MIAMI , HistoryMiami Museum is pleased to announce Candido Viyella has been appointed as a board member of the Board of HistoryMiami Museum, the premier cultural institution committed to gathering, organizing, preserving and celebrating Miami’s history as the unique crossroads of the Americas.
In this role, Mollere will work with the HistoryMiami board, staff and supporters of the Museum during its 76th year.
Mollere has had a successful career in the hospitality industry. He worked in the hotel industry for 28 years with the Ritz-Carlton, Four Seasons, St. Regis. He also worked for the Biltmore in sales and marketing for 13 years. In 2010, Mollere joined Baptist Health South Florida as the corporate vice president of Hospitality and Business Relations.
Outside of his career, Mollere is active within the Miami. He currently serves as a board member to Camillus House and he has previously been on the board for the The Beacon Council, The American Red Cross and Coral Gables Community Foundation. He is currently an active member the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Florida.
“We are happy to have Ben Mollere on the Board,” said Stuart A. Chase, HistoryMiami Museum President/CEO. “He has had countless years of experience with Miami that will allow for an exciting addition to the HistoryMiami Museum team.”
The Chairman of the Board is Michael Weiser, the vice chair is John Shubin and Dr. Wasim Shomar, will serve as Treasurer. Other board members include Michael Carricarte, Alex Dominguez, Michael Fay, Michael Gold, Avra Jain, Dr. Joan Drody Lutton, Etan Mark, Pedro Munilla, Mario Murgado, John Nordt, III, past chair Jay Pelham, Carlo Rodriguez, Manny Rodriguez, Hon. Scott Silverman and Candido Viyella.
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About HistoryMiami Museum
HistoryMiami Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate, is the premier cultural institution committed to gathering, organizing, preserving and celebrating Miami’s history as the unique crossroads of the Americas. We accomplish this through education, collections, research, exhibitions, publications and city tours. Located in the heart of downtown Miami, HistoryMiami Museum is a 70,000 square foot facility and home to more than one million historic images, and 30,000 three-dimensional artifacts dating from 10,000 B.C. Other objects include a 1920’s trolley car, items from Pan American World Airways, and rafts that brought refugees to Miami. For more information, call 305-375-1492 or visit historymiami.org.