Chairman and President 2017-03-31T11:25:27+00:00

Chairman and President

Pastor Mario Bramnick
Pastor Mario BramnickChairman - CILC
Mario Bramnick graduated with honors from the University of Miami in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Degree and with a Juris Doctorate Degree of Law from the University of Miami in 1982. He has practiced law in the field of Commercial Law and Civil Litigation. Mr. Bramnick was born in Cuba and is fluent in English and Spanish. Mr. Bramnick is part of the leadership of Pastor Guillermo Maldonado of King Jesus Ministries International and the Senior Pastor of New Wine Ministries in Cooper City as well as the Founder and President of the South Florida Pastors Network.


Mr. Bramnick served as National Hispanic Advisory Counsel for the Donald J. Trump Campaign, attended weekly briefings with Alan Cobb, Director of Coalitions for the Donald J. Trump Campaign, and Jenny Korn, Republican National Committee Deputy Political Director. Mr. Bramnick has met with President-Elect Trump in several meetings where he discussed Hispanic Engagement. Mr. Bramnick was named as surrogate for Mr. Trump and was interviewed on behalf of the Campaign on several English and Spanish news media outlets including Univision, Telemundo, CNN En Español, Fusion, MSNBC, Time Magazine, The Hill, Associated Press New, Fox Latino, Charisma News, Bloomberg News, Christianity Today En Español, Jewish Press and JTA. Mr. Bramnick has been an outspoken advocate amongst the Hispanic community for President-Elect Donald J. Trump. Mr. Bramnick officiated four invocations for Mr. Trump and Mr. Pence at their campaign rallies and spoke at one of the town hall meetings with Mr. Trump and Hispanic supporters.


Mr. Bramnick was involved in working with the Campaign in the securing of strong pro-Israel language strengthening the Republican platform, which reinstated reference to an undivided Jerusalem. See link: HTTP://WWW.ALGEMEINER.COM/2016/07/14/THE-STORY-BEHIND-THEGOPS-ANTI-TWO-STATE-PLATFORM/


Mr. Bramnick helped on the Israel Policy for the Donald J. Trump Campaign. Mr. Bramnick worked with David Friedman, Ambassador Designate to Israel and Jason Greenblatt, Co-Chair of the Israel Advisory Committee on the Israel Policy and engagement of pro-Israel Evangelicals in support of Mr. Trump. Additionally, Mr. Bramnick worked with Evangelical groups to get the vote out based on Mr. Trump’s strong pro-Israel stance.


Mr. Bramnick is Vice President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) and the Florida Chapter Director. NHCLC/CONEL is the world’s largest Hispanic

Christian organization. It serves as a representative voice for the more than 100 million Hispanic Evangelicals assembled in over 40,000 U.S. churches and another 500,000 congregations spread throughout the Spanish-speaking diaspora. Mr. Bramnick hosted a bipartisan Congressional Reception on Capitol Hill with 14 Senators and Congressmen and hosted Florida events including a pastor’s event with 500 Pastors with Governor Rick Scott.


Mr. Bramnick is President of the Hispanic Israel Leadership Coalition, a subsidiary of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, the largest Hispanic “Pro-Israel, Pro-Jewish” organization in America with a vision to build a firewall against Antisemitism and raise awareness of the critical intersection of Israel and America’s future. Mr. Bramnick has had numerous articles published on, Christian News, US News Wire, Charisma Magazine, Christianity Today, Algemeiner, Breaking Christian News and Breaking Israel News. See HILC website Mr. Bramnick works with top tier leadership from the Jewish Community and Christian pro-Israel Community and hosts approximately 24 events annually. HILC’s leaders lobbied on Capitol Hill against the Iranian deal and on the Anti BDS in Florida, Ohio and California. HILC has worked to counter Antisemitism and the Campaign to Delegitimize the Nation of Israel.


On July 16-18, 2016, Mr. Bramnick co-hosted the historic Global Forum Combatting Antisemitism in Latin America, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This historic event was cosponsored by the Latin American World Jewish Congress and the Israel Foreign Ministry with 250 delegates from 17 nations with Christian and Jewish Leadership. This included the Vice President of Argentina, Supreme Court Justice of Colombia and the President of the House of Representatives of Uruguay. Mr. Bramnick will be hosting events throughout Central and South America working with key governmental leadership and church leadership including Uruguay, Brazil, Chile and Argentina.


HILC is coordinating Israeli Caribbean Economic Partnership Conferences and Israeli Caribbean Business Innovation and Technology Conferences with Caribbean Heads of State in Bermuda, Jamaica, Trinidad and the Bahamas to engage Caribbean nations in stronger economic and foreign policy relations with Israel.


Part of HILC’s vision is to build bridges of reconciliation between Jew and Arab to create a firewall of protection against the persecution of the Arab Christians throughout the Middle East. Mr. Bramnick hosted an event in the United Nations on the Persecuted Christian in the Middle East and has mobilized lobbying for Safe Haven in the Nineveh Plains for Iraqi Christians.


