Dade County Bar names Berlin new executive director
Bret Berlin has joined the Dade County Bar Association as its new executive director.
Berlin will report to the board of directors and is responsible for the strategy and operations for DCBA’s staff, programs, expansion, and overall mission.
“We are thrilled to have Bret on board,” said Jane Muir the DCBA’s president. “As a leader and executive, he brings a variety of experience from different fields to the position. From finance to administration and from fundraising to communications, he has the skills and the drive that we need at this time of growth and expansion at the DCBA.”
“As one of the oldest and largest voluntary bar associations in Florida it is an exciting time to be a part of this great organization,” Berlin said. “We have an ambitious agenda including continuing to support law firms and attorneys as we all emerge from a year of uncertainty, serving the general public with the DCBA’s variety of programs that provide insight into the law and the court system, building our membership, and executing our long-range plan for renovating and fully activating the DCBA’s office building.”
Berlin earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida, where he served as student body president, and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Columbia Business School. Berlin brings business experience and political acumen to the position. He has served in executive leadership positions for companies in a range of industries, such as hospitality and internet marketing. He is the former chair of the Miami Dade Democratic Party and vice chair of the Florida Democratic Party. He is joining the DCBA from local real estate developer, Terra Group.