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

Boat Parade Chairman
Mark Swenson
UBS Financial Services
Vice President/General Manager

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

Executive Members

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Richard Barkett
REALTOR (R) Assoc. of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Chief Executive Officer

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David Boothe
Republic National Distributing Company
Division Manager on Premise 

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Past Chairman
Nancy Daly
Habitat for Humanity

Karla

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


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

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Doug Jones
Sixth Star Entertainment & Marketing, Inc.
President

Robert Kornahrens

Past Chairman
Robert Kornahrens
Advanced Roofing / Advanced Green Technologies
President

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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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

Executive Member
Richard Barkett
REALTOR (R) Assoc. of Greater Ft. Lauderdale
Chief Executive Officer

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Executive Member
David Boothe
Republic National Distributing Company
Division Manager on Premise

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Ron Brandenburg
Holy Cross Hospital

 

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Kim Butler
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors
Vice President Marketing Communications

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Jason Cotter
Riverside Hotel 
Food and Beverage Director

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

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Executive Member
Nancy Daly
Habitat for Humanity
Community Liason

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Tim Davey
Global Marine Travel (GMT)
President

Secretary
Lisa Duke
Walter Duke + Partners
Chief Financial Officer

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Jim Dunn
JM Lexus
Vice President/General Manager

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Classic Boat Chair
Barry Flanigan
Bradford Marine Yacht Sale
Broker

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Luke Freeman
Wizard Creations
President

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Heather Geronemus
Ultimate Software
Public Relations

DavidGreenberger

Grandstand Chair
David Greenberger
SCG & Associates
Owner/President

Shira Kastan Goldstein
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Associate Vice President Strategic Relations

Harold Gubnitsky
ProcessMAP
CEO

Doug JonesWeb

Executive Member
Doug Jones
Sixth Star Entertainment & Marketing, Inc.
President

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

Tommy Knapp
Miami Marlins
Baseball to Business Program

Robert Kornahrens

Executive Member
Robert Kornahrens
Advanced Roofing/Advanced Green Technologies
President

Executive Member
Robert Leider
WSVN Channel 7
Executive Vice-President & General Manager

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Silent Auction Chair
Wendy Liebowitz
Fidelity Investments
VP, Branch Manager

Dan Lindblade

Executive Member
Dan Lindblade
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO

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Alyssa Lovitt
ILOVITT Events
President

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Sean McCaffrey
Florida Panthers
Chief of Staff

Executive Member
Ginny Miller
Miller Construction Company
Director, Community Relations

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Luke Moorman
Carroll’s Jewelers
Vice President

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Executive Member
Karla Nelson-Thatcher
Hotwire Communications
Director of Public Relations, Events, Media

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

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

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Alex Parker
Miami Dolphins
Senior Manager, Partnership Activation

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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

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

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Rocki Rockingham
Jarden Consumer Solutions
Vice President, Community Relations and Communications

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Captain Lee Rosbach
Below Deck – Bravo TV
Captain

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

Mark Swenson

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

Bob Swindell
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
President and CEO

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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

Robyn Vines

Counsel
Robyn Vines
Gray Robinson Attorneys at Law
Attorney

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Bill Walker
Water Taxi
Owner

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Executive Member
Johnny Williams
ProMotion Sports & Entertainment, LLC
Managing Partner

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

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  Inc
CEO

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Kim Bokamper
Bokampers
Owner

Ryan Campbell

Ryan Campbell
Bradford Marine
Marketing Director

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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

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Danielle Dattile
Republic National Distributing Company
Key Account Manager

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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

Alice Harry
Timpano
Sales Manager

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Kelty Heilman
Fox Sports Florida / Fox Sports Sun
Senior Programming Manager

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Paul Kahn
Allied Kitchen & Bath
Sales Representative

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Jen Klaassens
Jen Klaassens Consulting
President

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Frank Krauser
NFL Alumni – Retired

Britt Lanier
Two Men and a Truck
Owner

Connie Doyle Loewenthal
iHeart Media
Senior Account Executive

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Rosy Lopez
Rosy Strategies
Chief Executive Officer

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Kitty McGowan
NautiCom Communications, Inc.
President

David Meadors
Broward Impact Window & Door Inc.
Owner

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Ronnie Medina
BB&T Bank
Vice President Commercial Banker

Jenna Mollard
Rand Marketing
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 Media, Inc.
Writer and Producer

 

Dionne Polite
AARP Florida
Director of State Operations

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Paul Sallarulo
Nexera Medical, Inc.

Edie Rodriguez
Crystal Cruises
CEO & President

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

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Mayor Jack Seiler
City of Fort Lauderdale, Mayor

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Mole Telfer
MHG Insurance
Broker

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

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

Michael Weymouth

Mike Weymouth
The Las Olas Company
President

Rosalie Wheatley

Rosalie Wheatley
T&T Realty, Inc.
Realtor