Linda B. Carter
President/CEO

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Linda Carter, President/CEO, has led the Foundation since 1997. She has served as president of the Community Foundations of Florida, the Planned Giving Council and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Linda serves on the executive committee of the Broward Workshop; she is on the Board of Trustees of Florida House and is a member of the Sun Sentinel South Florida 100. Linda is a South Florida Business Journal Broward Ultimate CEO award recipient, a Broward native and a graduate of the University of Florida.

Steven W. Hudson
Board Chairman

Our Leadership Team

Our experienced leadership team is committed to helping Fundholders move the needle on the issues that matter most in Broward.

The distinguished executives and community leaders who serve on our dynamic board of directors drive the Community Foundation to create bold impact. Our staff of highly skilled experts with deep community knowledge turns bold philanthropy into real results.

Together, we seek solutions to Broward’s big challenges. We build endowment to keep pace with the needs of a growing community. And we foster philanthropy that enables our Fundholders to shape Broward’s future.

Board of Directors

Jonathan K. Allen

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Jonathan serves as the Director of Broward County’s Water and Wastewater Services Business Operations Division. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in economics from Florida A&M University and a Master’s Degree in public administration from the University of Kansas. He has held positions as City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Public Works Director and other roles for the five jurisdictions in Kansas and Florida. He is an active member of the New Mount Olive Baptist Church, member of the local Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity serving and as past Chapter Vice President. He has been affiliated with National Forum for Black Public Administrators, National Board of Directors, former president of the NFBPA-South Florida Chapter.

Jane F. Bolin

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Jane serves on the City Council of Oakland Park. She is founder and managing partner of PeytonBolin, a real estate law firm in Fort Lauderdale where she focuses on association law and real property litigation. Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, Jane is an author, productivity coach, paid speaker and team facilitator. Jane also serves as the council of advocates for the Children's Diagnostic and Treatment Center. She is an active member of the Oakland Park/Wilton Manors Rotary Club, Oakland Park Kiwanis Club, and also serves as the global chair of governance for the Entrepreneurs' Organization. She served as a board member for the Pride Center at Equality Park, Children's Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Girl Choir South Florida.

Doria M. Camaraza
Treasurer

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Doria is the former senior vice president/general manager for the American Express Company. She has been named an “Ultimate CEO” and one of the Most Influential Women in Business by the South Florida Business Journal. Doria is a board member and past chair of The Urban League of Broward County and a Broward Workshop board member.

James Donnelly

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James is founder and CEO of the Castle Group. He is a CPA, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He chaired the Community Foundation's Board, the Community Foundation's BE BOLD Leadership Campaign Committee and Broward Workshop. He sits on the LeMieux Center for Public Policy board of advisors. James is an NSU Huizenga School of Business Hall of Fame member, a South Florida Business Journal “Ultimate CEO,” the Sun Sentinel’s Excalibur Business Leader of the Year for Broward, and recipient of the 2019 Terry Stiles South Florida Leadership Award of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.

Alberto Fernandez

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Al is president of ANF Group in Davie, a leading provider of preconstruction, construction management, general contracting and design-build services. As a founder of the company, Al has been at the forefront of producing the quality of work that makes ANF Group, Inc. a South Florida building industry leader. He is a member of the Construction Association of South Florida, Latin Builders Association, Hispanic Unity of Florida and serves an alternate on the Board of Rules and Appeals for Broward County. Al also serves as a Board Member for the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Marcell Haywood

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Marcell is an entrepreneur and business executive, CEO of Thesis Holdings and Founder & CEO of Encompass Onsite Solutions. A graduate of Leadership Broward, Marcell volunteers his time to mentor young entrepreneurs, was a former board member of Entrepreneurs Organization and the Sponsorship Committee for the Dolphins Cancer Challenge. He is a board member of Holy Cross Hospital and Broward Workshop. Marcell studied at Florida State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Master’s degree in Information Technology and received continuing executive education at London Business School.

