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The mission of the Trustee program is to involve senior executives in leadership roles the opportunity to meet and form alliances with other community leaders. We also discuss and reach consensus on pressing South Florida issues such as transportation, workforce development, regulatory reform and international trade to name but four.  This is offered through monthly Trustee receptions and Board of Directors/Trustee luncheons available only to the member designated as such, as well as round table discussions and forums maximizing your opportunity to learn and network.  Exclusive to the Trustee program is our 8-at-8 breakfast series which provides for a more intimate opportunity in which Trustees develop lasting relationships.



Jean McIntrye, iBeria Bank, is serving as Chair of the Trustee program. has been a Chamber member since 2004 and knows the importance of adding value to the Trustee program.

Active Trustee members are invited to sit on the Trustee Advisory Board, which meets the first Monday of each month at 4 pm at the Chamber building.


•Standing invitation to all Board Meetings & annual personal meeting with Chamber President/CEO.
•Establish communications with new Trustee members to make them feel welcome and engaged in the Chamber community.
•Help Trustees understand the value of their membership and assist with retention; re-engage non-active Trustee members.
•One-on-one's: Encourage Trustee's to meet one new person at each Trustee event and set-up an off-site one-on-one appointment.

Thank you for your on-going support.
Jean McIntyre
VIce President/Branch Manager, iBeria Bank
For additional information, contact the Chamber at (954) 462-4139 or

Trustee Events Details


Board of Directors / Trustee Luncheon
On the third Wednesday of each month, the Chamber provides a luncheon exclusively for the Chamber's Board of Directors and Trustee members. This high caliber event includes an update from the Chamber president on local and regional issues as well as the induction of any new Trustee members. Each month, a keynote speaker addresses timely issues in the community.
Trustee Receptions
Trustee reception are held once a month at a Chamber member's location who has been selected to host the event. The two-hour venue allows Trustee members to network with one another and build strong alliances. Each month, a speaker provides a short presentation on issues of importance.


8-at-8 Breakfast Series

Be part of our breakfast 8-at-8 series held monthly at the exclusive Tower Club in downtown Fort Lauderdale.  You will participate in an intimate dialogue with other Trustees and have the opportunity to present your business dynamics.  This highly popular program is free to all Trustees.

For additional information, contact the Chamber at (954) 462-4139 or

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November 2016 Member of the Month 

Andy Perrot, Lightship Entertaintment

Andy has been a member of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce since 2013.  Andy earned a Bachelor of Arts at Williams College in 1990 and initially worked at WCVB-TV in Boston before being hired by Lifetime Television in New York. In 1997 Andy was recruited by Disney to work as a Producer in Orlando. He left Disney in 1999 to start his own production company, Lightship Entertainment. Lightship Media is a full service production company specializing in producing television shows, commercials and promotional videos of all kinds. Under Andy’s supervision, the company has produced more than a dozen prime time shows for Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, the Science Channel and Destination America on various subjects ranging from the thrill rides at Walt Disney World to the latest innovations in concept car design. Andy is actively involved in the Chamber through the GLBX Council and the GLBX Leads Group. He serves on the GLBX Board of Directors and has been appointed Chair Elect for 2017. Andy played a crucial part in planning the very successful Artopia event; one of the Chambers’ annual events held at the NSU Museum of Art in 2016. On his free time, Andy spends time with his dog Bella and enjoys spending time with friends on his boat.