Jimmy Beyer, vice president of business development for Helix Global Solutions in Miami, has been elected president of the board of directors of the Incentive Marketing Association. Beyer's goals include raising the corporate community's awareness of the bottom-line effect of incentive programs, especially during challenging economic times.
Michael A. Bonet, has joined Kahn-Carlin & Co., based in Miami, as the director of the firm's construction and surety bonding department. Prior to joining Kahn-Carlin, Bonet was a senior vice president with Brown & Brown in Miami Lakes.
MDW Insurance Group based in Coral Gables, has named Denise Thomas as director of finance. She will be responsible for overseeing the accounting department and information technology. Previously, Thomas was accounting manager for Corporate Insurance Advisors in Fort Lauderdale.
Ginger Jochem has been appointed to the cultural development board for the City of Coral Gables. The board is responsible for providing arts advocacy, administering the city's cultural grant program, overseeing the city's Art in Public Places program and working with experts from the arts advisory panel. Ginger is a Realtor with Slesnick & Associates.
The University of Miami School of Business Administration has appointed Romero Britto to the school's entrepreneurship program advisory board. Britto and other members of the board will promote awareness and collaboration between the school's entrepreneurship program and local and international entrepreneurship communities. Britto is a pop artist, painter and sculptor.
Lance A. Harke, managing partner of the Miami-based commercial litigation and consumer class action law firm Harke & Clasby, has been elected vice president of the Greater Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce.
The Rick Case Automotive Group has promoted Jack "JJ" Jackintelle to president and chief operating officer. In his new role, he will assist the group's owners in managing dealerships and promoting sales through marketing initiatives. Prior to joining Rick Case, Jackintelle was market director with Group 1 Automotive.