years. www.feedmorestudents.com Read more »
Published on 8/7/2017

Lake County Schools, Tavares

Karen Briggs, Director of Finance for Lake County Schools, has been appointed the district's Chief Financial Officer Read more »
Published on 8/1/2017

Adventist University of Health Sciences, Orlando

Adventist University of Health Sciences Board of Trustees' has announced that Dr. Edwin Hernández, ADU's current provost and an educator with over 30 years of experience, will succeed Dr. David Greenlaw, ADU's founding president, upon his retirement on July 31st, 2017. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2017

The University of Tampa, Tampa

L. Keith Todd has been named The University of Tampa's vice president for development and university relations. Todd will oversee philanthropic efforts that provide support for scholarships, endowment and institutional initiatives. UT President Ron Vaughn said Todd's "experience and ability to manage complex opportunities will help further build UT's fundraising efforts." Read more »
Published on 6/13/2017

University of Miami School of Business Administration, Miami

John Quelch of Harvard Business School (HBS) has been appointed dean of the University of Miami School of Business Administration and vice provost for executive education. Quelch will oversee customized... Read more »
Published on 6/6/2017

St. Petersburg College, Pinellas County

Dr. Tonjua Williams has been named President of St. Petersburg College. Williams, a St. Pete native and 30-year veteran of SPC, is the college's first woman and first African-American President. Williams, who has served as Sr. VP of Student Services since 2013, holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Admin., a master's in Counselor Education, and a bachelor's in Business Admin. Read more »
Published on 6/6/2017

Flagler College, St. Augustine

Veteran police chief Creig Doyle was recently named Flagler College's director of Safety & Security, after serving in an interim director capacity at the college since January. Doyle comes to Flagler with over 40 years of police and security experience, serving communities and universities. Read more »
Published on 5/10/2017

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