Diana Amado-Tate has been promoted to assistant vice president of nursing for South Miami Hospital Heart Center. She will be responsible for overseeing the nursing staff and patient care in emergency, critical care and pulmonary services. Additionally, she also will lead the development and design for the hospital’s emergency department clinical expansion and renovation project. She joined South Miami Hospital in 1997, and most recently was director of nursing for emergency services and patient transportation.
Robin King has joined Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs as a partner in the trusts and estates practice group in the law firm’s Boca Raton office. Before joining Buckingham, she was of counsel at Rice Pugatch Robinson & Schiller. She serves on the executive council of the Real Property Probate Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar where she is an at-large member.
Sarah Clasby Engel, a partner at the Miami Shores-based law firm of Harke Clasby & Bushman, has been named to the board of directors of Educate Tomorrow. Based in Miami, Educate Tomorrow helps teens and young adults who are aging out of the foster care system by matching them with mentors who help them enroll in college and training programs, find housing and jobs and apply for educational and social assistance.
Jose A. Rodriguez has become a named partner at Berman Rennert Vogel & Mandler and the law firm has changed its name to Rennert Vogel Mandler & Rodriguez. Rodriguez joined the firm in 2004. He concentrates his practice primarily on real estate and business transactions including the structuring and financing of ventures, work-outs of distressed assets and closings of complex real estate related acquisitions and financing.
Stacey de la Grana has joined Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade as chief development officer. She has served as the interim director at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University and most recently as the major gifts Officer at the ACLU of Florida. She also served as director of special projects at The Education Fund. She sits on the board of directors of the Curtiss Mansion and is the chair of the Curtiss Mansion education committee.
John Archer has been named a managing director in the Miami office of CBIZ MHM. He will focus his practice on international, federal, state and local taxation and will enhance and expand the firm’s South Florida tax group. He has more than 20 years of multidisciplinary experience in domestic and international taxation. Before joining CBIZ, he was a partner in the tax and business services division of Marcum.
República, a Miami-based multidisciplinary advertising, digital and communications company, has promoted Florencia Contesse to senior account manager, and Jose Cano to account manager, in its communications division. Additionally, República also has hired Diana Delgado as account coordinator in the communications division.
Contesse, who was an account manager, has extensive experience in reputation management for corporate and consumer clients in the general market, U.S. Hispanic and Latin America. She specializes in corporate, technology, consumer and entertainment communications. Before joining República in 2010, she was a senior account executive at Edelman Public Relations in Miami.
Cano, who was an associate account manager, has a portfolio of clients in the television, hospitality/tourism, technology, retail and entertainment industries. He manages accounts and projects for Google, Miami Dolphins and Atlantico Rum. Before joining República in 2010, he worked at Cheryl Andrews Marketing Communications and rbb Public Relations.
Before joining República, Delgado was involved in several federal, state and local political campaigns. She specializes in media relations, event planning, speech writing, and grassroots advocacy. Her clients include the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), Univision Communications and Nielsen.
Jonathan Fialkow named medical director of clinical cardiology at Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Jonathan Fialkow has been named medical director of clinical cardiology for Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute. He is a partner with Cardiovascular Center of South Florida, where he is in private practice, and a co-founder and managing member of HeartWell, an affiliation of 19 cardiologists in six care centers throughout the Kendall area. He also is medical director of the Stress Lab, Electrocardiography and Cardiac Rehabilitation Services and the cardiology director of the Chest Pain Center at Baptist Hospital of Miami.