Executive Leadership Forum presents a conversation with Donna Abood
The Barry community is invited to join Donna Abood, principal and managing director of the Miami office of Avison Young, for a conversation titled, “Entrepreneurship and Success: A Testimony,” at the Executive Leadership Forum.
Date: Tuesday, March 21
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Andreas Room 111
The Executive Leadership Forum was created to serve as a venue for sharing practical business knowledge. Select leaders from the business community are invited to engage in a dialogue regarding their perspectives on leadership and the everyday challenges they face.
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About Donna Abood
With a reputation as one of the most trusted and highly-recognized names in South Florida real estate, Donna Abood serves as principal and managing director of the Miami office of Avison Young, a global commercial real estate firm.
She is responsible for the client servicing and revenue of the leasing division, and oversees the leasing division’s business development of institutional and local investor clients and tenant representation services, including retail, industrial and office. During her 34-year career, Abood has represented well over 50 million square feet of office buildings on behalf of local and institutional ownerships. Additionally, she has completed hundreds of transactions on behalf of tenants she has represented.
Abood previously served as chairman and founding partner of Colliers International South Florida, which was formed in 2002 when she merged her firm, Abood & Associates Inc. with Wood-Fay Realty Group. Prior to that she was the principal and sole owner of Abood & Associates Inc. Created in 1989, the company grew to be the largest privately held, locally-based commercial real estate firm in Miami-Dade County. She was born and raised in St. Petersburg and graduated from Florida State University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Management. She was recently inducted into the Florida State University College of Business Hall of Fame.
She served as the past chairman of the 2014–2015 Board of The Beacon Council, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Beacon Council, Miracle Theatre, Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Real Estate Institute of Florida State University, as well as the School of Business. Abood is also a Foundation Member of Baptist Health. She is an extremely proud mother of her daughter Kristyn, who is a student at Vanderbilt University.