Eli Tourgeman, President
Eli Tourgeman was born in Panama and was educated at Long Island University, NY, earning a Bachelor’s in Science degree “cum laude”. Mr. Tourgeman is the Vice President of HSBC Bank in Surfside, FL, which he opened in 2005. His experience in the banking industry and credibility in the community made him a natural choice as leader for the Surfside-Bal Harbour office. Currently, he is the President of the Surfside Business Association and Chairman of the Surfside Tourist Board.
Mr. Tourgeman’s history in community service appointments included:
Mayor – Town of Surfside
Vice Mayor – Town of Surfside
Commissioner – Town of Surfside
Chairman – Bankers Forum
Chairman – Merit & Awards Committee
(appointed by the Honorable Senator Gwen Magolis)
Vice President – Florida Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce
Board Member – Miami Dade County Housing Authority
(appointed by Honorable Katy Sorenson)
Board Member – South Florida Regional Planning Council Board
Board Member – Planning and Zoning Board, Town of Surfside
Committee Review Member – “Mom & Pops” County district business grants (appointed by Honorable Sally Heyman)
Mr. Tourgeman has also served in the Miami Dade County Commission, Office of the Chair, Honorable Dr. Barbara Carey-Shuler, received the first Humanitarian Award given by the North Shore Kiwanis Club.
Mr. Tourgeman’s community involvement includes
- Hope Center, a residential and learning center for mentally challenged individuals.
- Miami Beach Heart Walk committee