Honorees Announced for 2014 Profiles in Leadership Gala

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The following Broward County business and community leaders will be honored at Leadership Broward Foundation’s 2014 Profiles in Leadership Gala, hosted by the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Resort & Spa, from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, October 11 at Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, 2301 S.E. 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale:

David Armstrong, President, Broward College

Kelley Shanley, President / CEO, Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Andreas Ioannou, CEO, Orchestra Hotels & Resorts

Bob Moss, Chairman/CEO, Moss & Associates

Ginger Martin, President/CEO, American National Bank

These honorees are recognized for their leadership and innovation as well as their profound effect on the community. In addition, AutoNation will be recognized with the prestigious Excellence in Leadership Award to celebrate their many years of service and commitment to the Broward community.

The gala, which is themed Burlesque, is co-chaired by Leadership Broward Foundation volunteers Michael Berry of Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Resort & Spa, Bob Birdsong of OK Generators, Andy Cagnetta of Transworld Business Advisors, Milin Espino of Memorial Healthcare System and Jessica Urbanski of IBERIABANK, who also serves on the Foundation’s board of directors as Vice President of Special Events.

“We are so proud to acknowledge the accomplishments of such an outstanding group of business leaders,” said LBF Chief Executive Officer Laurie Sallarulo. “Each of these honorees has distinguished themselves as leaders in their industries and has used theirleadership to enrich the community. We are also thrilled to honor AutoNation for their support of numerous organizations that help so many in Broward.”

The annual Profiles in Leadership Gala is one of the best attended and widely recognized events of the season. Last year’s event was sold out with more than 475 guests. Guests will enjoy a sumptuous dinner, an over-the-top live and silent auction, a special tribute to the honorees, dancing and entertainment and casino fun. The attire is black-tie optional. Tickets are $300 per person for Leadership Broward Foundation active members; $550 for Leadership Broward Foundation couples; $325 per person for guests and non-members; and $200 for Emerge Broward members.

For sponsorship, tickets and more information, contact Patty Sacco at 954-767-8866 orpatty@leadershipbroward.org.

About the Leadership Broward Foundation, Inc.

Proud if its 32 year history, Leadership Broward Foundation continues to provide premier leadership programs, services and initiatives that develop strong business and community leaders.  These programs help young, emerging and established leaders expand their leadership skills and enhance their knowledge of local and state issues, as well as leverage their individual passion to make positive changes in our community. In addition, LeadershipBroward Foundation offers companies and organizations leadership development services that help them grow and achieve greater success. For more information regarding any of the programs offered by the Leadership Broward Foundation, Inc. visit www.LeadershipBroward.org or call 954-767-8866.