Category Archives: TCI S. Florida Articles

TCI S. Florida Welcomes New Executive Leadership!

Executive Leadership 2016-2017 Slate of Officers Co-Chairs Amparo Bared Bravo Lisa Kauffman Vice Chair Liz Alicea-Velez Treasurer Sandi Finn Governance Chair Phyllis Swersky

Women peer mentoring programs are increasingly beneficial to fostering successful companies and careers.

As more women are appointed to senior executive levels of their respective companies and are running their own businesses the greater the need for networks where they can grow their business and feel empowered by their peers becomes. South Florida has hundreds of all-female professional networks designed for this purpose. Many hinge on a particular career niche, to assist their […]

TCI S. Florida: July Membership Drive!

Do you love TCI? Have you benefited from our sessions, programs and events? Do you know an influential, fearless woman who is a leader in her industry? Great! We would love to grow our TCI family with more women like you! And what better way to expand then to have our own members look to their current business network for […]

TCI S. Florida: Sponsorship Opportunities

What is the value of TCI sponsorship to your company? In a word, access. Today’s women are the primary decision makers. They don’t have time to sift through ads or watch TV. They do, attend our events, join our forums, read our newsletters and use our websites. Whether you are in the financial services, legal services, consumer goods, automotive, health […]

TCI S. Florida Board of Advisors Member Edith Osman Receives Professional Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt congratulates shareholder Edith G. Osman for receiving the Daily Business Review Professional Excellence Lifetime Achievement award. This award celebrates the legacy of renowned lawyers and judges who have made a remarkable difference in the legal profession in South Florida. Ms. Osman is a past president of The Florida Bar, as well as five other bar organizations: the Florida […]

TCI S. Florida Congratulates the Top Women-Led Businesses of 2015!

The 2015 Top Women-Led Businesses in Florida In January, we distributed a survey to roughly 5,000 women from businesses all over Florida. Each woman was asked to answer questions relating to what sets women apart as leaders, and their personal and professional success about their company, goals, their leadership journey, revenue, expectations. Based on their responses and analysis from Kaufman […]

TCI S. Florida: 50K Challenge Grant

An anonymous donor has presented us with a $50,000 Challenge Grant to help us grow our Non-Profit Scholarship Fund. She wants to ensure that our non-profit women leaders have the same opportunities to participate in our programs as our for-profit women. In non-profit organizations there are very rarely funds allocated or available for leadership and professional development. What little money […]

TCI S. Florida Offers Monthly Business Books & Coffee Program

In March of 2014 TCI South Florida added an engaging new monthly program for our members, Business Books & Coffee, and we have enjoyed our monthly discussions with members and guests. Business Books & Coffee has become a successful addition to our event calendar! This program was created to help our members stay at the forefront of business developments that […]

TCI S. Florida Presents “Women We Love Wednesdays” Featuring: TCI Member Debbie Margolis-Horwitz, President of Kreative Kontent

Last year, Debbie Margolis-Horwitz was doing an overnight shoot with the crew from her production company, Kreative Kontent.  It was the same night as the much-anticipated Game 7 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs.  “Everybody was dying to watch the game, but we had to work,” she reveals.  But the native South Floridian […]

TCI S. Florida Presents “Women We Love Wednesdays” Featuring: TCI Member Sue Romanos, President & CEO CAREERXCHANGE

In her first year running CAREERXCHANGE, a talent acquisition organization, Sue Romanos did not realize that they were in a recessionary slowdown.  Companies were reluctant to pay the requisite fees and one of her largest clients skipped out on $15,000 owed to her company.  It was a rude awakening for the bright-eyed, bushy-tailed business owner, but she toughed it out […]