Dean’s Advisory Board


The Honors College Dean’s Advisory Board (DAB) is made up of a group of community leaders from different sectors and industries dedicated to the mission and principles of the Honors College. Members contribute their support, wisdom, and expertise to shape, enrich, and sustain the Honors College and its programs. Members serve as ambassadors to the community and support fundraising to advance the goals of the Honors College and to heighten the visibility of the Honors College in the community.

Board Calendar of Events

Board Leadership


Carlos Somoza
Honors College Dean’s Advisory Board Chair

Kaufman Rossin & Co.


Board Members

ImageNeil Bayer
Campbell Johnson Clark

ImageLori-Ann Cox
Breakthrough Miami
ImageGabriele Fiorentino
Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation
ImageAisha Hamid
Faculty Representative
ImageAgueda Hernandez
Chief Medical Officer
Baptist Health Center for the Advancement of Learning
ImageEduardo "Eddie" Hondal
Executive Diabetes Specialty Representative
Eli Lilly
ImageLarry Jones
CIO & Global VP, Medical Devices,
Johnson & Johnson
ImageHeidi Marcelo-Calero
Marcelo Law Group
ImageRachelle Metcalfe
PhD. Student & Graduate Teaching Assistant
FIU Prestigious Scholarships
ImageErrika Moore
Executive Director
STEM Funders Network
ImageIleana Musa
Managing Director
Morgan Stanley
ImageDavid Peña
Attorney at Law
ImageRaul Rodriguez
President and CEO
National Health Transport Inc.
ImageKhaleel Seecharan
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
DEI Ready
ImageAdam Sochet
Vision Realty
ImageJennifer Stearns Buttrick
Of Counsel
Stearns Weaver Miller

For information about the Dean’s Advisory Board, please contact:
The Honors College
11200 SW 8 Street DM 233
Miami, FL 33199