Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired has promoted Cameron Sisser to vice president of external relations. Sisser previously served as director of external relations at Miami Lighthouse.
In his current role, Sisser represents Miami Lighthouse at the local, state, and national levels, to pass legislation and helps foster a favorable political environment to the achievement of Miami Lighthouse’s mission. He also develops and manages comprehensive fundraising, marketing, communications and public relations programs that enhance Miami Lighthouse’s image, brand, and position within the South Florida philanthropic community.
Before joining Miami Lighthouse, Sisser served as legislative assistant to State Sen. Gwen Margolis and State Sen. Dan Gelber. He began his career working for Eric R. Sisser Inc., a local, state and federal governmental relations firm based in Miami-Dade County.
Born in Miami, Sisser received a Master of Public Administration degree from Florida International University, a Bachelor of Political Science degree from George Washington University, and a Certificate in Fund Raising Management from The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
Established in 1931 by Dolly Gamble with the aid of Helen Keller and support from Miami’s Lions and Rotary clubs, Miami Lighthouse is the oldest and largest private agency in Florida assisting persons of all ages who are blind and visually impaired. Today, the agency serves more than 14,000 clients per year with an array of programs that enable blind and visually impaired persons to achieve independence.