Trustee Members

AcheiUSA Newspaper

816 SE 9th St., Suite E
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Tel: (954) 570-7568
Fax: (954) 419-9717


  • Esterliz Mayer-Nunes
  • Jorge Moreira Nunes
  • Ana Paula Franco
  • Antonio Tozzi

AcheiUSA is the largest newspaper and website in the Portuguese language for the Brazilian community in Florida since October 2000.

Akerman LLP

One SE 3rd Ave., Suite 2500
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 374-5600
Fax: (305) 374-5095


  • Felipe Berer
  • Pedro Freyre
  • Daniel Jacobson
  • Burton Landy
  • Luis Perez
  • Manuel Reyna
  • Ana Estevão
  • Christine Welstead

Akerman serves clients throughout the U.S. and overseas. Our team is recognized for its market leading practices in corporate, banking, finance, bankruptcy, litigation, real estate, environmental, insurance, healthcare, taxation, and labor & employment. Akerman is one of the leading law firms in Florida representing global corporations in connection with establishing and developing their U.S. presence. We also advise multinational clients on cross-border transactions and international disputes.

Babson College

1200 Brickell Avenue, Suite 300
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (786) 418-5201
Fax: (954) 419-9717


  • Gustavo Trindade

Babson Miami offers a range of graduate and executive education programs to entrepreneurs of all kinds living and working in South Florida and across Latin America. Discover how our globally renowned, top-ranked entrepreneurship education can help you pursue your professional goals. At Babson, you learn how to think and act like an entrepreneur, to identify and explore new opportunities in a way that increases your chance of success regardless of whether you’re starting a business or driving innovation within an organization.

Baker & McKenzie

1111 Brickell Ave., 17th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 789-8900
Fax: (305) 789-8953


  • Daniela Fonseca Puggina
  • Steven Hadjilogiou
  • Ceci Hassan
  • Daniel Hudson
  • Stewart Kasner
  • Kimberly Prior
  • William Roppolo
  • Jennifer Wioncek

Founded in 1949, Baker & McKenzie advises many of the world’s most dynamic and successful business organizations through our 12,000 staff in 77 offices in 47 countries. The Firm is known for its global perspective, deep understanding of the local language and culture of business, uncompromising commitment to excellence, and world-class fluency in its client service. (

Banco do Brasil Americas

1221 Brickell Ave., 22nd Floor
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 350-1100


  • Edilson Baccarin
  • Fernando Vasconcellos
  • Gabriela Rondanin
  • Rodrigo Paiva
  • Rosana Cammarano
  • Samuel Barbosa
  • Tereza Raquel Costa

Banco do Brasil Americas is a Florida chartered commercial banking financial institution engaged in the general commercial banking business. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Banco do Brasil S.A., a Brazilian state-controlled bank. With branches located in different cities in South Florida, Banco do Brasil Americas provides financial products and services to domestic and foreign customers such as: personal and business checking, savings, and money market accounts; CDs; debit, prepaid, and credit cards; domestic and international funds transfers; a full line of residential and commercial loans.

Banco Bradesco SA

1001 Brickell Bay Dr, Suite 2000 – 20th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (786) 471-5860
Tel: (786) 471-5804
Tel: (786) 471-5806


  • Edison Antonelli
  • Luiz Attarian

Banco Bradesco SA is authorized to transact business in Florida as an international representative office since August 17th, 2017. The primary purpose is to serve as a liaison between Banco Bradesco and its existing and potential customers. Solicit business for Banco Bradesco and its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Banco Itaú International

200 S Biscayne Blvd., Suite 2200
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 579-9766
Fax: (305) 577-8483


  • Daniela Fortuna
  • Fernando Beyruti
  • Roberto Martins
  • Rogério Souza
  • William Heuseler

Itaú is a Brazilian multinational bank offering a wide a range of financial products and services to individuals and corporate clients in Brazil and internationally.  It is the largest private financial conglomerate in the Southern Hemisphere and one of the largest banks in the world in terms of market value. Itaú Private Bank offers global portfolio management services to high net worth Latin American clients. The Miami office is administrative and located in Downtown Miami.

