The Founders

Founders-Al-Otero

Al Otero
President

Al is an experienced entrepreneur in the development and operations of Chambers of Commerce, sales, marketing, and business development.

Al has served the South Florida Business Community for over 20 years and has served on the Executive Board of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Broward County Government Diversity Advisory Council, the City of Pembroke Pines Economic Development Board, Sister Cities International Ft. Lauderdale Board, as Executive Director of the Broward County Florida Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director of the Lauderhill Regional Chamber, Board Member World Trade Center Ft. Lauderdale, Board Member Florida Foreign Trade Association.

Some recognitions:

  • Emerald Heart Award for 2012 for outstanding dedication to community service.
  • Hispanic Business Leaders Award Broward County
  • Hispanic Leaders Award Hispanic Bar Broward County
  • Business Organization Empowering Hispanics in South Florida Leadership Award
  • South Florida Hispanic Business Organization Leaders
  • Executive Champion of the Year Award
  • Hispanic Achievers Award
  • Man of the Year for the contributions to. furthering education for Young Hispanic Women
  • Top Hispanic Leaders in Broward County

“We are here to help entrepreneurs succeed in local and global markets”

Maria-Renee Davila is a proven international entrepreneur with extensive corporate experience and solid leadership skills. She started her career when she was 17 years old.

With over 15 years of experience, she also has served as director for other companies and worked with Fortune 500 companies, where she provided consulting and resources enabling companies to succeed in local and international markets by developing marketing plan, business plan, market research and business training. Managed and produced world class business events including International Business Expos, Trade Missions, Fashion Shows and International Conferences for alternative energy initiatives, bio-fuels, government, nonprofit organizations and privately held multi-national corporations in several countries.

Co-founder of the Bolivian Business Council, Past Board Member of Latin Women business organization. University Professor in South Florida where she teaches Business Administration courses including; International Marketing, Marketing Management, Marketing Communications, Public Relations, Labor Relations, Business Management, and Sales Management.

Speaker at workshops to business people, community leaders and students on various topics.

She has received Public recognition from local, national and foreign governments, Non Public Organizations, and various multinational companies for successfully executing events. Also she has been interviewed and featured on magazine covers and international publications and was a TV host and model.

“The Chamber provides resources to help run a successful business”

maria-renee

Maria-Renee Davila 
Chief Executive Officer

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