The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition recently announced the appointment of Magaly Chavez as supervisor of accounting and finance.
“Magaly Chavez worked for the Youth Fair on a seasonal basis for the past eight years in our Concessions Cashiers office as a cashier during the afternoon and night hours,” said Robert Hohenstein, president and CEO. “Maggie has a great love for the Youth Fair, and we are lucky to have her here year-round.”
Chavez, who has a background in banking, finance and accounting, is responsible in her new position for accounts receivable, payroll, budgeting and supervising accounts payable. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Previously, Chavez was vice president of relationships at US Bank for the past five years. Before then, she worked at SunTrust Bank for 26 years, serving in multiple capacities, including vice president and Escrow Services Compliance officer, assistant vice president and Corporate Trust officer, Trust Operations officer, and Consumer Lending Compliance analyst.
The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition (Youth Fair) is the largest charity event in South Florida. The not-for-profit association is dedicated to promoting education and agriculture while showcasing and rewarding youth achievement and providing quality family entertainment, all without taxpayer dollars.
The annual Youth Fair exhibits more than 63,000 student projects to nearly 600,000 Youth Fair guests and, in 2016, awarded more than $530,000 in college scholarships, cash premiums and awards to students. To date, the Youth Fair has presented well over $11 million to the Miami-Dade community.
For more information visit fairexpo.com or call 305-223-7060.