Bright Capital

1001 Brickell Bay, Suite 3200
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 264-4111


  • Cassio Segura
  • George Zac Zac
  • João Dupui
  • Leo Paiva
  • Tyler Piercy

Bright Capital LLC is a residential mortgage lender operating in Florida, Georgia and Colorado. It was founded in 2012.

Burson Cohn & Wolfe

601 Brickell Key Drive, Suite 900
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 347-4300
Fax: (305) 347-4301


  • Abril Barba
  • Jonathan Stern
  • Lucia Zazueta
  • Maria Isina Areco
  • Rodrigo Castro

Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) is one of the world’s largest, full-service, global communications agencies with deep expertise in digital and integrated communications, across all industry sectors. The agency combines expertise in digitally-driven creative content and integrated communications – across the consumer, healthcare and technology sectors – with deep strength in public affairs, corporate reputation, crisis, and research and analytics.

Cirque du Soleil

8400 2nd Avenue, Montréal, QC H1Z 4M6
Tel: (514) 723-7646
Fax: (514) 723-7861


  • Ariane Grégoire
  • Emilie Laberge
  • Maria Jose Benavente

Cirque du Soleil is a major Canadian organization providing high-quality live entertainment.

Confiança Logistics, LLC

6700 NW 77th Court, Suite 140
Miami, FL 33166
Tel: (305) 635-4949
Fax: (305) 635-3525


  • Ricardo Balcker
  • Fabrizio Petecof

Confiança Logistics, LLC specializes in corporate and household moves within the United States and between the U.S. and other countries. Since the beginning, Confiança has provided professional, safe and reliable moving services, working with a global network of more than 450 agents. This is why Confiança is recognized as one of the leading transportation companies in the world.


396 Alhambra Circle, Suite 750
Miami, FL 33134
Tel: (305) 269-4500
Fax: (305) 476-6572


  • Patricia Ferreiro
  • Alberto Gavazzi
  • Arianne Plasencia

Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, wine and beer categories. There brands include: Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Captain Morgan, Baileys, J&B, JosÈ Cuervo, Tanqueray, Navarro Correas and Guinness. Diageo is a global company (listed on both the London and New York Stock Exchanges), trading in over 180 markets around the world. We employ over 22,000 people worldwide with offices in around 80 countries.

DLA Piper LLP (US)

200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 2500
Miami, FL 33131-5341


  • Michael Silva
  • Ryan Coyle
  • Elaine dos Santos
  • Greg Weigand
  • Luis Sotelo
  • Craig Rasile
  • Arianne Plasencia
  • Pedro Romano Fragoso Pires

Leading global business law firm providing legal services in Miami, FL with offices in more than 30 countries throughout Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and the US. Lawyers in our Miami office have particular expertise advising Brazilian clients on investments in US business and real estate projects. Also, we assist US and European companies operating in Brazil through our cooperative relationship with Campos Mello Advogados, which has over 120 lawyers located in SP and RJ.

Embraer Holding, Inc.

276 SW 34th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Tel: (954) 359-3700
Fax: (954) 359-3701


  • Anjuli Boston
  • Eduardo Siffert Couto
  • Alyssa Eyck
  • Timon Huber
  • Gary Kretz
  • Aloisio Lopes
  • Carla Perroni
  • Cinthia Pistone
  • Mark A. Schramek
  • Gary Spulak

Embraer is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats, and one of Brazil’s leading exporters. Embraer’s headquarters are located in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, China, France, Portugal, Singapore, and the U.S. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft and systems for the commercial aviation, executive aviation, and defense and security segments. It also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide.

Four Seasons Hotel & Edge Steak and Bar

1435 Brickell Ave.
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 358-3535
Fax: (305) 358-7758


  • Cristina Martins
  • Andrew Miele
  • Javier Munoz
  • Agustina Rodriguez
  • Mikaela Vourtsis

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year, Four Seasons Hotel Miami is located on Brickell Avenue. Guest rooms and suites mirror the hotel’s overall updated Art Deco style. Edge, Steak & Bar offers high-quality, interesting cuts of meat, indigenous seafood and locally-sourced fruits and vegetables. A two-acre rooftop terrace features two swimming pools and a wading pool shaded by majestic palms. The hotel also features a 50,000 sq. ft. wellness floor and 15,000 sq. ft. of function space.


