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ACR Electronics, Inc.
Ambit Advertising & Public
American National Bank
AvMed Health Plans
Baptist Health South Florida
Becker & Poliakoff, PA
Berger Singerman, Attys At Law
Broward Children’s Center
Broward County Medical Assn.
Broward County Council of
Broward Housing Solutions
Colodny, Fass, PA
Dunham Insurance Services
EBS Advisors, Inc.
First Bank Florida
First Green Bank
Florida Atlantic University
FPL(Fla Power & Light Co)
FOP, Ft Laud Lodge 31
Henderson Behavioral Health
Horkey & Associates, PA
Marine Industries Assn SFla
Meehan Finance Group of ……Wells Fargo Advisors
Memorial Healthcare System
Nova Southeastern University
Patricia Hartman CPA PA
Pompano Bch Chamb Commerce
Red Sea International
Seminole Tribe of Florida
SmartWater CSI, LLC
S Fla Regional Transp Authority
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The Tower Forum is a private, non-profit, non-partisan business organization established in 1976. The organization consists of business executives from industries and professions in south Florida. The Tower Forum has become the “go-to” discussion venue in Broward, where these leaders identify critical issues facing our community, engage in public dialogue, and encourage positive change.
Greg West is President & Chief Development Officer of ZOM and is responsible for all of the company’s development activities nationally. Presently, ZOM has under construction 3,400 units in Florida, Texas and the Mid-Atlantic. Over the next twelve months, the company will start 2,600 additional units, bringing active development volume over $1.8 billion.
Carla Coleman was appointed (2004) the Urban Land Institute’s Executive Director for Southeast Florida & the Caribbean, and in 2014 as ULI’s Florida Director until her retirement last year. She continues to work on specialty projects as Principal of Coleman & Associates Consulting, PA.
Mitch Rosenstein is a principal and co-founder of Green Mills Group, a full-service real estate development firm focused on affordable housing and community development. Since the company¹s founding in 2011, Green Mills has the highest competitive low-income housing tax credit application award rate of any developer in Florida. Mitch was appointed to the 2013-2014 Board of Directors for Neighborhood Lending Partners, a consortium bank focused on commercial development and workforce housing finance. He was also appointed to the Affordable Housing Advisory Committees for both Broward County and the City of Fort Lauderdale.
MODERATOR: Debbie Orshefsky is a partner in Holland & Knight’s Fort Lauderdale and D.C. offices. She practices in the areas of land development and environmental law with specific experience in planning, infrastructure planning and financing, zoning, subdivision controls and community redevelopment, as well as state, regional and local roles in land use decision-making.
SPONSOR APRIL BREAKFAST: Broward Health
BREAKFAST AT: Tower Club, 28th Floor, One Financial Plaza, 100 SE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
WHEN: Thursday, 4/6/17; doors open at 6:45 a.m.; program begins at 7:30 a.m.; concludes around 9:15 a.m.; free parking until 9:30 a.m. COST: Breakfast and parking included for members of Tower Forum; non-members: $35 (note: no cost for working media); credit card online, or mail check, payable to Tower Forum, P.O. Box #15041, Plantation, FL 33318.
We encourage participants to join Tower Forum. While we invite you to attend 2 breakfasts at $35 each, you must join Tower Forum to attend thereafter. Membership is from date of joining through 9 consecutively scheduled breakfasts.
In order for us to provide sufficient breakfast and seating, RSVP’s and advance payments are required, and are non-refundable. Seating is limited.
RSVP’s received after 5:00 p.m., Friday, 3/31/17
cannot be assured a seat.
Become an active participant and network with community business leaders, professionals and public officials. Be informed and stimulated by key players regarding hot, current topics which impact you and the community. Enjoy full buffet breakfasts in downtown Fort Lauderdale’s prestigious Tower Club. Your membership begins on payment and lasts one year from joining. Submit your information with a credit card on our convenient online Membership Application, or print out the form and postal mail it with your check.
Our breakfast location is always downtown at the Tower Club, 28th floor of the Regions Bank Building, (One Financial Plaza) 100 SE Third Ave. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394. Doors open at 6:45 a.m.; program begins at 7:30 a.m.; it concludes around 9:15 a.m. Free parking until 9:30 A.M. at the One Financial Plaza garage, by obtaining receptionist’s stamp on ticket when exiting the breakfast. The dates of the programs are the first Thursday of every month from Oct., 2016 through June, 2017: 10/6/16, 11/3/16, 12/1/16, 1/5/17, 2/2/17, 3/2/17, 4/6/17, 5/4/17, 6/1/17. The programs are formulated by the Program Planning Committee, chaired by Tony Abbate (954.236.1285) .
Robert Barron, Jane Carrié, Bianca Moreiras
Doug Lyons, Burnadette Norris-Weeks
Steve Einhorn, Kathy Koch, Marty Kurtz
Lee Feldman, Charles Caulkins, Linda Cooke, Calvin Glidewell
Bob Swindell, Jean McIntyre, Dr. J.Preston Jones