EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

MATTHEW KORSHOFF

MATTHEW KORSHOFF

BOARD CHAIR

“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

SHELLY BRADSHAW

SHELLY BRADSHAW

PAST CHAIR

“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

JEFF FAUER

JEFF FAUER

CHAIR ELECT

“Leadership Broward is making an impact in our own backyard by building a strong network of difference makers who are applying valued lessons in leadership.”

Director, Tripp Scott

LB XXXIV

GREGG GOLDSTEIN

GREGG GOLDSTEIN

VICE PRESIDENT - ENGAGEMENT - LB CLASS XXXIX PROGRAM CHAIR

“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.”

Vice President, E & M Consultants

LB XXXIV

ISRAEL GOMEZ

ISRAEL GOMEZ

TREASURER

“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 XXXIV, 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

ELLICE MARTINEZ

ELLICE MARTINEZ

VICE PRESIDENT – OUTREACH

“Leadership Broward has provided me an opportunity to grow, not only personally but professionally. There is no other organization that provides you the behind the scenes tour, like Leadership Broward. I believe, every emerging leader in this community should have the opportunity to go through this program.”

Associate Vice President of Community Relations and Institutional Advancement, Broward College

LB XXIX

JESSICA RODRIGUEZ

JESSICA RODRIGUEZ

VICE PRESIDENT – EVENTS

“Leadership Broward makes a difference in our community by bringing leaders together to make a difference. My experience has been invaluable. I have met professionals from our community that I may not have met otherwise. The personal and professional relationships from my involvement are priceless.”

Director Of Major Gifts, South Florida PBS

LB XXXII

NANCY TANNER

NANCY TANNER

SECRETARY

“Leadership Broward is the best gift I ever gave myself."

State Attorney's Office
LB XII

KIM VASSAR

KIM VASSAR

VICE PRESIDENT - PROGRAMS

“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.”
Vice President of Philanthropy, Arc Broward

LB XXXIV

JAMIE WASSERMAN

JAMIE WASSERMAN

GENERAL COUNSEL

“Leadership Broward is an excellent program for connecting emerging and established leaders and encouraging them to become more engaged in our community. I am honored to serve on the Board of Directors and look forward to contributing to its important mission of bringing about a stronger future for Florida.”

Partner, Shutts & Bowen

LB XXXVII

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PATRICIA BATISTA

PATRICIA BATISTA

Director

“The quality of Leadership Broward Foundation’s program is in direct correlation to their commitment to excellence in our community. The mission of LBF is successful across industries. This leadership program has been a platform to help me understand the challenges within my community, and enabled me to leverage their extensive network to pay it forward.“

Abbvie
LB XXXVI

ANTHONY COPPOLA

ANTHONY COPPOLA

Director

“Leadership Broward brings us together with one goal: Making Broward County a better place to live and work, while building lifelong friendships and business relationships with the best leaders in the area!”

Service Manager, Key Electric, Inc.

LB XXXII

WHITNEY DUTTON

WHITNEY DUTTON

Director

Dutton Real Estate Services

LB XXXVI

JAMIE EDGEMON

JAMIE EDGEMON

Director

“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

KELLY EPPY

Director

“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

KATE GOLDMAN

KATE GOLDMAN

Director

“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

BRANDON HENSLER

BRANDON HENSLER

Director

“As a native of Broward County, I thought I knew it all. Leadership Broward expanded my horizon and connected me in a deeper way to our community. LB links leaders and organizations to create a stronger, better future for those who will follow us as the county’s next generation of leaders.”

Executive Director, Public Relations and Marketing Communications, Nova Southeastern University

LB XXX

JEFFREY HIRSCH

JEFFREY HIRSCH

Director

“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

TODD HOLT

TODD HOLT

Director

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

Vice President, Business Development, The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance

LB XXXIII

CHRISTOPHER LAGERBLOOM

CHRISTOPHER LAGERBLOOM

Director

“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.”

City Manager, City of Fort Lauderdale

LB XXXV

KELLY LANE

KELLY LANE

Director

“Leadership Broward changed my life. It’s about building relationships and serving the community that we live in.”

Director, Physician Practices, Memorial Healthcare System

LB XXXVI

MICHAEL LESSNE

MICHAEL LESSNE

Director

“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

JOSH LEVENSON

JOSH LEVENSON

Director

“Leadership Broward captures the magic that exists in community service and leadership training. If you’re ready to lead, engage, and learn, then you need not look any further than Leadership Broward.”

Partner, Holland & Knight, LLP

LB XXXVII

KATY MEAGHER

KATY MEAGHER

Director, WLB Class VIII Chair


Executive Director, Neighbors 4 Neighbors

WLB V

CHRISTINE MOLLOY

CHRISTINE MOLLOY

Director

"Leadership Broward has provided me with a unique opportunity to contribute to the community in new ways, strengthen my network and broaden my understanding of how Broward operates. I am thankful for the program as it has given me a stronger sense of community and the opportunity to serve alongside so many dynamic and passionate leaders."

Global Oracle Industry Strategy Lead, Accenture

LB XXXVI

DENISE MORALES

DENISE MORALES

Director, LB Class XXXVIII Representative


Realtor Sales Associate, Charles Rutenberg Realty, LLC

LB XXXVIII

MARIA PIERSON

MARIA PIERSON

Director

"Leadership Broward is one of the premier business organizations in South Florida. I have been involved in Leadership Broward over the years, and I am thrilled to serve on the board with such talented, committed and passionate community leaders. Together we continue to make Broward County the best place to live, work and raise a family."

CEO, Pierson Grant Public Relations

LB III

HAROULA PROTOPAPADAKIS

HAROULA PROTOPAPADAKIS

Director

“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

GARY RUDERMAN

GARY RUDERMAN

Director

“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, CPAs

LB XXX

CHRIS SAJDERA

CHRIS SAJDERA

Director

“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.”

Managing Partner, Sajdera Kim, PLLC

LB XXXVI

CINDY SCHUTT

CINDY SCHUTT

Director

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

Owner, Cindy Schutt PR

Class XXI

BEN SORENSEN

BEN SORENSEN

Director

“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

ELISA STONE

ELISA STONE

Director

“Leadership Broward makes a difference in our community by bringing leaders together to make a difference. My experience has been invaluable. I have met professionals from our community that I may not have met otherwise. The personal and professional relationships from my involvement are priceless.”

Major Gifts Officer, Broward College

LB XXXII

KATIE TORRES

KATIE TORRES

Director

“Joining Leadership Broward was easily the best professional decision I’ve ever made. Not only did I make life long friends, but also advanced my career, improved my professional skill set and gained invaluable knowledge about the needs of our community.”
Cato Insurance Group

LB XXXIV

KIRSTEN UEBRIG

KIRSTEN UEBRIG

Director

"Leadership Broward provides truly unique opportunities and experiences for program participants to gain a more in depth understanding of our diverse, complex, and incredible community. Along the way, participants build meaningful and lasting relationships with people who are passionate about our community. The combination of experiences and connections nurtures opportunities for the participants to serve our community and make favorable contributions to the place we live, work, and play."

Director, Operations Manager, BBX Capital

LB XXXIV

ROBYN VEGAS

ROBYN VEGAS

Director, YLB Class XXXIV Chair

“Being a part of Leadership Broward not only allows me to grow and learn as an individual but it also allows me to create a strong positive impact in our community in doing so.”

Director of Programs, Business for the Arts of Broward

LB XXXVII

JOHN WALSH, SR., J.D.

JOHN WALSH, SR., J.D.

Director

“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