Leadership

Democracy Lives in Miami is made possible by the support, leadership and patriotism of the following individuals:

  • US Representative Carlos Curbelo
  • Circuit Court Judge Al Milian
  • Adora Obi Nwese, President, FL State Conference NAACP
  • Aida T. Levitan, Ph.D., President, The Levitan Group
  • Al Cardenas, Senior Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
  • Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent of Schools, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
  • Alex Penelas, Former Mayor, Miami-Dade County
  • Andrea Mercado, Executive Director, New Florida Majority
  • Andrew Kemp-Gerstel, Shareholder, Liebler Gonzalez Portuondo
  • Beth Boone, Executive and Artistic Dir., Miami Light Project Founder & CEO, The Light Box
  • Carlos Saladrigas, Chair, Regis HR Group and Chair, Cuba Study Group
  • Cesar Alvarez, Senior Chairman of Greenberg Traurig
  • Chris Miles
  • Damian Thorman, Chief Innovation Officer, Miami Dade College
  • David Lawrence
  • Ed Williamson II, Chair and CEO Williamson Auto Group
  • Eduardo Padron, President, Miami-Dade College
  • Francois Illas, Political and Government Consultant
  • Jon Kislak, Managing Partner, Antares Capital Corp.
  • Julio Robaina, Former FL State Representative and Mayor of South Miami
  • Katy Sorenson, Former Miami-Dade County Commissioner and Founder, The Good Government Initiative
  • Leonie Hermantin, Community Engagement Consultant
  • Manny Diaz, Former Mayor, City of Miami
  • Maria Elena Torano,  Member Council on Foreign Relations and Trustee, Green School of International and Public Affairs, Florida International University
  • Mike Fernandez, Chairman MBF Healthcare Partners
  • Myriam Marquez, Former Executive Editor, El Nuevo Herald & former Opinion Editor, Miami Herald
  • Pedro Freyre, Chair International Practice, Akerman LLP
  • Rabbi Solomon Schiff, Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami
  • Rafael Saldaña Jr.
  • Santra Denis, MHP, VP of Prosperity, Catalyst Miami
  • Stephen N. Zack, Past President American Bar Association
  • T. Willard Fair, President & CEO, The Urban League of Greater Miami
  • Vanessa Joseph, Attorney
  • Dr. Walter Richardson, Pastor Emeritus, Sweet Home Baptist Church
  • Wendi Adelson, Executive Director, IMPAC Fund
  • William D. Talbert III, Pres. and CEO, Greater Miami Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

 

  • Jorge Mursuli, Producer, “Democracy Lives in Miami”