CEO, The Children’s Movement of Florida
Aventura, Miami-Dade County
Vance Aloupis joined The Children’s Movement in June 2010, now serving as the organization’s CEO. A former Student Body President at the University of Miami, student trustee on the UM Board of Trustees, and a graduate of the UM School of Law, Vance was the Judge Peter Palermo Fellow in the Center for Ethics and Public Service’s Street Law program. As a proud alum of the University of Miami, Vance now serves as a member of the UM Alumni Association Board of Directors.
In 2012, Vance was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to serve as a commissioner for Volunteer Florida, which oversees much of the state’s AmeriCorps programs. Vance is a graduate of Class VI of the Miami Fellows and Class IV of Connect Florida. In late 2014, Vance helped found the James Madison Institute’s Leaders Fellowship, a leadership development program focused on fostering free market principles. A graduate of Harvard Business School’s Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management program, Vance was selected as one of 90 young professionals from across America to join in the first cohort of HBS’s Young American Leaders Program.
In 2014, Vance was honored by The Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida as the Young Floridian of the Year. In 2015, Vance was honored with the Emerging Leader Award from Florida International University’s Center for Leadership.
Vance and his wife, Mariella, live in Miami with their two daughters, Isabella and Aria.