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Mike Valdes-Fauli

An award-winning marketing professional with experience having lived in five U.S. cities, Mike Valdés-Fauli is President and CEO of Pinta. Based in Miami, he runs one of the fastest-growing marketing agencies in the country, with clients such as American Express, Facebook, Florida Blue, FOX, Miami Marlins, TD Bank and T-Mobile, among others.

Previously, Mike was President of JeffreyGroup, a leading Latin American communications firm; Account Director at Conexion, helping to open the boutique agency’s Miami office and run the GE and Ford Motor Company accounts; Publicist for the Latino division of Universal Pictures in Los Angeles; and political campaign exec with Fleishman-Hillard in Washington D.C.

He is a two-time Co-Chairman of Hispanicize, a past judge at the CLIO Awards and was recognized by PR Week as one of its youngest “40 Under 40.” Mike is also an accomplished writer who has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Ad Age, AdWeek, PR Week, The Miami Herald, Miami Today, Minorities in Business, Hispanic Target and the New Times. He is on the Advisory Board of BBVA Compass and the Miami Marine Stadium, has sat on the Board of the Wolfsonian-FIU, is a member of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Downtown Livability Task Force, the Beacon Council and CEAL, a Latin American leadership council.

A graduate of Tulane University, Mike lives in Miami with his wife and sons.