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Mary Hoelle to lead FlU’s President’s Council


Maria Isabel (Mary) Hoelle has been named chair of Florida International University’s President’s Council Board. Hoelle will serve a two-year term, and will lead a selective group of community and business leaders who advocate for the university in the community. Hoelle will also serve as an ex-officio member for the Board of Directors of the FIU Foundation.

“We are fortunate to have someone of Mary’s caliber lead our President’s Council, and we look forward to seeing her ideas and initiatives come to life,” said FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg. “She is a valuable member of the FIU family, and will do an exceptional job in leading our community ambassadors in telling the Worlds Ahead FIU stories.”Mary Hoelle Photo

The President’s Council helps FIU build community networks, promote the FIU brand and develop strategic fundraising and civic goals. It is also a large on-going contributor to the First Generation Scholarship Fund, a program that helps students who are the first generation in their families to attend college.

“As a proud FIU alumna, I am honored to be able to give back to an institution that has played such an important role in both the South Florida and international community, as well as in my life,” said Hoelle.

Hoelle is a partner in the Miami office of Fowler Rodriguez, LLP, an internationally recognized firm in areas of commercial transaction, international law and litigation. She received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Public Administration from FIU. She then received her Doctorate in Law from the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. Hoelle is a member of the Florida Bar and previously served as Vice Chair of its Committee on Professionalism.

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