This department establishes and maintains key relationships that increase the visibility and effectiveness of The Beacon Council to advocate on matters of interest to The Beacon Councils mission as the official economic development arm of Miami-Dade County.

This department also represents The Beacon Council within the community, statewide and at all levels of government to provide perspective and input on issues relevant to the economic eco-system of Miami-Dade County. This department develops relationships that will allow for accessible communication with government agencies and private sector stakeholders in Florida to promote Miami-Dade County's economic growth, industry specific legislative initiatives and best practices for the business of economic development.