Rosa Sugrañes is helping Miami chamber of commerce shift gears in reaction to Hurricanes Katrina, Wilma
This year's hurricane season has been a challenge not only for residents of Miami-Dade County but for the thousands of businesses here. A nearly 100-year-old institution that seeks to be the voice of the local business community quickly moved to join in aiding the victims in a public-private alliance and plan for a task force on future hurricane readiness.
The 4,000-member Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce took these and other actions under the chairmanship of Spanish-born entrepreneur Rosa Sugrañes, in the middle of her one-year elected term that began in June.
Ms. Sugrañes explained the chamber's role today and her goals and objectives at its helm in an interview with Miami Today international editor Michael Hayes - her second in 13 years in our Profile series.
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