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, Global Chairman of Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC.
  • Patricia Frost, Chairman Emeritus of the Smithsonian American Art Museum Commission, member of the Florida Board of Governors of the State
  • Phillip Frost, M.D., CEO and Chairman, OPKO Health, Inc.
  • Richard Lampen, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Douglas Elliman Inc. and Vector Group Ltd
  • Marialaura Leslie, Deputy Director, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs


  • Tanvi Vattikuti Abbhi, Co-Founder & CSO, Veta Health
  • Commissioner Damian Pardo, City of Miami, District 2
  • Joseph L. Falk, Retired, previously Akerman Senterfitt LLP
  • Sandra Forges, Elections Coordinator, City of Miami
  • Commissioner Keon Hardemon, Miami-Dade County, District 3
  • Kelly Jin, Vice President of Communities & National Initiatives, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Dr. Richard Kurin, Smithsonian Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large, Smithsonian Institution
  • Kimberly Mendelson, Trustee at Ransom Everglades School. Board member, Everglades Foundation
  • Dr. Ioannis (Yannis) Miaoulis, President, Roger Williams University
  • Oana Reedy, Board member, St. Philip’s Episcopal School
  • Oti Roberts, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
  • Leslie Miller Saiontz,Board Chair, Teach For America, Miami-Dade. Founder / President of Achieve Miami

Chairs Emeriti

  • Trish Bell
  • Dan Bell