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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Fowler White Burnett Shareholder Deborah Mayo Elected Secretary to South Florida Progress Foundation Board of Directors

Fowler White Burnett today announced that shareholder Deborah Mayo has been elected secretary to the board of directors of the South Florida Progress Foundation.

Mayo, who works out of the firm’s Miami office, focuses her practice on commercial transactions and business and corporate law. She assists clients specifically with joint venture transactions, strategic alliances and private securities offerings. Mayo has represented clients in a wide variety of industries, including commercial real estate funds, real estate investment firms and biomedical technology. 

Active in the community, Mayo has led various international trade initiatives through the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, including serving on the executive committee of the international economic development group. She has also served on the executive committee of the Salvation Army of Dade County, the board of governors of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and was president of its Dade County chapter. 

Mayo holds an LLM in taxation from University of Miami School of Law, a law degree from University of Florida School of Law, a master’s of business administration from University of Miami School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University. 

The South Florida Progress Foundation is a Florida-based not-for-profit organization that proactively addresses issues considered paramount to the area’s progress and performance. The foundation handles programming for projects concerning improving race relations, cooperation among higher education institutions, hurricane recovery and other issues.

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