Business People On The Move – Palm Beach Post

Real estate

Russell Yellin has joined the brokerage team of Boca West Realty as sales executive. With more than 20 years in Florida real estate, Yellin has familiarity with the Boca Raton market and real estate sales management expertise. He specializes in luxury high-rise development and conversion projects.


Delray Medical Center haspromoted Maria Morales-Menendez to chief operating officer. Morales-Menendez will manage the daily operations and oversee the development and implementation of long-range plans, goals and objectives for Delray Medical Center.  Morales-Menendez joined the hospital as an associate resident before being promoted to associate administrator.

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center has appointedDarrin Cook to be associate administrator at the hospital. In this role, Cook will oversee environmental services, food and nutrition, security, and the emergency management program as well as special projects. Cook has 20 years of health care administration experience and comes to Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center from being administrative director for Renown Health’s Institute for Heart and Vascular Health in Reno, Nev.


Timothy O’Neill has joined Pike & Lustig, a personal injury and business litigation firm in West Palm Beach. O’Neill practices in the areas of business litigation, partnership disputes, real estate litigation, estate and trust litigation, and intellectual property litigation. O’Neill received his bachelor of science degree from the University of Evansville and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 1997. He serves as an executive board member of the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, a nonprofit entity dedicated to preserving Florida’s wildlife through rehabilitation and education.


Clarice Redding Louis has been named the Hanley Foundation’s new chief recovery community officer. In her role, Louis will focus on establishing Hanley Foundation’s legislative priorities, assisting in opening a recovery community center, supporting the update of Palm Beach County’s response to the opioid crisis, and overseeing the design of evidence-informed practices to help individuals sustain long-term recovery.

Senior care

Erickson Senior Living, has named Brad Andrus as executive director of Devonshire at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens.  Andrus is an industry veteran whose career has been marked with a passion and success in serving seniors. Devonshire at PGA National is one of 20 continuing-care retirement communities managed by Erickson Senior Living and is situated on a 28-acre campus on the grounds of PGA National.


The Children’s Home Society of Florida has appointed Davicka Thompson to its statewide board of directors. Thompson is founder and CEO of Thompson Creative Collective Inc. She has served on the Children’s Home Society’s local board of directors for eight years, where she held leadership positions as both the president of the board and chair of the advocacy committee. Thompson also serves on the board of directors for the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County and the PBC Tourism Development Council.

Family Promise North Central Palm Beach County has named Tomara Graham Mays as its executive director. Graham Mays brings more than14 years of experience working in both public and nonprofit sectors to her new role. She has led programs that address the needs of children and youth, homelessness, disability, and offenders. Family Promise NCPBC helps local children experiencing homelessness by empowering their families to regain self-sufficiency.