Leadership

MBF's Staff Members

 

Know Our Leaders

The MBF’s daily affairs are conducted by an Executive Director, Loan Program Directors, Educational Programs Director, Loan Program Manager, and Program Coordinator.

Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy

Executive Director

Kathleen Murphy has served as the Executive Director for the Miami Bayside Foundation for the past ten years.

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Michael Sellinger

Michael Sellinger

Director, Loan Programs

Michael Sellinger is the Director, Loan Programs. He has over 25 years of experience in diverse industries including banking and consulting.

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Joann Milord

Joann Milord

Loan Program Manager

Joann Milord is the Loan Program Manager for the Black Business Loan Program. She has extensive experience in non-profit management specializing in economic development.

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Francy Rueda

Francy Rueda

Loan Program Manager

Francy Rueda serves as Loan Program Manager at MBF. She has over 20 years of experience in banking and financial services in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the USA.

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Alan Alvarez

Alan Alvarez

Education Programs Manager

Alan Alvarez serves as Education Programs Manager of the Miami Bayside Foundation. He has over 10 years of experience in community relations and corporate philanthropy, most recently serving as Director of Community Relations for the Miami Marlins.

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Sara Asher

Sara Asher

Loan Program Intern

Sara Asher a Loan Program Intern. She is currently pursuing a B.A. in Economics from Florida International University.

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Friday, September 18th, 2020 at 2:27pm
Students at our Truist/MBF Digital Marketing Series! 💻 📲 The workshop teaches small businesses how to digitize in time of COVID-19. For more information on MBF business workshops, please visit https://t.co/nxq2iPxEnX! https://t.co/rhGotdN47R
Monday, August 10th, 2020 at 12:41pm
MBF #SmallBizTips: Do you need to grow your digital marketing footprint, but don't know how? Apply for the Truist/MBF's Digital Marketing Series. This in-depth program will prepare you to use digital marketing to grow your business. Visit https://t.co/SprY35nmPv to apply. https://t.co/0T51AV7aTn
Friday, August 7th, 2020 at 3:00am
Congratulations to the 13th graduating and first virtual class of the MBF Small Business Training! 🎓 For more information on MBF business workshops, visit https://t.co/WziW7EGtTM! https://t.co/VbUyTqfm3O
Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 at 3:14pm
MBF #SmallBizTips: The RISE Miami-Dade Fund is a new loan program for Miami-Dade small businesses impacted by the pandemic. Visit https://t.co/KTsfOVzfqf to apply for the loan.
Monday, July 6th, 2020 at 7:20pm
Congratulations to MBF #LoanRecipient @GroovinBean1 for their feature in @MiamiHerald's article, "‘Black people drink coladas.’ How this restaurant brought coffee culture to Overtown." Read more at https://t.co/tQGYxwNsEo?.

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