Laura Masvidal has been named communications representative for American Airlines’ Mexico, Caribbean and Latin America division. Before joining the company, she worked at Beber Silverstein Group, a marketing and public relations agency. She has also worked with a wide range of clients including Wells Fargo, Audi Latin America and arteamericas.
Daniel Marcus has joined South Florida Logistics Services as senior vice president of development. He has more than 20 years of experience in international real estate development. He has served as London & Regional Panama’s director of development. He has also served as senior vice president at ProLogis.
The Conroy Martinez Group has named Gabriela Lambertus as an account executive. She has worked at NBC, Telemundo and Royal Caribbean International. Lambertus also speaks four languages.
Also at the Conroy Martinez Group, Stephanie Rojas has been named account executive. She has held several internship positions at public relations agencies. Rojas handles media and marketing campaigns for clients in travel, entertainment, retail, banking and corporate communications.
Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Cole & Boniske has named Marc Solomon as a partner. For the last 12 years, he has managed and operated his own law firm, providing legal counseling services for entrepreneurs and companies. He has also served as regional vice president and in-house counsel for a provider of same-day delivery and distribution services.
Duane Morris has named Leslie Croland as a partner for the firm’s corporate practice group. He was previously with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP. He is also a director of BioFlorida and secretary of the BioFlorida Institute’s Founding Board of Directors. Croland also works as a director of Southeast BIO as well as a member and director of the Executive Committee of the Florida Research Consortium.
Berger Singerman has named Barry Lapides as partner and a member of the firm’s business, finance and tax team. Before joining the firm, he was an associate at Duane Morris in Miami. He is an appointed member of he University of Florida Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board and is a member of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Miami Chapter.
The Mayfair Hotel and Spa in Coconut Grove has named Fernando Rivera as the director of sales and marketing. Before joining the hotel, he was the vice president of global accounts at Hospitality Performance Network. Rivera started several global marketing initiatives for hotel brands like the Intercontinental Hotel Group, Grand Hyatt New York, and Hyatt Regency Miami.
Humana names Dr. Jacqueline Simmons as medical officer for Medicaid, Long-Term Care for South Florida
Humana has named Dr. Jacqueline Simmons as the medical officer for Medicaid and Long-Term Care for South Florida. She joined Humana in January and has extensive experience with Medicaid. Simmons has also served as vice president and chief medical officer of Passport Health Plan in Kentucky from 1999 to 2010.