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.


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

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

Walter Robinson, Treasurer
Robinson Commercial Real Estate

Elizabeth Dvorak, Secretary

Mr. Michael A. Finney
President & Chief Executive Officer

**Executive Committee Member
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.
Art Giacosa | RSM US LLP
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. Technology Committee Meeting

    January 10, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
  2. Technology Committee Meeting

    March 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
  3. Technology Committee Meeting

    May 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

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