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The Jax Federal Credit Union board of directors appointed John Servos as CEO and president. He joins after a 22-year career at Neighbors Credit Union in St. Louis where he was CEO for more than 12 years. Mary Svoboda, who has been interim president and CEO since March 2020, has returned to her previous dual roles of chief operating officer and chief lending officer.
Crowley Maritime Corp. appointed Trish Skoglund as corporate director of mergers and acquisitions. Based in Jacksonville, she will report to Deepak Arora, vice president of corporate strategy. Skoglund previously led sales and supplies services for Crowley Fuels.
GreenPointe Developers LLC promoted Liam O’Reilly to regional president to manage the company’s operations in southern St. Johns, Clay, Flagler and Volusia counties. For the past three years as senior land development manager, O’Reilly has worked with GreenPointe Regional President Mike Taylor. GreenPointe Developers named Jim McGowan as regional president for the West Coast of Florida, including Manatee, the greater Tampa, Lakeland and Orlando metropolitan statistical areas. McGowan previously worked at KB Home as vice president of land and for CalAtlantic as vice president of land acquisition
The KPMG LLP U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm named Jerry E. Delgado as office managing partner in Jacksonville, succeeding Jim Stepnoski, who is retiring after 31 years with the firm. Delgado, who has been with KPMG for 20 years, is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the Jacksonville office.
Regency Centers Corp. promoted Scott Prigge to managing director, Property Operations, and named Barry Argalas as senior vice president, National Transactions and Investment Strategy. Prigge joined Regency in March 1997 as a project manager. Argalas joined Regency in 1996 as an analyst.
Orange Park Medical Center, an HCA Healthcare affiliate, announced that Kathy Neely was named chief nursing officer. She had been serving as the interim chief nursing officer.
Atlantic Logistics announced Grant Sweeting as the firm’s controller to oversee the accounting department and staff for the professional brokerage, third-party logistics (3PL) business. He will report directly to CEO Rob Hooper.
River Garden Senior Services announced Mauri Witten Mizrahi as the organization’s fourth CEO, succeeding retiring CEO Martin Goetz from River Garden, where he served for 43 years. Mizrahi is a Jacksonville native who began work at River Garden in 2005 as a physical therapist and joined the administration team in 2017.
The Jewish Community Alliance hired Ben Marcus as director of development. He has been an independent nonprofit consultant.
Rebekah Suwak joined Goodwill Industries of North Florida as vice president of marketing & communications, a new role. She previously was director of marketing with Rethreaded.
Crowley Maritime Corp. promoted Alisa Praskovich to vice president of sustainability, where she will lead the company’s efforts in environmental, social responsibility and governance activities globally. Praskovich, who reports to Chief Operating Officer Ray Fitzgerald, joined Crowley in 2016 as a manager of operations integrity.
Ascension St. Vincent’s Foundation hired Natalie Reilly-Finch as director of major gifts to oversee the development of strategies to support the organization’s fundraising goals. She joins after a nearly four-year tenure at Ascension Michigan.
Brett McClung, president and CEO of Baptist Health, was appointed as a state delegate of Regional Policy Board for Region 4 (Southeastern United States) with the American Hospital Association, the national organization that represents hospitals and health care networks and serves patients and communities through advocacy and representation. The appointment is effective through 2024.
Dana Karzan and Deborah Johnson joined Groundwork Jacksonville’s volunteer board of directors. Karzan is chief marketing officer at VyStar Credit Union. Johnson is a certified public accountant and will chair Groundwork’s finance committee.