August 11, 2014

David Gellen, Michelle Gonzalez, Stacey Ibarra named partners at Akerman

Akerman has named three new partners:


Gellen, DavidDavid Gellen
, a corporate lawyer, will be in the Boca Raton office. Before he was at FriendFiner Networks Inc. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and a law degree from Temple University.

 

Michelle Gonzalez, at right, a real estate lawyer, will be in Miami. She has moved from Liebler, Gonzalez Gonzalez, Michelle& Portuondo. She has two undergraduate degrees from the University of Florida and a law degree from the University of Miami. 



Ibarra, StaceyStacey Ibarra
, at left, a litigator, in West Palm Beach. She moved from Gunster. A former assistant state attorney and an assistant statewide prosecutor under the Office of the Attorney General, she has a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida and a law degree from the University of Florida.

Genaro 'Chip' Iglesias joins Ballard Partners


Chip_Iglesias headshotGenaro “Chip” Iglesias 
 has joined Ballard Partners as a partner and will be Chair of Local Government Practice. He was deputy mayor of Miami-Dade County since 2011. Before, he was the Key Biscayne village manager. He received his bachelor’s degree in public administration from Barry University and an MBA from Florida International University.

Giovanni Caloretti named director of international sales, Douglas Elliman

Giovanni M. CalorettiGiovanni M. Caloretti  has been named director of international sales for the Florida team of Douglas Elliman. Before, he was at Miami-based Cervera Real Estate.

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. 

Best advice h 1-Joel Bergere ever received: Treat everyone the way you would want to be treated.

Sherril M. Colombo joins Littler as a shareholder

Sherril M. Colombo joins Littler as a shareholder. Before, she was a partner at Wilson Elser. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and a law degree from Nova Southeastern University.

Maritza Meza named director of sales for Privage Condominium Estates

Maritza Meza has been named director of sales for Privage Condominium Estates. Before, she was a waterfront and luxury estate specialist at Coldwell Banker Previews, working with high-end resale properties on Fort Lauderdale beach. She was also sales director for several condo high-rise properties. Meza has a bachelor’s deMaritza headshotgree in business from the Universidad Virgen Immaculada in Peru.

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.