Management Team

Ricardo Miyares joined the FAMIS leadership team as Chief Executive Officer and Tribal Leader back in May 2008. Ricardo is leading the company through a period of dynamic transformation powered by strategy and a vision to be the nation’s largest distributor within the industrial coatings and finishing trade market.

Prior to joining FAMIS, he served as owner, Chief Executive Officer and Tribal Leader at Miami Chemical, a boutique style, import – export chemical distribution company which surpassed $70MM in revenue preceding its acquisition by Shrieve Chemical in 2017. By 2003, Ricardo had also acquired and started several ventures in the Industrial Chemicals, Coatings and Adhesives space, such as Southeastern Chemical (SeChem) and Weld-All International.

Born in North Carolina and raised in Miami, he earned his master’s degree in International Business Administration from the University of Miami and Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Florida Atlantic University.

Ricardo serves on the Board of Directors of The Special Olympics of Miami-Dade County and is very active in supporting various programs around adults with Special Needs.

Oscar Hernandez leads our Liquid Coatings Division and is an integral part of the FAMIS leadership team as Director and Partner. With over 30 years of wholesale industry experience with polyurethane, paints, solvents, wood coatings and powder coatings, Oscar has developed strong business partnerships and clients for FAMIS over the years.

Born and raised in Miami, he earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Florida International University. Oscar is one of two sons of FAMIS Founder Mario Hernandez Sr. and is an active member in the South Florida community. He has a passion for car racing sports. In his spare time, Oscar enjoys racing at local speedways on behalf of Powder Depot, a subsidiary company at FAMIS.

Mario Hernandez Jr. leads our Engineered Finishing Solutions and Sales Division as Director and Partner. With over 34 years of coating and wholesale industry experience, Mario is an important member of the FAMIS leadership team. Throughout the years, he has co-led operations, account management and strategic planning of many business partnerships and clients at FAMIS.

Born and raised in Miami, Mario earned his bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Florida International University. He is one of two sons of FAMIS Founder Mario Hernandez Sr. and is an active member in the South Florida community. When he’s not at the office, Mario enjoys fishing, hunting and baseball games.

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