Movers

Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of July 15, 2019

Bill Duquette has been named chief executive officer of South Miami Hospital, part of Baptist Health South Florida.
Bill Duquette has been named chief executive officer of South Miami Hospital, part of Baptist Health South Florida.

THE ARTS

Dania E. Gorriz has been named executive director for major gifts at The Philip and Patricia Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. She was vice president of endowments and major gifts at United Way of Miami-Dade. Gorriz has a bachelor’s from The College of William & Mary and an MBA from the University of Miami.

HEALTHCARE

David C. Starnes has joined the staff at Memorial Hospital Pembroke as its chief nursing officer. He had been director of emergency services at Memorial Regional Hospital (MRH), a position he held for the past six years. Starnes is a graduate of the RN-to-BSN program at Nova Southeastern University.

HOSPITALITY

Kimberley Lay has joined Boulud Sud Miami as general manager. Her duties including overseeing restaurant operations, managing internal team development and curating the guest experience for Chef Daniel Boulud’s Mediterranean restaurant. Lay was most recently restaurant director for Quinto La Huella at EAST Miami; she has also been restaurant manager at Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink and Azul at Mandarin Oriental, Miami.

James Rogers has been named executive chef of Trump National Doral Miami. He will oversee the culinary team at Champions Bar & Grill as well as the property’s culinary departments and food & beverage operations. Rogers previously was executive sous chef at JW Marriott Marquis. He is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University.

LAW

Diane Nobile has joined Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr as a partner in the tax, and global immigration and foreign investment, practices for its Miami office. Nobile previously founded and led her own law firm in Miami for 10 year. She has a bachelor’s from the University of Central Florida and a J.D. from Widener University in Delaware.

REAL ESTATE

Loaidyn Bolado has been named a human resources manager at The Allen Morris Company. She will be based at the firm’s Coral Gables headquarters. Bolado was human resources director at Britto Central. She has a bachelor’s in psychology from Florida International University.

Karen Weller has been named chief financial officer of Housing Trust Group (HTG). She was vice president of accounting for The Related Group. She has also been associate vice president of finance at Royal Caribbean Cruises. Weller, a CPA and certified treasury professional (CTP), has a bachelor’s of commerce from the University of Calgary.

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: Bill Duquette

New position: Chief executive officer of South Miami Hospital, which is part of Baptist Health South Florida.

From: Chief executive officer at Baptist Health’s Homestead Hospital. He was CEO for the past 13 years.

About: South Miami Hospital is a 453-bed acute-care hospital. Duquette succeeds Lincoln Mendez, who was named chief executive officer of Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Baptist Health’s newest affiliate.

Also: Duquette is a board member and former chairman of the South Dade Chamber of Commerce. He is on the boards of the South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association and South Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center. He also is an advisory board member of Nova Southeastern University and a member of the Rotary Club of Homestead.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami; master’s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Best advice: No matter how difficult things appear or what happens, life continues; the sun will come up tomorrow! Puts issues in perspective.

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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 July 8, 2019

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