Movers

Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of March 9, 2020

ACCOUNTANTS

Guillermo Campos has been promoted to director at Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors + CPAs in Miami. Campos, a CPA. He focuses on international and domestic tax matters for high-net-worth individuals and families, trusts and estates, and closely held family companies. (Bachelor’s, Wharton | University of Pennsylvania; master’s in public administration, Harvard.)

HOSPITALITY

Kevin Geanides has been named general manager of Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in Little Torch Key, in Monroe County. The resort is on a four-acre private island. Geanides was general manager of Timbers Resorts. He has also worked at Little Palm Island as resort manager.

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Myla R. Reizen has been named a partner at K&L Gates in the Miami office, in the firm’s global healthcare practice. She was at Foley & Lardner. Reizen focuses on government and internal investigations, healthcare regulatory matters, and compliance. (Bachelor’s, Vanderbilt; J.D., University of Pennsylvania.)

Rebecca Leon joins Baker McKenzie as a partner in the firm’s North America litigation and government enforcement practice, based in Miami. She was at Holland & Knight. Leon counsels broker-dealers and other financial services clients on securities law issues as well as FINRA compliance. (Case Western Reserve, bachelor’s and MBA; Brooklyn Law School, J.D.)

MEDICAL BILLING

At Medusind, based in Miami:

▪ Marty Grey has been named vice president of sales. He will lead their business development efforts for healthcare revenue cycle services and technology to physician practices. Grey was vice president of sales at Access Healthcare Services. (Bachelor’s in economics, Northwestern University; MBA, Booth | The University of Chicago.

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▪ Eric Sunset is vice president of marketing, based in Miami. He was marketing manager for Aprima Medical Softwater, an eMDs company. A graduate of Florida State University’s professional sales program, he has degrees in marketing and management.

MUNICIPAL

Alejandra “Alex” Argudin has been appointed CEO of the Miami Parking Authority, an agency of the City of Miami. She takes over immediately, following Art Noriega’s appointment as Miami city manager. Argudin has been at the MPA for more than 13 years, nine as chief operations officer, and she has managed a staff of 150 and a budget of more than $40 million. One of the many initiatives that she shepherded includes the increase in the use of PayByPhone in Miami from about 23 percent five years ago to a 93 percent adoption rate. This has placed the MPA as the leading parking organization in volume of PayByPhone transactions in North America. (Bachelor’s, and MBA, from Florida International University.)

REAL ESTATE

Philip Freedman of Douglas Elliman has been named director of sales at the recently opened Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach by Lionheart Capital, a Miami-based real estate development and capital investment firm. Freedman most recently was managing director for Compass Real Estate’s new development division for the South East of the U.S., and Latin and South America.

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Sandra Marin has been named regional director of the Florida Small Business Development Center at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. She was the director of the Free Enterprise Center, an an affiliated site of the Missouri Small Business Development Center, at the University of Missouri - Kansas City. Headquartered at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, the Florida SBDC Network partners with Florida's state universities, colleges, and other economic development organizations to assist small and medium-sized businesses through all stages of business.

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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, (lower resolutions reproduce poorly online), to movers@miamiherald.com. Include the position (company, title) most recently held prior to the new job. Educational background is also desirable, but optional.

▪  Note: Movers is taking a break and will not appear during the week of March 16, but will return during the week of March 23.

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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 Oct. 21, 2019 Oct. 28, 2019 Nov. 4, 2019 Nov. 11, 2019 Nov. 18, 2019 Nov. 25, 2019 (No Movers ran on Dec. 2, 2019) Dec. 9 (No Movers ran on Dec. 16, 2019) Dec. 23, 2019 Dec. 30, 2019 (No Movers ran on Jan. 7, 2019) Jan. 13, 2020 Jan. 20, 2020 Jan. 27, 2020 Feb. 3, 2020 Feb. 10, 2020 Feb. 17, 2020 Feb. 24, 2020 March 2, 2020

Mover’s spotlight

Name: Heidi Alzate

New position: Vice president of development at Chapman Partnership. The nonprofit provides support services for the homeless and operates two assistance centers, in downtown Miami and Homestead.

From: Director of development at Nova Southeastern University’s Health Profession division.

About Chapman: Chapman Partnership is the private-sector partner of the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust.

About: At Chapman, Alzate will lead fundraising efforts and foster philanthropic relationships that help transform the lives of more than 5,000 homeless residents each year. She’ll also direct the annual development plan.

Also: She has been director of major gifts and planned giving at Broward College; and director of program operations and interim chief executive officer at Jack & Jill Children’s Center in Fort Lauderdale.

And: Alzate also sits on the executive board for Woman United, of United Way.

Education: Bachelor’s in psychology from the Universidad de San Buenaventura in Bogotá, Colombia. She is a certified fundraising executive through CFRE International, which is a certification for fundraising professionals.

Best advice: A wise man once said, “The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago; the next best time is now!” — Dr. Kiran C. Patel, I live by these words every day.

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