Executive Board of Directors

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Chairman

Ben Wesley
FPL
External Affairs Manager

Chairman Elect
Susan Renneisen
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Vice President of Community Affairs and Special Events

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Treasurer
Ken Ortner
Kenneth A. Ortner, P.A.
President

Robyn Vines

Counsel
Robyn Vines
Gray Robinson Attorneys at Law
Attorney

Secretary
Lisa Duke
Walter Duke + Partners
Chief Financial Officer

Mark Swenson

Asst. Treasurer/Parade Chair 
Mark Swenson
UBS Financial Services – The Garvin Financial Team
Vice President – Wealth Management

Jim_Dunn

Immediate Past Chair
Jim Dunn
JM Lexus
Vice President / General Manager

Executive Members

 

David Boothe
Republic National Distributing Company
Division Manager on Premise 

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Past Chairman
Nancy Daly
Habitat for Humanity
Community Liason

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Doug Jones
Sixth Star Entertainment & Marketing, Inc.
President

Robert Kornahrens

Past Chairman
Robert Kornahrens
Advanced Roofing / Advanced Green Technologies
President


Past Chairman
Robert Leider                  
WSVN Channel 7
Executive Vice President / General Manager

Dan Lindblade

Dan Lindblade
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO

Past Chairman
Ginny Miller
Miller Construction Company
Director, Community Relations

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Karla Nelson-Thatcher
Hotwire Communications
Director of Public Relation, Events, Media

Bob Swindell
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
President and CEO

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Johnny Williams
ProMotion Sports & Entertainment, LLC
Managing Partner

Board of Directors

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Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson
Nova Southeastern University
Vice President, Division of Advancement and Community Relations

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Ron Brandenburg
Holy Cross Hospital
CFO

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Nicole Covar
iHeart Media
Director of Marketing & Events/Online Director

 

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Tim Davey
Global Marine Travel (GMT)
President

Heiko Dobrikow
Riverside Hotel
Executive Vice-President at the Las Olas Company

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Classic Boat Chair
Barry Flanigan
Bradford Marine Yacht Sale
Broker

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Andrew France
Total Wine & More
General Manager

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Luke Freeman
Wizard Creations
President

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Heather Geronemus
Ultimate Software
Public Relations

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Grandstand Chair
David Greenberger
SCG & Associates
Owner/President

 

Harold Gubnitsky
ProcessMAP
CEO

Gregory Haile
Broward College
General Counsel & Vice President for Public Policy and Government Affairs

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Tim Ivy
Fox Sports Florida
Vice President, Marketing & Programming

Tommy Knapp
eSports Club

Britt Lanier
Two Men and a Truck
Owner

Ron Lennen
REALTOR of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale
President

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Wendy Liebowitz
Fidelity Investments
VP, Branch Manager

 

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Alyssa Lovitt
ILOVITT Events
President

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Sean McCaffrey
Florida Panthers
Chief of Staff

 

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Luke Moorman
Carroll’s Jewelers
Vice President

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Lily Pardo
WSVN Channel 7
Director of Public Relations & Community Affairs

 

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Renée K. Quinn
QuinnProQuo Consulting
President

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James Ray
Fifth Third Bank, Official Bank of Winterfest
Senior Vice President

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Rocki Rockingham
Newell Brand
Senior Vice President, Human Relations

 

Nadine Rockwell

Lauderdale Yacht Club

 

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Captain Lee Rosbach
Below Deck – Bravo TV
Captain

Matt Sacco
The Rubin Group
Governmental Consultant

Steve Savor

Steve Savor
Anderson Group
Chief Executive Officer

Gregg Snowden

Gregg Snowden
South Florida Ford
VP, Account Supervisor

 

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Shane Strum
Memorial Healthcare
Senior Vice President

Kim Sweers
FB Marine Group
Managing Partner

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Phil Thornburg
City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation Director

Larry Van Dusseldorp

Larry Van Dusseldorp
VanDee Fulfillment
Owner

 

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Bill Walker
Water Taxi
Owner

 

Liaisons, Honorary and Emeritus

Paul Castronovo

Honorary
Paul T. Castronovo
iHeart Radio, Radio Personality

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Honorary
Tammy Gail
Floridata Market Research, President

