Black banker elected to the board of directors

Miami native Sheldon T. Anderson brings impressive credentials

Ashley Montgomery | 9/19/2013, 9 a.m.

Banker Sheldon T. Anderson has been elected to the board of directors of Bioheart, Inc. — a company committed to leading the country within the cardiovascular sector of the cell technology



industry. Mike Tomas, CEO of Bioheart, Inc., says he is proud to have Anderson aboard and believes he will be a valuable asset to the company’s board because of his significant financial and capital raising expertise.

A native of Miami, Anderson is an active community leader among his peers and has an impressive professional background. He retired last year as chairman and CEO of the Southeast Region of Northern Trust, where he was responsible for managing the company’s investment management, trust and estate planning, private and business banking and financial consulting business in Florida and Georgia.

In addition, Anderson is currently the chair-elect of the Beacon Council — Miami-Dade County’s economic development agency.

A board member of the Miami-Dade College Foundation, Inc., Anderson also serves as president of the board of Cleveland Orchestra Miami/Miami Music Association and is on the advisory board for the University of Miami School of Law for Ethics and Public Service. 

He holds a degree in International Studies from the Ohio State University.