August 11, 2014

Mirta Ojito named director, news standards, at Telemundo

Mirta Ojito has been named director, news standards, at Telemundo and will be based in Miami. Her responsibilities will include: reviewing scripts and reports for accuracy and fairness, supporting news IMG_mirta_ojito.jpg_2_1_FP2DMPKO_L58470731management on review processes and ethics training, and providing guidance to Telemundo journalists about news standards. She will also be responsible for training new hires and ensuring that all Telemundo employees are continually educated on NBC News standards and practices, including the use of social media. Before, she was an assistant professor in the Colombia University  Graduate School of Journalism. Previous to that, she was at the New York Times, where she was a member of the reporting team that won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. She has also held various positions at The Miami Herald Publishing Company. Ojito, whose books include Finding Mañana: A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus, has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University and a master’s from Columbia in journalism.

Ivan Ramirez named sales director of Sereno in Bay Harbor Islands

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 has been named sales director of Sereno, a bayfront property in Bay Harbor Islands. He previously directed sales and marketing for Cerberus Private Equity and Momentis Property Group. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Barry University.

Marixa Franco named managing director of customer care, American Airlines

Marixa Franco has been named managing director of customer care for American Airlines at Miami International Airport. Most recently, she was managing director of customer operations at MIA. Marixa Franco

August 04, 2014

Joel Berger named executive director, Temple Israel of Greater Miami

Joel Berger has been named executive director, Temple Israel of Greater Miami. Before, he was executive director of Beth David Congregation in Miami. At Beth David Congregation, he led the synagogue’s successful 2012 centennial campaign. Previously, he was executive director of University of Miami Hillel in Coral Gables, and earlier served as youth, camp and executive director at Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus in Aventura. He also has been a marketing strategist at Kettler Financial in Coral Gables. He has a bachelor’s degree in management/management information decision systems, and an MBA in marketing and finance, from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. 

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Andrew S. Fierman a named partner at Alberni Caballero & Fierman

Andrew S. Fierman  has become a named partner at Alberni Caballero & Fierman. Before, he was a partner at the firm, formerly known as Alberni Caballero & Company AF - For Web Cropped. Fierman, a CPA, has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida and an MBA from Florida International University.

Bruce McKittrick named principal at Mallah Furman

Bruce McKittrick  was promoted to the position of principal at Mallah Furman. He joined the firm in 2008. He has a degree in business science and business administration from Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Mo. Bruce McKittrick_9545

Monica Ribeiro named VP, branch manager at BankUnited in West Pompano

Monica Ribeiro  has been named vice president and branch manager of the West Pompano Branch of BankUnited. Before, she was vice president and market leader at BB&T in Deerfield Beach. She attended the Universidade Santa Úrsula in Rio de Janeiro.  Ribeiro, Monica

Ron Nuce named VP of sales, visitor service at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Ron Nuce has been named vice president of sales and visitor service at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science. Before, he was vice president of guest experience and sales for the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from West Virginia University.

David Dvorak to join Cendyn Arcaneo as vice president, strategic accounts

David Dvorak will join Cendyn Arcaneo  as vice president, strategic accounts. Before, he was vice president of catering and event management for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. Dvorak graduated from the Chubb Institute of Computer Programming. 028982c

Julianne Gordon named VP of operations and underwriting at TouchSuite

Julianne Gordon (1)Julianne Gordon has been named vice president of operations and underwriting at TouchSuite, a Boca Raton-based company that focuses on electronic payments. Before, she was at North American Bancard. Gordon has a degree in business management from Oakland University in Rochester, Minnesota.