BioMarile Lopez is the Chief Financial Officer at Jorge Luis Lopez Law Firm, a governmental affairs firm representing municipal governments, Florida 100 and Fortune 500 companies at the federal, state and local levels. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, she was the founder and the creative director for Maria Elena Headpieces, a million dollar bridal accessory company which designs, manufactures, and sells products to high-end wedding boutiques internationally. She is a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Miami-Dade, FIU President’s Council and the American Red Cross. She has served as Chair of Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation, and served on the Board of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and the Miami Children’s Health System Board, as well as on the Board of American Cancer Society’s Miami-Dade Unit. She received her M.A. in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, her B.A. in Health Services Administration from Florida International University and her A.A. from Miami-Dade College.