1050 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (350) 515-8095


  • Leonardo Freitas
  • Miguel Risch
  • Judit Toth

HAYMAN-WOODWARD PLLC is an Immigration and Business Advisory law firm. With its global headquarters positioned in the heart of Washington DC, HAYMAN-WOODWARD PLLC is one of the most prestigious international law firms in the United States, supporting companies and individuals in their challenges to build value across borders. HAYMAN-WOODWARD PLLC offers professional and personalized advice to clients and partners, in areas such as expatriation, international trade, tax and fiscal consulting and government liaison and business advisory services.

LATAM Airlines

6500 NW 22nd St.
Miami, FL 33122
Tel: (866) 435-9526
Fax: (305) 263-6735


  • Pablo Chiozza
  • Ciro Correa
  • Alexandra Garcia
  • Megan Kat Williams
  • Jeniffer Von Schoettler Paz
  • Joseph Stone

As part of LATAM Airlines Group, LAN and TAM are the PREMIER carriers for travelers from the United States to South America offering an unparalleled network of destination to, from, and within the region. LATAM Airlines Group provides passenger transport services to about 135 destinations in 22 countries and cargo services to about 144 destinations in 27 countries, with a fleet of 325 aircraft. For more information about LAN or TAM, please visit or, respectively.

Mercantil Bank

220 Alhambra Circle
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel: (305) 460-4024


  • Fernando Mesia

Mercantil Bank is one of the largest banks in South Florida since 1981. Headquartered in Coral Gables, FL, with 22 Banking Centers, 15 located in South Florida, 7 in Houston, TX, & 1 loan production office in Manhattan, NY. Mercantil is committed to business in Broward County with 5 locations; Weston, Parkland, & Pembroke Pines & 2 in Fort Lauderdale. We offer a wide variety of domestic, international, personal & commercial banking services, including investment, trust, & estate planning.

Piquet Law Firm

1000 Brickell Ave., Suite 225-E
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (786) 558-8054
Fax: (786) 558-8572


  • Janini Almeida
  • Alexandre Piquet
  • Indyara Piquet

Piquet Law Firm offers legal services locally and internationally in real estate, corporate, tax, immigration, and business law. We have extensive experience assisting investors from Brazil, Latin America, and Europe who wish to establish a business, invest in real estate, and obtain work visas to live in the United States. Headquartered in Miami, and with affiliate offices in New York, Sao Paulo, and Paris our team of legal professionals is able to find the best solution and strategy to a variety of clients, custom tailored to both corporate and personal needs.

Randstad Professionals

701 Waterford Way, Suite 720
Miami, FL 33126
Tel: (305) 428-0064


  • Jennifer Facsina
  • Socrates Melo
  • William Pacheco
  • Bruno Souza
  • Felipe Toledo

Randstad North America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding N.V., a ? 23.3 billion global provider of HR services. Through its unique approach of delivering HR innovation with human interaction ate the center, Randstad secures and manages a workforce of more than 100,000 people for thousands of clients each week. As a trusted partner in the post-digital world to talent, Randstad advances the careers and business success of our candidates and clients through a combination of the best of high-tech and high-touch processes.

Shutts & Bowen, LLP

200 S Biscayne Blvd., Suite 4100
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 358-6300
Fax: (305) 381-9982


  • Greta Trotman
  • Bryan Wells

Shutts & Bowen is a full service business law firm with more than 270 attorneys in seven offices throughout the State of Florida. Founded in 1910, Shutts & Bowen is one of the oldest law firms in Florida with more than 30 practice areas. We offer our clients, whether local, state, national or international, a diverse and complete range of high quality and responsive legal services.

Wild Fork Foods

8200 NW 41 St, Suite 450
Doral, FL 33166
Tel: (786) 915-3800


  • Oseas Santos

At Wild Fork Foods, we want you to love what you cook and eat, and we’re committed to helping you find a product that you’ll love. Our team of Personal Chefs and Friendly Butchers are on hand to answer your questions on the origin of the meat you are selecting, why it was cut how it was, or on new cuts available. Need inspiration? We can help with that, too! We have dozens of recipe ideas to help you get the most out of your meat.