Cesar Alvarez and Tony Jimenez

It’s because his grandfather moved to the United States with $7 and a family of seven to pursue a better life. It's because his grandfather taught his parents, and they him, that “one must give back to that which has given you so much. These are the reasons Tony Jimenez has such strong core values.

These values are shared by many in our community. The drive to build a better life, a spirit of adventure and desire to give back are reasons Tony Jimenez and all of the Miami Fellows have become the inspired people they are.

Bastions of our community, like Cesar Alvarez, have stories that run parallel to experiences of the Fellows. Alvarez moved to the US from Cuba in 1960. Today he is executive chairman of Greenberg Traurig and has seen the firm grow by more than 400% under his leadership. During this time, he also has seen Miami evolve into a world-class city.

“In order for Miami to continue on this upward trajectory, we need to grow, keep and attract top talent from around the world,” notes Alvarez. “To do this well requires significant community leadership and resources.”