Cooper The Miami Dolphins have selected SAVE Executive Director Tony Lima as the recipient of the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award, at a recent Business Equality Network luncheon sponsored by SAVE and the Miami Dolphins. The award, in conjunction with the NFL and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, recognizes the contributions of Hispanic leaders in each NFL market. Lima will receive his trophy and $2,000 donation to SAVE at the Miami Dolphins home game against the Oakland Raiders on Sept. 23, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Armstrong
Kelley Kronenberg announced that partner Sonia Oliveri has been appointed to the Business and Investment Committee of The American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida chapter. Fowler White Burnett announced that Juan C. Zorrilla, in the firm's commercial litigation practice group, has been elected an Equity Shareholder in the firm. Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP announced that Peter J. Lewis has joined the firm as associate in its Miami office. Yolyvee Y. Rivera joined the firm as a partner, also in Miami. Oliveri
Ross Aurelio M. Fernandez III, Beauchesne, Electrum Branding announced Jasmine Cooper has joined the Fort Lauderdale-based branding agency as marketing manager.
Red Banyan announced Pamela Armstrong as its new director of accounts. Armstrong has been with the firm for six years. C. Kennon Hetlage, Katherine Ross Nina Zeff Ross,
Thomas Oliveri, senior market executive of Broward County for The Northern Trust Co., recently became the new board chair of the Memorial and Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundations. The board is composed primarily of regional business leaders, physicians, and senior executives dedicated to raising money to support the mission of the Memorial Healthcare System. For Oliveri, the opportunity to serve on the board is not just good business, it’s about giving back. He and his family members were born at Memorial Regional Hospital. And when his oldest son was a newborn, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital played a significant role in his care.
On the board
Why join: I’ve been on the foundation’s board of directors for 10 years and it’s important that we continue to provide the necessary support to the hospital’s mission of providing highquality, comprehensive patient and family-centered care for the community.
Top goal: On the children’s side, we’re focused on supporting the expansion of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, both in Hollywood, with a four-story addition to the facility we opened in 2011, and in Palm Beach County with the opening of a specialty center in Wellington. For the executive vice president and chief executive officer for Memorial Regional Hospital; Leah A. Carpenter, administrator and chief executive officer, Memorial Hospital West, Grisel Fernandez-Bravo, administrator and chief executive officer Memorial Hospital Miramar; and Maggie Hansen, senior vice president and chief nursing executive for Memorial Healthcare System. Other executive appointments include: Forest Blanton, SVP and chief information officer; Mark Doyle, administrator and CEO, Memorial Hospital Pembroke; Aurelio M Fernandez, III, president and CEO; Kevin R. Janser, SVP and chief development officer; Chantal Leconte, CEO and administrator, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Pediatric Services, Memorial Healthcare System; Stanley Marks, SVP and chief medical officer; Matt Muhart, CPA, executive vice president and chief administrative officer; David Smith, SVP and chief financial officer; Kimarie R. Stratus, SVP and general counsel; Shane Strum, SVP, Memorial Healthcare System; Margie Vargas, SVP and chief human resources officer; and Douglas A. Zaren, CEO and administrator, Memorial Regional Hospital South.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital announced the appointment of Joshua Chalkley and Timothy Miller Jr. to the medical staff of the Marcus Neuroscience Institute and BocaCare Physician Network. Chalkley is board-certified in psychiatry and neurology. His special areas THOMAS OLIVERI
five adult hospitals, our emphasis will be on championing the specialties in cancer, cardiac, neuroscience, and rehabilitation.
Advice to young professionals looking for community engagement experiences: Participate in an organization that mirrors your personal goals and interests and align yourself with the mission of the organization. The money and/or time you contribute has a lasting impact in the community, so it’s important to stay engaged.
Wisdom: Being a great listener and problem solver are critical to providing clients with thoughtful, objective, and holistic advice that helps them meet long and short-term goals. of interest include autoimmune disease of the nervous system, infusion therapies, multiple sclerosis, neurological infections and neuromyelitis optica. Miller is board-eligible in neurosurgery. His special areas of interest include brain surgery, functional neurosurgery and spine surgery.
Tom Veenstra has been appointed vice president of administration at CareerSource Palm Beach County, the nonprofit organization chartered by the state of Florida to lead workforce development in Palm Beach County. In his new position, Veenstra will lead the operations of five departments — Communications, Information Technology, Performance Analysis, Legal Services, and Facilities. He serves as the Chief Communications Officer for all organizational issues/events and federal/ state/local employment issues. He also oversees state/local workforce plans and developments in federal/state laws and regulations that affect workforce agencies. Veenstra previously was senior director of support services. He joined the organization as its communications director in 2011.
The Institute for Regional Conservation, a nonprofit in Delray Beach dedicated to the protection, restoration, and long-term management of biodiversity, announced that Allison Turner, owner and CEO of BCoSF Media and Business Consultants of South Florida, has joined their board of directors.
Real estate, property management
One Thousand Museum Residences by Zaha Hadid Architects announced the appointment of Jason Kaye as the property’s general manager in Miami. Kaye’s extensive experience includes in 2011, when he joined Marquis Association Management as the director of operations, where he oversaw multiple luxury condominiums.
Kolter Homes, a division of The Kolter Group, announced that Wayne Soojian has joined as its business unit manager for South Florida. Soojian will oversee the development and success of ALTON, open and manage Artistry Palm Beach and work with the Kolter Homes executive team to identify future opportunities across South Florida.
The GPServ, Inc. announced that Yesenia Diaz-Adams was named as a sales representative for Geographic Information Systems Mapping Sales for the South Florida region. Diaz-Adams joined the company in 2017 and spent most of the year establishing her territory and cultivating new business relationships in GPServ’s targeted industries. Prior to joining GPServ Diaz-Adams spent 18 years in various sales, support and management roles for Trimble Navigations GeoSpatial Division.
Calaveras Cantina has named Angelo Arboleda executive chef, in Jupiter. Arboleda began his career as a line cook at Cucina del’Arte, now Cucina Palm Beach. He worked at Café Boloud, Chez Jean-Pierre Bistro, and The Woods Jupiter.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek has named Earl Govenor as its new Executive Sous Chef and Paul Youngstrand as NYY Steak Chef. Prior to joining Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Govenor worked at a number of Las Vegas-based properties including the Mirage Casino, All Star Cafe, Silverton Casino and Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & Casino. Govenor was a banquet cook at the Mirage for four years, prior to becoming the kitchen manager at All Star Cafe. At Silverton Casino, Govenor was the executive room chef for 11 years. Youngstrand is responsible for the daily culinary operations of the property’s fine dining restaurant, while overseeing a team of professionals. He was chef at the property’s Fresh Harvest restaurant for two years before moving to NYY Steak. Prior to joining Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Youngstrand spent six years in Las Vegas where he worked for the Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & Casino and Twin Creeks Steakhouse in the Silverton Casino.
Trez Forman Capital Group, private commercial real estate lender, has added two new professionals: Jeff Gersh joins as a senior vice president of finance and Ben Gluck joined as an associate in the credit risk and underwriting department.
Broward Health has appointed as its new chief information officer. As a part of the corporate team, Ross will provide leadership and strategic direction for the development, coordination and evaluation of information management systems and services to enhance the system’s delivery of healthcare. Ross has been in information management for more than 17 years, and most recently held the position of chief information officer at Stony Brook Medicine in Stony Brook, N.Y.Memorial Healthcare System’s new president and chief executive, announced new executive appointments. They include executive vice presidents:east operations, formerly senior vice president, Memorial Healthcare System, and west operations, formerly administrator and chief executive officer, Memorial Hospital West;