MAITLAND, Fla. — Miami banker Carlos Halley has been appointed as a public member to serve a three-year term on the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice.
Halley graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelor’s in business administration. With a 35-year career in commercial real estate and development banking, Halley was senior vice president and market executive with First Citizens Bank before joining the Commercial Banking Group of FirstBank Florida as vice president in February.
Halley previously served as co-chair of the Citizens Advisory Board for The Florida Bar and was a board member of Leadership Florida. His volunteer work and financial career have fostered an understanding of the needs of low-income families. As chairman of the Kiwanis Club of the Little Havana Foundation from 2004-2012, he worked to award scholarships to low income students in the area. Halley is currently chairman of the City of Coral Gables Parking Advisory Board.
He began his term July 1.