Title: Director of Marketing and Communications
Organization: Florida CBRE
Elizabeth Cross serves as the Director of Marketing and Communication for the state of Florida. In this role she oversees and is responsible for the strategic marketing, communications, business development support and web functions for the region. Prior to joining CBRE in this capacity, she led the strategic marketing, communications, business development, web, social media and market research functions with Colliers International in South, Central and North Florida as Executive Director and Vice President of Marketing. Elizabeth started her real estate career working with prominent Florida developers marketing their luxury condo, multi-family, mixed use, affordable and work force housing products. She then grew her career for several years in the commercial real estate vertical. Elizabeth's comprehensive real estate background began its roots through her leadership role as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Miami Dade County's Economic Development Organization where she led the efforts for the County's first-ever initiative to market and position Miami globally as a gateway city. Overall, she has over 25 years of experience in the marketing and communications disciplines. She is very active in both her civic and business community by serving on the Advisory Board for 4 Kids of South Florida. She also currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Alumni Board at Florida International University and is an active contributor of Florida International University's prestigious President's Council.