Executive Committee

  • Cesar L. Alvarez, Chair, Board Chairman, Senior Chairman, Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
  • Richard C. Pfenniger, Jr., Board Vice Chairman
  • Carladenise Edwards, Chief Administrative Officer, Miami-Dade County
  • Steve R. Frank, JP Morgan Chase
  • Patricia Frost
  • Phillip Frost, M.D., CEO and Chairman, OPKO Health, Inc.
  • Richard Lampen, Executive Vice President, COO and Director of Vector Group Ltd
  • Marialaura Leslie, Deputy Director, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs


  • Tanvi Vattikuti Abbhi, Co-Founder & CSO, Veta Health
  • Commissioner Damien Pardo, City of Miami, District 2
  • Joseph L. Falk, Akerman LLP
  • Sandra Forges, City of Miami, Elections Coordinator
  • Commissioner Keon Hardemon, Miami Dade County, District 3
  • Kelly Jin, VP, Community and National Initiatives, Knight Foundation
  • Dr. Richard Kurin, Smithsonian Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large, Smithsonian Institution
  • Kimberly Mendelson, Past Chairman of the Board, Lehrman Community Day School, Science and Business teacher
  • Dr. Ioannis (Yannis) Miaoulis, President, Roger Williams University
  • Oana Reedy
  • Oti Roberts, Morgan Stanley
  • Leslie Miller Saiontz, Chairman of the Board, Teach For America

Chairs Emeriti

  • Trish Bell
  • Dan Bell