Tire Group International has named Luis Torres as vice president of international program sales. He has more than 25 years experience in the tire industry. Torres has served as director of export sales for Hercules Tires International. He has also served as export sales manager for Alliance Tire Group.
SmartWater CSI, LLC, has named Andrew McClenahan as public safety director of the company’s new U.S. operations. He has more than 18 years of law enforcement experience and training. McClenahan has served as investigative captain in the Office of the Inspector General for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Darcie Lunsford has been named vice president of leasing for McCraney Property Company. Before joining the company, she was the director of business development and marketing for Butters Group. Prior to working in commercial real estate, she was a print and broadcast journalist for more than 20 years. During her last 14 years as a journalist, she covered commercial real estate and the economy.
David Wells has been named managing director of the Wells Net Lease Group. He has 15 years of experience in the industry. Wells has been involved in more than $1 billion worth of commercial net lease transactions. He has worked as a senior associate at Marcus & Millichap for 10 years. Wells also served as the vice president of an acquisitions fund.
Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT has named Jaye Love as state commercial director for Florida. She has more than 26 years of experience in commercial real estate. She has been the commercial director of the West Central Florida region for Coldwell since 2011 and served as the Florida director of commercial operations for Coldwell for seven years prior to that.
Gilbert Villard has joined The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau as convention sales manager. He will be responsible or international group business as well as the southern U.S. and corporate business in Florida. Before joining the bureau, he was the national sales manager of the South East market for the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau for four years.
Dr. Jack Ziffer has been named the first CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. He has been a radiologist and nuclear medicine physician for more than 25 years, and is a long-standing member of Baptist Health. He has served as president and CEO of the Radiology Associations of South Florida as well as chief of radiology at Baptist Hospital.
Coconut Grove Bank has named Jeffrey Levinson as senior vice president and commercial lending officer. He has more than 22 years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining Coconut Grove Bank, Levinson was the senior vice president of business development at Sabadell United Bank.
BankUnited has named Joseph Kissel as chief information officer. Before joining the bank, he was the senior vice president and chief technology officer at Wells Fargo Bank in Phoenix, Ariz. He has more than 20 years of senior level experience leading technology and operations at mortgage companies, banks, and technology companies servicing the financial industry.
Ramon De Los Santos has been named vice president and senior credit analyst for Marquis Bank. He has almost 10 years of experience in commercial banking. Before joining Marquis, De Los Santos worked at Regions Bank for six years. He graduated from Florida International University with a master’s in business administration.