Mike Fernandez

Fernandez is the Chief Executive Officer, Founder and Chairman of MBF Healthcare Partners, L.P. He serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Healthcare Acquisition Corp. since June 2006. Mr. Fernandez also serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at CPHP Holdings Inc.

As a Cuban exile, growing up in New York, Fernandez has devoted his efforts to supporting immigrants in the U.S. by advocating for their rights. Through the IMPAC Fund, his latest initiative, he will fundraise to seek expanding currently existing legal services and programs to help undocumented immigrants fight unjust deportation procedures and grant them a path to citizenship


Wendi Adelson
Executive Director

Adelson was a law clerk to the Hon. Adalberto Jordan on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit from 2015 to 2016, and was a law professor for seven years, specializing in immigration, at Florida State University. She was a Miami Fellow and a Truman Scholar, Gates Scholar, Coca-Cola Scholar and Silver Knight recipient. She also wrote “This Is Our Story,” a novel about human trafficking. Adelson has a bachelor’s from Brandeis, a master’s in international relations from the University of Cambridge, and a J.D. from the University of Miami.