The Florida International University Foundation Board of Directors elected Joseph L. Caruncho (BBA ’81), chief executive officer of Preferred Care Partners, Inc., as vice chair. Caruncho also chairs the college’s Dean’s Council.
Juan Carlos Ruiz ( BBA ’85) and his company, Micro Sharp Hearing Centers, were recognized recently by the Miami Herald for “Outstanding Service and Quality Products for over Forty Years.”
Manuel Velasquez (BBA ’98) has been appointed assistant director for audience services at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. In his new position, he will oversee customer service, CenterCharge, and the expanding responsibilities of the audience services group.
Commercebank appointed Boyan Mintchev (MBA ’01) as assistant vice president of corporate lending products.
Alfredo Machado (MBA ’02) was appointed international account manager with American Tire Distributors, one of the largest independent tire distributors and exporters in the world. Machado will manage a multi-million dollar account portfolio in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The International Bank of Miami named Jorge Scerpella (MBA ’04) assistant vice president of the Credit Administration Division. Scerpella has ten years of experience in credit analysis.
Robert Calhoun (BBA ’06) started his firm MedPay, Inc., during his senior year at the college and the business is continuing to prosper with new clients and opportunities for growth. His next project is to create a real estate investment company.