Movers

Senior-level hires and promotions in Miami-Dade and Broward for the week of Oct. 21, 2019

Andrew Rosman, Ph.D., has been named as the dean of the the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University.
Andrew Rosman, Ph.D., has been named as the dean of the the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University.

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Elizabeth V. David has been named director of operations for the Southeast region of Bridge Development Partners. She will be based in Miami. David was previously senior property manager at EastGroup Properties. She has a bachelor’s from Columbia Union College in Maryland and a master’s from Nova Southeastern University.

Scott Wadler has been named managing director of Berkadia and will be based in the firm’s Miami office. Wadler was at HFF, most recently as a senior director of the firm’s Miami office, where he handled construction financing, hospitality and residential transactions throughout the Southeast. He also has held positions at Related Group Florida and Fortune International Realty. Wadler has a bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Miami.

HOSPITALITY

Thanawat Bates has been named executive chef at Habitat, the signature restaurant at 1 Hotel South Beach. He most recently was at the SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Bates was educated at the American Culinary Federation.

LAW

Michael Harwin has joined the Miami office of Stearns Weaver Miller as a shareholder in the litigation department. Most recently, he was Assistant United States Attorney and chief of the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Florida. Harwin has a J.D. from Emory.

At Salehi Boyer Lavigne Lombana, P.A., a newly formed law firm in Miami:

▪ Tanaz Salehi is the managing partner, handling first-party property insurance litigation as well bad faith and labor and employment cases. She has a J.D. from St. Thomas University.

▪ Scott Boyer is a partner handling first-party insurance litigation as well as third-party liability cases. He has a J.D. from the University of Florida.

▪ Donald Lavigne is a partner handling first-party insurance litigation as well as complex commercial litigation, bad faith and coverage issues. He has a J.D. from the University of Miami.

▪ Oscar Lombana is a partner handling first-party insurance litigation as well as third-party liability cases and complex commercial litigation cases. He has a J.D. from the University of Florida

All four were previously partners at Kelley Kronenberg, a business law firm based in Fort Lauderdale.

TECHNOLOGY | LOGISTICS

Jim Handoush has been appointed president and CEO of dexFreight in Sunrise. The company provides a decentralized, blockhain-based logistics platform. He was executive vice president and logistics solutions at Optym, a software development company that serves transportation companies; and he has held multiple executive roles in Landstar System, Inc, a provider of integrated transportation management solutions.

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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, 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) Sept. 9, 2019 Sept. 16, 2019 Sept. 23, 2019 Sept. 30, 2019 Oct. 7, 2019 Oct. 14, 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 a high-resolution jpeg of a head shot, to movers@miamiherald.com. Include the position (company, title) most recently held prior to the new job. Educational background is also desirable, but optional.

Mover’s spotlight

Name: Andrew Rosman, Ph.D.

New position: Dean of the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University.

From: He most recently was dean and professor in the Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University, overseeing programs at its two New Jersey campuses (Metro and Florham) and the Vancouver, British Columbia, campus.

About: He will be responsible for developing and enhancing the college’s strategic initiatives, long-term planning and policy setting. He will also lead the faculty and staff in curriculum development, institutional assessment and improvement and will cultivate relationships with alumni and donors.

Also: Rosman was the dean of the College of Management at Long Island University (LIU) Post (2012-2104) and a faculty member at the University of Connecticut (1989-2012). At UConn, he was the founding director of the master’s in accounting program and was director from 1998 to 2012. In 2002, this program became the University of Connecticut’s first asynchronous online graduate degree.

Education: Bachelor’s of business administration from Hofstra University; Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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