In our weekly list of business people on the move, we highlight Palm Beach County professionals who are making a difference. These are people from across the spectrum of public and private endeavors, those working in charities, court houses, private practices and beyond. They are moving up within their industry, advancing their careers and standing out for their services within our community.

Here are this week’s professional standouts:

County cancer support group adds to board of directors

Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope is pleased to announce that Michelle Robson Worth recently joined its board of directors. Robson Worth, an entrepreneur and advocate for women’s health, has dedicated her life and career to making a lasting impact on women’s health and well-being. Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope, Inc. is a Palm Beach County not-for-profit organization that eases the burden of qualified local cancer patients by paying a portion of their non-medical bills, supplementing basic needs, and providing support and information resources.

Local company hires dream coach to help employees

West Palm Beach-based United Franchise Group, the global leader for entrepreneurs with more than 1,600 franchises within 10 brands in 60 countries, has created a new benefit-access to a ‘dream coach.’ Not a life or career coach, this new position helps people work on goals to improve their fitness, grow their relationships, clarify their career paths and cross things off their bucket list. It is being filled by life coach and holistic health counselor Mary Jo Kurtz.

Pediatrician recognized in group’s Physician Hero category

The Palm Beach County Medical Society recently announced Dr. Shannon Fox-Levine, pediatrician and owner of Palm Beach Pediatrics, as the organization’s 2024 Heroes in Medicine Award Recipient in the Physician Hero category. The 21st Annual Heroes in Medicine Awards Luncheon takes place on Thursday, May 23. The medical society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to uniting physicians to serve the common interest of the profession, developing and maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards of the medical profession, advocating the interests of physicians and their patients, and collaborating with others to improve the community’s health.

Firm adds lawyer to West Palm Beach office

Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce the continued growth of the firm with the addition of attorney Brian J. Carr to its West Palm Beach office. Prior to joining Gunster, Carr served as a corporate attorney for a large Boston-based law firm.

Property management firm earns accreditation for second year

MCM Estate Services of Stuart has earned second-year accreditation from the National Home Watch Association.Owner Christopher Miluunderstands the care needed to serve and manage property meticulously and has worked for and with politicians, celebrities, and various other VIPs. MCM Estate Services serves the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast.

Law firm bolsters West Palm office with intellectual property attorney

Shutts & Bowen LLP recently announced that Patricia M. Flanagan has joined its West Palm Beach Office as a partner in the intellectual property practice group. As a leader in the field of trademark and copyright law, Flanagan focuses her practice on the protection, monetization and enforcement of such intellectual property rights, both domestically and internationally. Shutts & Bowen LLP, established in 1910, is a full-service business law firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach.

Boca/Gardens law firm appoints chair of commercial litigation group

Nason Yeager Gerson Harris & Fumero, P.A., a full-service law firm, recently announced that shareholder Michael Nullman has been appointed as chair of the firm’s commercial litigation practice group. Nullman represents individuals and businesses in a wide array of litigation in state and federal courts, and in arbitrations.