Vanessa Brito Political Strategist & Activist

Brito is the Director and Owner of Myami Marketing Inc., a Miami based full- service Political Consulting firm. Through MYami Marketing, Brito has consulted on Statewide and Congressional campaigns for the 2010 and 2012 cycle, managing campaigns for Republican State Representative Michael Bileca. She has also served as a consultant for the Republican Party of Florida and was the lead data manager for the "YES to Recall Mayor Carlos Alvarez" led by auto dealership owner Norman Braman. In 2012, Brito served as the Project Manager and Media Expert for the Hispanic Leadership Fund and Hispanic Leadership Fund PAC during the 2012 Presidential Election in favor of Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney whereby furthering the national organization’s mission of conservative values. More recently in 2014, she victoriously managed the campaign of Veronica Diaz for Miami-Dade County Judge against a 20-year political veteran in Miami and the Sunshine State. Brito is recognized as a community activist in South Florida through her work as Chairperson of Miami Voice PAC. She serves as a Political Strategist and Commentator on local and national media particularly on issues regarding Florida voter trends and LGBT issues locally, nationally, and abroad. She has received Proclamations from Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami Beach for her advocacy work with minority communities and civic engagement. In addition, Brito is a contributing writer/blogger for the Huffington Post (Miami Edition) on issues relating to politics and government relations in Miami-Dade County. She is also a contributing expert writer to Miami.com and Miami.com en Español as well as AMBIENTE Magazine on issues related to the Gay, Lesbian, Transgendered and Bisexual (LGBT) community. She has served as a committee member to SAVE Dade Foundation’s Communications and Marketing Committee; served as a Federal Club member of the Human Rights Campaign; served as advisory board member to the Latin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. More recently, Vanessa served as a Board Member and political committee chair of Unity Coalition/Coalicion Unida (LGBT), member of the Equality Florida Miami Steering Committee, and honorary board member of the Miami Coalition Against Breed Specific Legislation. Additional accomplishments include: • Voted as "Best Citizen of 2011" by the Miami New Times; • Featured as "Top 20 under 40 Hispanics in the 2011 issue of Poder Magazine along with world renowned recording artist, Pitbull; • Recognized as “One of 20 Miami People of 2011” by the Miami New Times; • Named in 2011 as one of the “100 Women We Love” by Go Magazine; • Chosen in 2015 as “One of South Florida’s Most Influential People” by South Florida Gay News.