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Carlos E. Fernandez (BBA '83) has been named corporate banking executive of City National Bank of Florida.

Vania Laguerre (BBA '87) has been named local market executive in Miami for Bank of America.

Tomas Lopez Fernebrand (MBA '87) is the chief legal officer at Amadeus IT Group and leads the industry affairs unit.


Eddie Diaz (BAcc '97) was promoted to executive vice president at Ocean Bank and also leads the residential mortgage teams.

Aida Nolan-Rodriguez (BBA '99) has been named principal at Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Service.


Johnny De La Espriella (MBA '14, BBA '09) was promoted to senior vice president-operations at RKW Residential.

Yvette Garcia (MAcc '05) has joined EisnerAmper as commercial audit partner, focused on mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and capital formation.

Carlos Vilchez (MAcc '03, BAcc '02) has been named chief operating officer of RKW Residential.


Dairon Aguilar (MAcc '15, BAcc '14) was promoted to director, international tax at Alvarez & Marsal Taxand.

Ivette Almanza (MBA '15) has joined IMC Health Medical Centers as director of sales operations.

Shantay Bolton (MBA '14) has been named executive vice chancellor for administration and chief administrative officer at Washington University.

Juan De Leon (MSF '14) was named financial analyst at American Airlines.

JC De Ona (MBA '11, BBA '03) was promoted to Southeast Florida division president at Centennial Bank.

Louis Guay (MBA '10) tax principal at Kaufman Rossin, joined the board of directors of the Miami Center for Architecture.

Kara Marante (MBA '14) has been promoted to vice president and chief people officer for Nicklaus Children's Health System. Pedro L. Porras (MST '11, BAcc '10) was promoted to associate director at Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors + CPAs.

Jeff Zelaya (BBA '11) has been named vice president of franchise development at Hite Digital.


Alejandro Bonvecchio (BBA '20) has joined Ernst & Young as tax associate analyst in the office of project management.

Christine Borrack (MBA '20) was promoted to chief financial officer at Atlas Ocean Voyages after serving as director of finance.

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