CORAL GABLES, Fla.
- Nov. 21, 2016
-- The Coral Gables Business Improvement District (BID) has named Taciana Amador as its executive director. Amador joined the BID in 2000, and has been the organization's marketing manager since 2007.
"Having been with the BID for 16 years, Taciana knows downtown Coral Gables inside and out, making her exceptionally qualified for this position," said Mindy McIlroy, president of the Coral Gables BID. "Her management background combined with her extensive experience in marketing and her familiarity with the BID's membership and organizational structure are tremendous assets."
As executive director, Amador will be responsible for promoting the merchants of downtown Coral Gables through advocacy, networking, establishing a long-term vision and plan for growth and the oversight of budgets, marketing and special events. Among her highest priorities are the Streetscape and the Downtown Overlay projects that will enhance the aesthetic, physical and environmental character of the downtown by promoting a pedestrian friendly experience.
Amador received her BBA in management from Florida International University.
About the Business Improvement District of Coral Gables: The Business Improvement District of Coral Gables was incorporated in July 1997 and encompasses 19 blocks of Downtown Coral Gables including Miracle Mile. As an advocate for downtown issues, property owners, and businesses, the BID empowers district members through a single-unified voice, speaking collectively to governmental and civic organizations and the general public in order to bring prosperity to the District. Its mission is to promote commercial vitality for Miracle Mile and Downtown Coral Gables through marketing and advertising, and to act as a strategic catalyst for the overall improvement of the area.
Downtown Coral Gables' Miracle Mile is a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood with more than 150 property owners and over 350 merchants including restaurants. Infused with a chic European feel, tree-lined streets and Mediterranean architecture, the historic area boasts some of Miami's finest boutiques, acclaimed restaurants and lively cultural venues. Downtown Coral Gables, with its Miracle Mile, is an elegant and sophisticated destination to live, shop, play and work. It is Miami's charming gem that locals like to keep secret and visitors fall in love with when they find it.
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