The Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce organizes and facilitates several committees that promote activities, events, advocacy and outreach to support our membership. Each committee is chaired by a member of the Chamber's Board of Directors. All active members are welcome and encouraged to take part in these committees.
These committees assist the Chamber team and leadership in the implementation of our annual work plan to support the prosperity of our business community.
Responsible for developing and implementing the Chamber's strategy, policy and program of action and for overseeing the financial affairs of the organization.
Chair: Rodrigo Antunes, Alliance Jiu-Jitsu KB
Vice Chair: Shayna Lopate, BB&T and SunTrust, now Truist
Treasurer: Robert Brookes, Key to Banking
Secretary: Joe Coote, The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami
The mission of the Advocacy Committee is to monitor, identify and advocate for local issues and legislative or governmental actions that serve the interests of the Chamber members, and support the long-term economic viability of Key Biscayne.
Chair: Pedro Kono, Key Financing Solutions
MARKETING / SPECIAL EVENTS
Works with the Chamber team to create special events and new marketing initiatives.
Chair: Rebeca Calvet, eXpats Club
Assists in recruiting and cultivating membership. Also serves as a welcoming committee, helping new members navigate the many programs offered by the Chamber.
Chair: Sheila Foreman, Historic Virginia Key Beach Park
Supports the Chamber with the planning and execution of monthly networking events, Brunch with our Cops, and The Good Neighbor & Giving Tree Awards.
Chair: Vivian Galego-Mendez, BHHS EWM Realty
Charged with preparing a list of nominees for those directorships whose terms are expiring as well as for each Office of the Chamber annually.
Chair: Jill Stephens, KB Pet Service