Chief Financial Officer & COO
Camela Glean-Jones is a dynamic operational and financial leader with a long list of accomplishments in her 35-year career with a leading economic development organization as well as Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial firms.
Chief Financial Officer and COO for The Miami Dade Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County’s official economic development partnership. In that role, was named a finalist for the South Florida Business Journal Chief Financial Officer Awards, which honor the innovators, strategists, and pioneers in this key sector of the region’s economy. Named a 2020 South Florida Influential Business Woman by the South Florida Business Journal.
Deeply committed to community service, Ms. Glean-Jones currently serves on the Board of Career Source South Florida, the Executive Women’s Leadership Council, History-Miami Board of Trustees. Former board member of Miami Dade County Neat Streets, the American Heart Association, and YWCA. Actively involved with the United Way of Miami and the University of Miami Mentor Program. Served as treasurer for various community organizations.
Ms. Glean-Jones is fluent in English and Spanish and maintains professional affiliations with several organizations.
Director of Finance
Marco Phanord, bilingual in English and French/Creole, works as the Senior Accountant in the Budget and Administration Department at the Miami-Dade Beacon Council and the Beacon Council Foundation.
He works closely with the Chief Financial Officer and EVP to ensure the fiscal integrity of the organization. Marco has over 15 years’ experience in accounting and finance, working in public accounting, as well as nonprofit organizations and privately held corporations. After earning a dual degree of Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Management Information Systems from Florida International University, he obtained a Master of Science in Taxation from his alma mater. A native of Miami-Dade County, Marco takes immense pride in providing support to ensure the continued improvement and growth of our community.
Director of Finance