Fernand, Sergio Bendixen and their team managed and implemented the Obama campaign's Hispanic outreach. While the reporters and TV cameras were at Palacios de los Jugos, chasing Mitt Romney having Cuban coffee, only a few miles away Fernand was at work on the Hispanic vote for Obama. Important? You tell me.
On EOM's list of most influential in Miami, Fernand Amandi is at the top. (Photo taken with David Axelrod, election night in Chicago.)