Movers

Senior-level hires and promotions in South Florida for the week of July 8, 2019

THE ARTS

Phillip Dunlap has been named director of the Broward Cultural Division. He will oversee a staff of 18 and an annual operating budget of $9 million, along with an addition $5-7 million in capital appropriations for public art. Dunlap was previously director of education and community engagement for Jazz St. Louis in Missouri, a nonprofit dedicated to helping jazz thrive in America. He has bachelor’s degrees in jazz performance and music theory, and a master’s of music in jazz performance, from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

ARCHITECTURE/DESIGN

Christopher Counts has joined Perkins+Will as a principal and will be based in the firm’s Miami studio. He is founder and design director of Brooklyn-based Counts Studio. Counts has a BLA in landscape architecture from the University of Georgia and an MLA from Harvard.

EDUCATION

Quentin Derryberry III has been named director of advancement at St. Thomas Episcopal Parish School in Coral Gables. He most recently was vice president of development for the YMCA of South Florida. Derryberry has a bachelor’s from from Ohio Wesleyan University and a master’s in international affairs, and a master’s in education, from Ohio University.

James A. Knapp has been named chief strategy officer of The Cushman School. He was director of community relations at Florida International University. Knapp has a bachelor’s in sport and fitness administration/management, and a master’s in higher education administration, from FIU.

HEALTHCARE

Jenifer Montesino has been named vice president, revenue and quality of Genuine Health Group, based in Coral Gables. She was previously director, Medicare Risk Adjustment & STARS Network Performance, UnitedHealth Group. Montesino’s duties will include overseeing all programs that relate to revenue.

HOSPITALITY

Lena Sotnick has been named director of food & beverage marketing at Virgin Hotels. She will be based in Miami. Sotnick was at sbe Group, where she was director of marketing. Sotnick will be responsible for all of the marketing strategies for the various food & beverage outlets within Virgin Hotels’ portfolio. She has a bachelor’s in communications from Arizona State University.

INFRASTRUCTURE | ENGINEERING

Albert Hernandez has joined HNTB Corp. as aviation project director and vice president. He is based in the firm’s Miami office. Hernandez’s duties include leading HNTB’s service to aviation clients in South Florida, managing large-scale projects, and serving as a key client liaison. He was previously assistant director for the Miami-Dade Department of Transportation and Public Works. During his 14 years there, he led efforts to deliver the AirportLink project. Hernandez, a professional engineer (PE), has a bachelor’s in civil engineering from the University of Miami and an MBA from Florida International University.

At the Miami office of Graef-USA:

John Guttman will become a senior associate and coastal market leader. He is former president of Consulting Engineering & Science Inc., which was acquired by Graef in 2018.

Nelson Ortiz will be promoted as leader of the Miami office. He was previously vice president of CES. Ortiz has a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Florida State University.

This space lists promotions of executives at the director level and above who are based in Broward, Miami-Dade or Monroe counties. Announcements, also at miamiherald.com, are for full-time, paid positions — not for board or volunteer positions. Send items, with jpeg of a head shot, to movers@miamiherald.com. Include the position (company, title) most recently held prior to the new job.

Mover’s spotlight

Name: Lisa Anderson

New position: Senior vice president, commercial banking team lead in Fort Lauderdale for BankUnited.

From: JPMorgan Chase in Fort Lauderdale, where she most recently was executive director and South Florida market executive in the middle market banking group, with a focus on Broward County.

About: Anderson, a Coral Springs resident, is first vice chair of the Urban League of Broward County and chair of its board relations and investment committees. She is a past chair of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Leadership Council, as well as a member of its executive committee and board of directors; and she is a board member of Junior Achievement of South Florida.

Education: Bachelor’s in advertising and political science from the University of Miami.

Best advice she ever received: No one management style is going to motivate everyone the same way. Getting to know people, how they tick, and what makes each different leads you to care about their lives and treat them with respect.

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See past senior-level hires and promotions in South Florida for 2017-2018: 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 Oct. 23, 2017 Oct. 31, 2017 Nov. 5, 2017 Nov. 13, 2017 Nov. 20, 2017 (No Movers ran on Nov. 27, 2017) ▪ Dec. 4, 2017 ▪ Dec. 11, 2017 Dec. 18, 2017(No Movers ran on Jan. 1, 2018) ▪ Jan. 8, 2018 Jan. 15, 2018 ▪ Jan. 22, 2018 ▪ Jan. 29, 2018 ▪ Feb. 5, 2018 ▪ Feb. 12, 2018 ▪ Feb. 19, 2018 ▪ Feb. 26, 2018 March 5, 2018 ▪ March 12, 2018 ▪ March 19, 2018 ▪ March 26 ) (No Movers ran on April 2, 2018) April 9, 2018 ▪ April 16, 2018 ▪ April 23, 2018 ▪ April 30, 2018 May 7, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 21, 2018 May 28, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 18, 2018 June 25, 2018 (No Movers ran on July 9) July 16, 2018 July 23, 2018 July 30, 2018 Aug. 6, 2018 Aug. 13, 2018 Aug. 20, 2018 Aug. 27, 2018 Sept. 3, 2018 Sept. 10, 2018 Sept. 17, 2018 Sept. 24, 2018 Oct. 1, 2018 Oct. 8, 2018 Oct. 15, 2018 (No Movers ran on Oct. 22, 2018) Oct. 29, 2018 Nov. 5, 2018 Nov. 12, 2018 Nov. 19, 2018 Nov. 26, 2018 Dec. 3, 2018 Dec. 10, 2018 Dec. 17, 2018 Dec. 24, 2018 (No Movers on Dec. 31, 2018) Jan. 7, 2019 Jan. 14, 2019 Jan. 21, 2019 Jan. 28, 2019 Feb. 4, 2019 Feb. 11, 2019 Feb. 18, 2019 Feb. 25, 2019 March 4, 2019 March 11, 2019 March 18, 2019 March 25, 2019 April 1, 2019 April 8, 2019 April 15, 2019 April 22, 2019 April 29, 2019 May 6, 2019 May 13, 2019 May 20, 2019 May 27, 2019 June 3, 2019 (No Movers ran on June 17, 2019) June 24, 2019 July 1, 2019

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