Barrington Irving has joined the board of directors of Teach For America for the Miami-Dade region. He will help guide the evolution of Teach For America in Miami-Dade County. He is the founder of Experience Aviation, a Miami-based nonprofit that encourages youth to explore careers in aviation through education programs designed to build math, science, reading, and problem-solving skills. He secured his place in history in 2007 as the youngest person and first black pilot to fly solo around the globe.
Kathleen Cannon has been named chief executive officer at United Way of Broward County. She has spent the past 10 years as the COO of Broward House, an HIV and AIDS community service organization, and has been in executive leadership for more than 15 years. She is a licensed clinical social worker. She will begin her new role May 14.
Euridice Ventura has been named vice president of affiliate marketing for consolidated operations for Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc, (SBS). She will oversee all strategic partnerships with cable, satellite and telecom distributors. She will be responsible for leading marketing initiatives for all national and local distributors and directing creative and production efforts for client-specific consumer campaigns and industry-wide initiatives. She also is the liaison between SBS Radio, MegaTV, SBS Interactive and SBS Entertainment divisions. Based will based in Miami. She has worked for companies such as Radio Caracas Television (RCTV), E! Entertainment Television Latin America and Sony Pictures (AXN Latin America) as part of the programming team and as a producer, specializing on special music event productions, combining marketing and concert productions with television.
Jamie Zysk Isani has been named a partner in the Miami law office of Hunton & Williams. She is a member of the firm's litigation and intellectual property team and focuses her practice on complex business and financial services litigation, prosecution of First Amendment and other civil rights claims, and complex appellate matters.
Conrad & Scherer, a Fort Lauderdale law firm, has named four new partners and three new associates. The new partners include:
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Manchester Business School has named Melissa Holland as the new director of its Miami Center in Downtown Miami. In her role, she will be responsible for the overall operations, program administration, student recruitment and business development. Before joining Manchester Business School, she was director of MBA programs at Georgia Southern University, with responsibility for recruiting, admissions, student services, alumni relations and new program development. Earlier in her career, she was a vice president at Rabobank International, where she specialized in underwriting large corporate senior debt transactions for companies in the food and agriculture industry. She also worked at GE Capital and SunTrust Bank, where she was an underwriter of debt and equity transactions to the media and telecommunications industry.
Sandra Fine has been promoted to vice president at rbb Public Relations in Miami. She joined rbb in 2005 as a senior account executive and has been promoted twice, most recently serving as an account director. She has managed several award-winning client campaigns at rbb over the last few years, including the Public Relations Society of America's Silver Anvil for reputation / brand management, and a Gold Sabre from the Holmes Report for corporate reputation.
Perry Ecton has been named executive director at Habitat for Humanity of Broward. He begins May 1. He has been CEO at Habitat for Humanity of Dane County, in Madison, Wis., for the past four years. Before joining Habitat, he was an executive director at the Community Housing Development Organization in Elgin, Il.