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Member Testimonials

There has to be a reason why I have stayed involved for so long with this Association from the inception. One main thing.  The friendly people.  Originally I wanted to expand my business near home in West Kendall and it worked!  But, the people and the knowledge and the friendships are the real bonus.  I encourage all of you to join GKBA. Stay involved, make the commitment and stay focused.  It pays off.

Jorge F. Peña, Agent
JFPena Insurance Group/ President

The Greater Kendall Business Association has proven itself to be an outstanding organization to be associated with. My experience over the six years as a member has been that of  a welcoming atmosphere at each and every event held by this group. There are always members willing to introduce each other on social and professional level and for great referrals. As the owner of Webley’s Interiors, I have found this G. K. B. A. as the perfect way to introduce my company to the Greater Kendall area.

A superb place to network with professionals, I highly endorse this association.

Mike Webley, Owner
Webley's Interiors

The Greater Kendall Business Association  has been a great decision for my business. I made immediate business contacts during the first event I attended. The membership is a priceless and invaluable resource that paid for itself immediately.. They really care about their members and their future success. Therefore, they will facilitate you in whatever way they can. For small businesses, this investment will be one of the best ones to make with outstanding return. The quality of people/businesses you meet at the networking events  are very helpful in getting your business exposure and making you feel at home.

GKBA is a valuable association  for business success!

Cathy Otero, General Manager
Best Western Plus – Kendall Hotel & Suites

“The Greater Kendall Business Association is a wonderful organization!  As a business owner, it has helped me develop both personally and professionally. It has increased my business contacts and certainly expanded my networking opportunities. I look forward to all the GKBA luncheons and breakfast meetings, and they always have great educational speakers.

GKBA is a valuable association for the businesses in our community and truly is “The Friendliest Place to do Business”!

Sandra Fernandez, Broker/Owner
A1 International Realty

The Greater Kendall Business Association gave me the opportunity to develop many personal and professional relationships which were of great importance to my career as Chair of Continuing Education and Professional Development at the Kendall Campus of Miami Dade College. Through partnerships with many of the members, programs were created and offered at no cost to community businesses. As I retire from MDC and pursue a new career as a professor in higher education, I will take these relationships with me. I appreciate all the opportunities for networking which GKBA provides for its members and look forward to continuing being active in the organization.”

Isabel Medina
School of Continuing Education and Professional Development
Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus

The Greater Kendall Business Association is an amazing organization! As a business owner and employee for a large organization it has help me develop both professionally and personally. The business contacts I have made while being part of the various committees have turned into valuable business associates and most important friends. I look forward to what GKBA has in store for the future!

Best Regards,

Miguel A. Lopez, MBA
Regional Vice President - Southeast
Mediscribes, Inc.

The team at University Credit Union is very excited and proud to be members of the Greater Kendall Business Association (GKBA). This is by far one of the finest business organizations in the Miami-Dade County area. As touted by the GKBA, our team finds it  “The Friendliest Place to do Business!” Our team members benefit from the valuable business and personal relationships and also from the personal growth and satisfaction derived from being active participants in GKBA functions, operations, and governance. If you and/or your team are looking for a great place to network, build quality relationships, and be part of a vibrant, exciting business organization then GKBA is the place for you!”

Michael J. Welch, Sr.
CEO/President of University Credit Union

I was at yesterday’s luncheon with the Greater Kendall Business Association representing the Computer Drs.  I just wanted to drop you a quick note and say Thank YOU for the terrific time yesterday.  The Miami Zoo speaker was amazing and the Snake was unforgettable. Additionally I met some wonderful business owners who are great connections for the future of each of our business’.   I really enjoyed the experience and I’m looking forward to next months meeting.

Wishing you continued success, and a GREAT day.

Mary Jo

Jose Millares tells us one of the benefits of being a GKBA member.



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Upcoming events

May 26, 2016 11:30 AM (EDT) • Grand Salon at Killian Palms Country Club
May 26, 2016 11:30 AM (EDT) • Grand Salon at Killian Palms CC, 9950 SW 104 Street, Miami, FL 33176
May 31, 2016 5:30 PM (EDT) • Best Western Kendall Hotel & Suites
June 08, 2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • GKBA Office
June 08, 2016 5:00 PM (EDT) • GKBA Office


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