Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of June 8, 2015



Andrew Yanez has joined International Finance Bank in Miami as vice president analytics and portfolio manager. Previously, he was at FirstBank Florida, where he served as AVP of corporate banking. Yanez holds a bachelor’s in accounting from Florida International University and a bachelor’s in finance from Florida State University.


Jason Anderson has been named vice president of coastal homes at Miami-based Coastal Construction Group. He most recently was project manager for the division. He has a bachelor’s in economics from the University of Washington.


Raymond Baker has been named assistant director for the library department of the Miami-Dade Public Library System, where he will oversee the department’s fiscal operations. Previously he was chief of policy, legislation and business services for the Internal Services Department Director’s Office.


Dr. Shaun Corbett has been named medical director of rehabilitation services and The Rosomoff Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center at Miami Jewish Health Systems at Douglas Gardens. He previously was assistant clinical professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine and was the medical director of cancer rehabilitation at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. A graduate of The Medical College of Wisconsin, he completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Jackson Memorial Hospital.


Jorge Luis Gurian has been named a partner in the Miami office of Fowler Rodriguez, with a focus in the areas of estate planning, tax law, probate & estate administration, and securities law. Previously, he had his own law firm. He has a bachelor’s degree in business and a J.D. from the University of Miami.


Laurie Sallarulo has been named president and CEO of Junior Achievement of South Florida. Previously, she was CEO of Leadership Broward Foundation.

Debra Webb has been named executive director of The Key Clubhouse of South Florida in Miami, which helps people living with severe mental illness gain employment and education. Previously, she was the founding CEO of HOPE Clubhouse of Southwest Florida in Fort Myers. Webb holds bachelors’ degrees in sociology from the University of Florida and in communications from Florida International University, and a master’s degree in public administration from Hodges University.


Jorge Barbontin has been named general operations manager of Brickell City Centre by Swire Properties. He was formerly group property manager with Hines Interests LP in Miami. Barbontin has an undergraduate degree in business management from St. Thomas University and an MBA from the University of Miami.

Robert M. Bedard joined Deerfield Beach-based Konover South LLC as senior vice president of development. He previously was senior vice president and lead development executive for Florida’s Gatlin Development Company. Bedard has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Arizona State University.


Scott Gregory has been named director of operations for the South Florida Wildlife Center, a wildlife trauma hospital in Fort Lauderdale. He most recently served as director of the Great Bend-Brit Spaugh Zoo in Kansas. Gregory’s education includes a bachelor’s degree in business from Fort Hays State University in Kansas.

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Mover’s spotlight

Name: Ana Martinez

New position: Director of development, The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University.

Previous position: Chief director of philanthropy and creative strategies at The Women’s Fund Miami-Dade.

Also: Martinez has also been the Southeast regional director for Friends of the Orphans (now known as NPH: USA), an international nonprofit. She has also had positions at MTV Latin America and as a producer at Telemundo and Univision (where she received an Emmy Award for the ‘Cristina’ program). In 1999, Martinez was an arts entrepreneur, creating Words Unlimited Inc. and founding Words and Music, a bilingual literary and musical event dedicated to promoting cultural arts in South Florida.

Education: She has a bachelor of arts in Spanish and communications from the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s in liberal studies from Florida International University.

Best advice she ever received: pui poiu poiu poiu poiu poiu poiu piou poiu popio upou pouipoiu poiu poiu poui .

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