TotalBank has named Daniel Matienzo as assistant vice president and sales director II at the bank’s Red Sunset Banking Center. He was previously a professional baseball player with the Minnesota Twins, but changed his career path in 2007 and joined Wells Fargo. He has also served as store manager for Wells Fargo’s Miami Beach branch.
Also at TotalBank, Martha Rodrigo has been named assistant vice president and sales director II at the Doral Banking Center. She has more than 30 years of experience in sales, operations and investments. Most recently, Rodrigo was the assistant branch manager at BankUnited.
Safra National Bank has named Michael S. Yavner as senior vice president of its domestic private banking division. He has more than 15 years of experience in financial services. Before joining the bank, Yavner was the senior director at BNY Mellon Wealth Management and also held a position at Northern Trust of similar capacity.
TD Bank has named Thomas J. te Riele as market president for South Florida. He joined the bank in 2006, recently serving as senior vice president and middle market banking manager for Florida. He has also worked at SunTrust Bank as senior vice president, team lead for middle market and government banking. Te Riele has more than 25 years of experience in commercial, specialty and governmental banking.
Yasser Ponce has joined TotalBank as vice president and managing director II in West Miami. He has 10 years of experience in management at banks like JP Morgan Chase and Washington Mutual. He has been in the banking industry for more than 15 years. Before joining TotalBank, he was vice president and branch manager at Florida Community Bank’s Bird Road location.
John Ward III has been named board of director of U.S. Century Bank. He has served as the chairman of the board and CEO of American Express Bank as well as president of the American Express Travelers Cheque Group. Ward also served as CEO of Chase BankCard Services and executive vice president of Chase Manhattan Bank.