Deborah Castro, Regional Sales Director at Ygrene
After an accomplished 10-year career with one of South Florida’s premier real estate brokerages, Deborah joined Ygrene in 2015, bringing over 10 years of financial real estate expertise to the booming PACE industry. Deborah’s background in finance along with her energetic leadership style have contributed to the remarkable success she and her team delivers in support of Ygrene’s network of Certified Contractors and customers in the South Florida region.
“Stormproof your home and keep your family safe during hurricane season with Ygrene’s affordable financing.” | 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 7th
Rafael Perez, Managing Director at Ygrene
Rafael is a Managing Director at Ygrene. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona and a MBA from Nova Southeastern University, in addition to various licenses including General Contractor and Real Estate certifications. His experience in the building industry has foundational roots in understanding and executing the process entirely from conception, financing, construction and leasing. Prior to his entrance into the PACE industry, he held positions within state politics including aide to then State Representative Marco Rubio and Deputy Chief of staff to the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives Johnnie Byrd.
“Stormproof your home and keep your family safe during hurricane season with Ygrene’s affordable financing.” | 2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 8th
“Home M.A.D.E” will feature 3 workstations: The Space Planning station explores strategies for effective furniture layout and gives an overview of various types of floor plans. In the Materials & Surfaces station, visitors get to mix and match materials and finishes to create a unique style for their dream project. In the Mood Board station, visitors create an inspiration board (a collage of images of furniture, fixtures and materials) to take home.
Homeowners planning renovations, realtors staging properties, and all people with a passion for design are invited to collaborate with M.A.D.E professors and students in the “Home M.A.D.E” design studio.
Miami Arts & Design Education (M.A.D.E) is the first U.S. location of a European family of schools based in Paris, France with 30+ years’ experience and over 9,000 graduates. Now in its second semester since its inception in 2017, M.A.D.E is running competitively priced diploma programs that prepare graduates to launch successful careers in design.
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Nicholas Rosado Served 22 years in the Marine Corps in the field of Artillery, Adjutant (Administrator), and Legal Officer. He started as an enlisted Marine Private and retired a Major in the U.S. Marines. Possess an undergraduate BS degree in Computer Science and Software Development with a concentration in Mathematics. Nicholas has also served as an Electrical Engineering student intern for Browne & Root Engineering in Mobile, AL before transitioning to Computer Sciences. He has owned a Systems Integration/Home Automation company (Provided services for Audio, Video, Lighting, Security, Surveillance, Comfort, IT/Network Design, and Access Control) for 7 years before joining Control4; and has been with Control4 for the past 5 years serving as an Area Sales Manager for Southern Florida and the entire Caribbean markets.www.premiumdigitalcontrol.com
Earn a CEU Credit by attending the professional development seminars presented by Premium Digital Control & Automation featuring Control 4.
Saturday, April 7th at 5:00 p.m. | Disguise And Hide – Designing For Technology Sunday, April 8th at 4:00 p.m. | Proper Planning For Residential Electronic Systems
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