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Children’s Harbor welcomes new board member

June 1, 2022 – Lisa Mooney, The vice president and chief commercial officer of BankUnited, a national bank headquartered in Miami Lakes, has joined the Children’s Harbor board.

Children’s Harbor is a nationally accredited non-profit agency whose mission is to help strengthen struggling families in our community while providing safe shelter and support for teens in foster care so they can grow into healthy, educated and productive adults.

“Lisa and BankUnited are true champions of our mission. As a mentor to at-risk students, Lisa’s advocacy is well known throughout the community,” said Children’s Harbor President and CEO Tiffani Dhooge. “Lisa’s passion for empowering young people who have left foster care is contagious. We are delighted to have the opportunity to welcome him to the Harbor Board!

With over 25 years of experience in all areas of retail banking, Mooney is a financial leader dedicated to providing advice, lending solutions and exceptional customer service to its retail and corporate clients. Prior to joining BankUnited in 2010, Mooney held senior positions at regional and national institutions.

Mooney is a board member of Gateway Community Outreach and a committee member of the South Florida Regional Planning Council. She mentors high-risk students at Flanagan High School through the Women of Tomorrow program.

Mooney is a resident of Davie.

For more information, call 954-252-3072 or visit

About child wearing:

Founded in 1996, Children’s Harbor is a nationally accredited non-profit agency whose mission is to provide shelter and support to at-risk children, youth and families, keeping siblings together, strengthening families and rebuilding lives.

Children’s Harbor offers nurturing family group homes for teens in the foster care system on a beautiful eight-acre campus in Pembroke Pines, Florida. These loving homes allow siblings and teenage mothers and their babies to stay together during a turbulent time in their young lives. Children’s Harbor also helps prevent child abuse through its Family Strengthening Program. Each year, 200 Broward County families receive in-home counseling to improve their parenting and communication skills.

Brown’s Harbor is the result of a collaborative partnership with the Selfless Love Foundation. Browns Harbor is a supportive housing community that offers on-site staff, training and comprehensive support services for young adults who have left the foster care system, ages 18-23, helping to bridge the gap between dependence and independence.

To learn more about Children’s Harbour, visit

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