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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of 35 Hoteliers and 16 Allied members, voting members, past chairs and non-voting members. The hoteliers represent Miami, Miami Beach, Downtown Miami, Brickell, Miami Airport, Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, South Dade and North West Dade.

Executive Board of Directors

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Florencia Tabeni
Board Chair
VP of Operations & Development
MDM Hotel Group

David Healy

David Healy
Treasurer
Vice President & General Manager
Shula's Hotel & Golf Club

Curtis Crider

Curtis Crider
Secretary
General Manager
Jungle Island

Peggy Benua

Peggy Benua
 General Manager
Dream South Beach

Scott Berman

Scott Berman
Principal, Industry Leader Hosp.& Leisure
Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP

Robert Lowe

Robert Lowe
General Manager
Mandarin Oriental Miami

Matthias Kammerer

Matthias Kammerer
General Manager
Biltmore Hotel

Raj Singh

Raj Singh
General Manager
Sea View Hotel

Suzanne Amaducci-Adams

Suzanne Amaducci-Adams
Real Estate Practice Group Leader
Bilzin Sumberg

Lucy Martin

Lucy Martin
General Manager
The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

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Mutlu Kucuk
Managing Director
Loews Miami Beach Hotel

Julissa Kepner

Julissa Kepner
General Manager
Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay

Board of Directors

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Amir Blattner
General Manager
Hyatt Regency Miami

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David Feder
General Manager
Trump National Doral Miami

Jared Galbut

Jared Galbut
Managing Principal
MENIN Hospitality

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Gilberto Garcia-Tunon
Founder
SGT Hospitality Partners

Robert Gaymer-Jones

Robert Gaymer-Jones
President
Blue Horse Hotel Management Company

Scott Geraghty

Scott Geraghty
COO
Faena Hotels Group

Sase Gjorsovski

Sase Gjorsovski
General Manager
The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach

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Amy Johnson
General Manager
The Confidante Miami Beach

Michael Hooper

Michael Hooper
General Manager
Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon

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Ray Valentino
Vice President, Hotel Operations
Hilton Miami Downtown & Resorts World Bimini

Julie Grimes

Julie Grimes
Managing Partner
Doubletree Grand by Hilton/Hilton Bentley

Clavel Jacques-Louis

Clavel Jacques-Louis
General Manager
Embassy Suites Miami International Airport

Steve Boucher

Steve Boucher
Owner
Boucher Brothers, Inc.

Kristen Garcia

Kristen Garcia
General Manager
Marriott Stanton South Beach

Ericka Nelson

Ericka Nelson
General Manager
EPIC Miami, a Kimpton Hotel

Dan Normandin

Dan Normandin
General Manager
Four Seasons Hotel Miami

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Simon Sorpresi
Area Vice President
sbe

Constantino Papadopulos

Constantino Papadopulos
General Manager
Holiday Inn

Joe Pasterkiewicz

Joe Pasterkiewicz
Regional Vice President
PSAV

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Jacqueline Lejart
General Manager
Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club

Mary Rogers

Mary Rogers
Vice President & General Manager
Fontainebleau Resort and Spa

Florencia Rotemberg

Florencia Rotemberg
General Manager
JW Marriott Marquis

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Haydee Blanco
Sales Director
American Airlines

JOHN SULLIVAN

John Sullivan
General Manager
Miami Beach EDITION

Rick Ueno

Rick Ueno
General Manager
W South Beach

Carol Henderson

Carol Henderson

 

Brian Vujnovic

Brian Vujnovic
VP & Director of Operations
Robert Finvarb Companies

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Tony Ferrara
General Manager
Doubletree by Hilton MACC

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Grant Friedman
General Manager
Acqualina Resort & Residences

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Glenn Sampert
General Manager
InterContinental Miami

Past Chairs

Alex Tonarelli
David Healy
Peggy Benua
Raj Singh
Tim Nardi
Kimberly Wilson
Charlie Hines
Juan Romero
Mike Furcht
Doug Rodibaugh
Eric Jacobs
Rick Hancock

Chair Emeritus
Eric JacobsVice President, On Stream Media

Ex Oficio

William D. Talbert III
President & CEO
Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

Rocco Angelo
Associate Dean & E.M. Statler Professor
FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Mgt.

Michael Cheng
Interim Dean
FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Mgt.

Gregory Bohan
Instructor/Special Projects
Florida Atlantic University

Larry A. Rice
President
Johnson & Wales

Freddie Perterson
General Manager
Miami Beach Convention Center

Grisette Roque Marcos
Executive Director
Miami Beach Visitor & Convention Authority

Shelly Fano
Director of Hospitality Mgt Program
Miami-Dade College Hospitality Institute

Lester Sola
Director & CEO
Miami-Dade Aviation Department

Hydi Webb
Assistant Director
PortMiami

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