Join us on for the first Trustee Event of 2021, where we are honored to have Andrew Duffell, MBA, President & CEO of FAU's Research Park discussingGlobal Ventures at FAU – Broadening & Deepening South Florida’s Economy.
Trustee members & Platinum Circle Partners of the Coral Springs Coconut Creek Regional Chamber of Commerce are leaders in our community who recognize that their business success and continued growth are tied to the community they serve. The purpose of the Trustee program & Platinum Circle Partners is to engage senior executive business leaders in active participation with the Chamber by forming alliances with peers so they can lead our community in social and political interactions as well as be informed regarding issues that affect Northwest Broward. Members of these programs lend their concern and expertise to address issues concerning the community, politics, and business, to help ensure a solid future for local enterprises and our citizens. Together, we are insuring the continued growth and vitality of one another’s business and that of the Chamber for many years to come.
If you are interested in getting more involved or joining the Trustee Program, please contact the Chamber President, Cindy Brief.
About Andrew Duffell, MBA: Duffell’s international background and multiple economic development roles have shaped his forward-thinking and problem-solving approach regarding the development of South Florida’s economy using technology as a catalyst. Since becoming president & CEO of the Research Park at FAU in 2011 the Research Park’s contribution to the region’s economy has surged, largely due to the repositioning efforts Duffell has implemented. The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® is home to technology companies and research-based organizations working to support the research and development activities of Florida Atlantic University and to foster economic development and broaden the economic base of Broward and Palm Beach counties. Under Duffell’s leadership it has become known as South Florida’s laboratory for new entrepreneurial ideas and technologies and is a valuable asset in the region’s economic development efforts. Duffell’s personal achievements include being named the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year and being honored as a South Florida Business Journal Ultimate CEO, both in 2017, as well as a 2015 Palm Beach Ultimate CEO by the South Florida Business Journaland being recognized in January 2015 as a “40 Under 40 Rising Star in Economic Development” by Development Counsellors International (DCI) at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Leadership Summit. Currently Duffell serves on the boards of directors for the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, Florida Economic Development Council and the Children’s Home Society of Florida, as well as other advisory boards related to economic development. In 2000 he was conferred the degree of Master of Arts (Hons) in European Studies by the University of Aberdeen and in 2015 earned a master of business administration (MBA) from Florida Atlantic University.
Date and Time
Thursday Jan 28, 2021 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM EST
If you are a member of the Trustee program or a Platinum Circle Partner please contact the Director Of Operations for the luncheon location
This event is exclusive to Trustee members and Platinum Circle Partners. Please email the Director of Operations to RSVP.