Norbert Fernandez has been named executive vice president of marketing at Century Risk Advisors, based in BocaRaton. Before, he was chief operating officer and chief marketing officer at MDW Insurance Group in Coral Gables. He has an associate’s degree in finance and business administration from Miami-Dade College.
February 17, 2014
Frances P. Allegra has been named president of The SEED School, a college-prep, public boarding school for South Florida students that is opening in August. Allegra is former CEO of Our Kids. She has a bachelor’s in Spanish literature from Dickinson College and a law degree from Seton Hall University.
February 14, 2014
Jacqueline M. De Leon and Jose I. Leon have been named partners in Gordon & Rees’s Miami office. They previously were senior counsel with the firm. Leon has a bachelor’s from the University of Miami and a law degree from the University of Chicago. De Leon has a bachelor of science degree from Southeast Missouri State, a master’s of science from Southern Illinois University and a law degree from the University of Miami.
Arnie Harrison has been named director of risk management at Miami Jewish Health Systems. Previously, he was director of risk management at High Point Treatment Center in Cooper City. He has a bachelor’s in sociology from the University of Florida and two master’s degrees -- in health services administration, and risk management law and procedure -- from Florida International University.
New position: Regional president, Humana. He oversees all Florida-based medical centers including CAC, MetCare and Continucare. Kent will also continue to be CEO.
Experience: He began his career with Humana in 2004. His experience included designing and implementing one of the first fully electronic medical record systems in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties at the time. He later held strategic roles at Humana’scorporate headquarters in Louisville, Ky., and also held positions in Ohio.
Achievement: Under Kent’s leadership, CAC has grown to 19 full-service, multi-specialty medical centers, expanding its South Florida presence into Broward County, opening two new centers in Tampa and increasing its Orlando footprint to three centers.
Best advice he ever received: “The best advice was from my grandfather, given to him by his father: ‘Any day as the sun rises and sets in which you haven’t done something positive to move the ball forward for yourself, your family, or your community, you’ve wasted a day!’ In other words, always strive to get better by working hard, every day!”