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Board of Directors

Our Vision:

The Greater Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce is an active organization of members sharing a vision to create strong relationships within the combined communities, local businesses and beyond. It serves as an advocate for fostering civic pride, community recognition and economic growth. As community members and business owners the membership cultivates an energetic and vibrant neighborhood, attracting new businesses, programs and organizations that ensure our personal and professional growth. Adopted April 21, 2015

Our Mission:

The mission of the Greater Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership for the advancement of the economic vitality, civic affairs, and quality of life of the total community

Staff, Officers, Board and Trustees

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Carla Peters

Executive Director

Chamber Officers

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Neil Kodsi, Esq.


Feldman Kodsi


Melida Matos

Vice President

Doctors Charter School

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Catherine McLaney

Vice President

The Citadel


Wes Pearce

Vice President

Graber Realty

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Angela Young

VIce President

St. Rose of Lima Catholic School

Gillespie Smith

Patricia Gillespe-Smith

Past President

Resident Member

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RIch Pototsky


Chamber Board of Directors


Dr. Edwin Acevedo

Doctors Charter School


Susan Ackley

Fine Arts Commission


Roni Bennett

South Florida People of Color

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Victor Bruce

Bruce & Bruce

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Angela Dorney

Miami Shores Village


Cory Gittner



John Hornbuckle

Compass Claims

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Julie Isha

Barry University

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Dennis Kleinman

First Equity
Mortgage Banker, Inc.


Vanessa Maggi

Vanessa Maggi Team

Kyle Mullan

Kyle Mullan

The Cushman School

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Mark Piper

 Mark Piper/Northwestern

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Gigi Turkel

Core Design Group


Carter Winkle, Phd.

Barry University

Chamber Trustees