Our Board of Directors 2016-2017

Promoting and protecting the interests of the business community in Coconut Grove.

Board-Members-2016
From Left:Executive Director Howard Kane, Board of Directors Wendy Zane, Tony Rodriguez Telleheche, Rebecca Smith, Boar of Directors Vice President Curtis Crider; County Commissioner Xavier Suarez; Consul General of The Bahamas Cicardo Trego; Florida Senator Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, Director Lilia Garcia, Miami Commissioner Ken Russell, D2; Board of Directors Jackie Sayet, Katrina Boler, Mia Cavaco, Treasurer Ed Prelaz, President Liliana Dones, Director at Large Monty Trainer

Officers

President: Liliana Dones
Principal,
Creative Tools, Inc.
2901 South Bayshore Drive
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 445-1711
Email: moc.r1490666516ebmah1490666516cevor1490666516gtuno1490666516coc@t1490666516nedis1490666516erp1490666516

  • Past President, Board of Directors, 2007-2009
  • Coconut Grove Village Council, 2007 – 2009
  • Founding Chair, TreeWatch since 2005
  • City of Miami’s Green Commission 2006 -2008
  • City of Miami’s Commission on the Status of Women, 2007-2011
  • Grove Chamber Board Member of the Year, 2006

Vice President: Curtis J. Crider
General Manager
Sonesta Coconut Grove Miami
2889 McFarlane Road
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 447-8222
Website: www.sonesta.com
Email: moc.a1490666516tseno1490666516s@red1490666516ircc1490666516

Treasurer: Ed Prelaz
Senior Real Estate Manager, Asset Services
Cushman & Wakefield
1951 NW 7th Ave, Suite 300
Miami, FL 33136
Office: (786) 364-6392
Cell: (305) 458-9740
Fax: (305) 548-1236
Website: www.cushmanwakefield.com
Email: moc.e1490666516kawhs1490666516uc@za1490666516lerp.1490666516drawd1490666516e1490666516

  • Grove Chamber Membership Committee Co-Chair
  • Grove Chamber Member of the Year 2010
  • Member, Coconut Grove BID Board of Directors

Secretary – Katrina Boler
Park Manager,
The Barnacle Historic State Park
3485 Main Highway
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 442-6866
Website: www.thebarnacle.org
Email: su.lf1490666516.etat1490666516s.ped1490666516@relo1490666516b.ani1490666516rtak1490666516

At-Large Officer: Monty Trainer
President,
Coconut Grove Arts Festival
3390 Mary Street, Suite 128
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 447-0401
Fax: (305) 447-1499
Email: moc.f1490666516agc@y1490666516tnom1490666516

  • Member, Coconut Grove BID Board of Directors, ex-officio
  • Chair at the New World School of Arts
  • Member of the Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs Council
  • Grove Chamber Golden Coconut Recipient, 2006

Directors

Jackie Sayet
Brand Director
The Genuine Hospitality Group (Inc. Harry’s Pizza, Coconut Grove)
3936 North Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33127
Phone: (786) 282-8797
Website: www.thegenuinekitchen.com
Email: moc.p1490666516uorgy1490666516tilat1490666516ipsoh1490666516eniun1490666516egeht1490666516@eikc1490666516aj1490666516

Lilia Garcia
Director/Art Curator,
Dynamo Art CocoWalk
Hunter/CGAF Galleries
3390 Grand Avenue
 Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 812-1283
Email: ten.h1490666516tuosl1490666516leb@a1490666516icrag1490666516_aili1490666516l1490666516

  • Chair, Membership Committee

Gordon White
SapientNitro
2911 Grand Avenue, Suite 100
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 253-0100
Website: www.sapientnitro.com
Email: moc.t1490666516neipa1490666516s@eti1490666516hwg1490666516

Wendy Zane
Sr. Sales Manager
Provident Coconut Grove At The Mutiny
2951 South Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 341-2899
Fax: (305) 441-2822
Website: www.providentresorts.com
Email: moc.l1490666516etohy1490666516nitum1490666516@enaz1490666516w1490666516

Rebecca Smith
Broker / Principal
Line Studio Realty
2961 Bird Avenue
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (786) 671-5452
Website: www.linestudiorealty.com
Email: moc.y1490666516tlaer1490666516oidut1490666516senil1490666516@maet1490666516eht1490666516

John Gale
AXA Advisors, LLC
9130 S. Dadeland Blvd. Suite 1400
Miami, FL 33156
Phone: (305) 670-3004
Website: www.johncgale.com
Email: moc.s1490666516rosiv1490666516da-ax1490666516a@ela1490666516g.nho1490666516j1490666516

JS Rashid
Collaborative Development Corporation
3628 Grand Avenue
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 446-5150

Mia Cavaco
Owner/Partner
Grove Naturals – Healthy Pet Treats
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 608-3446
Website: www.grovenaturals.com
Email 1: moc.l1490666516iamg@1490666516ocava1490666516c.aim1490666516
Email 2: moc.s1490666516larut1490666516anevo1490666516rg@of1490666516ni1490666516

Camila Quaresma-Sharp
Chair Sustainability Committee

Director of Business Development
Prosthodontic Dentistry of South Florida
2601 S. Bayshore Drive,
Suite 760
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 302-2755
Website: www.sharpdentistry.com
Email: moc.y1490666516rtsit1490666516nedpr1490666516ahs@a1490666516limac1490666516

Immediate Past President: Peter Laird
Creative Strategist & Copywriter
Laird Creative
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 496-7943
Fax: (305) 854-2219
Website: 
www.lairdcreative.com
E-mail: moc.e1490666516vitae1490666516rcdri1490666516al@re1490666516tep1490666516

Ex Officio Advisory: William Rivas
Property Manager/Director of Operations
CocoWalk
3015 Grand Avenue
Coconut Grove, Florida 33133
Phone: (305) 444-0777 ext 217
Website: www.cocowalk.net
Email: moc.t1490666516mgmre1490666516virss1490666516arg@s1490666516avirw1490666516

CHAMBER ADMINISTRATION

Howard Kane
Executive Director
Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce
2801 Florida Avenue, Suite 12-4
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 444-7270
E-mail: moc.r1490666516ebmah1490666516cevor1490666516gtuno1490666516coc@e1490666516nakh1490666516

Tee Sorentino
Adminstrator
Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce
2801 Florida Avenue, Suite 12-4
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 444-7270
Email: moc.r1490666516ebmah1490666516cevor1490666516gtuno1490666516coc@o1490666516nitne1490666516rrost1490666516

Ana Peralta
Adminstrator
Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce
2801 Florida Avenue, Suite 12-4
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 444-7270

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