The Miami-Dade Beacon Council Board of Directors provides leadership and governance for the 501(C6) organization. The volunteer leaders are among the community’s leading business and community professionals representing various industries, educational institutions, non profits, and local governments.

✦Officers Cabinet


Ms. Penny Shaffer, Ph.D., Chair✦
Market President, South Florida
Florida Blue

Mr. Hugo Castro, Chair-Elect✦
Divisional Executive Vice President
AXA Advisors

Walter Robinson, Treasurer✦
Robinson Commercial Real Estate

Mr. Michael A. Finney✦
President & Chief Executive Officer

**Executive Committee Member
✦Officers Cabinet
David A. Armstrong | St. Thomas University
Sigfredo Birriel** | Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Esteban Bovo, Jr. | Miami Dade County
Chip Bowers | Miami Marlins, L.P.
Jaffus Hardrick | Florida Memorial University / FMU
Ralph Gonzalez-Jacob | Ocean Bank
Marta Lucia Jaramillo | Consular Corps of Miami LLC
Richard Kuper | Miami Dade League of Cities
Robert Lozano | Wells Fargo
Isis Garcia-Martinez | City of Hialeah
Edward Martinez | Nicklaus Children’s Health System
Alfredo Ortega | City of Doral
Patrick Pendergast | Ryder System
Mercy Saladrigas | CAMACOL (Latin Chamber of Commerce of the U.S.A.)
Lester Sola | Miami-Dade County
Antonio Villamil | The Washington Economics Group, Inc.


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Upcoming Events

  1. August General Membership Meeting – Network & Learn!

    August 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
  2. M-DCPS/Urban League – Joint Vendor Workshop

    August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. One Community One Goal Access Breakfast: Education & Workforce Development

    August 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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