Henry Rose bio

Henry A. Rose bio

Four generations of Henry Rose’s family have called Broward County home since the early 1950s. He grew up in Hollywood, attended Orange Brook Elementary, Lanier and McNicol middle schools, and graduated from Hollywood Hills High School. Henry was a Boy Scout, President of the Hollywood Junior Stamp Club, magician, avid science fiction reader, and competitive swimmer. During this time he also delivered newspapers, worked at a gas station, and at Publix.

Henry is a graduate of the University of Florida, a Certified Business Communicator, and a Certified Florida Planning Official. In 1991, he co-founded Unicol, Inc., and now as President provides services to clients as an Education Business Strategist, Marketing Communications Consultant, Political Campaign Manager, and Publisher. Most recently, he started a new company, CV Marketing, a company focused on transit and on-screen movie theater advertising sales.

Henry is married to Lisa, a public school teacher, and they have two adult daughters, a son-in-law, and one grandchild.

Henry devotes a lot of his energy and time to public education and his community. He has been inducted into the University of Florida Student Hall of Fame, named Pembroke Pines Citizen of the Year twice, and in 2015 was inducted into the Broward Schools Hall of Fame.

At Charles W. Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, he was instrumental in organizing and raising funds for Get Flanagan A Stadium, Inc. as President. He served as the Chair of the City of Pembroke Pines Education Advisory Board for five years and currently, serves as President of the Falcon Foundation, Inc. a non-profit educational organization. In 2001, Henry was appointed to the City of Pembroke Pines’ Planning & Zoning Board and has served as the Chair since 2004. In addition, he just finished serving a four year term as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce and Weston, Florida Chamber of Commerce. Finally, after serving since 1997 as a School Advisory Chair at three different schools, culminating as Chair of Broward County Public Schools District Advisory Council, in 2009 Henry expanded his advocacy efforts to public charter schools and become the first Chair of Florida’s Parents for Charter Schools.

– October 2019