Benchmarks of Success: A look at major career changes in the area

Florida Chamber Music Project names administrative director

Sally Pettegrew, former vice president of administration and human resources of the Jacksonville Symphony, has been named administrative director of the Florida Chamber Music Project (FCMP). Susan Pardue, artistic director and founder of FCMP made the announcement.

Pettegrew most recently served as executive assistant to the president of The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida. She has more than 30 years of experience in the classical music world through her work with the Jacksonville Symphony. She established the symphony’s human resources department, counseled 10 executive directors/presidents on leadership transitions and oversaw the Jacksonville Symphony Starry Nights concerts at Metropolitan Park.

The Florida Chamber Music Project is celebrating a decade of performances and will open its season on Sept. 18 at the Beaches Chapel at the Jacksonville Beach Museum. Season tickets for the six-concert series cost $150 and are available online at Individual concert tickets are $27.

Monique Burr Foundation names CEO

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children has announced the appointment of Tanya Ramos-Puig as chief executive officer. Building on the foundation’s 25-year history of protecting children, Ramos-Puig will lead it into its next season of achieving its mission to educate and empower all children and teens against abuse, bullying, digital dangers and other forms of child victimization.

For nearly three decades, Ramos-Puig has devoted her career to improving educational opportunities and life outcomes for youth in the most under-resourced communities around the world.

She recently served as president at The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Latin Recording Academy. With a history of growing organizations through her key leadership roles — including CEO at Pencils of Promise, CRO at Education Pioneers and The Children’s Aid Society, where she received the Annie E. Casey Foundation Award — Ramos-Puig is known for being a tireless advocate for educational equity.

Hongfei Di MD joins Flagler Health+ Primary Care

Dr. Hongfei Di, a board-certified family medicine physician, has joined Flagler Health+’s network of primary care providers. Di is now scheduling appointments for new patients at the Flagler Health+ Primary Care office at MuraBella, located at 70 Turin Terrace, Suite 100, near the World Golf Village in St. Augustine.

Di has served as medical director of primary care and as a family medicine physician at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Before that, Di was in private practice at New Family Physician Associates in Lyndhurst, Ohio.

Di provides versatile health care services, from newborn to geriatric care. He is well-adapted in managing chronic medical conditions and his interests are in musculoskeletal injections and dermatology.

To learn more about Di, go to or call 904-819-2200.

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