Bill Miller has been named director of marketing and communications for the
Miami City Ballet. Most recently, Miller served as the senior director of marketing for the Adrienne Arsht Center.
J.P. Morgan has appointed Carlos Batlle as head of wealth advisory for its Florida region, based in Miami. Batlle will focus on working with ultra-high-net-worth individuals and their independent legal advisors. Most recently, Batlle was a partner with law firm Squire Sanders and Dempsey.
The International Council of Shopping Centers has appointed seven members as volunteer officers to the state of Florida: Dale E. Scott, of SIKON Construction in Deerfield Beach, has been appointed as state director; Kane Morris-Webster, of Colliers International in Orlando, has been appointed as government relations committee chair; Mark A. Tobin, of Brigham Moore in Coral Gables, has been appointed as alliance private sector co-chair; Lynn Dehlinger, of City of Holly Hill in Winter Springs, has been appointed as alliance public sector co-chair; Robert M. Breslau, of Stiles in Fort Lauderdale, has been appointed as operations chair; Daniel Depace, of Office Depot in Boca Raton, has been appointed as retail chair; and Katherine Ridgway, of Richard Ellis Retail Services in Fort Lauderdale, has been appointed next generation chair.
Certified financial planner Rick Tonkinson, of Rick Tonkinson & Associates, in Coral Gables, has been appointed to the board of The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation which plays a major role in supporting the institute's research programs
Peter Quinter, a partner in the customs and international trade department of South Florida-based Becker & Poliakoff law firm, has been appointed as chair of the Customs and Trade Law Committee for The Florida Bar.
Morrison, Brown, Argiz and Farra attorney Ron Finkelstein has been appointed to The Memorial Foundation and the board of directors of the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation.
Mary Young, director of the Sanford L. Ziff Graduate Career Services Center at the University of Miami School of Business Administration, has been appointed to the Miami-Dade County Commission for Women. The 26 member commission serves in an advisory capacity to Miami-Dade's county commissioners and to the community on issues pertaining to women and helping improve the status of women in Miami-Dade.
Alan K. Fertel, a partner with law firm Pathman Lewis in Miami, has been named vice-chair of the Miami Dade Sports Commission. The commission was created by the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners in 2003. It promotes youth, amateur and professional sports in Miami-Dade County, and works to secure sports events that will generate economic impact for the community.
Ian C. Torres, an account manager with JBG Communications, has been appointed chair of HYPE Miami (Helping Young Professionals Engage), the young professionals committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Torres will also serve on the chamber's board of directors during his term as HYPE Miami committee chair