All-Star Nonprofit Awards winners announced

More than 400 corporate executives, community leaders and members of the nonprofit sector attended Switchboard of Miami’s fourth-annual Katz Barron Squitero Faust All-Star Nonprofit Awards at Jungle Island. The luncheon honored the work of Miami-Dade County’s nonprofit organizations and philanthropists and the impact they have on the community. 

Guests were welcomed by Switchboard of Miami board member and event chair Alexander Ramos, director of operations for Interamerica Data Florida LLC, and Catherine Penrod, president and CEO of Switchboard of Miami. 

“The energy within the room paralleled the passion that fuels those who were honored,” said Erica English, a shareholder with Katz Barron Squitero Faust. “The opportunity to be the title sponsor of this event allowed Katz Barron Squitero Faust to further expand our ongoing commitment and dedication to our community.” 

The winners were:  

Miami All-Star: Voices for Children Foundation

” Rookie of the Year All-Star: RJT Foundation

Collaboration All-Star: Chapman Foundation

” Leadership All-Star: Education Tomorrow 

Innovation All-Star: PACE Center for Girls 

Volunteerism All-Star: Farm Share

Most Valuable All-Star: Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami

Young Leader of the Year All-Star: Mykaelle “Myka” Figueiredo, director of development for the Children’s Hearing Program at UHealth.

Nonprofit Leader of the Year All-Star: Col. Brodes Hartley, Community Health of South Florida

Lifetime Achievement All-Star: Trish Bell, board of trustees for Chapman Partnership

SFBW was a media sponsor for the event.

You May Also Like

Pride Week Festival Begins With Tribute to Pulse Nightclub Survivor

Miami Beach Pride’s week-long festivities will commence with a special tribute to the LGBTQ+ community honoring the victims of the tragic shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. A ceremonial “flip the switch” lighting event will illuminate the iconic 1111 Lincoln Road parking garage in pride colors as a sign of solidarity. It is the second

Surfside luxury condo sees notable sales

Arte at Surfside is making waves. There’s, of course, the news that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are renting at the 16-resident luxury condominium. And there’s the December penthouse sale for $33 million. But other sales are heating up the oceanfront property at 8955 Collins Ave. developed by Alex Sapir and Giovanni Fasciano (both pictured

Up in the Air: A Discussion

In a dynamic region where residents are typically on the move, everyone is wondering about the health of the airline industry and the safety of airports and airplanes. Everyone is eagerly looking for signs about when air travel will begin to normalize. Against this backdrop of COVID-19, South Florida Business & Wealth organized a virtual

South Florida Yachting Legend Passes

Robert “Bob” Roscioli, an icon in the South Florida marine industry, has passed away. Many recognize the name Roscioli from the widely-successful and world-renowned Roscioli Yachting Center, a full service shipyard catering to South Florida’s marine industry. Bob built this business as a passion project, and because of his attention to detail and unique skill,

Other Posts

Four key steps

[vc_row css_animation=”” row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] What a crazy time we are all experiencing. Right now, getting back to basics is most important. It is not and will not be business as usual right away. As leaders, you need to do the right thing to create an atmosphere of support with processes.

Pandemic adds to worries about hurricane season

An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The outlook predicts a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season and only a 10% chance of a below-normal season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from

The difference between leading and managing

[vc_row css_animation=”” row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Leadership and management are often misunderstood as one in the same. They are not. Certainly, a good leader should be able to manage and vice versa. But, it is important to understand the difference. Both are important to the success of an organization. The key difference

Flattening the housing curve in a pandemic

By Josh Migdal In the classic film Groundhog Day (and yes, it is a classic), Bill Murray’s character wakes up over and over again in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, reliving the same day for (presumably) eternity. Every morning, the alarm goes off at 6 a.m. playing I Got You Babe, assuring both the protagonist and the viewer