Israel Kreps is CEO of Kreps DeMaria, which was founded by Kreps in 1988. Kreps has expertise in real estate, hospitality, healthcare, banking and professional services, utilizing his background in developing communication strategies and handling crisis-management issues. He currently represents local, national and international corporations, including Christie’s International Real Estate; InterContinental Hotels Group Latin America & Caribbean; HomeServices of America, the real estate subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway; New York-based Dezer Properties; Mercantil Commercebank, and others.
Kreps is particularly sought after for his strategic marketing and business-to-business skills. He is a frequent speaker on topics related to communication, having spoken before Chambers of Commerce, Legal Bar Associations, nonprofits and various public and private corporations and organizations, as well as having taught a strategic PR course to master’s candidates at the Externado University in Bogota, Colombia.
A University of Miami graduate with an International Finance and Marketing major, Kreps is a long-time member of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors, serving that organization in various capacities over the years, and has served in an advisory capacity to numerous nonprofits.