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General Information

The Greater Miami & The Keys Chapter of the American Red Cross proudly serves over 2 million residents in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.
Greater Miami & The Keys Chapter
Address: 335 SW 27th Avenue, Miami, FL 33315
Phone: (305) 644-1200

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Emily Borababy, Chapter Executive Director

Emily Borababy is a nine-year non-profit professional with a track record of successfully managing volunteers, developing strategies, and working alongside individuals and corporations to strategically conceive of and achieve their philanthropic goals. She has worked in fundraising positions at such institutions as the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Celebrity Series of Boston, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, and now the American Red Cross, where she oversees the growth, cultivation, and stewardship the Red Cross’ Tiffany Circle of South Florida, society of women leaders. Over the past year, the Circle has enjoyed 33% growth into the largest chapter in the nation while under her oversight. Borababy is humbled to have worked alongside generous philanthropic partners on several impactful donor-funded endeavors, including the establishment of the music therapy program at Nickalus Children’s Hospital.

Borababy believes strongly in giving back in her free time as well by serving on several boards and steering committees throughout Miami, including Young Patronesses of the Opera, Ellevate, and Nu-Deco ensemble. She graduated summa cum laude from Boston University with a degree in vocal performance where she participated in the elite Trustee Scholar program, a full, four-year merit-based scholarship. She currently resides with her dog Lincoln and cat Rosie in Miami Shores.

Board of Directors

Julia R. Bianchi – Board Chair

Julia R. Bianchi – Board Chair

Vice President Blue Chip Kids, PORTAGE BAY INVESTMENTS, INC.


Victoria Villalba – Board Vice Chair

Victoria Villalba – Board Vice Chair

President and CEO, VICTORIA & ASSOCIATES CAREER SERVICES


J. Everett Wilson – Board Secretary

J. Everett Wilson – Board Secretary

Shareholder, AKERMAN SENTERFITT


  • Sergio Abreu, Director Local Government & Community Relations TECO
  • Amanda Altman, Attorney
  • A. Dax Bello, Attorney STEWART TILGHMAN FOX BIANCHI & CAIN, P.A.
  • Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz, Partner HOLLAND AND KNIGHT LLP
  • John J. Diez, President of Dedicated Transportation Solutions RYDER SYSTEM, INC.
  • Ben Gilbert, Vice President Business Development MASTEC
  • Dolly Hernandez, Attorney RICHMAN GREER
  • Edward J. Joyce – Past Chair, President of South Florida Region NORTHERN TRUST BANK
  • Claudia Kotchka, Innovation Strategy Consultant CBKOTCHKA
  • Gary Ladolcetta, Senior Vice President Commercial Middle Market FIFTH THIRD BANK SOUTH FLORIDA
  • Meg Lee, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE
  • Jorge Luis Lopez, Esq., Attorney JORGE LUIS LOPEZ LAW FIRM
  • Dan McDermott, General Manager SHERATON MIAMI AIRPORT HOTEL
  • J. P. Miquel, Executive Consultant STARBOARD CRUISE SERVICE
  • Nerissa Morris, Vice President of Human Resources UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
  • Phillis Oeters, Corporate Vice President of Government & Community Relations BAPTIST HEALTH SOUTH FLORIDA
  • Peter Pruitt, Managing Partner DELOITTE LP
  • Neena Shenoy
  • Jeannett Slesnick, Commissioner CITY OF CORAL GABLES; Owner SLESNICK AND JOCHEM, LLP
  • Joanie Stringer, Senior Vice President THE NORTHERN TRUST COMPANY
  • Thomas te Riele, Senior Vice President-Team Leader Corporate Banking BANKUNITED, N.A.
  • Marielena A. Villamil, President and CEO THE WASHINGTON ECONOMICS GROUP, INC.
  • Irene White, Senior Director of Miami-Dade External Affairs and Corporate Emergency Outreach FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY
  • Libby Witherspoon, Senior Director-Team Leader BNY MELLON WEALTH MANAGEMENT