BRG Newsletter February 4, 2014

Meeting February 4th The speaker at today’s lunch was John Hornbuckle, with United Claims Specialists. John has been a Public Adjuster for 4 years. He has a BS in Business Administration from the University of Buffalo, and Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has been married to Architect Dorsky-Yue for 14 years and they...

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BRG Newsletter January 28, 2014

The speaker at today’s lunch was Wilson Alvarez, a Consultant that has been serving South Florida since 1991. He has been married to Barbie for 26 years, and they have 2 children. Wilson started his career with Harbor Development, a joint venture between Lennar & The Related Companies. He started as a bookkeeper and when the CFO learned that he...

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BRG Newsletter January 14th

Meeting January 14th The speaker at today’s lunch was Julia Salnave, Office Manager at I HELP Home Health Agency since 2005. Previously, she studied Culinary Arts at Johnson and Wales University. She was also a Risk Management Safety Inspector for Aequicap Insurance Company. She has been married to Andre for 15 years, and has 2 children, Isis (11) and Andre...

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BRG Newsletter January 7, 2014

Meeting January 7th The speaker at today’s lunch was Gustavo Losa. Esq. with Granda & Associates. Mr. Losa has been practicing law for over 6 years, handling cases including but not limited to bankruptcies, loan modifications, short sales, and foreclosure defense. Attorney Losa is married to Wendy Lopez Losa, no kids yet but one dog. He likes water sports, reading,...

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BRG Newsletter November 12, 2013

Today’s speaker was Ida Alvarez. Ida has a Master’s Degree in Legal Translations from the University of El Salvador, Argentina. She has been married for 36 years. She has no kids, but she has amazing nephews and nieces, and two beautiful cats. Ida has been involved in the business of translation for more than 40 years, when she started translating...

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BRG Newsletter November 5th, 2013

Our speaker was Reed M. Helman. He has been married to his wife Ellen for 28 years, and has two beautiful grown daughters. Reed graduated from the University of Florida. He is a Spinning Instructor at the JCC in Kendall. Reed has been in the insurance business since 1979. He has run the Life and Health division of a large...

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BRG Newsletter 10/29/13

Justo & Julie Rico from Rainbow Reproduction were our highlighted speakers for the meeting on October 29. Justo comes from a long line of Printers in the family and we are fortunate to have him as part of our group. Julie the face of the company is the one who you will see most of the time at the networking...

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BRG Newsletter October 1, 2013

Our speaker today was Jim Carter, a proud American Indian, and member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. Jim was born and raised in Ft. Worth, Texas, and graduated from Texas Christian University with a BA in Finance and Marketing. He is married to Gloria, who was born in Bogota, Colombia. She helps him with his Spanish-speaking clients, as...

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BRG Newsletter September 24, 2013

Our speaker today was Amy Betancur. She was born in Colombia and raised in New York. She is the youngest of 11 siblings! Amy has been a banker for over 25 years and she also has a Paralegal degree. She has experience in international and domestic banking and as Vice President of EverBank; she manages the Coral Gables and Aventura...

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BRG Newsletter September 10, 2013

BRG Newsletter September 10, 2013 Our speaker was Leslie Coller, a native Floridian, born at Mt. Sinai Hospital, in Miami Beach. She attended the University of Miami, and received her BA in Business Administration. She is married to Craig, and they have 2 daughters, Molly and Rachel. Leslie has worked in the Travel industry, and as a special events consultant....

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