David W. Horvitz
At-Large

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David is the Chairman of the Board and CEO of South Ocean Capital Partners, and previously Chairman of WLD Enterprises. He is a board member of United States Artists and a founder and former chair of the board of Camp Boggy Creek. David is also on the board of The Lewis Prize, a grantmaking organization in the arts focused on music education. He is the past Chair of the Board of Governors of the NSU Art Museum Ft. Lauderdale and was a Trustee of the Kresge Foundation. He is a graduate of Kenyon College and has a J.D. from the University of Florida.

Susanne Cornfeld Hurowitz

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Susanne is President of HB Capital Group, a privately-held, real estate investment and management company. She was formerly President of SCH Consulting, which advised nonprofit organizations on strategic planning initiatives. She was Director of Development for Homes for the Homeless in New York and has remained on the board for the past 15 years. Susanne is currently on the Boards of the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation/Memorial Hospital Foundation, Nova Southeastern University, the Institute for Children and Poverty, and the Advisory Board of NSU University School. Susanne holds a BA from Tufts University and an MBA from Columbia University.

Paige Hyatt

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Paige is an engaged community leader in Broward County. Her volunteer leadership roles include Friends of Jack & Jill Children’s Center, Florida House, University of Miami’s Forum on Women’s Health, PAWS, Lauderdale Debutante Presentation Committee, Memorial Hospital’s Pink Angels, and Fort Lauderdale Alumnae Panhellenic. She has been an ambassador of the Foundation since its inception, supporting operational efforts and special interest fundraising over the years.

Alice Lucia Jackson

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Alice recently completed a 36-year career in commercial real estate as senior vice president of Jones Lang LaSalle. Her honors include the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award by her business peers, 2017 Magnolia United Way Leadership Award, 2009 Office Broker of the Year and Power Broker from 2006-2015. She is a Leadership Broward graduate, a Tocqueville Society member and serves on the National Advisory Board for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Dara Levan

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Dara is a communication specialist, writer and editor who publishes the weekly blog and website, Every Soul Has A Story. She previously worked as a speech-language pathologist and has edited several published books. She is currently a member of the United Way of Broward County Tocqueville Society, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation/Memorial Hospital Foundation Board, and a founding member of the Circle of Friends for the Alvin Sherman Library Research, Information, and Technology Center at NSU. Dara is a past board member of Young At Art Children’s Museum, I Care I Cure Childhood Cancer Foundation, and the Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward County.

Peggy Hogan Marker
Secretary

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Peggy is a partner and president of Marker Construction Group. She is also partner in a family-owned commercial and residential development company based in New York and was previously Senior Vice President & Director of Development for an advertising agency. Peggy has a passion for helping to improve our community highlighted by her involvement with the Museum of Discovery and Science, Humane Society of Broward County, Heart Gallery of Broward County, PAWS, SPARK, Save the Children, the Fire House Museum and 4Kids.

Sigrid S. McCawley

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Sigrid is a Managing Partner of Boies Schiller Flexner, where she helps oversee nearly 200 attorneys in the U.S. and London. She has more than 20 years of experience litigating some of the most sophisticated commercial litigation disputes in the country and abroad. Sigrid has been a leader in the legal fight on behalf of victims in high-profile sex trafficking cases, including the Jeffrey Epstein case. She was named Litigator of the Year by The American Lawyer and Top Ten Female Litigator in 2020 and 2021 by Benchmark Litigation. Her community involvement includes serving on ChildNet’s Board of Directors as well as the Jack & Jill Center’s Board of Directors.

Greg Medalie

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Greg is a partner at Medalie & Medalie P.A. and has been a member of the Florida Bar for 32 years. His primary practice areas are trusts & estates, business transactions and real estate. He is Chair of the Community Foundation’s Professional Advisors Committee and a founding member of the PAC’s Special Forces planning team. He represented the Community Foundation as a Co-Chair for the 2019 Joint Tax and Estate Planning Seminar. Greg served for ten years as chair of the 450-member Wills, Trusts, and Estates Section of the Broward County Bar Association and he served as president of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee in Broward County.

Dev Motwani

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Dev serves as President of Merrimac Ventures and Founder and Managing Partner of Chieftain Residential. Prior to his current roles Dev worked at Credit Suisse in New York City. He has worked in the White House and on the 2000 Gore/Lieberman Presidential Campaign. Dev plays an active role in the South Florida community and is currently involved with the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Foundation, Broward College Foundation, Orange Bowl Host Committee, Broward Workshop and the Crockett Foundation.

