July 09, 2014

Jonathan Schoenwald is new principal at Gulliver Prep

JonathanShoenwaldJonathan M. Schoenwald has been named the new principal of Gulliver Preparatory School. He was head of school at Rocky Hill School, a private day school in Rhode Island. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in American history from Stanford University. He is an author and has ​been an honors college director at Hunter College of The City University of New York.

Joanna Sherry named assistant VP of marketing at World Omni Financial

Joanna Sherry 2014Joanna Sherry has joined World Omni Financial Corp., a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, as the assistant vice president of marketing. She was vice president of the insurance division for Hyundai Capital America. Sherry will be responsible for supporting the marketing efforts of World Omni’s business units. World Omni Financial, headquartered in Deerfield Beach, is a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, Inc. Sherry received her bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame and her MBA from Duke University.
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Michael Grindstaff named managing partner at Shutts & Bowen

Michael J. Grindstaff, a longtime Shutts & Bowen partner in real estate and land use law in Miami, has been named managing partner of the firm. He will be responsible for the administration and growth of the firm’s seven Florida offices. He received his B.S.B.A. from the University of Central Florida and his law degree from Mercer University. Michael Grindstaff

Juan Carlos Flores named VP, governmental affairs, for AT&T Florida

Download (2)Juan Carlos “J.C.” Flores, formerly AT&T regional external affairs director for Miami-Dade and Monroe counties, has been named vice president of government affairs for AT&T Florida. Before joining AT&T, Flores managed the Carlos Gimenez for Mayor campaign in 2011 and served as director of communications for then-Miami-Dade Commissioner Gimenez, Miami-Dade field director for Rudy Giuliani’s 2008 presidential campaign, and special assistant to Florida Speaker Marco Rubio at the Republican Party of Florida. He is a graduate of Florida International University. 

Alicia Hughes named HR director at World Emblem

Alicia Hughes 2Alicia Hughes has been named human resources director at World Emblem, based in Miami, which designs and manufactures industrial and domestic wash, custom-embroidered, screen-printed and sublimated emblems. Before, she was at FirstService Residential Florida in Hollywood. She has a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Carthage College and a master’s in human resource management from Nova Southeastern University.

June 30, 2014

Nisad Hack named corporate controller, The Peebles Corporation

Nisad Hack has been named corporate controller at The Peebles Corporation. Before, he was accounting manager for The Related Group.  Hack, a CPA, has an MBA in finance from Florida International University and a BBA in accounting from the University of Miami.

Best advice he ever reNisad Hack Headshotceived: Seek to provide more value than you receive in return.

Lisa Gibbs to be business editor at The Associated Press

Lisa Gibbs has been named business editor for The Associated Press, based in New York City. Gibbs a former executive business editor at the Miami Herald and a senior writer at Money, was most recently the real estate section chief of Money.com. She graduated from the University of Miami with majors in journalism and economics. Download (22)

Jack Paget named director of developer solutions at Opulence International Realty

Jack Paget has been named director of developer solutions at Opulence International Realty. Before, he was sales director at Cervera Real Estate, and before that, director of sales at Gold Coast Florida Regional Center. Paget has a bachelor’s in international relations from Lehigh University. Jack Paget

Lisa Anderson named SVP, regional VP in commercial banking at TD Bank in Broward

Lisa B. Anderson has been promoted to SVP, regional vice president in commercial banking, for Broward County at TD Bank. She most recently was VP, senior loan officer on the commercial team in Broward at the bank. Anderson is a graduate of the University of Miami.

Jeremy Schwartz, William Lukach in new posts at Starmark International

Starmark International has recently named Jeremy Schwartz vice president of digital marketing and William Lukach senior art director. Before, Schwartz was lead developer at the company. Lukach was consulting art director for multiple companies.