September 08, 2014

Mary Jane Damavandi named director of nursing at Miami Jewish Health Systems

Mary Jane “MJ” Damavandi  has been promoted to director of nursing at Miami Jewish Health Systems. Damavandi was first brought into Miami Jewish Health Systems as a consultant in 2013 and was soon asked to join the organization’s staff full time. She has a bachelor’s in nursing from Florida State University and a Mary Jane Damavandi Headshot master’s in health service administration from Barry University.

Sami Teittinen named CEO, Silver Airways

Sami T. Teittinen has been appointed chief executive officer at Silver Airways. He was chief financial officer. Teittinen has has a bachelor’s in finance and an MBA from the University of Central Florida. He is also a graduate of the Finnish Defense Forces Reconnaissance School and Finnish Business College in Helsinki.

William Ciudad-Real named VP, office leader at HNTB Corporation

William Ciudad-Real has joined HNTB Corporation based in Miami as South Florida office leader and vice president. He has a bachelor’s degree in science civil engineering from the University of Florida and an MBA from Florida Atlantic University. William Ciudad-Real

Ralph Aliseo joins MSC Cruises USA

Ralph Aliseo has joined MSC Cruises USA as associated director of national and strategic accounts. Most recently, he was with Azamara Club Cruises as a strategic business development manager. Aliseo studied political science at Florida Atlantic University.  Download (4)

Patrick H.F. Roberts named Head of School at Palmer Trinity

Patrick H.F. Roberts is the new Head of School at Palmer Trinity in Palmetto Bay. He most recently was Associate Head of School and Head of Advancement for Battle Ground Academy in Nashville. Roberts has a bachelor’s in English from the University of Richmond, and a master’s in education from Lipscomb University in Tennessee.  Patrick Roberts

Andrew Marcus named shareholder at GrayRobinson

Andrew P. Marcus has been named a shareholder in GrayRobinson’s Fort Lauderdale office. Before, he was a senior associate. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the University of Miami. 

Aaron See named VP of marketing at ABB OPTICAL GROUP

Aaron See has joined ABB OPTICAL GROUP  as vice president of marketing. Before, he was vice president of marketing at Johnson & Johnson’s Vision Care division in Japan. See has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Brandeis University and an MBA from Northwestern University. Aaron See

September 03, 2014

Ronaldo Möntmann named vp of information technology at Broward Health

Ronaldo Möntmann has been promoted to vice president of information technology at Broward Health. He joined Broward Health more than 15 years ago. Most recently, he was director of technology services, inImage002formation systems. Möntmann serves as an ordained children’s minister and chaplain at a Brazilian Christian church in Pompano Beach. He also travels on short mission trips overseas to work with impoverished children. Möntmann has an MBA from Nova Southeastern University and a bachelor’s degree from Trinity International University in Illinois.

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Michelle Sanchez, Orlando Oliva, Eddy Ruiz promoted at TotalBank

TotalBank has promoted three executives within its lending team:

--Michelle Sanchez has been named vice president and business banking lender. She will be serving the Coral Way, 19th Street Drive-I Sanchez, Michelle Oliva, Orlandon, Red Sunset, Coral Gables, Bird Road, Downtown, and Brickell banking centers. She was most recently assistant vice president and business banking lender. Her education includes a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from University of Miami and a master’s degree in finance from Florida International University.

--Orlando Oliva, above right, has been promoted to assistant Ruiz, Eddyvice president and business banking lender for TotalBank’s Medley, Hialeah, Doral, Doral Point and Doral Plaza Banking Centers. Before, he was banking officer, lender and relationship manager. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and real estate from FIU.

--Eddy Ruiz, right, has been promoted to assistant vice president and business banking lender at the Pinecrest Banking Center. He most recently was lender and relationship manager. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Troy University.

Kevin Miliffe named VP/relationship manager at City National Bank of Florida

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 has been named vice president/relationship manager in the real estate banking division of City National Bank of Florida. Before he was at Doral Property Finance. He has an MBA and a master’s degree in management from the University of Florida.