May 20 Larry Lunsford has been named vice president of student affairs of Florida International University. Lunsford was interim vice president of the university. Paul Zelenkofske has joined Shavell & Co., an accounting firm in Boca Raton, as special projects director. He was president and chief executive officer of Zelenkofske Axelrod & Co. May 16 Peter Huwyler, chairman of the board of directors of Mercantil Bank Schweiz in Zurich, has been named to the board of directors of Mercantil Commercebank in Miami along with Francis Rooney, chief executive officer of Rooney Holdings.
Mundy Gallagher has joined the United Way of Broward County as employment specialist of Mission United. Gallagher was vice president of divisional staffing of South Florida for SunTrust Banks.
Paul Zelenkofske has been named special projects director of Shavell & Co. P.A in Boca Raton. He was a consultant with the firm.
Alicia Cervera Sr., founder and chairman of Cervera Realty; Harry Tangalakis, senior vice president of CBRE; Thad Adams and Bill Bailey, vice presidents with The Allen Morris Co.; William Gallagher, senior vice president of commercial real estate of City National Bank; Cristiano Piquet, owner and founder of Piquet Realty; and Cliff Stein, president and chief executive officer of Savitar Realty Advisors, have been recognized by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce for their community leadership and success during the previous year.
Larry Lunsford has been named vice president of student affairs of Florida International University. Lunsford was interim vice president of the university.
Paul Zelenkofske has joined Shavell & Co., an accounting firm in Boca Raton, as special projects director. He was president and chief executive officer of Zelenkofske Axelrod & Co.
Peter Huwyler, chairman of the board of directors of Mercantil Bank Schweiz in Zurich, has been named to the board of directors of Mercantil Commercebank in Miami along with Francis Rooney, chief executive officer of Rooney Holdings.
Jennifer Santer, vice president of content and programs of the Miami Science Museum, has been named the 2013 Noyce Leadership Fellow.
Armando Leighton Jr., chief executive officer and founder of Jet Spares, has been named to the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship along with Thomas H. Shea, chief executive officer of Right Management - Florida/Caribbean.
Gregory M. Santín, vice president and credit risk officer of Bank of New York Mellon, has been named to the Miami Finance Forum board of directors.
John A. Holzberg has joined Regent Bank as a senior residential loan officer. He was a principal with Palmer/Frankland Investor Group.
Adam Hellman has joined Marquis Bank as senior vice president of professional and executive banking. Hellman was vice president and branch manager of Capital Bank.
Jeremy Weinstein has been named vice president of marketing for the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. Weinstein was director of slot marketing for the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Jamie Ortega Jr. and Isabel M. Gomez have joined Apollo Banks international banking practice in Miami. Ortega joins the bank as senior vice president and head of the global banking practice. He was senior vice president of Banco Exterior de España/Argentarias Miami agency. Gomez is now vice president and global banking officer of the bank. She was senior vice president of TotalBank.
Louis-Albert H. Jolivert and Patrick Morris have joined Sabadell United Bank. Joliver joins as senior vice president of the bank. He was senior director of BNY Mellon Wealth Management. Morris joins as vice president and professional banker. He was vice president and chief development officer of the YMCA of Greater Miami.
Francisco Garcia-Nieto has been named executive vice president and director of international personal banking and project management for TotalBank. Nieto was executive vice president and director of project management with the bank.
Damian Pardo, former vice president and wealth management advisor of Merrill Lynch, has formed The Pardo Group, a Morgan Stanley Wealth Management group. Tom Anderson will join Pardo as senior portfolio director along with vice president John Fanning and Johanna Trujillo, a registered client associate.
Myron Blackmon has joined Oasis Outsourcing as executive vice president of operations. Blackmon was senior vice president, customer service and delivery for Ceridian US HRS in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Lourdes Lopez, Alejandro Rodriguez and Pamela Ferretjans have joined TotalBank. Lopez is assistant vice president and business banking development officer. She was assistant vice president and branch business banker of BankUnited. Rodriguez and Ferretjans are banking and business development officers. Rodriguez was a small business banker with City National Bank of Florida. Ferretjans was a licensed banker with JPMorgan Chase.
Lindsey Walker has joined Florida Shores Bank in Fort Lauderdale as a market manager. Walker was a relationship banker with BB&T.
John Dewey Lowrie has been named senior vice president and market credit manager of Southern Healthcare Financial Services for TD Bank. Lowrie was a senior lender with the banks New York Healthcare Financial Services group in New York City.
Mariola Barton has joined TD Bank as a store manager of the Coral Springs University branch. Barton was branch manager of AmTrust Bank in Sunrise and Coral Springs.
Frank Hermosa has been named assistant vice president and business banking development officer of TotalBank. Hermosa was banking officer and senior relationship banker with the bank.
Alvaro Cosculluela has been named business banking development officer of TotalBank. He was banking officer and senior relationship banker.
Jacqueline Modia has been named business banking development officer of TotalBank. She was banking officer and sales director of TotalBanks Medley Banking Center.
Daniel M. Gropper has joined Florida Atlantic University as dean of the College of Business. Gropper was associate dean of the College of Business and the David and Meredith Luck professor of the Department of Finance of Auburn University.
Jorge Luis Arrizurieta, chairman and chief executive officer of Arrizurieta & Associates, has been named to the Florida International University board of trustees.
Javier Alberto Soto, president and chief executive officer of the Miami Foundation, has been named by the Aspen Institute as a fellow of the Henry Crown Fellowship Program.