Mrs. Defortuna serves as the company’s Executive Vice President. Ever since Mrs.Defortuna’s husband, Edgardo, introduced her to the world of real estate, she has expanded the reach of the Fortune International network, continually establishing new offices and selecting representatives throughout Latin America and Europe. First, she worked diligently as the Sales Director for Jade Residences at Brickell Bay – one of South Florida’s most successful residential towers and a Brickell area landmark. The building sold out and opened in the fall of 2004. Thereafter, Mrs. Defortuna has been instrumental in the development, from conceptualization to completion, of many other Fortune projects, including Jade Beach, Jade Ocean, The Bridgewater and most recently, Jade Signature.
Born and raised in Lima, Peru, Mrs. Defortuna studied at Boston University, where she graduated with a double degree in Finance and Business Administration. Today, in addition to her integral leadership role at Fortune International Group, Mrs. Defortuna is an active member of the community. She and Edgardo are founders of the Key Biscayne Community Foundation. Other charitable involvements include The Founders organization of Mount Sinai, Voices for Children Foundation, Shake-A-Leg, University of Miami and The Boy Scouts of America, and numerous others.