Chamber Honors Distinguished Service of Gibraltar President Adolfo Henriques at 92nd Annual Gala

Chamber Honors Distinguished Service of Gibraltar President Adolfo Henriques at 92nd Annual Gala


The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) will honor four pillars of the community while celebrating another year as an organization at its 92nd Annual Dinner Gala and Silent Auction hosted by media personality Ana Quincoces and Chamber Chairman and SVP of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Michael S. Goldberg. Over 1,300 attendees are expected to gather on Saturday, May 10, at the glamorous Fontainebleau Miami Beach for the event that will showcase the city’s contribution to film production throughout the years. Party goers will enjoy an entertaining evening of surprises along with an auction, dinner, dancing, and much more.

“I’m honored to work under Adolfo’s leadership at Gibraltar,” said Goldberg. “Associated with dozens of charitable organizations all over Miami and Miami Beach, he truly is a civic leader. His extraordinary service to bettering our community in a variety of capacities is to be commended and I look forward to working with him for many years to come.”

Distinguished Service Award honoree Adolfo Henriques is an accomplished banker and business executive who has more than 30 years of financial services more than 30 years of financial services experience and has served in leadership positions with some of South Florida’s most successful companies while being an invaluable asset to civic organizations which contribute in elevating those in need. Henriques joined Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust in February 2011 as President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Before joining Gibraltar Private, he was Vice Chairman of The Related Group and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Florida East Coast Industries. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of the South Region for Regions Bank and its predecessor Union Planters Bank. Before Regions Bank, Henriques served in executive capacities at Bank of America’s predecessor banks since 1986. These positions included Chairman of NationsBank in South Florida and Executive Vice President of Barnett Bank. Henriques was also with The Bank of Nova Scotia and began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with the Public Health Trust and Ryder Systems in Miami, Florida.

Active in numerous civic organizations, he is the Chairman of the Miami- Dade Cultural Affairs Council, Chairman of the Superintendent’s Business Advisory Council and serves on the Orange Bowl Committee. Henriques serves on the boards of Heico Corporation and Intcomex, Inc. In the past, Mr. Henriques has served as Chairman of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Regional Chair of the Southeast Region for the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of Leadership Florida, Chairman of Florida International University, Chairman of the Financial Oversight Board for the City of Miami, Chairman of the United Way of Miami-Dade, Chairman of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and the Beacon Council. He also has served as Co-Chairman of the Miami Children’s Museum Capital Campaign, Chairman of Homes for South Florida and Greater Miami LISC, Chairman of the Epiphany School Advisory Council, Site Selection Chairman of the Community Partnership for the Homeless, Member of the Florida Board of Regents and served on the Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Task Force for the airport. He is a recipient of the Dean Lott Spirit of Leadership Award and the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship.

Established in 1994, Gibraltar Private is an integrated private banking and wealth management company dedicated to enhancing the wealth and well-being of its clients and their families. Gibraltar Private offers residential and commercial lending, private banking and wealth management services to professionals, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, affluent retirees, and select businesses.

Headquartered in Coral Gables, Gibraltar Private has eight fullservice private banking and wealth management relationship offices including, Coral Gables, Fort Lauderdale, Downtown Miami, Miami Beach, South Miami, Naples, Ocean Reef and New York. Henriques earned a master’s degree in accounting from Florida International University and his bachelor’s degree in business from St. Leo College. Born in Havana, Cuba, Mr. Henriques and his wife, Liz, have three grown children.

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