Several South Floridians were recently recognized by trade and professional organizations. Seminole Gaming announced new executives; and the Coast Guard announced a special agent appointment. Want more? Submit promotions, new hires to SunSentinel.com/peopleonthemove or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact email@example.com, 954-356-4662, or Twitter @mindingyourbiz
Nordis Technologies promoted Suzzi Morrison from vice president of technology to chief technology officer of the customer communication management and payments solutions company Morrison in Coral Springs. Morrison joined the company in 2015 and before that ran an IT consulting company for more than 20 years.
The South Florida Institute on Aging (SoFIA), a nonprofit that creates planning and development strategies to deliver socioeconomic support programs for South Florida seniors, has named Debbie Savage to its board of directors. Savage is founder and president of Responsive Home Care, a private-duty home care agency. Savage
Compass Florida announced its new Director of Operations, Alexandra Elfmont. Elfmont is the former executive vice president of Engel & Völkers Miami, and held similar responsibilities prior to that at Cervera Real Estate’s development division. Additionally, Bento Queiroz has joined Compass Florida as director of luxury sales, out of its South Beach office. Rhodes
Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A. (CDL) announced that Richard Gray has joined the firm as a director of business valuation and litigation support.
Gonzalo Acevedo was named division head for Gray BAC Florida Bank’s personal, digital and commercial banking division.
Howard Sachs has joined Supreme Lending in South Florida as business development manager.
During its 59th annual meeting, held in Indianapolis, Ind., the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators presented its National Boating Officer of the Year award to Officer Juan Blanco of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.The award recognizes a law enforcement officer who has made an outstanding contribution to boating safety through enforcement and has performed an outstanding service to the agency or state in any facet of recreational boating safety. Blanco began doing volunteer work for the FWC in 2010, and in 2015 he was hired by the FWC where he now Levan Yanowitch Blanco
The Broward College Foundation appointed Community Care Plan President and Chief Executive Officer John A. Benz, BBX Capital President Jarett Levan, and financial consultant Beverly Yanowitch, CPA, to its board of directors. has a leadership role in Boating Under the Influence and Driving Under the Influence enforcement within his assigned patrol area in South Florida.
The Palm Beach County Medical Society hosted Women in Medicine dinner for more than 60 women physicians and guests recently at the Benvenutos in Boynton Beach to thank all the women who have dedicated their time, wisdom and talents to the field of medicine. In addition, PBCMS honored two Women Physicians of the Year: Dr. Maureen Whelihan, a gynecologist at Elite Women care of the Palm Beaches and a former past president of the board of directors of the Palm Beach County Medical Society; and Dr. Sarah K. Wood, the senior associate dean for medical education, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University.
The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Region III presented its Exemplary Leadership Award to Anna Fusco, president of the Broward Teachers Union, at its 2018 Regional Conference. Fusco, a classroom teacher, was elected BTU president in 2016 after serving as a union steward, area coordinator, delegate and executive board officer. The CBTU Region III encompasses Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.
Sean C. Domnick, a shareholder at Domnick Cunningham & Whalen, in Palm Beach Gardens, was honored with the Jon E. Krupnick at the Florida Justice Association Masters of Justice Convention in Orlando. Whelihan Wood
Michelle Gamble has joined Titan Aviation, a provider of aircraft management, aircraft sales, and aircraft charter, as director of jet charter and marketing. Gamble is based at the company’s recently opened Gamble South Florida office located inside the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The Coast Guard Investigative Service appointed new special agent in charge for Coast Guard Investigative Service Southeast Region: Zinnia James, who will lead six CGIS Resident Agent Offices overseeing an area of 1.7 million square miles, including Puerto Rico, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and 34 foreign nations and territories. For the past two years James worked as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge in Miami. James has held a variety of investigative, operational and management positions throughout her career. James first joined the U.S. Air Force in 2002 as a military special agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
Seminole Gaming announced new executives: Larry Buck was named president of Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, from general manager of Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood; Edward Aguilar was named general manager of Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood, from assistant general manager/vice president for Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee; and Steve Bonner was named president of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, from president of Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. Additionally, David Hoenemeyer has been named chief operating officer of Seminole Gaming, from Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas, where he was regional president of three Caesars Entertainment Casinos. In his new job, Hoenemeyer will work with Seminole casino presidents and general managers to oversee day-to-day operations of seven Seminole Gaming casinos in Florida: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood, Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee, Seminole Casino Brighton, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, and Seminole Casino Big Cypress.
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