CDC Builders, a general contractor and construction management services company in Miami, has hired Jim Faria as vice president of preconstruction services to lead and develop its preconstruction department.
The Southeastern Division of the Children's Home Society has named new members of its board of directors. They are:
Lauren Harrison Genovese, immediate past president of the Junior League of Miami, board member of the Coral Gables Community Foundation, and a founding member of the Tiffany Circle Society of Women Leaders
Noel O’Dwyer has been hired as vice president of marketing and strategic alliances at Plantation-based Equitrac Corp., a provider of print management solutions.
Previously, he was senior director of channels and alliances at MetaCarta, a provider of geographic intelligence solutions.
Matthew Mandel, a partner with the law firm of Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Cole & Boniske, has been appointed to serve on the board of directors for the Federal Bar Association Broward County Chapter.
United Cerebral Palsy of South Florida, a non-profit organization serving children and adults with developmental disabilities, has elected Michelle Castro and David Loewenstein as new board members.
Danielle J. Butler has joined the Fort Lauderdale law firm of Fowler White Burnett as a shareholder. She joins the firm's Admiralty & Maritime Law practice group.
Marc Berenfeld, of the accounting firm Berenfeld, Spritzer, Shechter and Sheer, has been appointed as chairman of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. Sarah Artecona from the University of Miami will begin a term as chair-elect, and Wanda Trouba of Regions Bank has been elected treasurer of the chamber.
Newly elected to a three-year term on the board of directors are: Thad Adams of the Allen Morris Company, Dennis Doucette from The Biltmore Hotel, Linda Knudsen of Baptist Health South Florida, Anabella Smith from Zyscovich Architects, and Emilio Vazquez of Coconut Grove Bank.
The DYL Group, a developer of hotels, resorts, luxury residential condominiums and retail/mixed-use projects throughout South Florida, has hired Joseph Geluso as the company's controller.
Previously, he was controller at Tarragon Corporation.
Martin I. Kalish has been hired as a partner at the law firm of Arnstein & Lehr. He represents hospitals, physicians, physician groups, and businesses engaged in the health care industry.
Previously, he was co-chair of health care group at the law firm of Zuckerman Spaeder.
Michael W. Apelian has been hired as vice president and operations officer at Turnberry Bank.
He previously was operations officer at Marquis Bank, vice president of
operations at Gateway American Bank, vice president and sales manager
at Republic Security Bank and vice president of administration at County