Philanthropy & Nonprofits

ALBERTO IBARGüEN

CEO, JOHN S. AND JAMES L. KNIGHT FOUNDATION, MIAMI

Ibargüen was born in Puerto Rico and grew up in New Jersey. He has a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and attended law school at the University of Pennsylvania after serving in the Peace Corps in Venezuela. He worked for several years as a legal aid lawyer in Connecticut and held executive positions for Times Mirror Co. (now Tribune) and Newsday before becoming publisher of the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald. He’s been CEO of the Knight Foundation since 2005.

The Knight Foundation invests in journalism and the arts with the goal of fostering informed and engaged communities. It focuses its journalism investments on technology, local news and training and leadership development. In Miami, the foundation has invested in major events, including Black Tech Week, 500 Startups Miami and Girls Who Code.

Ibargüen has served on the boards of PBS, the Newseum and other arts, education, civic and journalism organizations, including the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts.

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PINELLAS EDUCATION FOUNDATION

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Florida TaxWatch

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CORNELIA CORBETT

Philanthropist

Eric Eikenberg

EVERGLADES FOUNDATION

Linda Landman Gonzalez

ORLANDO MAGIC YOUTH FOUNDATION

Teri Hansen

CHARLES & MARGERY BARANCIK FOUNDATION

Alberto Ibargüen

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Pam Iorio

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

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QUANTUM FOUNDATION

David Lawrence Jr.

THE CHILDREN’S MOVEMENT OF FLORIDA

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MOURNING FAMILY FOUNDATION

Pam Muma

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Les Muma

Philanthropist

David Odahowski

Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation

Kenneth Robinson

Dr. P. Phillips Foundation

HINKS SHIMBERG

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ELAINE SHIMBERG

PHILANTHROPIST

Susan Towler

Florida Blue Foundation

BOB WARD

FLORIDA COUNCIL OF 100

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Community Foundation for Northeast Florida