Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of Oct. 30, 2017

DAVID KOSTERNO has been named a vice president in the Miami office of WSP USA.
DAVID KOSTERNO has been named a vice president in the Miami office of WSP USA.


Joaquin Medina has been promoted to senior vice president of client management at Apollo Bank, where he will lead the bank’s branch division. He was market team leader. Medina has a bachelor’s of business administration from Florida International University.


Steve Kreinik joins the partnership of EisnerAmper, based in Miami. He will be part of the firm’s personal wealth advisory group as well as the real estate industry team. He was previously a partner at CohnReznick. Kreinik has a bachelor’s in accounting from SUNY-Binghamton and a master’s in taxation, and an MBA, from Baruch College.

Edgar Collado joins Tobias Financial Advisors as chief financial officer and chief operating officer. He will be based in Plantation. Collado was at Ingersoll Rand in Miami. He has a bachelor’s in finance from St. John’s University and an MBA from New York University.


At Arc Broward, based in Sunrise: Julie Price as chief operating officer. The nonprofit’s programs and social enterprises include Arc Educates, Arc Tech and Arc Culinary. Price was previously vice president of programs and social enterprises. She has a bachelor’s in psychology from Florida State University and a master’s in administration from Nova Southeastern University. Jonathan Figueroa has been hired as vice president of social enterprise. He was previously director of central operations. Three division directors have also been promoted: Shawn Preston is vice president of children’s services; Jody Ellis is vice president of workforce services; and Patty Fonseca is vice president of adult services. Emily Schmitz also has been promoted to director of adult services from assistant director, adult services.

Andrew Zullo has been named executive director of Leadership Broward. The nonprofit, based in Fort Lauderdale, provides leadership programs, services and initiatives that aim to develop strong business and community leaders. He was the vice president of the Regions Bank Dania Beach branch for 13 years. Zullo has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bryant University.

This column lists high-level promotions of senior executives based in Broward, Miami-Dade or Monroe counties. These announcements, which also are at, 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 Put “Movers” in the subject line.

Mover’s spotlight

Name: David Kosterno

New position: He is a vice president in the Miami office of WSP USA. The firm, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is an engineering and professional services consultancy.

From: Operations manager at SOM | Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in Chicago.

Responsibilities: Kosterno will head the Miami office’s mechanical department. The firm is providing mechanical design for Miami River Development and a recently completed design for Blue Dental Offices in Plantation and Orlando.

About: Kosterno, a chartered engineer (C.Eng.), has more than 30 years of experience in the building services industry, working in the United States, United Kingdom, Mideast and Asia, designing high-rise luxury hotel/residential projects, retail facilities, office developments and hospitals.

Education: He received a bachelor’s in engineering in building services engineering from the University of Hertfordshire in Britain, as well as advanced certications in HVAC engineering and public health engineering from St. Albans College of Building. He is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers and the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers.

Best advice he ever received: Have a passion for what you do; work hard, never be complacent and don’t accept mediocrity.