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The Brazilian-American Chamber to introduce 2019 Board of Directors at its traditional Annual Feijoada

January 10, 2019
MIAMI, FL (January 10, 2019) – The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (BACCF) will host its traditional Annual Feijoada on Saturday, February 9th, at the renowned Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, in Fort Lauderdale. This is one of the most important yearly events organized by the BACCF, where it thanks its members for their continued support and welcomes in the new Board of Directors, elected on December 11th, 2018.
The BACCF is pleased to welcome Antonio Cassio Segura, Bright Capital, to serve as president for the second year. Ambassador João Mendes Pereira, Consul General of Brazil in Miami, will serve as the Honorary President. All Board Members are representatives from member companies. The elected members for the 2019 BACCF Board of Directors are:
Edison Antonelli, Banco Bradesco S.A.; Luiz David Azambuja, Insigneo Financial Group; Marilyn Blanco-Reyes, FedEx Express Latin America & Caribbean; Tereza Raquel Costa,
Banco do Brasil Americas; Claudio Cury, Wells Fargo Capital Finance; Ana Paula Ferreira,
Boeing International | Latin American Region; Maria do Carmo Fulfaro, Broward Center for the Performing Arts; Guilherme Gatti, FedEx Express Latin America & Caribbean; Marco Hascal,
Belvedere Capital Advisor Corp.; Carlos Mariaca, Center Group; Murilo Mello, KPMG LLP; Paulo Miranda, Paulo Miranda P.A.; Carla Perroni, Embraer Aircraft Holding, Inc.; Alexandre Piquet, Piquet Law Firm; Thaís Reiss, JeffreyGroup; Marco Antonio Vieira Sadalla, Banco Itaú International; Eduardo Santos, Santos Consulting Group; Mauricio Gomm dos Santos, GST LLP; Renato Scaff, BBS International; Thomas J. Skola, Thomas J. Skola, Attorney at Law; Manoel Suhet, Business Traveler Deals; Greta Trotman, Shutts & Bowen.
Feijoada is considered by some as Brazil’s national dish – a stew of beans with a variety of beef and pork cuts. It is typically served with rice and accompanied by chopped fried collard greens, lightly roasted coarse cassava flour, and peeled and sliced oranges. Caipirinhas and other typical beverages make it a perfect occasion to treat employees, friends, and clients alike. Please visit for more details and sponsorship opportunities.
About the BACCF
Founded in 1981 in Miami, the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (BACCF) is an independent, non-profit business organization. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors, the BACCF is primarily supported by membership dues and income from fund-raising events. The Chamber’s main objective is to forge closer ties between the business communities of Brazil and Florida by assisting companies and business people seeking ways to penetrate or invest successfully in the Brazilian and U.S. markets. The BACCF is the largest bi-national chamber of commerce of the Americas in South Florida with more than 300 member companies.

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