EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

GARY RUDERMAN

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

“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

 

SHELLY BRADSHAW

CHAIR ELECT

“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

 

PETER MOORE

PAST CHAIR

“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

 

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

 

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

 

KATE GOLDMAN

VICE PRESIDENT MEMBERSHIP / ENGAGEMENT

“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

 

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

 

MATTHEW KORSHOFF

SECRETARY

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

Executive Director/Vice President, CenterState Bank

LB XXVIII

 

ELISA STONE

VICE PRESIDENT – PROGRAMS

Director of Development, Covenant House

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

 

 

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

 

 

ANTHONY COPOLLA

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

LB XXXII

 

 

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

 

 

KELLY EPPY

“Leadership Broward provides an invaluable experience not only for me, but for leaders throughout the area. It has opened my eyes to many of the economic, environmental and social issues that shape our county.”

Regional Catering Sales Manager, Panera Bread/Covelli Enterprises

LB XXXV

 

 

GREGG GOLDSTEIN

“Whether one realizes it or not, every Broward County resident has benefitted by someone who has gone through a Leadership Broward program or an organization engaged in a community project. Those actions, involvement and commitment has made our area a better place to live, work and play.”

 Senior Marketing Consultant, AdServices Inc.

LB XXXIV

 

ISRAEL GOMEZ

“Although I knew that an important part of living a fulfilling life was being in a close-knit community that helps and supports each other, as a participant of Class XXXV, I had the opportunity to bring these aspirations to life.  I am proud to continue this journey as part of the Leadership Broward Board of Directors.”

Partner, Keefe McCullough CPAs

LB XXXIV

 

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

 

 

CHRISTOPHER J LAGERBLOOM

“Leadership Broward is a collection of go to leaders who are passionate about making Broward County a better place.  With the care and commitment to community I have seen firsthand through the Leadership Broward program, our future as a County is really exciting.”

Assistant City Manager, City of Fort Lauderdale

LB XXXV

 

 

MICHAEL D LESSNE

“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.”

Partner, Broad and Cassel LLP

LB XXXV

 

 ELLICE MARTINEZ

“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.”

Special Projects, Broward College

LB XXIX

 

 

HAROULA PROTOPAPADAKIS

“I am honored to serve on the board of Leadership Broward after having participated in the program and learning so much about our local community.  The program shows participants the impact and importance of collaboration between business, education and arts in our local community. Leadership Broward also provides a platform for interaction among community leaders who may not otherwise have an opportunity to cross paths because of the varied backgrounds and business segments they are involved with.”

Associate Administrator, Memorial Regional Hospital

LB XXXIII

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

PALAK SINGH
“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.”
Senior Tax Manager, RSM Accounting
LB XXXIII

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

 

JUSTIN STUCKART

YLB CLASS XXXII CHAIR

“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

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

 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