South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sunday)
Joe Cavaretta was appointed to lead Sunrise-based Dental Whale. He succeeds Founder David Lopez, who remains as vision leader and chairman of the board. The company is a provider of practice management solutions and education, including marketing services, insurance claim processing, equipment repair, and CEcredits, toindependentdentists andDSOs. Cavarettawas vicepresident of sales for the U.S. dental business atHenry Schein.
BrightStar Credit Union appointedNealDietz as vicepresident of lending. For the past eight years, Dietz was vice president of lending for the Greater Iowa CreditUnion.
Property & Casualty insurance executive Tracy Brown was namedmanageroftheprivateclient division at Century Risk Advisors Inc., headquarteredinBoca Raton.
Dr. Joseph Ricotta of Delray Medical Center was named as a 2020 Clinical Operator of Experience with TCAR. The recognition is presented by SilkRoadMedical, which manufactures the TCAR device for patient procedures and is given to select physicians throughout the country who have demonstrated clinical excellence and superior quality outcomes using TCAR to treat patients with carotid artery disease.
EliFriedmanjoined theMiami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida. and is the medical director of sports cardiology, fromMemorial Health System, where he was the chief of cardiac services atMemorial Regional Hospital and the system’s medical directorof sports cardiology.
AlisonSchneider, MD, a gastroenterologist at Cleveland Clinic Weston, waselectedpresidentofthe
The Florida Board of Nursing appointed Dr. Vicky Stone-Gale, a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Fellow of the AmericanAcademy ofNurse Practitioners, practicinginPrimaryCare in Plantation, toafour-yeartermon the Council on Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner Autonomous Practice. This council will develop standards of practice for adoption by rule to the Board ofNursing for APRNs who register for autonomous practice. Stone- Gale was registered as the first autonomous APRNinthestate aftermeetingthe legislative guidelines.
Macken Companies named Jodi Macken of Macken Realty as the director of sales for Koya Bay, a newtownhomecommunity within the neighborhood of Eastern Shores inNorthMiamiBeach.
Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLPannounced thatNancySaint
Pierre has joined the firm as a partner inMiami.
Danielle Lustman joined Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service as director of marketing and communications. Most recently, she held the same position at the Leon & Leona Brauser Maimonides Academy in Fort Lauderdale
Chad Van Horn, founding partner of Van Horn Law Group P.A., received an Individual Hero Awardat the 33rdannualNational PhilanthropyDay“HeroesAmong Us” Virtual Awards Celebration hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Van Horn received this award for his long-time support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County. He has served on the BigBrothers Big Sisters executive committee for the past seven years, offering pro bono advice as legal counsel and strategic leadership as board vice chair. Last June, he stepped into the role of board chair.
Jay Boodheshwar joined the Oxbridge Academy Board of Trustees. Boodheshwar, whose children have graduated from the establishment, is the deputy town manager for the town of Palm Beach.
Florida International University’s College of Business Hollo School of Real Estate appointed four new members to its Real Estate Council. The council helps expand the school’s reach, offers guidance on the school’s curriculum, and connects students with mentors, internships and job opportunities. The new members include: Cori Bertram, Starbucks; Camilo Padron, JanoverVentures; JaredRobins, Newmark Knight Frank; and Romi Schneider, LUXE Properties.
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