Thursday, January 23, 2014

Mike Fernandez joins Scott campaign team

Governor Rick Scott announced on January 17, 2014 the appointment of Mike Fernandez as Finance Co-Chair. Mr. Fernandez joins Darlene Jordan as Finance Co-Chair, State Senator John Thrasher as Chairman, Tim Saler as Deputy Campaign Manager and Matt Moon as Communications Director on the campaign re-election staff. The hiring of Melissa Sellers as Campaign Manager was simultaneously announced.

Mr. Fernandez is a close friend of the Governor and leads Coral Gables based MBF Health Partners.   Mr. Fernandez is credited with creating, financing and/or growing many well known healthcare companies including Physicians Healthcare Plans, Inc, CarePlus Health Plans, Inc, Hospitalists of America, Navarro Discount Pharmacies and Simply Healthcare Plans. Mr. Fernandez currently serves on the board of directors of MEDNAX, Inc in addition to his chairmanship of MBF.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Jackson Health System CFO Honored with Financial Turnaround Award

Mark T. Knight, Executive VP and CFO of Jackson Health System, will be honored during the South Florida Business Journal's 2014 CFO Awards on January 22. Knight has been selected as the "Turnaround Deal of the Year Winner" for his role in Jackson's dramatic financial turnaround.

"Mark Knight has played a critical role in securing Jackson's future for generations to come," said Carlos A. Migoya, president and CEO of Jackson Health System. "He is an expert in his field who has worked tirelessly, maintaining a laser focus on Jackson's finances. We are proud to have him on our team."