EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

PETER MOORE

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

“As a lifelong Broward County resident, I’ve seen many changes. What hasn’t changed is the need for engaged leaders from all parts of our community to come together for the greater good. Leadership Broward provides a unique set of programs for this collaboration. I’m honored to have gone through the class and to help fulfill its mission today.”

President, Chen Moore & Associates

LB XXIII

 

GARY RUDERMAN

CHAIRMAN ELECT

“Having gone through Leadership Broward Class XXX, I feel a stronger sense of community and am more inspired to serve the community which I call home.”

Ruderman and Company, CPA

LB XXX

 

JEFF CATO

PAST CHAIR

“Leadership Broward not only showed me a unique ‘behind the scenes’ look at our community but also introduced me to the various non-profits that give back to those in need. I’m more involved now than ever….and I love it!”

Agency Owner, Cato Insurance Group, Inc.

LB XXIX

 

NANCY TANNER

SECRETARY

“Leadership Broward is the gift that keeps on giving. It gets you connected, and keeps you connected to who, and what, is important to our communities – both large and small.”

Director, Victim Advocate Unit, State Attorney’s Office

LB XII

 

SEAN DANNELLY

TREASURER

“I have found my experience in LB to be an extremely rewarding one which has significantly enhanced my awareness of our county’s most important issues. My network of trusted professional, personal, and community relationships has grown exponentially. I appreciate the opportunity to continue to give back through my service on the board.”

Founding Partner, Paladin Global Partners, CPA

LB XXVI

ELISA STONE

VICE PRESIDENT – PROGRAMS

Director of Development, Covenant House

LB XXXII

 

ANDRIA CUNNINGHAM

VICE PRESIDENT – EVENTS

“Leadership Broward provided me a unique opportunity to get an inside look at how our community is run, develop long lasting professional and personal relationships and most importantly it has helped me see the how important it is to establish collaborative partnerships between the business community and the nonprofit community.”

Senior Development Officer, Nova Southeastern University

LB XXIX

 

TIM HOGANS

VICE PRESIDENT COMMUNITY / CORPORATE RELATIONS

“LBF has successfully Developed leaders within Broward County, Connected various Non-Profits, Organizations, & the Business Community, all while positively Impacting the entire County for 35 years.  The Program Days are amazing and the Community Project is both challenging and rewarding…  This is something that I am very proud of and enjoy serving as a Board Member.”

Area Manager, Florida Power & Light

LB XXXIII

 

ANTHONY COPOLLA

VICE PRESIDENT MEMBERSHIP / ENGAGEMENT

Corporate Partner / Service Manager, C&F Electric, Inc.

LB XXXII

 

DIRECTORS

 

JENNIFER BALES DRAKE

“The Leadership Broward Foundation programs offer a unique opportunity for participants to increase their understanding of the complex social and economic issues of Broward County. Participants are exposed to the challenges facing our community leaders and learn how they – as individuals – may respond to those community concerns.”

Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.

LB XI

 

DOUG BARTEL

“For more than 30 years, Leadership Broward has been helping shape and develop our community; through unparalleled service, civic engagement, leadership training, programming and community empowerment. I always knew I wanted to be involved and have been proudly engaged with LB for the past 10 years. “

Sr. Director of Business Development and External Relations, Florida Blue

LB XXVI

 

 

SHELLY BRADSHAW

“Leadership Broward showed me that volunteering can make a difference in our community.  By bringing together people with vision and passion, we can affect change.

VP of Operations, Broward Center for the Performing Arts

LB XXVIII

 

DAVID CODDINGTON

“Leadership Broward is all about building community trustees – individuals who care deeply about our county and its future.”

VP of Business Development, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance

LB XXX

 

 

MILDRED COYNE

“Leadership Broward fosters networks of community-minded leaders to learn, grow and share to build a better community for all.”

Executive Director/Vice President, Workforce Education & Economic Development
LB XXXIII

 

 

JAMIE EDGEMON

“Leadership Broward is a unique, diverse organization providing unprecedented access and exposure to leaders and issues within Broward County. No other organization duplicates what LB provides and my continued involvement is to further the experience and service into perpetuity.”

Civic Volunteer

Founder & LB VI

 

KATE GOLDMAN

“Through Leadership Broward, I was afforded the opportunity to learn how our community of Broward County truly operates through exposure to all  the critical elements that make up a successful and growing community, while developing sincere personal and professional relationships that have lasted years and yielded many meaningful opportunities.”

Director, Government & Community Relations, Baptist Health of South Florida

LB XXXI

 

JEFFREY HIRSCH

“Leadership Broward is the premier leadership organization in South Florida. Being on the Board of Leadership Broward allows me to help ensure that Leadership Broward continues to develop and inspire individuals to serve our communities consistent with the high standards we have set for all we do.”

Attorney, Greenberg Traurig, P.A.

Founder & LB IV

 

JUSTIN STUCKART

LB CLASS XXXV REPRESENTATIVE

“Leadership Broward continues to show me new ways to improve our community and to stay involved with the organizations that are truly making an impact. LB has also allowed me to network with fellow leaders from all over the county. This organization is a real force multiplier.””

President, Veteran Business Development Center

LB XXXV

 

 

JENE KAPELA, ED.D.

“I support the Leadership Broward Foundation because the organization values and promotes what I believe to be most important – and most needed – in our community: leadership, education, and service. LBF makes a true difference in our community by engaging individuals to create meaningful change.”

Principal/Founder, Jene Kapela Leadership Solutions, LLC

LB XXX

 

 TOMAS LEON

YLB CHAIR XXXI

“Leadership Broward has opened my eyes to a whole new world of opportunities to make a positive impact on the community that I live in and love. It has also given me a venue to network with like-minded professionals who share the same passion for uplifting our community as well empowering our youth to aspire to be future leaders.”

Director, Arc Tech

LB XXXIV

 

 

 TOM LOFFREDO

“Leadership Broward provides me with the opportunity to work with key players in the government, business and non-profit sectors, while allowing me to develop my own leadership skills as I do my part to help improve Broward County.”

Ft. Lauderdale Managing Partner, Gray|Robinson, P.A.

LB XXVIII

 

 

ERIKA ROYAL

“My Leadership Broward experience provided me with the opportunity to meet professionals in our community with whom I might not otherwise have interacted. I have also forged enduring friendships through my LBF service, all while learning more about the inner workings of the community. Leadership Broward Foundation has made a unique and important impact on my life, both personally and professionally.”

Partner, Holland & Knight, LLP

LB XXXI

 

 

CINDY SCHUTT

“Thanks to my involvement in Leadership Broward, I serve my community more effectively, intelligently and passionately.”

Owner, Cindy Schutt PR

Class XXI

 

 

BEN SORENSEN

“Leadership Broward stands at the intersection of a passionate commitment to serving our community and the desire to empower others to lead. It is from this foundation that Leadership Broward and all those it touches reach beyond themselves to make lasting change in the world around us.”

Vice President, Training, Optimum Associates

LB XXVII

JOHN WALSH, SR., J.D.

“Because it is THE ONE organization that trains leaders to volunteer in all the other organizations in Greater Broward County.”

Registered Principal, Walsh Financial Consultants

President Emeritus, LB VIII