Board of GovernorsMiguel G. Farra is the partner-in-charge of the Tax and Accounting Department at Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC (MBAF). Miguel has more than 34 years of experience in the areas of tax planning and compliance, consulting, mergers and acquisition, accounting and audit services for domestic and international businesses. He leads a team of international tax professionals dedicated to forensic accounting on voluntary disclosure cases, pre-immigration planning, inbound and outbound corporate structures to minimize worldwide taxation and international tax compliance.
Miguel and his wife, Nelly, have hosted several cultivation events for Sylvester in their home. Nelly is currently the vice-chair of Sylvester’s Founders Society Board committee. He is a member of the UM President’s Council and the Accounting Advisory Board, and both he and his wife are firm supporters of the university. The Farras are dedicated donors to the UM Law School, School of Business, and Sylvester. Farra's wife and daughters are all alumni of the University of Miami and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Farra’s other affiliations include: chairman of the board, Miami Dade College Foundation; co-chair, United Way of Miami-Dade Tocqueville Society; director, US-Cuba Democracy Political Action Committee; director, Camillus House; treasurer, International Wine & Food Society; and Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners.
Additionally, he has had past involvement in the following organizations: Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart; Children’s Foundation of Greater Miami; Children’s Home Society of Florida; Dade Partners for Safe Neighborhoods; Informed Families; Liga Contra el Cancer; Miami Museum of Science; and Ransom Everglades School.
Miguel has been honored by the South Florida Business Journal with the 2006 Excellence in Accounting Award in the international tax category, by the Ronald McDonald House Twelve Good Men, and he was inducted into the Miami Dade College Hall of Fame.