Linda B. Carter


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


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


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.

Judy Bonevac


Judy is an experienced estate planning, probate, estate and trust, real estate and business law attorney who received her B.S., magna cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law and both a Master of Laws in Estate Planning and a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Miami School of Law. She is also a graduate of the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, a member of the Tax Law Section of the Florida Bar, a member of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Tax Council, Inc. and is a past member of the steering committee of the Annual Joint Tax and Estate Planning Council. Judy is currently the Chair of the Community Foundation of Broward’s Professional Advisors Council.

Doria M. Camaraza


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

Nancy A. Meyer


Nancy is President of the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald. She is former Publisher and General Manager of the Sun Sentinel Media Group and the Orlando Sentinel. Under Nancy’s leadership, the Sun Sentinel won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for impactful coverage of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Nancy is a Broward County resident, serves on The Alliance of Greater Fort Lauderdale Board of Directors, Broward Business Council on Homelessness, Broward Workshop and the Nova Southeastern University Ambassador’s Board. She is a cancer survivor and has worked extensively with Susan G. Komen – New England.

Dev Motwani


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


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


Mona is an LGBT activist and philanthropist, based in Fort Lauderdale. 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. Originally from Oklahoma, Mona co-founded the Tulsa Girls Art School, a nonprofit serving underprivileged girls. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa. Mona has served on the national boards of Lambda Legal, Victory Fund and the national board of Freedom for All Americans.

Brett A. Rose


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


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


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.

Kurt D. Zimmerman


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.


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.



Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 101

Andria Baker
Development Coordinator


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.




Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 121

Annette Bauer
Senior Director of Finance and Operations


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.



Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 137

Sheri Brown Grosvenor
Vice President, Community Impact


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.



Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 103

Carol Dorko
Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer


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.



Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 107

Kirk Englehardt
Vice President, Marketing and Communications


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.



Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 105

Latoya Jacquett
Office Assistant


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.



Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 111

Amanda Kah
Charitable Funds Services Director


Amanda Kah, Charitable Funds Services Manager, 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.



Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 115

Mark Kotler
Senior Director, Philanthropic Services


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.



Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 130

Yvette Lawson
Executive Assistant to CEO/Office Manager


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. 



Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 100

Jennifer Powers
Director of Philanthropic Services


Jennifer has two decades of experience in philanthropy, retail management and community involvement. She has previously worked in development at Davidson College and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She holds a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.



Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 113

Andrew Reid
Director of Communications


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.



Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 102

Angelica Rosas
Director of Community Impact


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.



Phone: 954-761-9503 ext. 114

Nancy Thies
Vice President, Philanthropic Services


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.



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