Incoming chamber chair Carlos Fernandez-Guzman sees need for business organization to establish multi-year goals, expand message
Look to the future, says Carlos Fernandez-Guzman as he heads into his term as chairman of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Rather than focus only on his year-long reign, he plans to set goals for three to five years that future leaders can continue working toward. He aims also to take messages from the business community "beyond the castle walls.
Plans are in motion for the chamber to poll its members, build consensus on issues and speak out, as the chamber has in favor of the Global Agreement between Miami and Miami-Dade County that lays out plans for a new Marlins stadium, a port tunnel and a revamp of downtown's Bicentennial Park, among other projects. The plan will allow the community to build upon its ongoing investment in the urban core, Mr. Fernandez-Guzman said.
As senior executive vice president of BankUnited's Neighborhood Banking Group, he works daily to ensure the bank serves its customers' every need. He was interviewed in his BankUnited office by Miami Today staff writer Risa Polansky.
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