Membership List


Florida International University Foundation
Board of Directors
2014-2015

| Officers | Directors| Foundation Staff |
| Foundation Board Chairpersons | Emeritus Directors |

Officers
 
Chairperson
Thomas M. Cornish '85
BankUnited
President, Florida Bank


Vice Chairperson
Richard Brilliant ‘93
Carnival Corporation
SVP, Management Advisory Svcs. & Chief Audit Exec.

Vice Chairperson
Kathryn G. Chase
Citibank N.A.
President, Eastern Region
 
Treasurer
Adalio T. Sanchez ‘87
IBM Systems & Technology Group
General Manager, System X

Secretary
Carlos B. Castillo, Esq. ‘88
Wrenn Bender McKown & Castillo, LLLP.
Partner


Directors

David S. Adler ‘08
Adler Development, Inc.
President

Agustin R. Arellano, Sr.
Arellano Construction
Founder & President

Steven M. Berwick, CPA '74
Kaufman, Rossin & Co., P.A.
Principal, Audit & Litigation Consulting

John Bussel
Hewins Financial Advisors
Principal, Regional Director

Humberto "Burt" Cabañas '76
Benchmark Hospitality International
Chairman and CEO

Maria Del Busto
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Global Chief Human Resources Officer

Carlos A. Duart ‘94, MS ‘99
CDR Maguire Inc.
President

Murray H. Dubbin
Dubbin & Kravetz LLP.
Of Counsel

Jazmin Felix
FIU Student Government Association
President, BBC


Kenneth G. Furton
Florida International University
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Candice B. Gidney
Candice Gidney Law Group
Principal

Francisco Gonzalez, CPA '90
Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLP.
Principal, Audit Department

Jorge J. Gonzalez ‘88
City National Bank of Florida
President
 
Veronica Cervera Goeseke
Cervera Real Estate, Inc.
CEO

Jill M. Granat, Esq. '87
Burger King Corporation
Senior Vice President/General Counsel
 
Noel J. Guillama-Alvarez '99
The Quantum Innovations, Inc.
President & CEO

Mary Hoelle, Esq. '77, MPA '79
Arnstein & Lehr LLP.
Partner

Jeffrey L. Horstmyer
Jeffrey L. Horstmyer, M.D., P.A.
President and Owner

Melvin Kirk
Ryder Systems
Vice President, Maintenance Operations and Engineering Quality

Albert Lorenzo '74
Quantum Results, Inc.
President

Juan J. Martinez '90, '93
James L. Knight Foundation
Vice President, CFO, Treasurer
 
Michael R. Mendez, ‘03, MBA '10
Mendez Fuel Holdings
President

Esther L. Moreno, Esq. '95
Akerman LLP
Shareholder
 
Chad Moss, ‘94
Moss & Associates
Senior Vice President
 
Mario Murgado
Brickell Motors, Inc.
President and Chief Executive
 
Marcel L. Navarro ‘93
MMG Equity Partners
Principal

Dr. Stacey J. Oddman '94
Holy Cross Hospital
Chief of the Family Medicine Department

Frank J. Peña '99
Wyndham Hotel Group
Manager of Franchise Development

Marcos A. Perez ‘90, MBA ‘00
Leon Medical Centers
Vice President of Business Development

Jonathan E. Perlman
Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A.
Partner

Danny Pino '96
Professional Actor

Lilly Bernal Pino '97
Professional Actress

Justo L. Pozo, CPA ‘80
Pozo Capital Partners

Chairman

T. Gene Prescott
The Biltmore Hotel
President

Joerg Reinhold
Professor
Florida International University

Orlando Roche ‘88
Sabadell Bank & Trust 
Regional President, Miami-Dade County

Jorge Rossell
TotalBank
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Carlos A. Sabater CPA ‘81
Deloitte LLP
Regional Managing Partner, Audit & Enterprise Risk

Albert Santalo ‘97
CloudCare Corporation
President & CEO

Wasim Shomar
The Lynx Companies
Chairman and CEO
 
Ronald A. Shuffield
Esslinger Wooten Maxwell, Inc.
President

Elliot Stone
Royal Castle Builders, LLC.
Principal

Oscar Suarez
Ernst & Young LLP.
Florida Market Leader

Jose J. Valdes-Fauli '75
Entrepreneur

Jorge R. Villacampa
Wells Fargo
Senior Vice President, Community Bank President
 
Isaac Zelcer
Isaco International Corporation
Chairman
 
Sanford L. Ziff
Founder
Sunglass Hut


Foundation Staff

Howard R. Lipman 
CEO, FIU Foundation, Inc.
Senior Vice President, University Advancement

Gabriel Eszterhas
Assistant Vice President, FIU Foundation and DSOs
Assistant Treasurer, FIU Foundation Inc.

Milly Garcia Chica, CPA, '98
Controller
FIU Foundation, Inc.

Marisel P. Lieberman ‘96
Assistant Director, Budgeting & Investments
FIU Foundation, Inc.

Hope Herman
Director, Foundation Board Relations
FIU Foundation Inc.

​Patricia L. Mauter, '09, MPA '12
Coordinator, Foundation Board Relations
FIU Foundation Inc.

Former Foundation Board Chairpersons

John K. Aurell (1971-1973)

Lester R. Johnson, Jr. (1973-1975)

Jay Janis (1975-1976)*

Dave W. Schornstein (1976-1977)

J. Stephen Hudson (1977-1978)

Thomas D. Lumpkin (1978-1980)*

David L. Perlman (1980-1982)*

Catherine H. Fahringer (1982-1984)

W. James Orovitz (1984-1987)*

Mr. Robert H. Coords (1987-1988)

Alvah H. Chapman, Jr. (1988-1993)*

Joseph P. Lacher (1993-1994)

David R. Parker (1994-1997)

Patricia Frost (1997-1999)

Herbert A. Wertheim (1999-2000)

Sherrill W. Hudson (2000-2002)

Donald E. Lefton (2002-2004)

Carlos A. Migoya (2004-2006)

S. Lawrence Kahn, III (2006-2008)

Joseph L. Caruncho (2008-2009)

Albert Morrison, Jr.*, Honorary Chairperson, (2010 - honored posthumously)

Noel J. Guillama-Alvarez '99 (2010-2011)

Justo L. Pozo '80 (2011-2014)

(*deceased)
Chairperson Emeritus and Emeritus Directors

Neal O. Amdur*

John K. Aurell

Oscar Bustillo

Alvah H. Chapman, Jr.*, Chairperson Emeritus

Jordan Davidson*

Victor I. Eber*

Leon J. Ell*

Catherine H. Fahringer

Stanley J. Glaser*

Gui L. P. Govaert*

J. Stephen Hudson

Lester R. Johnson

Roz Kovens

William M. Lehman, Jr.

Morris Levitt

Modesto A. Maidique

Albert Morrison, Jr.*

W. James Orovitz*

David L. Perlman*, Chairperson Emeritus

Ricardo Núñez-Portuondo

Earl W. Powell

Joan Peven Smith

Theodore Spak

Amancio V. Suarez

Norman R. Weldon

Gerald Thomas Wolfe 80 86

Sonny Wright

Charles Zwick

(*deceased)