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Cristina Mas is an energetic and passionate leader in Miami’s non-profit community, launching some of the city’s most innovative and important charitable fundraising initiatives.
Mas is currently a commercial real estate associate at Colliers International and owner and founder of CIM Consulting a boutique firm specializing in promotion, events and business development.
Her recent achievements include her acceptance to the highly competitive business program at Harvard University and membership in the current class of the Connect Florida Statewide Leadership Institute. She was also named AXA Advisors Businesswoman of the Year / Outstanding Philanthropist for 2016 and was chosen as an Emerging City Champions Fellow by the Knight Foundation.
The former University of Miami Associate Director of Development is an active alumna of her high school alma mater, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart. Recently recognized for her commitment, Mas was voted Alumnae of the Year in 2013 for her service as a mentor to current students.
Her love for Miami and its growth has been a guiding light for her as a professional and member of the community. After graduating from Loyola University, she returned to Miami and continued to pursue her love for charitable activism: she sits on the Board of The Underline and is a Trustee for the Cuban American National Foundation.
Additionally, Mas is founding president of several key organizations including the Young Associates of the Coral Gables Museum, the Young Professionals of the Underline and the highly successful Pause for a Cause fundraiser, as well as founding member of the World Economic Forum Miami Global Shapers.
In 2013 alone, she was honored with the Rising Star Award from the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce; Volunteer of the Year from Miami Children’s Hospital; Hispanic Philanthropist of the Year at PhilantroGuia; South Florida Inspiration Award from the Miami Dolphins; and Outstanding Project of the Year award for the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Miami initiative.
Most recently she was named Community Builder of the Year Award by the Coral Gables Chamber, and featured as a Miami Today Achiever. She looks forward to growing and serving Miami for years to come.