Regional Director, South Florida

Mylande (Lande) Simeon serves as BBIF’s South FL Regional Director. In her role, Lande is responsible for developing and support the South Florida market with loans and technical assistance targeting BIPOC and underserved small businesses, as well as developing new partner relationships with banks, foundations, and other non-profit organizations. Myrlande has over 10 years of banking experience and has a strong track record of being a successful Change Agent for Fortune 500 companies. As a former VP at Bank of America, Myrlande

has held the top 1% in performance in 2017 and 2019. Her ability to be the chief storyteller and paint the perfect picture for clients, customers and staff is one of her unique gifts. She has been able to fortify her client’s business development department and establish some of the same industry leading best practices she established in the finance sector. A Miami native born of Haitian descent; Myrlande is a member of the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF), Miami Dade Chamber of Commerce and heads the cheerleading program for the Hallandale Beach Police Athletic League. Myrlande is a champion of her community and dedicates hours of her time to non-profit groups, such as the homeless recovery shelter Camillus House. In 2016, Myrlande founded the Mommy and Me Networking Seminars. These seminars focus on empowering women who own small businesses and in 2022 Started the Boss Up Brunch Networking Seminar which provides local business owners with the tools and resources to help run a successful business. Myrlande was recognized as Haitian American chamber of Commerce Top 20 Under 40 in 2019. In 2016 she was Bank of America’s (BAC) Pinnacle Award Winner and BAC’s 2015 Top Performer Award winner. Lande holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from Florida International University