Camillus House, a non-profit with life-changing programs that meet the varying needs of the struggling and homeless, today announced the selection of Eddie Gloria as Chief Operating Officer (COO). This recent appointment marks the return of Mr. Gloria to Camillus House who worked for and grew with the nonprofit in various roles including Director of Strategy and Grants and Vice President of Strategy and Housing Development, with his last role being COO from 2016 to 2018.
Mr. Gloria will play a pivotal role in the nonprofit’s continuous efforts to drive growth and enhance operational and programmatic efficiency. He will lead program and business operations across 11 sites located throughout the County that are owned and/or operated by Camillus House, at the 350,000 square foot multi-use main campus, as well as the agency’s grant development, fleet, IT, Facilities, Security and client support operations.
Throughout his accomplished career, Mr. Gloria served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Alpha-1 Foundation in Coral Gables. Most recently, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, where he steered the organization through substantial growth amidst pandemics and major disasters.
Mr. Gloria completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at Florida International University in Miami and holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA).
“We are pleased that Eddie has rejoined us to take on this major leadership role at Camillus House,” said Hilda Fernandez, Chief Executive Officer, Camillus House. “Eddie has already demonstrated leadership and success in executing transformational strategies and his return to Camillus House symbolizes a passionate, renewed focus on advancing the organization’s mission and continuing to serve the homeless and families in need who look to Camillus for help.”
About Camillus House
Camillus House has provided humanitarian services to persons who are poor and homeless in Miami-Dade County, Florida since 1960. As a ministry of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God, Camillus House was originally established to serve Cuban exiles. From its humble beginning as a small soup kitchen, Camillus has grown into a full-service organization offering a comprehensive “system of care” including food, clothing, emergency, transitional and permanent housing, physical and mental health care, and substance abuse treatment.