Ms. Blanca is the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Inc., an independently owned commercial real estate services firm in Florida. Ms. Blanca has more than 25 years of experience in the South Florida real estate sector. Prior to launching Blanca Commercial Real Estate in March 2009, she served as Senior Managing Director for Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc., where she led the firm's South Florida operations. Ms. Blanca also held the position of Senior Vice President at Codina Realty Services, Inc. ONCOR International.
Ms. Blanca is a past member of the Board of Directors of The Miami Foundation, member of the Board of Governors of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, past chair of the Board of Directors of City Year Miami, and past chair of Miami-Dade County's official economic development agency, The Beacon Council. She also is a member of Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) Gold Miami-Ft Lauderdale Chapter, an Associate member of the YPO Miami Chapter, a member of the Women Corporate Directors (WCD) and a member of the University of Miami's School of Business Real Estate Advisory Council.
Ms. Blanca has earned several honors, including “Top 100 Power Leaders”, “Ultimate CEO” and “Most Influential Business Women” by the South Florida Business Journal, and “Power Leader of the Year” and “Office Broker of the Year” by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, “Philanthropist of the Year” by City Year Miami, “Community Leader” by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, “Top 25 Women in Real Estate” by Commercial Property Executive, “Women of Influence: Legends” and “Women of Influence” by Real Estate Forum, “Top Dealmakers of the Year” by the Daily Business Review, and Camacol's “Successful Hispanic Women of the Year.” Ms. Blanca earned a B.B.A with a concentration in international marketing and finance and an M.B.A. from the University of Miami.