When Tony Lima was hired last summer to be the Executive Director of SAVE Dade, Board Chairman Brian Adler declared that “he brings talent, enthusiasm and passion to his new role and will represent the LGBT community in Miami with distinction.”

Lima came to SAVE Dade with a rich background as a marketing professional, with six years’ experience as Vice President for Marketing, Communications, and Sales for the Miami Science Museum.

Since he took the helm at SAVE Dade on September 3, Lima told SFGN, he and his staff “developed an ambitious political roadmap for 2014 that will help elect the right leaders to ultimately achieve a pro-equality state [of Florida]. Locally, we will focus on pushing forward to amend the Human Rights Ordinance in Miami-Dade County to add protections on the basis of gender identity and expression.”

Lima also added to his team “a field director with national prominence that will help us achieve even greater strides for human rights and equality.“ Looking forward, Lima vows to continue SAVE Dade’s “legacy of hard work to create positive change as leaders of the organization have done before me.”

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