Burnadette Norris-Weeks

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Burnadette is a partner in APNWP, PLLC. She serves a counsel to various governmental entities, including cities in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. She is former counsel to the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and for Habitat for Humanity of Broward. Burnadette is founder of the Women of Color Empowerment Institute, Inc. and also serves as a member of the Federal Judicial Nominating Conference for the Southern District of Florida.

Mona Pittenger
At-Large

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Mona is an activist and philanthropist. In 2011, she retired as owner of a real estate company specializing in the management and sale of government foreclosures. She is a founding Board Member of Our Fund Foundation, an LGBT foundation in Fort Lauderdale.  She is a past board member of the national boards of Lambda Legal, Victory Fund and Freedom for All Americans.  Originally from Oklahoma, Mona co-founded the Tulsa Girls Art School, a nonprofit serving underserved  girls.  Her prior board service in Tulsa included the Board of Trustees for Phillips Theological Seminary, All Souls Unitarian Church and the Community Action Project.

Brett A. Rose

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Brett is Owner and CEO of United National Consumer Suppliers established in 2002. UNCS has become a fixture of the INC 5000 fastest growing companies. Brett holds various charitable commitments including Former Chair and board member of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida, Executive Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of both the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Memorial Hospital Foundation, inductee into Broward House’s Spirt of Hope Heroes Society, Board Member of NSU University.

Juliet Murphy Roulhac
Vice Chair

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Juliet is the Regional Director of External Affairs for Florida Power & Light Company. She is an attorney with over 25 years of complex business litigation and appellate experience. Juliet's prior experience includes work within the General Counsel offices of both the CIGNA and Prudential Property and Casualty Insurance Companies. Juliet's love of Broward County is seen through her involvement with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Broward Workshop, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, and the Museum of Discovery and Science.

David M. Scully

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David is a partner in the Loving Scully Law Group in Fort Lauderdale. He specializes in estates, tax law and corporate law. David is a member of the Community Foundation’s Professional Advisor Council. He has served on the Steering Committee of the Annual Joint Tax and Estate Planning Seminar, the Board of Trustees at Saint Mark’s Episcopal School and helped lead the Islamorada Fishing and Conservation Trust. David was born in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, and lived in Miami as a child before moving to Fort Lauderdale.

Eric J. Vainder

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Eric is Northern Trust’s Senior Market Executive for Broward County. Since joining Northern Trust in 1998, he has closely advised high-net-worth families, individuals and foundations in all areas of wealth management. Prior to his current role, he served as Senior Managing Director of a Private Client Advisory Team based in Miami. Eric's community involvement includes serving as Chairman of the Board of Easterseals of South Florida; Board Member of the Overtown Youth Center; Chairman of the United Way's Professional Advisors Committee in Miami-Dade; Advisory Board Member for Philanthropy Miami; and Member of the Nationwide Gift Planning Advisor Council for the American Cancer Society.

Kurt D. Zimmerman
Chair

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Kurt has practiced law for over 30 years in the area of trusts and estates. In addition to serving as Chair of the Community Foundation of Broward, he is a board member of the Broward Performing Arts Foundation. He formerly served on the board of the YMCA of South Florida, was a "Big Brother" in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward, and is a graduate of Leadership Broward. Kurt holds a BA from the University of Michigan where he was a First-Team Academic All-Big Ten student-athlete. He received his JD from Vanderbilt.

Leaders & Staff

Jennifer O'Flannery Anderson, Ph.D.
President/CEO

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Jennifer began as President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Broward in August 2020. Before joining the Community Foundation she served as Vice President of Advancement and Community Relations at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). Under her leadership, the University completed its first comprehensive campaign raising $267M three years early. She previously worked at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) as VP for Community Engagement and Executive Director of the FAU Foundation and served as President/CEO of the United Way of Broward County. She is past Chair of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, immediate past Chair of the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches and a graduate of both Leadership Florida and Leadership Broward. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University; a master’s degree from the University of South Florida; and a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration from FAU. She has lived in Fort Lauderdale for more than 21 years with her husband Peter and their two rescue dogs Annie and Pearl.

