Our Board of Directors & Staff 2017-2018

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

Officers

President: Monty Trainer
Coconut Grove Arts Festival
3390 Mary Street, Suite 128
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 447-0401
Mobile: (305) 510-8055
Website: www.cgaf.com
Email: moc.f1508391659agc@y1508391659tnom1508391659

  • Co-Chair, Government & Community Relations Committee

Vice President: Ed Prelaz
Senior Real Estate Manager
Asset Services
Cushman & Wakefield
1951 NW 7th Ave, Suite 300
Miami, FL 33136
Direct: (786) 364-6392
Mobile: (305) 458-9740
Fax: (305) 548-1236
Website: www.cushmanwakefield.com
Email: moc.e1508391659kawhs1508391659uc@za1508391659lerp.1508391659drawd1508391659e1508391659

  • Chair, Nominating Committee

Treasurer: Mia Cavaco
Owner
Grove Naturals
11 East Sunrise Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 608-3466
Website: www.grovenaturals.com
Email: moc.l1508391659iamg@1508391659ocavo1508391659c.aim1508391659

  • Chair, Finance Committee

Secretary: Katrina Boler
Park Manager,
The Barnacle Historic State Park
3485 Main Highway
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Office: (305) 442-6866
Mobile: (305) 218-7051
Text: (941) 321-1639
Fax: (305) 442-6872
Website: www.thebarnacle.org
Email: su.lf1508391659.etat1508391659s.ped1508391659@relo1508391659b.ani1508391659rtak1508391659

  • Chair, Luncheon Committee; By-Laws Committee

At-Large Officer: Lilia Garcia
Coconut Grove Arts Festival
Hunter/CGAF Gallery
3390 Mary Street
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 812-1283
Website: www.cgaf.com
Email: ten.h1508391659tuosl1508391659leb@a1508391659icrag1508391659_aili1508391659l1508391659

  • Chair, Membership Committee
  • Chair, Women’s Initiative Networker

Directors

Kevin Farrey
Farrey’s Lighting & Bath
3000 SW 28th Lane
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (786) 615-0111
Mobile: (305) 333-1989
Website: www.farreys.com
Email: moc.s1508391659yerra1508391659f@yer1508391659raf.n1508391659ivek1508391659

Peter Laird
Creative Strategist
Laird Creative
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 496-7943
Website: 
www.lairdcreative.com
E-mail: moc.e1508391659vitae1508391659rcdri1508391659al@re1508391659tep1508391659

  • Chair, Education Committee

Maria Montesino
Vice-President | Relationship Manager
Grove Bank & Trust

2701 South Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL 33133
Direct: (305) 860-2737
Mobile: (305) 975-2679
Fax: (305) 756-4329
Website: www.grovebankandtrust.com
Email: moc.t1508391659surtd1508391659nakna1508391659bevor1508391659g@oni1508391659setno1508391659mm1508391659

Wendy Zane
Senior Sales Manager
The Mutiny
2951 S. Bayshore Drive
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 341-2899
Mobile: (305) 632-7717
Fax: (305) 441-2822
Website: www.providentresorts.com
Email: moc.l1508391659etohy1508391659nitum1508391659@enaz1508391659w1508391659

  • Chair, Networking Committee

Camila Q. Sharp
Chair Sustainability Committee

Director of Business Development
Sharp Dentistry
2601 South Bayshore Drive, Suite 760
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Office: (305) 857-0990
Mobile: (305) 302-2755
Website: www.sharpdentistry.com
Email: moc.y1508391659rtsit1508391659nedpr1508391659ahs@a1508391659limac1508391659

  • Chair, Sustainability and Resilience Committee

John Gale
Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club
13610 Deering Bay Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33158
Phone: (305) 964-4046
Website: www.dbycc.com
Email:moc.c1508391659cybd@1508391659elag.1508391659j1508391659

J. Rashid
Coconut Grove Collaborative DBA Kroma
Art Space and Studio
3628 Grand Avenue
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 446-5150
Fax: (305) 446-9898
Website: www.cdc-florida.org
Email: gro.a1508391659dirol1508391659f-cdc1508391659@dihs1508391659arsj1508391659

  • Co-Chair, Government & Community Relations Committee

Curtis J. Crider
General Manager
Sonesta – Coconut Grove
2889 McFarlane Road
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 529-2828
Website: www.sonesta.com
Email: moc.a1508391659tseno1508391659s@red1508391659ircc1508391659

Kathy Hidy
Keller Williams Real Estate
550 Biltmore Way, Penthouse 2 A & B
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Mobile: (305) 606-6652
Email: moc.l1508391659iamg@1508391659ydiht1508391659k1508391659

Bob Fitzsimmons
Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell
80 SW 8th St., #3000
Miami, FL 33130
Phone: (305) 995-5425
Mobile: (305) 796-0510
Email: moc.r1508391659egreb1508391659mur@s1508391659nommi1508391659sztif1508391659b1508391659

Immediate Past President: Liliana Dones
Creative Tools, Inc.
2901 South Bayshore Drive
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Mobile: (786) 351-5928
Email: moc.c1508391659am@sl1508391659ootev1508391659itaer1508391659cseno1508391659dl1508391659

  • 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

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Sue McConnell
3090 Virginia St.
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 442-9235
Mobile: (305) 323-8793

  • President, Village of Center Grove
  • Member, Coconut Grove Business Improvement District (BID)
  • Golden Coconut Award Recipient for Community Service 2015
  • Miami Commission on the Status of Women Award 2008
  • Co-Chair, Coconut Grove Crimewatch; recipient, 2011 Community Service Award
  • Former member, Florida Bar Grievance Committee
  • King Mango Strut Board member
  • Director, The Grove First and Director, One Grove Alliance

CHAMBER ADMINISTRATION

Howard Kane
Executive Director
Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 444-7270
Mobile: (305) 450-3300
E-mail: moc.r1508391659ebmah1508391659cevor1508391659gtuno1508391659coc@e1508391659nakh1508391659

Teresa (Tee) Sorentino
Office Adminstrator
Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Office: (305) 444-7270
Mobile: (305) 528-4971
Email: moc.r1508391659ebmah1508391659cevor1508391659gtuno1508391659coc@o1508391659nitne1508391659rrost1508391659

Ana Peralta
Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce
Coconut Grove, Florida 33133
Phone: (305) 444-7270
Mobile: (305) 305-2095 For emergency use only
Email: moc.r1508391659ebmah1508391659cevor1508391659gtuno1508391659coc@a1508391659tlare1508391659pa1508391659

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