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The journey towards leadership excellence that results in the remarkable achievements of graduation from the inaugural class of the American Express Leadership Academy at the Community Foundation of Broward provides you with the opportunity to join our alumni. 

Graduates’ leadership journey continues through this program as the Foundation continues to help you navigate the complexities of leadership. This program has been designed exclusively for all local Community Foundation of Broward Leadership Institute Alumni who participate in the American Express Leadership Academy.

As a graduate you will have opportunities to build upon the knowledge, skills and team building you experienced in the Leadership Academy so you can achieve the personal and organizational goals you established during the program.  Below are the 2015 Alumni benefits.

Leadership Circles

Struggling with an issue or ideas you are exploring and wish you had a small group
of your peers to serve as a sounding board? Leadership Circles are intimate cohortled
sessions where you and your Alumni peers will bubble up real-time topics and
uncover solutions that position you for success. Breakfast sessions will be held from
8:30-10:00 a.m. at Community Foundation offices on the follwing dates:
CEO Track High Potential Track
7/08/15 CEO Circle
10/14/15 CEO Circle
2/24/16 CEO Circle
4/27/16 CEO Circle
9/16/15 HiPo Circle
11/04/15 HiPo Circle
3/16/16 HiPo Circle
6/08/16 HiPo Circle

Wine and Unwind Receptions

Take a reflective look at your personal and organizational leadership
advancements through the lens of the most notable achievers in the business
and nonprofit arenas during our evening receptions designed just for you.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Tuesday, January 19, 2016
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Speaker: Ami Dar, Founder
Location: Gallery of Amazing Things
481 S Federal Hwy, Dania Beach, FL 33004
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Speaker: Steven Nardizzi, Esq.,
CEO of Wounded Warrior Project

Success is Your Destiny Events

“Success is Your Destiny” leadership events take you inside the headquarters
of our region’s most successful nonprofit and for profit organizations. Get the
inside scoop from local leaders on how they rose to the top and how they
continue to succeed through good and tough times.
JOINT Program
Monday, December 7, 2015
11:00-1:30 p.m.
Topic: Creating a “Best Places to
Work” Culture
Speaker: Colin Brown
Host: JM Family
Location: Deerfield Beach

JOINT Program
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
11:00-1:30 p.m.
Topic: World-Class Customer Service,
A Business Driver for Nonprofits, too!
Speaker: Doria Camaraza
Host: American Express
Location: Plantation
CEO Program
Thursday, October 29, 2015
11:00-1:30 p.m.
Topic: Leading Successful
Capital Campaigns
Speaker: Kim Cavendish
Host: Museum ofDiscovery & Science
Location: Fort Lauderdale

HiPo Program
Friday, May 6, 2016
2:00-5:00 p.m.
Topic: Team Building
Speaker: Gino Coca-Mir
Host: Tigertail Lake Recreational
Center (Broward College)
• 1 hour workshop
• 2 hours ropes course activity
Location: Dania Beach

Access to American Express Leadership Academy’s
Global Alumni Resources

Earlier this year, the leadership at the American Express Foundation formally launched the American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Network. It is a platform for nonprofit leaders from diverse organizations and geographies to collaborate on key challenges, opportunities and issues in order to positively impact the sector. To connect and network with the global and notable group of world-class nonprofit leaders, you now have access to:
LinkedIn Group – over 865 alumni have already joined this private group that includes a number of provocative discussions and active subgroups.

Leadership Forum – Set to launch in the third quarter of 2015, this website will offer best practices in nonprofit leadership and a forum for blogging, posting opportunities, and sharing leadership testimonials.

NSU Hudson Center Executive Education Courses

Take advantage of Nova Southeastern University’s Executive Education at a significantly discounted rate. This is a great way to drill down on core leadership competencies to propel you toward success.
For the next 6 months, NSU is offering a 50% discount on their One-Day Open Enrollment Courses for up to three nonprofit leaders or staff from your organization. Seating will become available two weeks prior to the listed course date and will fill on a first-come, first-served basis.
To register for these additional courses, please visit the dedicated website

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