Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation has named Nancy Castleman-Dion as vice president of principal gifts and campaign. She has more than 18 years of experience in professional fundraising. Before joining Miami Children’s, she served as executive director for advancement at the University of Miami’s School of Nursing and Health Studies. She has also served as assistant dean of development at UM’s Frost School of Music and Festival Miami.
Lisa Rawlins has joined SRG Technology as director of healthcare. She has more than 20 years of experience in health policy in the public and private sectors. Rawlins previously served as the executive director of the South Florida Regional Extension Center as well as the director of quality and process improvement for Broward Health.
Mike Birdsong has been named chief information officer for Health Choice Network. Since joining the organization in 2011, he has served as chief technology officer. He is now responsible for overseeing CIO services for 45 health centers in 13 states.
Name: Gabrielle Finley-Hazle
Company: North Shore Medical Center FMC Campus
New position: Chief executive officer
Past experience: More than 12 years of experience in healthcare executive leadership. Served as chief operation officer at FMC Campus. Worked for a multi-specialty physician group in Fort Lauderdale as chief operation officer and chief executive officer. Earned a bachelor’s and master’s in healthcare administration at Cornell University.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?: “A well-respected professor quoted Gandhi saying, ‘You must be the change you wish to see in this world.’ This has been my mantra and what has personally inspired me throughout my life.”
The American Heart Association has named Gerard “Gerry” Litrento, BankUnited’s senior executive vice president of Retail and Business Banking, as the Chairman of the 2013 Broward Heart Ball, which will take place April 20 at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa.
Dr. Jack Ziffer has been named the first CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. He has been a radiologist and nuclear medicine physician for more than 25 years, and is a long-standing member of Baptist Health. He has served as president and CEO of the Radiology Associations of South Florida as well as chief of radiology at Baptist Hospital.