Mr. Bramnick coordinated three historic Latino-Jewish Roundtable events with top tier Hispanic Evangelical and Jewish leadership and established a Latino-Jewish Task Force that will bridge the Hispanic and Jewish communities on a national basis to strengthen mutual understanding, build relationships, foster cooperation and advance pro-Israel activism.

Mr. Bramnick addressed the United Nations as the keynote speaker on Global Anti-Semitism: A Threat to International Peace and Security. He is hosting a weekly television program on Trinity Broadcasting Network’s Salsa Channel – Israel God’s Glory.

Mr. Bramnick has received the Tikvah L’Olam Award from B’nai Zion Foundation, a foundation that supports humanitarian projects in Israel that improve the lives of thousands in need and an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Consulate General of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico.

Mr. Bramnick and his wife Maria Asela have been married for 25 years with 6 children all of whom were homeschooled through primary and secondary education.


Dr. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference

Pastor Guillermo Maldonado, Co-Founder and Senior Pastor of King Jesus International Ministry

Jenny Korn, Republican National Committee Deputy Political Director

Alan Cobb, Director of Coalitions for the Donald J. Trump Campaign

David Friedman, Ambassador Designate to Israel

Jason Greenblatt, Executive Vice President of Trump International & Chief Legal Officer

Lourdes Aguirre, ERES America, Business Development Director, RNC Florida Coordinator

Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Betty Ehrenberg, Executive Director, World Jewish Congress North America

William Daroff, Senior VP for Public Policy & Dir of the Washington office The Jewish Federations of North America

Bishop Andre Thomas
Bishop Andre ThomasPresident - CILC
Andre Thomas is a Visionary, Bishop, Economic Leadership Coach, Economic Dignity Consultant, Thought Leader and Prolific Author. He has worked in the ministry for over 20 years planting churches, holding leadership empowerment conferences and building Bible colleges that equip visionaries to take their visions from concept to reality, his colleges have trained an excess 2,000 students in the Caribbean and Canada in theology, leadership studies and counseling.

1. Caribbean Israel Leadership Coalition

Bishop Thomas serves as the President of the Caribbean Israel Leadership Coalition an organization with a mission to drive initiatives and facilitate efforts to create greater and closer national ties, economic development ties and faith based ties between the Caribbean and Israel..

2. The Ideas and Solutions Group Inc.

Bishop Thomas is the visionary and CEO of The Ideas and Solutions Group Inc an economic leadership development, media, publishing and education company with a mission to bring economic dignity to developing nations, wisdom resources to this generation and produce media programs that empower people.

Its subsidiaries include Economic Dignity Consulting an economic leadership training and consulting arm for developing nations: Raising Innovative Leaders a growing franchise network consisting of Raising Leaders in the Classroom and Raising Leaders in the Workplace: Greatness Publishing a Christian, educational and leadership publishing company: Let’s Talk Excellence Studios a company that produces empowering TV shows and web series.

3. Fresh Anointing and Wisdom Network

Bishop Thomas is the Visionary and President of Fresh Anointing and Wisdom Network an organization with a mission to influence and empower people globally from the church world to take world changing ideas and solutions from concept to reality. Its outreaches include 12 Spheres of Leadership Movement a growing movement of leaders shaping the destines of their nations with God ideas: Visionaries’ Institute an online school for visionaries: Fresh Anointing and Wisdom Network Credentialing where we credential ministers of the Gospel globally

4. Divine Visitation Assemblies

Bishop Thomas is the Visionary and Bishop of Divine Visitation Assemblies a growing network of local assemblies that take people from bondage to greatness.

His books include:

1. The Organizational Visionary
2. The Gift of Political Leadership
3. 12 Spheres of Leadership (The 12 types of leaders that shape the destinies of nations)
4. Unlock Your Greatness (A Young Leaders’ Handbook)
5. Discovering Me
6. Uncommon Men and Distinguished Women
7. Seven Principles of Commonwealth Leadership
9. Discovering your Leadership Assignment
10. Preparing for your Leadership Assignment
11. Executing your Leadership Assignment
12. I Am a Leader (Inspiring Greatness in Kids)
13. The Political Visionary
14. The Journey from Brokenness to Wholeness
15. The Social Visionary
16. Leading Nations to Economic Dignity
17. Lesson from History for Policy Makers
18. Wisdom for Leadership Coaches
19. 31 Wisdom Keys to Unlock your Greatness
20. 30 Days of Empowerment to Win Life’s Battles
21. 31 Days that Will Equip You to Decode the Plan of God
22. 30 Days that Will Deepen Your Ability to Love and Be Loved
23. 31 Days that Will Make You Wiser
24. ABC’s of the Kingdom of God
25. 31 Scriptural Secrets that will Improve your Prayer Life

He is married to his soulmate and ministry partner Nina Thomas and has two daughters.