South Florida Project Director, The SEED Foundation
Tia Diaz-Balart is leading the charge to establish a SEED school in Miami-Dade County. She is also the founder of the EcoChamber, the first and only global green chamber of commerce. Previously, Tia was a vice president at rbb Public Relations, the national marketing manager at Hewlett-Packard’s USA operations, and director at GDB Miami. Tia’s other prior positions include finance director for a Florida Secretary of State Election campaign and the corporate coordinator for the Hemispheric Summit of the Americas hosted by the White House. She is active within the community and serves on the national committee for the American Red Cross Annual Gala and worked to launch the Pediatric Integrative Research Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Tia studied pre-law, with minors in Spanish and French at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh and resides in Miami, Florida with her husband, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, and their son.