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Jamaican among newly elected Board of Directors for Miami Light Project

MIAMI – Miami Light Project recently elected four new officers to its Board of Directors. These individuals are long-time supporters of the organization and are committed to contributing the professional expertise that is essential for the continued growth and sustainability of Miami Light Project as we begin our 20th Anniversary season as one of South Florida’s leading cultural institutions.

These newly elected board members represent a diverse range of professional and cultural backgrounds. The new officers and members of the Board of Directors of Miami Light Project are:


Marlon Hill is a founding partner with the law firm of delancyhill, P.A., Miami, Florida and has served on the Miami Light Project Board of Directors since 2003. Mr. Hill focuses his practice on general corporate, entertainment & arts, and international business transactions.

Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Marlon migrated to Florida in 1985 and since has been recognized by numerous regional and local publications as one of the “outstanding members of the emerging generation of South Florida business and professional leaders.”

A graduate of Florida State University, he is one of the Inaugural Fellows in the Dade Community Foundation’s Miami Fellows Initiative, a board member of the Miami Parking Authority, Jay Malina International Trade Consortium, Florida Association for Volunteer Action in the Caribbean and the Americas, Inc. (FAVACA), and the Advisory Board Member for the Jamaican Diaspora Southern United States.

ALEJANDRA ARGÜELLO (Vice-Chair) has 10 years of experience in client servicing and investor communications and has been on Miami Light Project’s board of Director’s since 2005.

Currently, she works on the investor relations team as Corporate Communications Manager at Everest Capital, a global hedge fund advisory firm. Prior to joining Everest, Ms. Argüello was a Vice President at BiscayneAmericas Advisors. She also worked as Assistant Director of Development at the Cato Institute in Washington, DC. Fluent in Spanish, Alejandra received a B.S. in Economics and Political Science from Florida State University.

ROBERTO M. SACO (Treasurer) has been on the Board of Directors of Miami Light Project for three years, and has been an avid Miami Light Project fan for the past 14 years. He is an entrepreneur and management consultant, and serves on various Boards including the Florida Sterling Council.

Roberto worked for a couple of decades in the International financial services industry and retired from American Express Company in 2006. He has degrees in sociology, engineering, and management and has pursued graduate and post-graduate work at the University of Miami, HEC (Paris), and the University of Oxford (Templeton College).

SUSAN GORDON (Secretary) has been on the Board of Directors of Miami Light Project since 2006. President of the The Gordon Group, a Design and Build firm, Susan is an accomplished and celebrated Interior Designer.

A Professional Member of the American Society of Interior Designers, Susan also serves on the Board of Directors of the Lowe Art Museum and as a Member of Temple Beth Am. Married to Roy Krochmal for 24 years; they have 5 children and 4 grandchildren.

The current Board of Directors for Miami Light Project are: Alejandra Arguello (Vice-Chair) Everest Capital, Inc.; Lori Alexandra Bell, Acupuncture Physician; Elizabeth Boone, Artistic & Executive Director, Miami Light Project; Teo Castellanos, Founding Artistic Director, Teo Castellanos D-Projects; Nancy Gelles, Patron of the Arts; Susan Gordon (Secretary), Interior Designer; Jane Gould, Jane Gould & Associates; Marlon A. Hill, Esq. (Chairman), Partner, delancyhill, P.A.; Jonathan Lieberman, President, ISN Communications; Freda Maryanoff, Patron of the Arts; Lida Rodriguez-Tasseff, Partner, Duane Morris LLP; Roberto Saco (Treasurer), CEO, Aporia Advisors & Barlovento AMSA; Israel Sands, Owner, Very Special Events by Israel Sands and Steven M. Weinger, Esq., Kurzban Kurzban Weinger and Tetzeli, P.A..

Miami Light Project

Founded in 1989, Miami Light Project is a not-for-profit cultural organization which presents live performances by innovative dance, music and theater artists from around the world; supports the development of new work by Miami-based artists; and offers educational programs for students of every age.

Since their inception, they have reached a diverse cross-section of communities throughout Miami-Dade County with an extensive outreach effort that includes partnerships with other arts organizations, universities and social service agencies.

Miami Light Project is a cultural forum to explore some of the issues that define contemporary society.

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