April 12, 2014

Gustavo Ramon named VP, managing director at TotalBank

Gustavo Ramon has been named vice president and managing director of TotalBank’s Coral Gables and Red Sunset banking centers. Before, he was vice president and branch manager for BankUnited’s Bird Road and downtown branches. Ramon Gustavo

David Kolan named director at Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants

David E. Kolan  has been named a director in the audit and attest services practice of Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants’ South Florida offices. Before, he was at Schneider Downs and Co. in Columbus, Ohio. Kolan, a CPA, has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Duquesne University. Kolan_Dave -

Sherri Beregovoy named senior VP and market leader at Hart Commercial

SherriBeregovoy.Headshot.300dpiSherri Beregovoy has been named senior vice president and market leader at Hart Commercial, a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm that expands the scope of Dallas-based Hart Advisors Group. Previously, Beregovoy was a senior commercial associate forDiGiacomo Group in Doral. She has a degree in photojournalism from the University of Miami.

Sue Rosenthal named VP for business, finance at Barry University

Sue Rosenthal has been named the vice president for business and finance at Barry University. Previously, she was vice president of finance for the Miami Herald Media Co.Rosenthal received her bachelor’s in business from Miami University (Ohio) and an MBA from the University of Michigan. IMG_ROSENTHAL_2_1_8B1VMEDV_L46438920

Melissa O'Connor, Amy Siegel named partners at Kelley Kronenberg

Melissa A. O’Connor and Amy B. Siegel are among those recently promoted to partner at Kelley Kronenberg. O’Connor received a bachelor’s degree in Marine Science Affairs from the University of Miami, and earned a master’s degree in environmental science from Johns Hopkins University, before earning her law degree from St. Thomas University. Siegel received her law degree from Emory University.

Brian Karpf named partner at Young, Berman, Karpf and Gonzalez, P.A.

Brian Karpf has been promoted to partner at Young, Berman, Karpf and Gonzalez, P.A. Karpf’s practice areas include family law, appeals and international custody issues in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach and Naples. He received his bachelor’s from the University of Florida and his J.D. from Florida International University.

Karen Josefsberg Ladis named executive director of Dade Legal Aid

Karen Josefsberg Ladis has been named executive director of Dade Legal Aid. She was previously senior attorney/coordinator of Dade Legal Aid’s “Put Something Back Pro Bono Project,” a pro bono program that matches eligible clients in need with attorneys seeking to handle pro bonocases. She has a bachelor’s from the University of Michigan an
d a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law.

Marc Brody, Jorge Guttman named shareholders at Gunster

Marc Brody, left, and Jorge Guttman have been promoted to shareholders at Gunster. Brody has his bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University, his J.D. from Nova Southeastern University and his LL.M in taxation from New York University. Guttman received his bachelor’s from Eckerd College and his J.D. from the University of Miami. BRODY

Michael Llorente at LSN Partners as a partner

Michael Llorente has joined LSN Partners as a partner. He is also a partner at the law firm of MikeLlorenteLlorente & Heckler, P.A. Before joining LSN, Llorente served as chief-of-staff to Miami City Commissioner Francis Suarez. Llorente received his bachelor’s degree in English from Georgetown University and his J.D. from Northwestern University.

Carolyn Brewer at Regent Bank as VP/financial advisor

Carolyn Brewer has joined Regent Bank as vice president/financial advisor for the Regent Financial Services Wealth Management Team. Previously she worked as a wealth strategist withWachovia and her own firm, Brewer Financial. She has a J.D. from Catholic University and is a certified financial planner.