MARCA Miami has named Andrea Slodowicz as media director. She has served as VP director of strategy and content development at Starcom MediaVest Group Multicultural. Slodowicz has also worked with Kraft, Post, Avon, Heineken and Comcast.
Gerardo Murray has been named vice president of strategic marketing services for Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean for the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). He has more than 23 years of experience in the industry. Most recently, Murray served as vice president of sales and marketing for Mexico at IHG. He has worked at IHG for 12 years.
Turnberry Isle Miami has named Kevin Rosa as director of sales and marketing. Before joining Turnberry, he was the director of marketing and sales for The Sagamore Resort on Lake George in Bolton Landing, N.Y. He has also worked in sales positions at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla., as well as The Lodge at Sea Island, Ga.
Name: Mindy Goldfarb
Company: The Peninsula
New Position: Director of sales and marketing
Past Experience: Served as marketing and sales associate at the Imperial Club. More than 30 years of experience in residential real estate including mortgage lending, construction and renovation.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?: “Never become too overly confident. You are only as good as your last sale.”
Kelly Coughlin Casey has been named vice president of client services at Zucker Public Relations. She has worked in the industry for more than 10 years. She has experience in building national advertising and public relations platforms as well as negotiating and creating national media and sports/entertainment sponsorships. She earned a bachelor’s in communication from Boston College.
Name: Jeanmarie Ferrara
Category: Public relations
Company: Wragg & Casas Public Relations
New position: Executive vice president
Past experience: Served as vice president of public affairs for Wragg & Casas since 2000. She is a member of the Florida Bar. Serves as chairman of the publicity committee at the Coral Gables Bar Association.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?: “My mother, Dorothy Ferrara, told me since I was a child, ‘Aim high and you’ll go high.’ That’s the mantra I’ve heard in my head throughout my life.”
Corlette DeVeaux has joined Bio-Tissue Inc. as senior director of marketing and sales operations. She has nearly 20 years of experience in sales management and marketing and in healthcare. She has served as senior sales consultant at Novartis Pharmaceuticals and later was promoted to assistant director of regional marketing.