Sebastian Magarinos has been hired as vice president and branch manager for the Doral Branch of the Executive National Bank. Previously, he has worked with Bank of America and vice president and branch manager of Regions Bank.
Richard Perez-Feria has been appointed as senior vice president, editorial and entertainment for Republica. Previously, he was the editor-in-chief of People en Espanol, the founding editorial director of BRASH.com, the editor-in-chief of 7x7, vice president of editorial and creative services for Weider Publication's New York City office. He concurrently served as editor-in-chief of SHAPE's Fit Hollywood, JUMP, Fit Pregnancy Style, and Strong. As co-owner and co-founder of PressCorps, a New York City-based magazine company, he served as editor-in-chief of Celebrity Style, music choice Magazine, Teen Celebrity, gym, Burn! and TennisMatch.
Vance Johnston has been named executive director of business development and strategic planning for The Miami Jewish Home and Hospital at Douglas Gardens. Previously, he has held executive positions at OfficeMax, Burger King Corporation, and Royal Caribbean Cruiselines. He will report directly to Jeffrey Freimark, chief executive officer.
John H. Genovese, a shareholder of Genovese Joblove & Battista, has been named to the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission. The commission will make recommendations to Senators Bill Nelson and Mel Martinez for federal judgeship appointments, United State attorney positions and U.S. marshalls. Genovese is head of the firm's reorganization and insolvency practice. He is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He also served as law clerk for
former US District Court Chief Judge Norman Roettger.
Previously, Hines has served as Florida's Statewide Prosecutor. She is a member of the Administrative Law, Business Law, Criminal Law and Health Law Sections of the Florida Bar and a member of the Criminal Law and International Law Sections of the American Bar Association.
Previously, Lichtman has served as co-lead counsel for the Democratic Party in the 2000 Presidential election recount. Also, he has served as Special Lead Counsel for the John Kerry Campaign in the 2004 Presidential election and has served as Statewide Lead Counsel for the Florida Democratic Party for the 2008 election.
Gabrielle D'Alemberte, a senior trial attorney with the Law Offices of Robert Parks, has been elected to the board of directors of the Miami-Dade Justice Association. Previously, she has served on the Florida Bar's Judicial Evaluation Committee and currently on the board of directors for the Florida Justice Association.
Elizabeth S. Baker, board certified martial and family law attorney, will co-chair the firm's family law practice group, has been hired as partner.
Steven C. Cronig, board certified real estate law attorney, has been hired as partners.
Jesse M. Keenan, real estate law attorney, has been hired as a senior associate.
Sheryl Tepper Weitman, executive director for Israel Bonds, will be conducting their campaigns in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, reporting to Joel Gutterman, vice president of sales. She will also be managing campaigns in the Keys, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
F. Otto Busot and Aldo C. Busot have been hired as financial advisors for Smith Barney, a division of Citigroup Global Markets. Previously, Otto served as a corporate vice president and financial advisor and Aldo was a senior vice president for UBS Financial Services. Also hired at Smith Barney are Karen Dunn and Javier Prida, the Busot Group's registered marketing associate and client service assistant.