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, Viyella will work with the HistoryMiami board, staff and supporters of the Museum during its 76th year. He will dedicate his membership to the Museum’s mission of telling Miami’s stories.
Candido Viyella is a graduate of the Graduate University of Western Ontario where he majored in Finance and minored in Econometrics.
With an extensive background in the finance industry, Viyella currently serves as the Executive Director for Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management, a division of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC. He previously spent nine years at the company UBS and was the Senior Vice President at Prudential Securities. He also worked as the Senior Vice President for Smith Barney and Chase Manhattan Bank.
Viyella resides in Miami with his family and is active community. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Jackson Memorial Fund, and is also on the Presidential Advisory Council of Economic Growth and Investment. He also has close ties to the Hispanic and Latin community of Miami. He has served as Chairman on the Host Committee for the 2003 Latin Grammys and has worked with local Miami events such as Art Basel Miami Beach and the Frost Art Museum. He is also a part of the International Kids Fund.
“We are more than happy to have Viyella on the Board for the upcoming year,” said Stuart A. Chase, HistoryMiami Museum President/CEO. “His involvement with the Miami community allows his to have input that will really help us connect with the local community.”
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, Ben Mollere, Pedro Munilla, Mario Murgado, John Nordt, III, past chair Jay Pelham, Carlo Rodriguez, Manny Rodriguez, and Hon. Scott Silverman.
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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.