Herena Saavedra has joined Ocean Bank's factoring department as senior vice president and business development officer. Saavedra will be responsible for strategic planning and business development. Saavedra was most recently a vice president in the commercial banking division of SunTrust Bank.
TD Bank has promoted J. Michael Woody, Jr. to regional vice president in the commercial lending department in Fort Lauderdale. He will be responsible for managing an eight-member commercial lending team and providing a wide range of banking services to customers throughout southern Palm Beach and Broward counties. Woody joined TD Bank in 2006 as a vice president in middle market lending.
The Orange Bowl Committee has elected 14 members for the 2010-11 year: Matthew J. Allen, executive vice president and chief operating officer of The Related Group; Joseph L. Caruncho, chief executive officer of Preferred Care Partners; Jose E. Cil, vice president and region general manager of Wal-mart Stores Florida; Toshikazu Dezaki, director of Navigant Consulting; Mark R. Dissette, senior vice president/administrator for Holy Cross Hospital; Joseph Echevarria Jr., managing partner and chief operating officer of Deloitte; Gerald Grant Jr., director of financial planning for the South Florida Branch of AXA Advisors; Yvonne Turner Johnson, director of the heart attack unit at South Miami Criticare/South Miami Hospital; Vicki H. Matthews, senior business systems analyst at American Express; Mark McCormick, president of Gulfstream Capital Holdings; Joe Oglesby, ritired journalist and editor for The Miami Herald; Tim Petrillo, chief executive officer for The Restaurant People/Urban Street Development; Stephen Harold Schott, managing principal of CapTrust; and Peter "Chip" Vandenberg Jr., partner at Trivest Partners.