Timothy Ravich has been named chairman of the 11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society. He is also of counsel with Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Cole & Boniske. He received his J.D. from the University of Miami and was admitted to the Florida Bar. He also teaches aviation and space law as an adjunct professor at the UM School of Law and FIU’s College of Law.
Jason Rodgers-da Cruz joins Siegfried, Rivera, Lerner, De La Torre & Sobel, P.A., as a partner. He has been an associate at the firm since 2005. Rodgers-da Cruz received his J.D. from the University of Miami in 2000. He has also served as an assistant public defender in Brevard and Miami-Dade counties.
Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation has named Nancy Castleman-Dion as vice president of principal gifts and campaign. She has more than 18 years of experience in professional fundraising. Before joining Miami Children’s, she served as executive director for advancement at the University of Miami’s School of Nursing and Health Studies. She has also served as assistant dean of development at UM’s Frost School of Music and Festival Miami.
Rudolph Hamilton Green has been named vice president and chief compliance officer at the University of Miami. In this role, he will be responsible for creating a compliance environment that can be recognized as best practice in research and academic medical center universities. Green had served as director of university compliance services at the University of Texas at Austin since 2007.
Bacardi Limited named Eric Kraus as senior vice president, chief communications and corporate affairs officer. Most recently, he worked at Covidien plc as senior vice president of corporate communications and public affairs. Kraus has also served as vice president of external relations for Gillette, The Procter & Gamble Company.
J.P. Morgan has named David Savir as vice president and private banker at its Miami Private Bank office. Most recently, he was a private wealth advisor at Goldman Sachs’ investment management division. Savir has also served as a mentor to the University of Miami Entrepreneurship Program.
Name: Mike Meehan
Company: Fleet Advantage
New position: Vice president of sales and marketing.
Past experience: More than 25 years of experience in the transportation industry. Most recently served as regional vice president of sales for Fleet Advantage. Worked as director of national accounts for Ryder Systems, Inc.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?: “‘There is no limit to what a team can accomplish as long as you don’t focus on who gets the credit,’ Wayne Dyer.”