Anuca ValverdePresident of Marketing Division
Anuca Valverde President of Marketing Cervera Real Estate
Anuca Valverde is one of South Florida's most experienced and knowledgeable real estate marketing professionals. Her expertise extends from Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and other aspects of the new media to direct marketing programs and traditional print, broadcast, and outdoor media. She understands how to guide organizations in developing effective strategic marketing plans and she knows how to reach consumers, influence behaviors, and deliver positive returns on marketing investments.
Drawing on more than 30 years of marketing, advertising, and sales experience in New York, Paris, D.C., and Miami - Valverde provides both strategic guidance and tactical implementation for Cervera Real Estate's international and domestic operations. In reaching the Latin American, European, and U.S. markets - both Anglo and Hispanics Valverde has effectively communicated with billions of people using all media types. A dedicated team player, Valverde is fluent in English, Spanish, French with comprehension skills in Italian and Portuguese.
Prior to joining Cervera Real Estate in 2006 where she has built a successful advertising and marketing department Valverde was the owner of Valverde & Associates and co-owner of its successor, Valverde & Rodriguez. In leading those Coral Gables-based Marketing firms for more than two decades, she became familiar with a wide range of industries, including real estate, tourism, technology, and education. Her client roster included developers Codina Group, Swire Properties and Florida Tourism for US Hispanic-Latin American markets, McDonald's local franchises Hispanic markets, plus technology companies Conectadas and Conectron. She also participated in the formation of the Miami Beach Tourism Federation, the foundation of the Greater Miami and the Beaches Convention and Visitor Authority, and the Beacon Council economic development organization. She was honored with Addy Awards for a real estate campaign.
Prior to opening her own agency, Valverde was an account supervisor for Wells Rich, Greene, Inc., New York, where she assisted in the creation and staffing of an international department to serve European and Latin America markets. She also supervised and directed Pan American Airlines $13 million advertising budget in Latin America and coordinated the agency's affiliates throughout the Caribbean, Central, and South America. She was also an account supervisor for Cannon Advertising, New York, an account executive for D Arcy, MacMasius, SAMS Advertising, New York, and an account executive for Harper & Co. Advertising, Miami.
Valverde earned a Bachelor of Science in Business from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where she founded a student chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and the Georgetown University Marketing Society. She later took post-graduate studies in art history at La Sorbonne; Paris, France; finance and economics at Florida International University, Miami. She also completed studies in communication, management, and coaching at the University of Miami and SEO training from the Direct Marketing Association. She is a licensed Florida real estate agent.
A dynamic professional and community leader, Valverde is a member of the Real Estate Association of Greater Miami, the National Association of Realtors, and Refresh Miami - New Media Organization. She is also a volunteer leader of Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), a national non-profit organization. She co-founded the Miami chapter and has spoken for CHADD to a Congressional Hispanic sub-committee. She now serves on CHADD's National Chapter Services Committee. She is also served as a board member for the Film Society of Miami and was president for the Center for Latin American Arts & Studies (CLAAS).