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Board of Directors

Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce 
2017 Board of Directors

2017 Executive Committee

Keith Costello
First Green Bank
Chair 2017

Heiko Dobrikow
Riverside Hotel
Immediate Past Chair


Juliet Roulhac
Florida Power & Light


Suzanne Bogdan
Fisher Phillips
Chair-Elect Designate

Stephanie Toothaker
Tripp Scott

Legal Council

Roya Baxter

Robert Esposito
Stiles Corporation
Vice Chair, Finance

Genia Ellis
Riverwalk Trust
Elected Director

David Black
Berger, Singerman LLP
Elected Director

Jon Polenberg
Polenberg Cooper
Chair, Government Affairs

 Karen Prescod
Prescod Life and Health
Council Chair Liaison


Bernie Friedman
Becker Poliakoff
Chair, Membership

Dan Lindblade, CAE
President & CEO


 2017 Board of Directors

Anthony Abbate
Florida Atlantic University
Vice Chair, Education and Workforce Development

Pamela Adams
Midtown Business Association
Honorary Director

Joe Akin
Oriental Rug Care
Chair, OPWMU Council


Diana Alarcon
City of Fort Lauderdale
Chair, Transportation

Gerry Angeli

Washington Summit 2017

Jason Aube

Sandra Birdsong
OK Generators
Co-Vice Chair, South Florida Regional Partnership


Gary Bitner 
 Bitner Group


Robert Boo
The Pride Center at Equality Park
Vice Chair, NonProfits

Alfred Bove
Bove Dental
Chair, Small Business

Ashley Boxer
Memorial Healthcare
Chair, Healthcare


Kathleen Cannon
United Way of
Broward County

Steven Cernak
Port Everglades

Lori Chevy
Bank of America

Richard Clark
Clark Leadership Consulting

Danielle Y. Clermont
Miami Association
of Realtors
Vice Chair, Business First


David Coddington
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance


Courtney Crush
Crush Law

Diane D'Angelo
The Las Olas Company, Inc.

Angie Davis
Bank of America

Heidi Dennis
Pelican Grand Resort

Sheryl Dickey
Dickey Consulting Service
Vice Chair, Transportation

Andrew Doole
Show Management

Lori Duarte-Roberts
SunTrust Banks, Inc.

James Dunn
JM Family Enterprises, Inc.

Robert Esposito
Stiles Corp

Adrianna Fazzano
Broward College

Bill Feinberg
Allied Kitchen & Bath

Eduardo Fernandez
Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach

Mark Gale
Broward County
Aviation Department

Calvin Glidewell
Broward Health


Lynn Goldman
Broward Technical Colleges
Chair, Education and Workforce Development

Michael Goldstein
LAN Infotech
Chair, Technology


Janet Granger
Janet Granger Digital Consulting
Co-Chair, Branding


Ric Green
Greater Pompano
Chamber of Commerce

Jennifer Guy
Sunshine State
Health Plan
Sunshine Health


Suzanne Higgins
Behavioral Health
Vice Chair, Membership

Anne Hotte
Greater Hollywood
Chamber of Commerce 

Golden Johansson
Legacy Bank
Chair, Small Business Committee

Denise Jones
Resolve Maritime Academy

Kelly Kolb
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Chair, BusinessF1rst

Ed Kwoka
Tropical Global Trading Partners, Inc.


Ina Lee
Travelhost Media

Fred Livingston
PNC Bank

Michael Long
Broward Partnership for the Homeless
Vice Chair,
Community Outreach and Veteran Affairs


Peter Luukko
Sunrise Sports & Entertainment
Florida Panthers Hockey Club BB&T Center

Christine Madsen
Mad 4 Marketing

Jon Marcus
Holland & Knight, LLP


Doug McCraw
FAT Village Arts District

Jean McIntyre
Chair, Trustee Advisory

Stan Meadows
Holy Cross Hospital, Inc.

Laurie Menekou
Conceptual Communications
Co-Chair, Branding

Gordon Merle 
SL Powers

Melissa Milroy
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale 

Chuck Mohr
Fish Verify

Jenni Morejon 
Development Authority
Vice Chair, Leadership
Fort Lauderdale

Marilyn Oliva
MPower Strategies
Vice Chair, Tallahassee Summit


Andy Perrott
Lightship Media, Inc.


Dr. Colin Polsky


Phil Purcell
Marine Industries Association of
South Florida


Stacy Ritter
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Jean Francois Roy
Ocean Land Investments, Inc.

Anne Sallee
Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association

Orlando Sharpe
Sharpe Project Development

Dr. Ben Sorensen
Optimum Associates, LLC

Adam Spiegel

Steven Stepniewski
Circle Enterprises, Inc.

Marcel Summermatter
Regions Bank
Chair, International Trade


Steve Tilbrook
Gray Robinson
Vice Chair,
Government Affairs

Sandra Veszi Einhorn
Nonprofit Executive
Alliance of Broward
Chair, Non Profits


Ashley Walker
Mercury Florida


William Walker
Water Taxi
Chair, Marine Advisory 

Jay Wallace
Coral Ridge Yacht Club


Douglas Watt
Doug Watt, Inc.

James Woods
Republic Services

Michelle Young
Weston Hills Country Club, LLC






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July 2017 Member of the Month 

Marty Elberg, Circle of Life Legal Services

Circle of Life Legal Services is an estate planning practice that focuses on helping families enhance their lives today and secure their futures for tomorrow.  Attorney Marty Elberg helps guide clients through the often confusing maze of financial and legal decisions to create plans that ensure the well-being of families and the accomplishments of cherished family goals. 

Marty Elberg graduated from California Western School of Law in 2006. After graduation, Marty moved back to his hometown of Eagle Grove, Iowa to be closer to his and his wife’s family where they could raise their boys with the same Midwestern values they learned.  Soon after he was admitted to the Iowa bar in 2007, he opened his own practice to serve the small town.  After several years of growing his business and transitioning their boys into responsible young men, Marty and his wife moved to Florida. He now resides in Fort Lauderdale with his wife, Susie. Their children live in Iowa and Virginia. One is in the Army National Guard and the other is in the US Navy. 

Community involvement has always been a top priority for Marty. In April of 2015 he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Voices for Children of Broward County. This organization helps bring normalcy to neglected and abused children under the care of the state in Broward County.  He was also selected as one of three finalists for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award.