Ms. Grillo, chief operating officer for United Way of Miami-Dade, joined the Trust's Board in February 2013. She began with United Way in 1994 as director of United Way Direct, and, in her position as COO, manages overall fundraising, public policy, community investments and staff development, including the United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education and the United Way Center for Financial Stability.
Prior to joining United Way, Claudia ventured in advertising sales and marketing for local South Florida business publications.
Ms. Grillo majored in political science at the University of Florida and is a graduate of Leadership Miami.
She is the mother of two children and loves biking.