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The Coral Gables Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members


The Coral Gables Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Susie Klock, Dr. Justin Polga and Michael Walsh to the 2017 Board of Directors.

Susie Klock is an Associate at Rasco Klock Perez & Nieto P.L. Susie has been an attorney since 2008, focusing on family law, environmental law, intellectual property law and antitrust violations. Apart from her impressive legal career, Susie is also the Vice-President of Philanthropy of the Underwater Bar Association and a member of the Miami Children's Hospital Foundation Young Ambassadors.

Dr. Justin Polga is the Medical Director of Polga Medical Group P.A., a primary care concierge medical practice with offices located in Key Biscayne and in South Dade. Polga Medical Group is an annual retainer-based primary care concierge medical practice accepting insurance. Dr. Polga has been a board-certified internist for nearly two decades.

Dr. Polga is also a Clinical Associate Professor at the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. He is a member of the Baptist Foundation Advisory Board, is active with the Coral Gables and Key Biscayne Chambers of Commerce, among other organizations.

Michael Walsh is a Financial Advisor at Evensky & Katz/Foldes Financial. Before joining the firm, Michael was a co-instructor for graduate courses at Texas Tech University in the Department of Personal Financial Planning. Before joining the Texas Tech staff, Michael was a charitable consultant in New Jersey where he helped raise over $12 million dollars in planned and current gifts for non-profits around the greater New York area. Michael also serves on the Coral Gables Community Foundation's Finance Committee.

Board members continuing to serve include Chairman John O' Rourke III, Immediate Past Chair Carlos F. Garcia, Chair Elect Jack Lowell, Secretary Matthew Meehan, Treasurer Scott A. Poulin, Chair Community-Giving Committee David Olazabal, John Allen, Brian Quintana, Daniella Carazo-Reynolds, Esq. , Nelson Lazo, Scott Richey, Sissy DeMaria, Paul Lowenthal, Aura Reinhardt, Sasha Dolgicer, Alex Montague, Laura Russo, Esq., Wayne Cameron Eldred, Lee Osiason, Esq. , Venny Torre, Jorge Gutierrez, Esq., Pedro Parra and Vice Mayor Frank Quesada.
About Coral Gables Community Foundation

Led by community leaders, the Coral Gables Community Foundation provides the philanthropic conduit to connect individuals and corporations looking to positively impact the success of the community. For more than 25 years, The Foundation has been at the forefront of the evolving needs of Coral Gables while effectively bringing together beneficiaries and benefactors to fund programs with the greatest impact and benefit to "The City Beautiful." For more information, please visit

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