Cyclone Power Technologies has named Bruce Schames as its chief financial officer. Schames has been working with the company as its outside accountant since 2008. Cyclone develops ecofriendly external combustion engines.
Michael N. Kreitzer, litigation group chair and partner at law firm Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod, has been appointed as the chairman of The Wolfsonian-FIU Advisory Board. Kreitzer will be responsible for helping ensure the ongoing sustainability of the museum.
Active Interest Media has named Gary DeSanctis vice president of sales for AIM's marine group and co-publisher of Yachts International. He was previously the president and publisher of ShowBoats International.
Robin J. Rubens has joined Levine Kellogg Lehman Schneider + Grossman as a partner at the Miami-based commercial law firm. Prior to joining LKLSG, Rubens was a partner at Tew Cardenas. Rubens specializes in business bankruptcies, representing corporate debtors.
Brian Tannebaum of Miami has been named president of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Tannebaum is a former assistant public defender, and has been practicing criminal defense since 1995.
Daniel H. Thompson, a shareholder with law firm Berger Singerman, has been named president-elect of Florida Legal Services, a nonprofit organization founded in 1973 to provide civil legal assistance to indigent persons who would not otherwise have the means to obtain a lawyer.
Broward Health has named Robert K. Martin as chief financial officer. He will be responsible for overseeing the strategic financial operations for Broward Health. Martin most recently served as system vice-president of finance with the Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus, Ohio.
Maria Moldes, director of the Children's Miracle Network and corporate relations for the Miami Children's Hospital Foundation, has been named as the southern region representative for the Children's Miracle Network hospital committee.
Miami Jewish Health Systems has named Lisa Jo Desmarteau as its chief financial officer. Desmarteau will oversee financial planning, fiscal policy, budgeting and financial reporting for the nonprofit healthcare organization. She previously served as chief financial officer for Joseph L. Morse Geriatric Center in Palm Beach County.
Aetna has named Aida Levitan chairman of its Miami advisory council. The council recently expanded its activities to include outreach to Hispanic groups across the United States. Levitan is president of The Levitan Group, a firm that provides community relations and consulting services.