• Albert H. Nahmad

    Albert H. Nahmad


    Albert H. Nahmad has served as board chair and CEO of Watsco, Inc., an NYSE company based in Coconut Grove, Florida, since 1973. At the beginning of his tenure, Watsco had revenues of $5 million and a market capitalization of less than $5 million. Under Mr. Nahmad’s strategic leadership, Watsco has become the largest distributor of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration products, with revenues of over $4.5 billion and a market capitalization of nearly $7 billion. The company operates from 568 locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, and also serves markets in Latin America and the Caribbean.

    Mr. Nahmad has an M.S. in industrial administration from Purdue University and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of New Mexico. He is active in a number of charitable organizations throughout South Florida, and brings knowledge of the community and an unwavering commitment to philanthropy to the board, compounded by his desire to help elevate Miami Cancer Institute to a cancer treatment destination both in Miami and its neighboring regions. He was named board chair in 2018.

  • Sherrill Hudson

    Sherrill Hudson

    Vice Chair

    Mr. Hudson was chairman of TECO Energy’s board until July 2016 when the company was acquired by Emera, Inc. He was executive chairman from August of 2010 until December 2012, after having served as chairman and CEO since July 2004. Mr. Hudson retired from Deloitte & Touche, LLP in August 2002, after 37 years of service. He is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

    He currently serves on the boards of Lennar Corporation, United Insurance Holdings Corporation and CBIZ, Inc. In April 2015, he retired from the Publix Super Markets board after 12 years of service. He serves as chairman of the board of the National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Florida Chapter.

    Known for his community service, he has chaired many of Miami’s not-for-profit organizations, including the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, the Florida International University Foundation and the Orange Bowl Committee.

  • Phil Conway

    Phil Conway


    Phil Conway is managing director and U.S. southeast region head of J.P. Morgan Private Bank. He oversees the firm's private banking business throughout the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico and served as its head of capital advisory for the United States and Europe.

    Mr. Conway has been active in a variety of community endeavors throughout his career, including serving on the boards of the Perez Art Museum Miami, Houston Salvation Army (past chairman), University of Texas Health Science Center (past chairman), United Way of Dallas, Houston Grand Opera, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Richardson YMCA, North Texas Commission and the Southwest Louisiana March of Dimes. He serves on Baptist Health Medical Group's Board of Directors, as well as the Baptist Health Community Benefit Committee. He has a B.S. in business management from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, La., where he was honored as a distinguished alumnus and a member of the College of Business Hall of Fame. He holds an MBA from Louisiana State University.

  • Ron Shuffield

    Ron Shuffield


    Ron Shuffield is president of EWM Realty International, a real estate brokerage firm. He sits on the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce board of directors, is a founding board member of the Beacon Council and past chairman of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and Coral Gables Community Foundation. He holds a board appointment with the Florida International University Foundation, and since 1976 has been a member of University Baptist Church of Coral Gables, where he is a past chairman of deacons. A recipient of the Robert B. Knight Outstanding Citizen Award, Mr. Shuffield was inducted into the South Florida Business Hall of Fame in 20013 by the Florida Council on Economic Education.

    Mr. Shuffield serves as vice chair of the boards of Baptist Health Enterprises and Baptist Health Outpatient Services, secretary of the Doctors Hospital Board of Directors and a member of the Baptist Health Board of Trustees. He sits on Baptist Health’s Long-range Planning and Facilities committees, as well as the executive committees for Baptist Health Enterprises, Baptist Outpatient Services and Doctors Hospital.


Bruce Beal

Related Beal

Rudy Kranys

Syntheon, LLC
Founding Partner, Retired

John H. Dasburg

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Patrick P. Lee

Patrick P. Lee Foundation

Sandra T. Fuller

Fuller Family Foundation President

Eduardo Vargas

BBDO Worldwide
Retired Executive

John Haley

Willis Towers Watson
Chief Executive Officer

Rev. William White

Christ Journey Church

Michele Kessler

The Kessler Group; The Kessler Family Foundation
Director of Community Relations; Co-Founder and Director