Week of June 27
Indelible, one of Florida's fastest-growing management consulting firms, has hired Marion Hoffmann as Vice President of its Business Solutions practice. Hoffmann has an extensive career including positions at Enterprise Florida as Vice President of Strategic Development, and nearly twenty years in government relations for the University of Florida (UF).
Indelible, one of the nation's fastest-growing management consulting firms, has appointed former Florida Secretary of Commerce, Jamal Allen Sowell as President of its Business Solutions practice. Sowell will oversee the company's tax and audit, risk management, regulatory compliance, and strategic development consultancy portfolio.
Government / Military
AshBritt, the nation’s leading turn-key rapid-response emergency management contractor, is proud to announce that Senior Vice President, Charles “Dow” Knight, will be promoted to Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Knight is a seasoned veteran who has leveraged his military management and organizational skills to support disaster operations since joining the AshBritt team in 2003.
Daniel Nordby, a partner in Shutts & Bowen's Tallahassee office, has earned Board Certification from The Florida Bar as an expert in the area of Appellate Practice, making him the only attorney in Florida to hold concurrent board certifications in both Appellate Practice and State & Federal Government & Administrative Practice.
Week of June 20
Indelible, a fast-growing management consulting firm nationwide, has promoted Aboye Jinkiri to Chief of Staff. In this new role, Jinkiri is responsible for coordinating the delivery of new systems, processes, information, and resources for the organization's 200-plus employees. She brings more than ten years experience in law and business operations.
Jose Alfaro Jr. joins Indelible, one of Florida's fastest-growing management consulting firms, as its President of Strategic Growth and Partnerships. Alfaro brings nearly a decade of experience managing high-functioning teams, helping clients navigate complex regulatory environments, and leading business development and organizational growth.
Tekmovil, a multinational consumer distribution and services company, is proud to announce the appointment of Armando Narchi as the Head of Distribution, overseeing the company's TekDistribution business. Armando brings 23+ years of global experience with over 19 years in management positions in renowned companies such as Samsung, Apple, LG Electronics, Nokia, Hughes, and Eutelsat.
Jones Walker LLP announces Andrea M. Ferrari has joined the firm as a partner on the Healthcare Industry Team in its Miami office. With more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Andrea's regulatory practice is national in scope and includes providing transactional, operational, governance, and dispute resolution counsel for a broad array of healthcare clients.
Week of June 13
Helios Education Foundation appointed Dr. Larry Rice to the Board of Directors. Rice, a Miami-based senior administrator, is co-owner of Northern Compass Consulting LLC, which services clients in government and commercial industries.
Rice brings nearly 28 years of higher education experience to this role.
Health Care / Medicine / Medical Services
Dr. Shamarial Roberson joins Indelible, one of Florida's fastest-growing management consulting firms, as its President of Health and Human Services (HHS). In this role, she will lead the firm's public health strategy and expansion into the HHS sector. A veteran leader and administrator, Dr. Roberson brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Indelible team.
Indelible, one of Florida's fastest-growing management consulting firms, named co-founder Joshua Hay as its Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, he now leads the firm's strategic expansion while ensuring the company's founding values remain at its core. Hay is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor and earned a Master's Business Administration.
Integrated Supply Network, an international distributor of automotive tools, garage equipment & supplies, has promoted Pete Peterson to President of its U.S. division. He joined ISN in 2020 as Chief Commercial Officer, after consulting roles with the company. Previously, he held leadership positions at several Fortune 500 companies including Tech Data, Brocade, and Xerox.
Week of June 6
Energy / Utilities
Mary Swoope is now Manager, Industry Recruitment with Duke Energy Florida for portions of north Florida comprised of Levy, Dixie, Lafayette, Taylor, Jefferson, Wakulla, Franklin, Gulf and Bay counties. Mary will be responsible for lead generation, project management and assisting economic development partners in winning industrial and commercial projects.
Shumaker names three Tampa attorneys to lead fast-growing business sectors. David Singer [left] was named Chair of the Real Estate, Construction and Development Business Sector, Ernie Marquart [right] Chair of the Transportation and Distribution Business Sector, and Steven Berman [center] Chair of the Financial Institutions and Insurance Business Sector. David helps clients explore development opportunities and bring their real estate, construction, and development goals to fruition. Ernie's transportation and distribution clients include transportation services providers and intermediaries. Steven focuses his practice on business bankruptcy litigation, representing creditors, investors, distressed debt lenders, trustees, committees, and business entities.
Two Sarasota attorneys will step into legal leadership roles in a pair of rapidly evolving industries that power large portions of the U.S. economy. Shumaker has named Juan Villaveces Co-Chair of the firm's Real Estate, Construction and Development Business Sector and Meghan Serrano Co-Chair of the Financial Institutions and Insurance Business Sector. A board certified real estate lawyer, Juan's practice focuses on all aspects of residential and commercial real estate law and lender representation. Meghan, board certified in business litigation, practices in all phases of civil and business litigation-regularly representing businesses, insurers, banks, lenders, and landlords in both state and federal court.
U.S. Century Bank, one of the largest community banks headquartered in Florida, announced Jessica Goldberg, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, elected President of the South Florida Banking Institute (SFBI).
Architecture / Design / Engineering
Barge elected two new members to the Board of Directors at their 2022 Annual Meeting: Doug Hooker [right] and Ben Adams.
Doug Hooker, one of the firm's three external board members, has been a prominent leader in both the public and private sectors, recently retiring after 10 years serving as Executive Director of the Atlanta Regional Commission. Ben Adams, PE, joined Barge in 2013 and is a Vice President leading the company's Client Service function in the Georgia market.
Ben and Doug join current board members Bob Higgins, Shannon Lambert, Steve Edwards, Dan McConville, Chris Provost, Nancy Schultz, and Carrie Stokes.
Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multi-disciplinary practice areas.
Week of May 30
DeAngelis Diamond, an award-winning, national construction management firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Bryan Trtan to Vice President of Preconstruction & Estimating. In his new role, Bryan is responsible for leading the estimating department's practices and will act as the main interface with the rest of the DeAngelis Diamond preconstruction team.
Hector Osuna has been named Executive Director, Southeast U.S. at Adastra Corp., which does business throughout North America, Europe and Asia. The company's core competencies are data processing, analysis and warehousing. Data remains at the cornerstone of its work, which has expanded to include IoT, big data, AI, cloud and data governance services.
Advertising & Public Relations
Ivon Rodriguez is a marketing maven with over 20 years of experience in building strong brand presence and leveraging passion for technology to drive continuous innovation. She holds a double B.A. from Brown University, a joint EMBA from Brown University and IE, and is currently pursuing a PhD at Virginia Tech. She joins Omni Public as Chief Marketing and Growth Officer.
Ilirian Ameti is the founding partner at Illyria Capital, a private equity and corporate finance advisory firm. He is responsible for the firm's capital raising, financial advisory, and portfolio monitoring efforts. Before starting Illyria Capital, he was a senior analyst at Third Lake Capital and financial analyst at Amazon. He joins Omni Public as Chief Financial Officer.
UT has promoted Art Goon to Assistant Vice President/Executive Director of Graduate and Continuing Studies. He will oversee all student services related to graduate and non-traditional undergraduate students including admissions, advising, retention and degree completion. His team will support more than 20 graduate degrees, as well as certificates serving adult-learners.