Tina van der Ven
FOUNDER & CEO
Tina van der Ven is the CEO of vdV Consulting, a Miami-based boutique consulting firm specializing in strategy, marketing, public relations, business development, business coaching, and legal recruitment. Tina combines her strong institutional foundation—namely within BigLaw, Big Four accounting firms, and major healthcare entities—with her creative, efficient and customized strategies to help clients achieve their business goals. She has dedicated 20+ years of marketing working both the client and corporate sides elevating branding and business growth for global professional-services firms, leading corporations, non-profits, and health care institutions.
Prior to founding vdV Consulting, Tina was co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at NewStar Media. Tina formerly led regional marketing, business development, strategy and communications at the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, worked as a healthcare marketing consultant with Ernst & Young and Enzyme, Inc., and as a clinical researcher at the Brigham and Women's Hospital.
She has been recognized by the South Florida Business Journal as a “Power Leader in Marketing” and by Miami Magazine as a “Woman of Style.” Most recently, Tina was honored with the Miami Women Who Rock “Woman of the Year” Award.
Tina has also shown dedication to something equally important to herself and her family: generously donating her time and talents to a variety of impactful nonprofit organizations working toward a greater good. With a deep commitment to community service and a keen passion for giving back, she has helped advance the missions of non-profits enhancing the lives of those in need. She currently serves as co-chair of the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, a youth mentoring organization. She is a member of the Women of Tocqueville and serves on committees for Miami City Ballet, Perez Art Museum Miami, The Women’s Fund Miami-Dade, and the Little Lighthouse Foundation.
Tina co-chaired the prestigious United Way Women United Breakfast featuring Moira Forbes and has also served as the co-chair of the Miami City Ballet Nutcracker Magic Soirée and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami gala. She is a former board member of Kristi House and the Downtown Miami Charter School.
For Tina’s corporate and community leadership, she was inducted to the American Cancer Society “Inner Circle of Twelve,” the NSU University School “Hall of Fame,” and received the 2017 “Wonder Woman” Award from BBBS Miami. She also received the “Academic Inspiration Award” from Take Stock in Children for her dedication and commitment to her two young mentees who successfully graduated from the program.
Tina earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Miami and a master's degree in public health from Boston University. She lives in Coconut Grove, Florida with her husband, Alex and their two children.