Oliver Benitez has been named vice president and manager of the Brickell Banking Center of City National Bank. Before joining the bank, he was vice president and managing director at TotalBank.
Robert C. Noroña has been named senior vice president at Ocean Bank. Previously he was manager of the Small Business Lending Department at the bank. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Florida and an MBA from the University of Miami.
Thomas R. Oliveri has been appointed market executive for the Broward region of Northern Trust and will be based in Fort Lauderdale. Previously he was managing director of the wealth advisory services based in Miami. He has a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of South Florida.
Michael Tomko has been named president and CEO of BrightStar Credit Union, based in Sunrise. He replaces Colin Battle, who was interim CEO. Before joining BrightStar, Tomko was the senior vice president of operations at Community First Credit Union in Jacksonville.
Carnival Corp. has named the following:
▪ Julia M. Brown has been named to the newly formed chief procurement officer role. Brown most recently served as CPO on the global management team at Mondelez International. She has a bachelor of commerce from McMaster University in Canada.
▪ James Chedgey has been named vice president of global financial planning and analysis. Most recently, Chedgey served in various roles with Royal Mail, including head of transformation finance operations. Chedgey, a chartered accountant, has a bachelor of commerce in business administration from the University of Birmingham in England.
Kelly Gregg has been named as vice president for clinical operations at Nova Southeastern University. He comes to NSU from Diagnostic Clinic Medical Group (Tampa) were he served as chief financial officer and senior manager of a 110-provider multi-specialty practice group. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from San Diego State University in California.
Jodi Pascal, RN, has been named director of clinical education at Miami Jewish Health Systems. Previously she was the manager of nursing and quality for the Douglas Gardens Hospital as well as an adjunct professor of health service administration at Barry University. Pascal received her master’s degree in social work and master’s in public administration from Florida International University. She also holds a master’s in health service administration from Barry University.
Nicole Bienert has been named vice president of partnership activation and retention of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium. Previously she was senior director of team marketing and business operations at the National Basketball Association. She has a bachelor’s of business administration from the University of Georgia.
Paul Moura has been promoted to president from CFO at SkillStorm, based in Fort Lauderdale. Moura, a CPA, has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance and an MBA from the University of Miami.
Jason Bewley has been named chief financial officer at Silver Airways. He most recently was CFO for All Aboard Florida. Previous leadership roles include stints as vice president of finance for World Fuel Services, and executive roles at AirTran Airways. He has a bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky and an executive master of business administration from the University of Florida.
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Name: Sandra Mayor.
New position: She has been named senior vice president and relationship manager in the Broward Corporate Banking Team of City National Bank of Florida. She will help expand CNB’s market share in the corporate and middle market segments and increase its engagement in Broward.
Previously: She was a senior vice president at BankUnited for the past three years. She has been a client manager at Bank of America.
Education: She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida and an MBA in finance from Virginia Tech.
Best advice she ever received: The best advice I have learned is that no matter where you are in your career, there is always something new to learn, and everyone has something to teach you. Then share what you learn where it can do the most good. Volunteer your intellectual capital and leadership skills with great nonprofit organizations that align with your values, and you will meet other like-minded professionals for whom you will become an advocate and who will become advocates for you.
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