The Board and staff of Miami Parking Authority (MPA) is deeply saddened by the loss of long-time board member, Mr. Arthur H. Hertz, yesterday afternoon.
“Mr. Hertz served on the MPA Board with distinction for a little more than thirty years. He was highly respected for his ability to distill complex financial issues into easy-to-understand concepts. But, beyond his many business qualities, he was a gentleman and a man of his word. Mr. Hertz was a man of impeccable ethics and he expected our board to maintain those ethics,” said Dr. Thomas “Tom” Jelke, Chairman of the Board of MPA.
On behalf of the Board and the MPA staff, we wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the Hertz family in this very difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with them as well as all of those whose lives were touched by Art Hertz’s generosity.
“Our community has lost a great man. Mr. Hertz was a visionary, a leader, a mentor and a loyal friend. His deep love and commitment to the betterment of our community is palpable in the many organizations and causes that he championed throughout his life. He will be sorely missed,” stated Arthur “Art” Noriega, Chief Executive Officer of MPA.
About Arthur H. Hertz
Arthur H. Hertz was Chairman, CEO and a controlling shareholder of Wometco Enterprises, Inc.
Mr. Hertz graduated cum laude with a BA degree from the University of Miami in 1955. He was a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Eta Sigma, both scholastic honor fraternities; Omicron Delta Kappa, national honorary leadership fraternity; and Iron Arrow, the highest honor that can be bestowed on a University of Miami graduate. He was a certified public accountant in the State of Florida.

Mr. Hertz served on numerous community, professional organizations and foundations including:

Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Foundation, C.E.O.
University of Miami Board of Trustees
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
City of Miami Off-Street Parking Authority, Past Chairman
VISIT FLORIDA, Past Chairman
Orange Bowl Committee, Member, Past President
Diabetes Research Foundation
University of Miami Alumni Association
Margarita R. Delgado, [email protected]/(305) 336-6267.