Valerie Schimel joined the Board in June 2022. Ms. Schimel is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Munchkin Fun LLC, Florida’s largest digital parenting publication. Munchkin Fun was launched in 2008 in Miami, Florida as a for-profit business to help families spend quality time together and has since expanded throughout Florida. Ms. Schimel is also the President of the Albert H. and Jane D. Nahmad Family Foundation, which supports youth and education in Miami-Dade County. She has participated on Watsco’s Advisory Board since 2019 and is the daughter of Albert H. Nahmad, our Chairman & CEO. Ms. Schimel also serves on the Board of Visitors of the Pratt Engineering School at Duke University and various other educational boards in South Florida. She holds a B.A. from Duke University and a M.A. in Health Communications from New York University. Ms. Schimel brings entrepreneurial, managerial, technology and social/community skills to our Board.