Amy Koltnow has been named a partner at Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky, Abate & Webb. She has been with the firm since 2005. Koltnow has also served as an attorney for the U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Division and assistant state attorney for the State Attorney’s Office in Miami-Dade County.
Concepcion Martinez & Bellido has named Marian Ancheta Llera as partner. She has experience in advising foreign and domesitcal financial institutions regarding U.S. tax compliance and U.S. income and business taxation matters. She is also a speaker and published author on issues related to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
Charles Sachs has been named principal and wealth manager for Private Wealth Counsel. He recently served as principal of Evensky & Katz Wealth Management. He also serves as secretary of the Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami as well as president-elect of the Financial Planning Association of Miami.
Name: Juan J. Canas
Company: Marquis Bank
New position: Senior vice president of commercial lending division
Past experience: Has 30 years of experience in banking in South Florida. Served as vice president at U.S. Century Bank in Doral.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?: “When applying what you’ve learned in life, don’t ignore your instincts.”