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Roymi V. Membiela

Title: Principal

Email: roymim@med.miami.edu

Company: Roymi Membiela & Company LLC

Her career path includes 17 years of success as a senior executive of Knight Ridder's The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald, two national award-winning newspapers. While at the Herald, she was responsible for multiple advertising, marketing and new business development initiatives, aimed to reach and embrace the changing demographics of the South Florida market; Ms Membiela also managed the newspaper's business expansion to Latin America and the conceptualization of one of the nation’s leading Spanish language publications – El Nuevo Herald.

Recipient of the 2010 Hispanic Women of Distinction Award, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 2006 Women of Leadership Award, and the Miami-Dade County 2003 In the Company of Women Award. 

Currently serves on the board of directors of Goodwill Industries South Florida, Leadership Florida, and she is a member of the FIU President’s Council. Ms Membiela is the past Chair of the City of Miami Beach's Community Relations Board, Miami-Dade County Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board, and past Vice Chair of the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority.

She is an alumna of Leadership Florida, the National Hispana Leadership Institute, and the FIU Women on the Move Leadership Development Program. 

She is a speaker and facilitator on topics relating to healthcare marketing, public information, business development, career empowerment, and diversity.