Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of Sept. 28, 2015



Ron L. Phillips has been named senior vice president of human resources-Office of People and Potential for Carnival Cruise Line. He begins Oct. 19. Phillips most recently was chief human resources officer for New York Presbyterian Hospital. He has a bachelor of science degree from Virginia State University and a law degree from the University of Richmond.


Zachary Mann has been named a managing director of Arven Financial in Miami. Previously, he was a financial representative at the National Planning Corp. Mann has a bachelor’s in business administration and management from the University of Central Florida.


Natacha Delince has joined Larkin Community Hospital as nursing home administrator for its Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills. She previously was nursing home administrator at Gulf Coast Health Care. She also is an Army veteran who has served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Delince has a bachelor’s of applied science in business administration, management and operations from Troy University and a master’s in healthcare administration from

Hodges University.

Martha A. Sanchez has been named chief operating officer of AlphaNet. She has been CEO of the Miami-Dade Area Health Education Center and was founder and owner of a business consulting firm. Sanchez has a bachelor’s degree in nursing and an MBA from the University of Miami,


Nicole Votano is chef de cuisine at DIRT in Miami Beach. She was previously executive chef at Fooq’s Miami.


Stewart Lapayowker and Scott Burgess are partners in newly formed Lapayowker Burgess LLP, which focuses on business aviation transactions and will be located at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. Lapayowker, who previously headed Lapayowker Jet Counsel, attended the University of Pennsylvania and has a J.D. from Temple University. Burgess, who had headed Aviation Legal Group, has an undergraduate degree from Florida State and a J.D. from Stetson.

Denny O’Shea will join Greenberg Traurig’s Fort Lauderdale office and will be a shareholder and chair of the firm’s real estate development and land use practice in Broward and Palm Beach counties, beginning in early October. He is general counsel at Stiles Development Co., and is the incoming chairman of the Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority. O’Shea has a bachelor’s in general studies with a major in economics from Harvard and a J.D. from the University of Florida.

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Scott Correale has been named Florida sales director at CBRE. He has been vice president of sales at TESSCO Technologies. Correale has a bachelor’s in business communications from the University of Georgia.


Chip Winslow has joined MotionPoint as senior vice president of global sales. He was executive vice president of sales and marketing for Professional Access. Winslow has a bachelor’s in marketing management from Ferris State University University.

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Mover’s spotlight

Name: Ana Lopez-Blazquez

New role: Executive vice president and chief strategy and transformation officer of Baptist Health South Florida. In addition to her new role, she will continue to lead Baptist Health Enterprises as chief executive officer. Lopez-Blazquez will also continue to serve as the lead strategic advisor to the president and chief executive officer of Baptist Health, as well as to other Baptist Health executives and board members on issues of long-term impact to the organization and the healthcare industry.

Experience: Lopez-Blazquez joined Baptist Hospital of Miami in 1987 as director of planning and has led the strategic planning and business/market development functions of Baptist Health since.

Education: Lopez-Blazquez has a BBA in accounting from Florida International University and an MBA and master’s of health sciences from the University of Florida.

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