VICE PRESIDENT, PUBLIC AFFAIRS & CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
Rafaela A. Amador Fink joined the Rays in June 2014 and was promoted to vice president in January 2019. She leads all public affairs efforts and serves as the club’s government affairs liaison. Additionally, she works across departments to ensure consistent and effective communication of business issues and manages all crisis communications. Prior to joining the Rays, Rafaela served as an account director at a public relations and public affairs firm, was vice president of public affairs and communications at the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, worked in local politics and taught high school English. She received a 2009 Ford Foundation Fellowship for Regional Sustainable Development through the American Chamber of Commerce Executives and traveled to various cities in the U.S. and China throughout her course of study. Amador holds a bachelor’s in international studies with a Spanish minor from the University of South Florida. She was a founding board member of the New Leaders Council Tampa Bay chapter, served as an Honorary Commander at MacDill Air Force Base, is a member of the Tampa Bay Area Committee on Foreign Relations, the Community Tampa Bay board of directors and USF’s Women in Leadership and Philanthropy. She lives in Tampa with her husband, Jason, and son, Maddox.