The Miami Finance Forum’s board of directors is comprised of senior business executives from a diverse group of industry sectors. Their expertise and experience level is further enhanced by an extensive network of high-level contacts in the region.
MFF Board Members
Carlos J. Deupi, MFF Chairman, General Counsel, Brilla Group
Raul G. Valdes-Fauli, MFF President, President & CEO, Professional Bank
James Varnadoe, MFF Vice-Chairman, Managing Director, KVR Trade Finance
Jean-Pierre Trouillot, MFF CFO/Treasurer, Partner, KPMG LLP
Gregory M. Santín,
Senior Vice President,
Commercial Real Estate Banking
Florida Community Bank, N.A.
Nicholas Ferber, MFF Chief Development Officer, Managing Partner, Sanford Barrows Group, LLC
Hank Klein, Vice Chairman of Blanca Commercial Real Estate
Jerry Haar, Ph.D., Professor, FIU College of Business Administration
Julie Neitzel, Partner, W.E Family Offices
Amelia Balonek, Investment Management, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Ari Roloff, Director at CBIZ MHM, LLC
Erik Bethel, Partner and Co-Founder of SinoLatin Capital
MFF Advisory Board Members
Greg Baty, Vice President, Florida Growth Fund, Hamilton Lane
Melissa Krinzman, Managing Director, Venture Architects LLC
Ian McCluskey, Founder & Principal, Thought Leadership International
Loretta H. Cockrum, Founder, Chairman and CEO Foram Group
MFF Executive Director
Elena Djakonova, Executive Director, Miami Finance Forum