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Chamber 2017 Directors Announced

At its November 22 Board of Directors' meeting the Nominating Committee brought forth its slate of candidates for the 2017 Board of Directors.

Keith Costello, First Green Bank, will be Chairman of the Board, followed by Juliet Rouhlac, FP&L, as Chair-Elect, and Suzanne Bogdan, Fisher Phillips, as Chair-Elect Designate.

Replacing Bogdan as Legal Counsel will be Stephanie Toothaker, Tripp Scott, and Roya Baxter, BGM CPAs, will be the Treasurer.

Per the Articles of Incorporation, it is my duty to inform you of the following individuals who have been placed in nomination as directors:

  • David Black, Berger Singerman
  • Charlotte Mather-Taylor, Broward Health Medical Center
  • Jim Dunn, JM Lexus,
  • Gary Bitner, Bitner Group Public Relations
  • Eugenia Ellis, Riverwalk Trust
  • Kathleen Cannon, United Way of Broward County
  • Lori Chevy, Bank of America
  • Bill Feinberg, Allied Kitchen and Bath
  • Richard Clark, Clark Leadership Consulting
  • Adriana Fazzano-Ficano, Broward College
  • Jennifer Guy, Sunshine Health
  • Denise Johnson, Resolve Marine
  • Fred Livingston, PNC Bank
  • Jason Aube, BB&T
  • Lori Duarte-Roberts, SunTrust
  • Doug Watt, Doug Watt
  • Anthony Abbate, Florida Atlantic University
  • Adam Spiegel, MBAF
  • Peter Luukko, Florida Panthers
  • James Woods, Republic Services

Any member in good standing has the right to petition additional names for directors within 10 days of this notice.  Any petition must bear the genuine signatures of at least twenty-five (25) qualified members of the Chamber, and must be received by me by Saturday, December 10, 2016, by 5:00 p.m.

A full slate of Council chairs, committee chairs and vice chairs will be available soon.

Please contact me should you have any questions.

Posted by: Dan Lindblade, CAE @ 12:00:00 am  Comments (0)
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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.