Movers

Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of Sept. 9, 2019

Heather Havericak is CEO of Broward Health Medical Center.
Heather Havericak is CEO of Broward Health Medical Center.

EDUCATION

Bruce Smith has been appointed campus president at Fortis College in Cutler Bay. The college is part of a network of schools managed by Education Affiliates, a nursing education provider. Smith was director of campus operations at Chamberlain University at Ochsner Health System in Louisiana. He has a bachelor’s in political science from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

LAW

At Therrel Baisden, a tax, trust, estate and business law firm based in Miami, which has merged with Weiner & Cummings:

▪ Paul M. Cummings, who was partner at Weiner & Cummings, is now an equity partner at Therrel Baisden.

▪ Andrew Cummings, previously attorney at Weiner & Cummings, is now a partner at Therrel Baisden.

Julissa Rodriguez has been named a partner in the appellate practice group of Shutts & Bowen. She joins the firm in Miami from Greenberg Traurig, where she was chair of the Miami appellate department and a member of its national appellate practice. Rodriguez has a bachelor’s from Florida International University and a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University.

Heidi Howard Tandy has joined Berger Singerman as a partner on the dispute resolution team, based in the Miami office. She focuses her practice on the procurement and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Tandy was of counsel at Price Benowitz. She has a bachelor’s in education from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from American University.

NONPROFITS

Jeannette Torres has been named director of programs at Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade. She was the education director at the United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education. Torres has a bachelor’s in psychology from Florida International University and a master’s in mental health counseling from Nova Southeastern University.

PUBLIC RELATIONS | MARKETING

Jenna Reed has been promoted to vice president of operations for Durée & Company, based in Fort Lauderdale. She was director of operations. Reed has a bachelor’s in event management from Florida State University.

REAL ESTATE

Chris Suarez has been appointed senior vice president of market rate development at Housing Trust Group, a developer of affordable multifamily residential communities. Suarez was senior vice president of the South Florida region for Lincoln Property Company. He has a bachelor’s in economics and political science from Brown.

TRANSPORTATION

Kristen M. Goodman is director of sales and marketing at Aventura Worldwide Transportation Service. She was a manager for YPO, Palm Beach Chapter. Goodman has a bachelor’s from Indiana University.

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, 2018) 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 July 15, 2019 July 22, 2019 July 29, 2019 (No Movers ran on Aug. 5, 2019) Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 19, 2019 Aug. 26, 2019 (No Movers ran on on Sept. 2, 2019)

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: Heather Havericak

New job: CEO of Broward Health Medical Center

From: Interim CEO.

About: Havericak became interim CEO in March. Before that,she has been associate vice president of strategic and administrative services, regional director of the hospital’s strategic service lines, and nurse manager of the pediatric oncology and sickle cell transition program, and pediatric palliative care. In her new role, she’ll lead the 716-bed acute care hospital, which includes a Level I trauma center and is the flagship of Broward Health. She will direct Broward Health Medical Center’s administration and related hospital operations.

Also: She is the immediate past chair of Gilda’s Club South Florida.

Education: Bachelor’s in nursing from Florida International University and a master’s in nursing administration from Indiana State University. She is a Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse (CPON), a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and is affiliated with the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO).

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