Ina Lee

Chairman Emeritus
Ina Lee
Travelhost Magazine of Greater Fort Lauderdale, President

 

Advisory Board

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Dr. Mariana Abate
Luxury PR Group
Owner/Founder

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James Allen
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
CEO

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Paul Anderson
Tampa Port Authority
Chief Executive Officer

Gerry Angeli
ACR/ARTEX – ACR Electronics, Inc.
President & General Manager

Jon Aughey
BB&T Bank
Vice President

Michael Baer
Edrington Americas
Regional Sales Director

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Ross Bielejeski
Rock With U Entertainment
President & Founder

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Gary Bitner
Bitner  Group
CEO

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David K. Blattner
Assouline & Berlowe
Attorney

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Kim Bokamper
Bokampers
Owner

Ryan Campbell

Ryan Campbell
Hotwire Communications
Home Automation Manager

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Connie Chaney
Space Plus Self Storage
Owner

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Gary Correll

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Sondra Dane
Supreme Lending
Mortgage Specialist

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Cathy Danielle
4-D’s Realty
President

Danielle Dattile

Onze by Maison Belle Claire

Onze Importers LLC

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Steve Day
Print Basics
Owner

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Andrew Doole
Show Management/Yachting Promotions
Vice President

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Tim Drushella
Stephen’s Distributing/Budweiser
Director of Marketing and Sales

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Genia Duncan Ellis
Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale, Inc.
Go Riverwalk Magazine
President/CEO

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Bill Feinberg
Allied Kitchen & Bath
President

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Tom Giordano
Community Liason

Philip Goldfarb
Fontainbleau Miami Beach
President & Chief Operating Office

Frank Gutta
Gutta, Sharfi & Co. CPA’s, Inc.
CPA, PFS

Alice Harry
Timpano
Sales Manager

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Paul Kahn

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Jonathan Keith
Jonathan Keith, P.A. & Associates
President

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Jen Klaassens
Jen Klaassens Consulting
President

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Frank Krauser
NFL Alumni – Retired

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Rosy Lopez
Rosy Strategies
Chief Executive Officer

 

Connie Doyle Loewenthal
iHeart Media
Senior Account Executive

 

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Kimberly Maroe
Broward County Board of County Commissioners
Public Information Manager

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Didi Martz
Florida Panthers
Director, Event Marketing 

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Kitty McGowan
NautiCom Communications, Inc.
President

David Meadors
Broward Impact Window & Door Inc.
Owner

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Ginny Miller
Miller Construction Company
Director, Event Marketing

 

Jenna Mollard
JLB Florida
Director of Business Development

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Dave Mundy
Broward Computers NTS, Inc.
President

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Jon Murakami
PSAV® Presentation Services
Director, Sales and Operations

Jack Namer
EyeOnSouthFlorida
President

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Kristin Pelletier
Blue Truck Productions
President/Executive Producer

Dionne Polite
AARP Florida
Director of State Operations

Edie Rodriguez
Ponant Cruises 
Corporate Special Advisor 

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Jessica Savage
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
Vice President Marketing Communications

 

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Paul Sallarulo
Nexera Medical Inc.
President

Paul Schuler
Oil Spill Response USA, Inc.
Regional External Affairs

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Mayor Jack Seiler
Law Offices of Seiler, Sautter, Zaden & Rimes

Sarah Spurlock
City of Fort Lauderdale
Nighttime Economy Manager

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Lauren Talchik
Charter One Yachts
President

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Mole Telfer
MHG Insurance
Director, Cruise Division 

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Shawn Thornton
Florida Panthers
Vice President, Buisness Operations

George Tokesky
PearlCare Search Group
Senior Vice President – Southeast

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Kelly Tortoriello
Great Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors
V.P. Strategic Client Services

Lt. Derek Wallin
United States Coast Guard
Lieutenant/Commanding Officer

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Capt. Larry Watkins
United States Navy
Commanding Officer European Command J3


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Mike Weymouth
The Las Olas Company
President

Rosalie Wheatley

Rosalie Wheatley
T&T Realty, Inc.
President

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Leo Zieman
FPL
FPL – Customer Service Technology Support