Contact

Email: joa@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 101

Andria Baker
Development Coordinator

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Andria has two decades of experience in the areas of business administration, management and accounting, in both the public and private sectors. She has previously worked in development at American Friends of the Hebrew University. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Supervision and Management and certification in Accounting Technology from Broward College.

 

Contact

Email: abaker@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 121

Annette Bauer
Senior Director of Finance and Operations

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Annette Bauer, CPA, SPHR, Foundation Senior Director of Finance and Operations, has more than 20 years of experience in accounting and human resources in both the public and private sectors. Annette has served on the local Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation board, as treasurer at Saint Gregory the Great Catholic School and volunteered with Girl Scouts of America. She is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University.

Contact

Email: abauer@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 137

Sheri Brown Grosvenor
Vice President, Community Impact

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Sheri Brown Grosvenor, Vice President, Community Impact, has served the Foundation for over 15 years and is a member of the South Florida Advisory Council of the Florida Philanthropic Network, Broward Workshop’s Education & Youth Advocacy Committee, and Grantmakers in Education. She is a graduate of Leadership Broward, the American Express Leadership Academy and Leadership Florida Class XXXIV having recently served as program chair of the Gold Coast Region. Her community involvement includes service to The Links, Incorporated and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. A Broward native, Sheri is a graduate of Florida A&M University.

Contact

Email: sbrown@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 103

Carol Dorko
Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer

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Carol Dorko, Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer, has nearly 30 years of progressive experience in the areas of accounting, finance, human resources, IT and operations in both the public and private sectors. She is a member of the Council on Foundations Financial and Administrative Officer Group and an American Express Leadership Academy graduate. She is an alumnus of the University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University School of Law.

Contact

Email: cdorko@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 107

Kirk Englehardt
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

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Kirk is a veteran communicator with more than 25 years of experience. He grew up in Broward County and holds a master of public administration degree from Florida Atlantic University and a bachelor of science degree in communication from Florida State University. Kirk led award-winning communications teams at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), the Georgia Department of Education, and Broward County Public Schools. He has also been a media relations specialist for the Broward Sheriff's Office and a reporter for South Florida's WIOD Newsradio 610.

Contact

Email: kenglehardt@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 105

Latoya Jacquett
Office Assistant

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Latoya Jacquett, Office Assistant, has more than 15 years of Administration and Hospitality experience. Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked at the Boca Resort & Club as Sales Administrative Assistant & VIP Coordinator. She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Kaplan University and an Associate’s Degree in Graphic Design from Broward College/FAU Program.

Contact

Email: ljacquett@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 111

Amanda Kah
Charitable Funds Services Director

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Amanda Kah, Charitable Funds Services Director, has worked at Donors Forum of South Florida as its communications and member services manager. She obtained a B.A. in International Relations from Claremont McKenna College and a M.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University.

Contact

Email: akah@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 115

Mark Kotler
Senior Director, Philanthropic Services

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Mark Kotler, Senior Director, Philanthropic Services, has more than 30 years of experience in nonprofit development. He has held senior positions at the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the American Red Cross of Greater Miami and the Keys. Mark co-chairs “Life and Legacy” at B’nai Aviv in Weston and is a volunteer youth soccer coach. He is a graduate of Binghamton University in New York with a bachelor’s degree in English and General Literature.

Contact

Email: mkotler@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 130

Yvette Lawson
Executive Assistant to CEO/Office Manager

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Yvette Echevarria-Lawson, Executive Assistant/Office Manager joined the Community Foundation April 2021.  She earned a Bachelors in Business Administration  from Baruch College in New York.  Began her career at Citibank where she left after 19 years as an Assistant Vice President.  She brings with her over 15 years of experience as an Executive Assistant working for Deutsche Bank, DirecTV Latin America, Rexall Sundown and DHL. 

Contact

Email: ylawson@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 100

Andrew Reid
Director of Communications

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Andrew Reid, Director of Communications, has more than 20 years of communications experience from working as a journalist in Florida. He is a former editorial writer and reporter for the South Florida Sun Sentinel, who throughout his journalism career specialized in writing about government, growth and development and environmental issues. Prior to moving to South Florida in 2005, Andrew worked as a reporter at the Tampa Tribune, Stuart News and the Winter Haven News Chief. He has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida State University.

