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For Immediate Release:
June 08, 2017
Media Contact:
Mia DeVane
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Commissioner Cava recognized as Miami’s Government Leader by Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce



From left: Miami-Dade Aviation Department Director Emilio T. Gonzalez, Baptist Health South Florida Executive Vice
President George W. Foyo, City Year Miami Executive Director Keith Fletcher, Attorney Kevin M. Levy, Douglas Elliman
Managing Director David Restainer, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, MSL CPAs and Advisors
Shareholder Julie A. Baird, and Greenberg Traurig Miami Co-Managing Shareholder Jaret L. Davis

MIAMI-DADE – On June 7, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava received a Salute to Miami’s Leaders Award in the category of Government from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. The Salute to Miami’s Leaders Awards program recognizes and honors Leadership Miami alumni who are community leaders that make Miami a stronger, more vibrant community.

“I am absolutely delighted to be honored by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce with such a distinguished award and humbled to be recognized among my esteemed friends and colleagues who are also committed to improving the quality of our community,” said Commissioner Levine Cava.

Commissioner Levine Cava extended her congratulations to the other Leadership Miami alumni who also received awards: Jaret L. Davis, Miami Co-Managing Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, P.A.; Emilio T. Gonzalez, Director & CEO, Miami-Dade Aviation Department; George W. Foyo, Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, Baptist Health South Florida; Julie A. Baird, Shareholder, MSL CPAs and Advisors; David Restainer, Managing Director, Douglas Elliman Commercial Real Estate; Kevin M. Levy, Shareholder, GrayRobinson, P.A.; Keith “Fletch” Fletcher, Executive Director, City Year.

“It gives me great pride to congratulate our County Commissioner, Daniella Levine Cava, for being a recipient of the Salute to Miami’s Leaders Award,” said Cutler Bay Mayor Peggy Bell. “I have enjoyed working alongside Commissioner Levine Cava to address issues of importance to the residents of South Dade. She brings County Government close to the people. She has been instrumental in bringing local elected officials from across District 8 together to identify areas of commonality, and advocate collectively on behalf of our constituents. She exemplifies great leadership, and is an inspiration to many.”

“I am so pleased Commissioner Levine Cava is being recognized for all of her hard work, leadership and dedication to our community,” said Palmetto Bay Mayor Eugene Flinn. “Her award is well-deserved.”

The awards are intended to encourage future community involvement and recognize truly outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to the community, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and their chosen profession.