Alumni Notes: Fall 2015

Alfredo Ferrer (BBA ’81) has been hired as security director for Swire Properties, and will supervise Brickell City Centre operations. Ferrer was formerly a director of PortMiami Seaport Law Enforcement. The Health Law Practice Group at Broad and Cassel has added Joseph C. Picone (BBA ’82) as their newest associate….

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