Baptist Health Foundation, Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health Foundation Names 2021 Board of Directors and Executive Committee

December 4, 2020

MIAMI, FL – December 4, 2020 – Baptist Health Foundation recently announced its 2021 Officers and Executive Committee.

Robert G. Berrin, elected in 2019, continues his three-year term as Foundation Chair.  Mr. Berrin, a Miami native, real estate investor and longtime community leader is president of Capital Realty Services, a full service commercial real estate firm. Lani Kahn Drody, Broker, President, and founder of Lowell International Realty, is serving as Vice Chair. Tomas P. Erban is Chair Emeritus and Nominating & Governance Committee Chair. Mr. Erban retired as vice president of for Bacardi USA in 1999, and is currently consulting in management development and marketing planning projects with local and international companies.  Robert Coward, is the President & Chief Development Officer at AmSurg Corporation and is serving as Treasurer and E. Carlton “Buddy” Wilton Jr., founded Wilton Capital Management Service and is its president and CEO and is serving as Secretary.

Other members of the Foundation’s Executive Committee are:

Doctors Hospital – Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute Council Chair
Judith H. Zeder
The Jills Zeder Group

Fishermen’s Community Hospital Council Chair
James M. Leonard
Marathon Shores, LLC

Homestead Hospital Council Chair
Mark A. Hernandez, M.D.
South Dade Medical Group, LLP

International Council Chair
Juan Antonio Michelena
Chairman of the Board – Retired
Mantex S.A.

Mariners Hospital Council Chair
Audra L. Hill Wallace
Tolley & Hill PLLC

Miami Cancer Institute Council Chair
Michael L. Katz
S and K Worldwide Realty, LLC.
MK Real Estate Group, Inc.,

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Council Chair
Marcos A. Perez
Former International Vice President for Johnson & Johnson

South Miami Hospital – Center for Women & Infants Council Chair
Sofia Holtzman
Southern Strategy Group

West Kendall Baptist Hospital Council Chair
Albert R. Taño, M.D.
Medical Director
Kidz Medical Services, Inc.

Events Committee Chair
Liana M. de Mena
The Agency Events, Inc.

Baptist Health South Florida Board of Trustees Representative 
Karel Foti*
Realtor for Berkshire Hathaway Home Services EWM Realty

Steven J. Brodie
Johanna Paterson Carrier
Erin D. Knight
Rudy J. Kranys
Guillermo Pascual
Donald Stephen Swatik, Ph.D., MBA
J. Scott Weston
Vivian Williams

“The Foundation Officers and Executive Committee members are some of our greatest advocates. Their contributions, time and effort, all without compensation, help guide the strategic vision, financial sustainability and awareness of Baptist Health as a nonprofit organization benefiting from philanthropic support to better serve our community,” said Alex Villoch, Chief Executive Officer of Baptist Health Foundation.  “Each of these individuals already has contributed much to our community through their careers and civic endeavors,” added Robert Berrin. “I am certain that their collective insight and leadership will shape the Foundation’s strategic growth in an effort to assist, advance and strengthen Baptist Health South Florida.”

*Pending confirmation.

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About Baptist Health Foundation
The mission of Baptist Health Foundation is to inspire philanthropy and build extraordinary donor relationships in support of excellence, innovation, community wellness and global leadership in healthcare at Baptist Health South Florida. Through philanthropy, the Foundation supports and expands Baptist Health’s ability to provide outstanding patient care and bring the latest treatments to patients and families affected by a serious illness. Donor contributions also allow the Foundation to assist Baptist Health facilities in keeping pace with technology and equipment advances, perform cutting-edge research and offer continuing education opportunities to medical staff. Learn more at

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