Daniel R. Sheehan is chairman of the board for Professional Bank, a boutique Miami-based bank that provides personal and business banking services tailored for professionals and other high-net-worth clients. He was senior managing director of the Miami office of Cohen Financial, a real estate investment bank where he has participated in structured finance transactions exceeding $3 billion. Sheehan received a bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Florida and a master’s in business administration in finance from the University of Miami.
The best advice I ever got: “Never stop learning. Listen carefully to intelligent people with diverse opinions and backgrounds. You’ll gain greater perspective and clarity on issues. However, once you develop a position of your own, do what’s right, not what’s popular.”
Daryl Lyon has joined Regent Bank as vice president, commercial loan officer, and he will be based out of Regent’s Boca Raton office at 568 Yamato Rd. Before, Lyon was a vice president and commercial loan officer for a local South Florida community bank. He has a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration from Florida Atlantic.
Deborah Fussell has been named senior vice president in credit management at TD Bank in Coral Gables. Previously, she was a regional credit officer at BB&T in the Central Florida region. Fussell received her bachelor’s, and her master’s in business administration, from the University of Central Florida.
Gregory M. Santín is now senior vice president and commercial real estate relations manager for Florida Community Bank’s South Florida region. He has more than 20 years of commercial real estate and financial industry experience and was previously the vice president, asset recovery officer, and vice president, commercial real estate lender at The Bank of New York Mellon.
Lloyd B. DeVaux is the new chief operating officer for City National Bank of Florida. He replaces Javier Sanchez, who was named chief development officer. In his new role, Sanchez will oversee the client experience at CNB and will be charged with taking it to the next level while the bank grows. He will also manage the Client Services Department. Most recently, DeVaux worked at BankAtlantic for 12 years, including eight as the bank’s COO. At CNB, he will be overseeing the bank’s operations, including deposit and loan operations, electronic banking, project management, information technology, security and facilities.
Vivian Feinberg has joined Coconut Grove Bank as senior vice president, commercial
loan officer, responsible for developing commercial loans. She most recently
ked at Bank Leumi USA as first vice president, business development manager.
TD Bank has named Alexis Mendoza as vice president, practice finance specialist in the Small Business Healthcare Professional Group based in Coral Gables. He will be responsible for providing financial support and tools to help grow the practices of dentists, veterinarians, physicians and other healthcare professionals in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties.
SunTrust Bank of South Florida has appointed Joanne S. Mitchell as director on the local advisory board. Mitchell was previously president of Property Professionals Inc. She also serves as the Chair of the Property Committee for the Salvation Army and the Finance Committee for Miami Jackson Hospital Foundation.