Social Snapshot: Alexandra Villoch

The chief executive officer for the Baptist Health South Florida Foundation speaks to us in her own words

Alex Villoch

Alexandra Villoch is the Chief Executive Officer for the Baptist Health South Florida Foundation. She joined Baptist after serving as President and Publisher of the Miami Herald Media Company and East Region Publisher for national media company McClatchy. Under Villoch’s leadership, the Miami Herald was awarded two Pulitzer Prizes. Prior to joining the media company, she was with United Airlines as the General Manager for Miami International Airport and the Caribbean. Her experience also includes roles with Southeast Bank and Eastern Airlines.

Villoch is an important member of Miami’s philanthropic community. In 2012, she was awarded the International Economic Development Council’s Citizen Leadership Award, a national award that recognizes a community and business leader playing a key role in economic development. She has also been the recipient of the Boys & Girls Club Community Builder Award and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Power Leader of the Year Award, among other accolades. She is past Chair of The Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County’s economic development agency, and Chair Emeritus of The Beacon Council’s One Community One Goal Initiative. She serves on the Executive Committee of the United Way of Miami-Dade County, and co-chaired the annual campaign for two years. She is past Chair of Big Brothers and Big Sisters Board of Miami-Dade County and has also served on the Miami-Dade College Foundation Board and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee.

SocialMiami today publishes a snapshot of her personality…..

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