Claudia is a graduate of the 2005 Leadership Tampa class and served as its president. While living in Tampa, Claudia was a member of the Junior League and achieved Sustainer status. She, also, contributed as a member of the Board of Directors of Joshua House and A Kid’s Place. Upon relocating to Ponte Vedra Beach, Claudia participated as a member of the Board of Directors for the Jacksonville Humane Society, and Board of the Ponte Vedra Women’s Civic Alliance. She fulfilled numerous duties in various leadership roles with The Bolles School Parents’ Association, Community Hospice, and as Co-Chair of the American Heart Association’s Heart Ball of North Florida.
Following a successful sixteen-year career as a corporate attorney, as well as, serving as Co-Bond Counsel for Hillsborough County, Claudia is now dedicated to charitable and civic involvement. Claudia previously served as a member of the Florida Elections Commission from 2004 to 2007.
Claudia is a resident of Ponte Vedra Beach where she lives with her husband, Russ, and children, Ethan and Lauren. A native of Colombia, Claudia is fluent in Spanish.