Movers

Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of Oct. 24, 2017

MAMIE JOEVEER has been named partner at AXS Law Group.
MAMIE JOEVEER has been named partner at AXS Law Group.

ARTS

Joshua Carden has been named chief curator of The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery in the Charles F. Dodge City Center in Pembroke Pines. He was previously an executive marketing coordinator at gFour Marketing Group. Carden has a bachelor’s in art history from the University of Florida and a master’s in arts administration from Savannah College of Art and Design.

BANK

Douglas D. Moffitt has been named wealth management director at Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust in Coral Gables. He was previously managing director for the investment division at U.S. Trust, the private wealth management business of Bank of America. Moffitt has a bachelor’s in communication studies and an MBA from Northwestern.

INSURANCE

Frank J. McMackin IV has been named South Florida area vice president at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. He will be based in Miami. McMackin previously was partner and director, business development at Exigis, LLC. He has a bachelor’s in economics from Rollins College and an MBA from Temple University.

LAW

J. Michael Marshall has been named a shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale officer of Gunster and will join the firm’s environmental and land use law practice. He was previously a shareholder at GrayRobinson. Marshall has a bachelor’s in civil engineering from North Carolina State University, an MBA from University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a J.D. from Florida State University.

At Kelley Kronenberg, two have been promoted to partner:

▪ Joshua T. Higgins focuses his practice on workers’ compensation, police professional litigation, correctional healthcare and civil rights violations. He was hired as an associate attorney in 2013 after he worked as a prosecutor at the Broward State Attorney’s Office. Higgins has a bachelor’s from SUNY-Buffalo and a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University.

▪ Reena Patel Sanders focuses her practice on real property litigation. She joined the firm as an associate attorney in 2015. Sanders has a bachelor’s from Villa Julie College/Stevenson University in Maryland and and a J.D. from the law school at the University of the District of Columbia.

REAL ESTATE

Tomi Rose has been named senior director of luxury sales at the sports and entertainment division of Douglas Elliman Florida. She will be based in the Coconut Grove office. Rose was founder and former senior vice president of the sports and entertainment division at Opulence International Realty, which was acquired by Brown Harris Stevens.

Ericka Witkowski has been named director of office leasing at Cushman & Wakefield in its Miami office. She was previously at Avison Young, where she specialized in agency leasing and tenant representation. Witkowski has a bachelor’s in real estate from Florida State University’s business college.

This column lists high-level promotions of senior executives based in Broward, Miami-Dade or Monroe counties. These announcements, which also are at miamiherald.com, are for full-time, paid positions. Send items, including previous job; education; high-res jpegs of head shots and the website address of the company to movers@miamiherald.com. Put “Movers” in the subject line.

Mover’s spotlight

Name: Mamie Joeveer

New position: Partner at AXS Law Group in Wynwood, a boutique law firm. The firm’s practice areas include corporate and transactional, franchise and distribution, litigation & dispute resolution, and real estate.

From: Litigation attorney at Hogan Lovells in Miami.

About: Joeveer was a captain in the U.S. Marines, where she was a public affairs officer. She had high-level assignments at the Pentagon, in Kenya and at the United Nations mission in Haiti. She then became a journalist. Joeveer contributed to the Miami Herald and Forbes, and she produced a national television show series for NBCUniversal in New York. She has appeared as a military and legal analyst on MSNBC, and she contributes to Diversity and The Bar Magazine, produced by the National Minority Corporate Counsel Assoc.

Also: Joeveer is on the board of directors for Miami City Ballet. She is also a member of the Media and Communications Committee of The Florida Bar and the National Association of Women Lawyers.

Education: She has a bachelor’s in journalism from the University of Memphis and a J.D. from Florida International University.

Best advice: The best advice I have ever received is to lead from the front and that a strong belief in myself will always keep me on solid ground.

See past senior-level hires and promotions in South Florida for 2017:

▪ Jan. 2, 2017

▪ Jan. 9, 2017

▪ Jan. 16, 2017

▪ Jan. 23, 2017

▪ Jan. 30, 2017

▪ Feb. 6, 2017

▪ Feb. 13, 2017

▪ Feb. 20, 2017

▪ Feb. 27, 2017

▪ March 6, 2017

▪ March 13, 2017

▪ March 20, 2017

▪ March 27, 2017

▪ April 3, 2017

▪ April 10, 2017

▪ April 17, 2017

▪ April 24, 2017

▪ May 1, 2017

▪ May 8, 2017

▪ May 15, 2017

▪ May 22, 2017

▪ May 29, 2017

▪ June 5, 2017

▪ June 12, 2017

▪ June 19, 2017

▪ June 26, 2017

▪ July 3, 2017

▪ July 10, 2017

▪ July 17, 2017

▪ July 24, 2017

▪ July 31, 2017

▪ Aug. 7, 2017

▪ Aug. 14, 2017

▪ Aug. 21, 2017

▪ Aug. 28, 2017

▪ Sept. 4, 2017

▪ Sept. 11, 2017

(No Movers ran on Sept. 18, 2017)

▪ Sept. 25, 2017

▪ Oct. 3, 2017

▪ Oct. 9, 2017

▪ Oct. 16, 2017

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