Meet the Staff
Sandy's toes have hugged Miami Beach sand for more than three decades. Following her global epicurean escapades, Sandy never minds returning home to our Beach. She is an avid balcony gardener, co-president of the Miami Beach Garden Club, Board Member of Florida Federation of Garden Clubs and owner of Sandy Shapiro Tours – a luxury travel company focused on gardens & gastronomy. Sandy is past chair of the Garden’s events committee, producing Taste of the Garden, Great Table on the Great Lawn, and Ghosts in the Garden. She joined the Garden as executive director in July 2015.
Maurice holds a degree in Interior Design from Kendall College of Art and Design located in Grand Rapid, Michigan.
With over 25 years of residential and commercial design experience, he has been successful creating timeless designs throughout the East coast and Miami. Feeling at home in South Florida he loves the diverse culture never tiring of the warm climate and beautiful landscape of Miami after 14 years.