Miami Lakes Chamber hosts Beacon Council president Michael Finney on Feb. 14

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 0 Comments

Miami Lakes Chamber hosts Beacon Council president Michael Finney on Feb. 14

 

Michael A. Finney, president and CEO of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council, will be the guest speaker at the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce’s next membership luncheon on Wednesday, February 14, at Shula’s Hotel on Main Street.

The organization’s monthly gathering opens for networking at 11:30 a.m. followed by the luncheon at noon.

The deadline to reserve a table is February 9 at noon. To reserve, call Marta Diaz at 305-556-2212, or email mdiaz@miamilakeschamber.com.

The Beacon Council serves as the official economic development organization for Miami-Dade County and focuses on job creation and economic growth. Since 1985, the organization has assisted more than 980 businesses that have created more than 65,000 direct jobs and added more than $4 billion in new capital investments.

As the Beacon Council’s top leader, Finney champions the County’s efforts to market Miami-Dade as a world class business destination, grow local companies and help shape the county’s economic future.

Prior to his current role, Finney served Michigan Governor Rick Snyder as Senior Adviser for Economic Growth and president and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). Under his leadership, MEDC moved to the forefront of U.S. economic development organizations with innovative new initiatives, including Pure Michigan Business Connect, Community Ventures, and the revitalized “Pure Michigan” tourism campaign and Michigan Export programs.

Finney holds a Master of Arts in Human Resources from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Saginaw Valley State University.

 

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