Director of Development and Young Everglades Patrons
Karina Buenrostro joins the Foundation as Director of Development, focusing on the Miami Beach and North Miami areas. Prior to her position at The Everglades Foundation, Karina worked at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, leading a hospital-wide comprehensive Physician Allied Fundraising program. Karina also worked to solicit six figure gifts in support of a $270 million capital campaign.
Having previously worked in hospitality in Miami Beach, Karina believes this experience has allowed her to be successful in the non-profit sector.
A native of San Diego, CA, Karina, moved to Miami, FL in 2011. She graduated from Miami Dade College with a Bachelor’s in Business Supervision and Management. Growing up on the west coast, Karina understands the importance of environmental, water conservancy, and climate issues plaguing the world today and is passionate about Everglades restoration. Karina enjoys practicing yoga, meditation, swimming, reading, and loves being outdoors.