Contact

Email: areid@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 102

Angelica Rosas
Director of Community Impact

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Angelica Rosas, Director of Community Impact, is the grantmaking lead for Issues that Matter and has more than ten years of fundraising and development experience with local nonprofit agencies. Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked at the Sun Sentinel Children’s Fund as its charitable giving and communications manager. Angelica is a graduate of St. Thomas University.

Contact

Email: arosas@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 114

Nancy Thies
Vice President, Philanthropic Services

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Nancy Thies, Vice President, Philanthropic Services, has more than 30 years of experience in development, sales and marketing. She has held leadership positions with Holy Cross Hospital, United Way of Broward County and Miller Brewing Company. Nancy is a member of United Way’s Tocqueville Society and serves on the boards of Friends of Birch State Park and the Planned Giving Council of Broward. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Contact

Email: nthies@cfbroward.org

Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 106

Former Members of the Board of Directors

Suzanne Y. Allen

W. George Allen*
J. David Armstrong Jr.
Elliot B. Barnett*
Richard A. Berkowitz
Francie Bishop Good
Gary E. Bitner
James J. Blosser
Nancy W. Blosser
Holly Bodenweber
Francis B. Brogan, Jr.
Anthony Brunson
Gale M. Butler
Rita Case
Barbara R. Castell
Margarita T. Castellon
D. Keith Cobb
Joan K. Crain
Jan C. Crocker
Jan R. Cummings
Ward J. Curtis Jr.*
James B. Davis
Shaun M. Davis
John B. Deinhardt*
Elizabeth C. Deinhardt*
Louise F. Dill
Patricia Du Mont
Katherine M. Eggleston
Richard L. Engberg
Leonard L. Farber*
Bernardo B. Fernandez Jr.
George E. Gadson
Linda L. Gill
Daniel E. Gordon
Wilson B. Greaton Jr.
Howard Greenberg
Barbara Grevior
William Gundlach*
Steven J. Halmos
Edward T. Hashek
Frank E. Helsom
Robert J. Henninger Jr.

Frederick L. Hicks
David W. Horvitz
William D. Horvitz*
Walter E. Howard
Marti Huizenga*
Edwin A. Huston*
R. Stephen Hyatt
Joseph E. Jack*
Bacardi Jackson
Nona L. Jones
Janet C. Jordan
Anne K. Joyner
Robert B. Judd
Thomas O. Katz
Patricia R. Kearns
Stewart R. Kester Sr.*
James B. LaBate, Jr.
Christine L. Lambertus
Michael G. Landry
Raymond H. Leightman
Armando Leighton, Jr.*
Jarett S. Levan
Susie Levan
Alan J. Levy
Marsha O. Levy
Herschell Gordon Lewis*
Jack R. Loving
Anne B. MacLean
Patricia L. Mahaney
Mark R. Maller
Wendy Masi
John C. McKeon
Cori Flam Meltzer
H. Kent Mergler
Virginia I. Miller
Frederick V. Miller*
Joseph R. Millsaps*
Albert J. Miniaci
Karen Mitchell Curran
Chris Mobley
Maj. Gen. James W. Monroe
Jan Moran
Thomas P. O'Donnell*
A. Gordon Oliver*

Thomas R. Oliveri
Stacy Ostrau
Charles L. Palmer
Arlene Pecora
David E. Ratcliffe
Carlos J. Reyes
Mary Riedel
Leonard Robbins*
Sally J. Robbins
Ramon A. Rodriguez
Roy L. Rogers
Jacquelyn Rogow
Barbara Roti
John W. Ruffin Jr.*
Maria T. Sanjuan
Tony Segreto
William L. Shillington
Christopher L. Smith
William A. Snyder
Raymond C. Southern
George E. Sullivan
William F. Sullivan
Kim Sweers
Paul Tanner
J. Kenneth Tate
Judith M. Thiel
Norman D. Tripp
Leslie C. Tworoger
Jose B. Valle
Elaine Vasquez
Douglas J. Von Allmen
John M. Walsh
Steven H. Woods
*Deceased