Neighbors 4 Neighbors has named Andy Abbate to its board of directors and marketing committee. He is the president of Tenbrook Associates Marketing & Public Relations. He also serves as the secretary of the Town of Medley Chamber of Commerce and a mayoral appointee to the Town of Medley Economic Development Committee.
The Board of Commissioners for Broward County Housing Authority has named Jennifer Nicole as chair. She is an attorney and shareholder at Gunster, Yoakley and Stewart, PA. Nicole is also a member of the Junior League of Fort Lauderdale.
Also at Broward County Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners, Mercedes Nunez has been named vice chair. She is also involved with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and was recently recognized as a Hispanic Woman of Distinction by Latina Style.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Southern Florida Chapter has named Ana Vento and Matthew Sacco as co-chairs for the 2013 Man & Woman of the Year Fort Lauderdale campaign. Vento is the president of events at Vento Designs and was named LLS Fort Lauderdale Woman of the Year in 2011. Sacco serves as the vice president of communications and public affairs at Sunrise Sports & Entertainment and the Florida Panthers Hockey Club.
Ivett Iglesias has been named director of corporate and individual giving at the Zoological Society of Florida. She has five years of experience in development and advancement. In her role, she will manage the development implementation and operation of fundraising activities that target corporate and individual donors.
Lindsey Alexander has been named as vice president of leasing at Fimiani Development. She has 14 years of experience in leasing and was previously with Woolbright Development, where she managed the Florida west coast and Boca Raton teams that leased more than 250,000 square feet in a year.
Also at Fimiani Development, Meredith Housman was named vice president of leasing. She has 15 years of experience in commercial real estate. Most recently, she was regional leasing director at Equity One. She has also served as director of real estate with Katz & Associates.
Julie Grimes has joined the Miami Downtown Development Authority’s Board of Directors. She is a managing partner of the Hilton Bentley Hotel in Miami and the executive director of Heafey-Bentley Management. Grimes also serves as vice chair of the Miami-Dade College Foundation and is a board member of Camillus House.
Also at the Miami DDA, Alicia Cervera Lamadrid has joined the Board of Directors. She is a managing partner at Cervera Real Estate. She is also the honorary chair of the Master Broker’s Forum and fundraises for United Way.
Carolyn Cauceglia has been named co-chair of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2013 Man & Woman of the Year campaign in Miami. The campaign is a 10-week program to raise funds to help find cures for blood cancers. Cauceglia is the vice president of strategic sales and account management for Amadeus North America. She also has 25 years of experience in travel and technology.
Also for the Man & Woman of the Year campaign, Roberto Munoz was named co-chair. He is the South and South West Florida marketing president for BBVA Compass. He has also held several executive positions at banks in Miami. Munoz has expertise in domestic and foreign financial institutions.
Jaye Abbate has been named president and CEO of the Board of Directors of ArtServe Inc. She was previously marketing manager for the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, where she worked for seven years. Abbate is also a published author with almost 20 years of experience in publishing and as a community activist.