Board Members

Board Members


Olga R. Cruz – President

Olga Cruz

Olga R. Cruz was born in Nicaragua, and moved to the United States when she was 10 years old. After graduating from Coral Gables Senior High School, Olga earned her Associate in Arts Degree in Criminology from Miami-Dade College.

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Maray Rodriguez – VP / Event Chair

Maray Rodriguez was originally born in Cuba. Worked her way in
hospitality starting from F&B to HR while obtaining a Bachelors in
Hospitality Management from FIU.

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Leonie Timothee – Program Chair

Leonie Timothee

Leonie is multi-disciplined. She is the Talent Development Manager at the InterContinental Miami where she is responsible for the development and other aspects of human resources for the team.

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Josie Podesta Soto, CHT – Membership Chair

Josie Podesta Soto

Josie Podesta Soto is President and Founder of MKT. 2000 plus | Organizational & People Development Consultant.

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Freyda Hyman – Secretary/Treasurer

Freyda Hyman

Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Freyda is a graduate of Brooklyn College where she met her husband of 50 years.

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