Dean C. Klevan was chosen as the new president and CEO of the environmental advocacy group International SeaKeepers Society.
Klevan joins Miami-based SeaKeepers after serving as president of Coral Gables Trust Company, which he helped found. He has also served in senior positions with Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and is an advocate for ocean preservation in addition to being a sport fisherman and diver.
"Speaking for SeaKeepers' board of directors, we are thrilled to bring Dean onboard to lead the society into a new era," said chairman Michael T. Moore. "SeaKeepers has reached a critical stage in its development and is poised to play a vital role in the understanding of global climate change. We believe that Dean, with his exceptional leadership skills and unique business expertise, is the person to guide the society there."