Introducing SFBJ’s 2017 Influential Business Women

The South Florida Business Journal has selected 25 standout professionals for its 2017 class of Influential Business Women. These local leaders have a strong record of leadership, performance and innovation in their respective industries, including technology, wealth management, education and nonprofits.


This year’s honorees include Dr. Dana Markham, president of Pine Crest School; Mika Mattingly, executive VP of Colliers International; and Julie Palmer, director of people and culture at Suffolk Construction and Lisa Scott-Founds, president and CEO of Winterfest. These top women and many more will be celebrated May 12 at the 2017 Influential Business Women Awards at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six.


The South Florida Business Journal Influential Business Women Class of 2017:

  • Luciana Carvalho, senior VP, Blanca Commercial Real Estate
  • Jaclyn Baumgarten, co-founder, Boatsetter
  • Darran Blake, senior VP of wealth management, UBS Financial Services
  • Suzanne Bodgan, regional managing partner, Fisher Phillips
  • Rebecca Bratter, deputy managing shareholder, Greenspoon Marder
  • Carla Corbo, international sales manager, Southeast Florida Division, Lennar
  • Shana Crittenden, COO, North Shore Medical Center
  • Cristina DiMauro, senior executive VP/commercial banking executive, BankUnited
  • Jamie Dos Santos, founder and CEO, Cybraics
  • Lisa Duke, CFO, Walter Duke + Partners
  • Tanya Ferreiro, practice leader, Assurance Services, Kaufman Rossin
  • Arminda Figueroa, founder and CEO, Latin2 Latin Marketing + Communication LLC
  • Tracy Gerber, West Palm Beach co-managing shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
  • Tina Lux-Boim, president and CEO, Managed Maintenance
  • Dr. Dana Markham, president, Pine Crest School
  • Mika Mattingly, executive VP, Colliers International
  • Nancy Merolla, senior VP, community reinvestment officer, Florida Community Bank
  • Julie Palmer, director of people and culture, Suffolk Construction
  • Juliet Murphy Roulhac, regional manager for external affairs, Florida Power & Light Co.
  • Ileana Salort, COO, MBAF
  • Hildy Sastre, partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Whitney Schiffer, partner/director of Audit and Attest Services, Berkowitz Pollack Brant
  • Lisa Scott-Founds, president and CEO, Winterfest
  • Kirstin Turner, managing director, Florida complex director, RBC Wealth Management
  • Mary M. Young, director, Ziff Graduate Center, University of Miami


By   –  Managing Editor, South Florida Business Journal 

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