Board of directors

Board of directors 2020-08-04T15:31:56-04:00

Meet the community leaders who guide our United Way.

Board Chair

Robert E. Sanchez
Chairman and CEO
Ryder System, Inc.

President and CEO

Maria C. Alonso
President and CEO
United Way of Miami-Dade

Executive Committee

Jayne H. Abess, Emeritus
Partner
thinkLAB Ventures

Andrew L. Ansin
Vice President
Sunbeam Properties

Steven J. Brodie, Emeritus
Co-Managing Shareholder
Carlton Fields PA

Camila Cote
Managing Partner
EY

Baldwyn English Jr.
External Affairs Manager
Florida Power & Light Company

Frank Gonzalez
Managing Principal, Miami Office
MBAF LLC

Melissa Gracey
Director of Marketing
Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors + CPAs

Lisa M. Mendelson
Community Volunteer

Carlos A. Migoya
President and CEO
Jackson Health System

Darrell W. Payne
Shareholder
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, PA

Carmen Sabater
Chief Financial Officer
Quirch Foods LLC

Gene Matthew Schaefer
Miami Market President
Bank of America

John C. Sumberg
Chairman
Bilzin Sumberg

Co-Counsels

Jorge L. Hernandez-Toraño
Partner
Holland & Knight LLP

Susan Potter Norton
Partner
Allen Norton & Blue PA

Board Members

Sheldon T. Anderson
President and CEO
Standerson, LLC

Yolanda C. Berkowitz
Community Volunteer

Alfred A. Bunge
Managing Director
JPMorgan Chase

Juan del Busto
Chairman of the Board and CEO
Del Busto Capital Partners

Alberto de Cardenas
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
MasTec, Inc.

Alan T. Dimond
Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig PA

Eddie Dominguez
Managing Senior Vice President
City National Bank of Florida

Luis Gamoneda
Senior Vice President
SunTrust Bank / Truist

Calixto J. Garcia-Velez
Executive Vice President
FirstBank Florida

Brian Y. Goldmeier
Principal
BYG Strategies

Annelies H. Da Costa Gomez
Community Volunteer

Aminda “Mindy” Marqués González
President and Publisher / Executive Director
Miami Herald Media Company

Francisco “Paco” Gonzalez
Regional Commercial Banking Manager, Miami
SeaCoast Bank

Xavier Gonzalez
Vice President
Cyxtera Technologies

Kim Y. Griffin-Hunter
Managing Partner
Deloitte LLP

Edward J. Joyce
Chief Fiduciary Officer, East Region
The Northern Trust Company

Seth R. Kaplan
Shareholder
Gunster

Jess Lawhorn Jr.
Senior Credit Officer
Synovus

Juan C. Liscano
Vice President, Miami, Caribbean and Latin America
American Airlines

Jennifer S. Love
Global Chief Security Officer & Senior Vice President
Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.

Jose R. Mas
Chief Executive Officer
MasTec, Inc.

Patricia Menéndez-Cambó
Deputy General Counsel
SoftBank Group International

Ismare Monreal
Dean of Students
Johnson & Wales University

Thomas J. Pelham
Principal
Kaufman Rossin

Richard Quincoces
Vice President
South Florida AFL-CIO

Gladys Reed
Senior Vice President
Ocean Bank

Jerry Reed
Southern Regional Director
Publix Super Markets Inc.

Patricia Rosello
Chief Executive Officer
Baptist Hospital

Jacqueline L. Sanchez
Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo

David M. Seifer
Shareholder and Director
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, PA

Penelope S. Shaffer, Ph.D.
South Florida Market President
Florida Blue

Jay Steinman
Partner
Duane Morris

Jacqueline A. Travisano, Ed.D.
Executive Vice President, Business and Finance and COO
University of Miami

Mike Valdes-Fauli
Chief Executive Officer
Pinta USA

Ana VeigaMilton
President
The José Milton Foundation

Octavio “Joe” Zubizarreta
Senior Vice President, Communications
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Ex-Officio

Cathy Alexander
Alberto M. Carvalho
The Hon. Carlos A. Giménez
Michael Gold
Maria Martinez

Advisory Council

Cesar L. Alvarez
Tony L. Argiz
José R. Arriola
Natacha Munilla Bastian
Jon Batchelor
Manuel J. Becerra
Darlene Boytell-Pérez
The Hon. Sue M. Cobb
Stephen G. Danner
Peter J. Dolara
Albert E. Dotson Jr.
Richard D. Fain
Miguel “Mike” Farra
Robert D. Fatovic
Miguel “Mike” B. Fernández
Rudy Fernández
James L. Ferraro
Julio Frenk, Ph.D.
Maritza Gomez-Montiel
Matthew B. Gorson

Gerald C. Grant Jr.
Adolfo Henriques
Peggy M. Hollander
Laurie B. Jennings
Joseph P. Lacher
David Lawrence Jr.
Elizabeth B. Leight, Psy.D.
Jack Lowell Jr.
Jeffrey S. Miller
John Randolph Millian
W. Allen Morris
Eduardo J. Padrón, Ph.D.
Toni Randolph
Mark B. Rosenberg, Ph.D.
José A. Sánchez
Merrett R. Stierheim
Oscar Suarez
Arthur J. Torno
Trae Williamson
Mary M. Young