Executive Committee

  • Cesar L. Alvarez, Chair, Board Chairman, Senior Chairman, Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
  • Richard C. Pfenniger, Jr., Board Vice Chairman
  • Paul J. DiMare, President, DiMare Homestead, Inc.
  • Steve R. Frank, JP Morgan Chase
  • Patricia Frost
  • Phillip Frost, M.D., CEO and Chairman, OPKO Health, Inc.
  • Sam Gill, Senior Vice President/Chief Program Officer, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Richard Lampen, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director, Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc.
  • Edward Marquez, Deputy Mayor, Miami-Dade County Office of the Mayor
  • Michael Spring, Senior Advisor and Director of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, Miami-Dade County


  • Kieran Bowers, President, Swire Properties
  • Joseph L. Falk, Akerman Senterfitt LLP
  • Sandra Forges, City of Miami, Elections Coordinator
  • 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 and Director, Museum of Science, Boston
  • Oana Reedy
  • Oti Roberts, Deutsche Bank
  • Commissioner Ken Russell, City of Miami, District 2
  • Leslie Miller Saiontz, Chairman of the Board, Teach For America

Chairs Emeriti

  • Trish Bell
  • Dan Bell