Francis X. Suarez is a Senior Operating Partner at DaGrosa Capital Partners LLC where he co-leads the firm’s acquisition initiatives and domestic and international investment platform. In addition, Mr. Suarez serves as the 43rd Mayor of Miami. In his role as Mayor, Mr. Suarez has been at the forefront of Miami’s growth in technology and innovation. Mr. Suarez also serves as Vice-Chair of the Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) where he championed the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) Plan. Prior to being elected Mayor, Mr. Suarez served as Miami Commissioner for District 4 for eight years.
Mr. Suarez was recently selected to serve as an Aspen Institute Rodel Fellow, was named as one of Fortune 2021 World’s 50 Greatest Leaders and was named as a TIME Future 100 Leader. In July 2020, Mr. Suarez was nominated and elected by American mayors to serve as the next President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors beginning in the 2022-2023 term. Additionally, Mr. Suarez is Of Counsel at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP.
Mr. Suarez holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Florida International University and received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.