CEO and Business Leader Testimonials
Following are just a few examples of what local CEOs and business leaders have said about Greater Fort Lauderdale:
"Fort Lauderdale is a dynamic, 21st century city that serves as a particularly hospitable environment for large national and international organizations, and with good reason. We're ideally positioned for companies to do business across the entire western hemisphere, and we offer an infrastructure, workforce and commercial environment that's second to none."
Chairman and CEO
"From a quality of life perspective, we offer a myriad of benefits to those living and working in South Florida. Art and culture can be found at our museums and performing arts centers. Sports and music fans can attend games and concerts at our many arenas. And, let me not forget our fabulous weather!"
"You can be totally confident that selecting a greater Fort Lauderdale location will provide your company and your employees with the very best business climate for continuing success."
Florida Power & Light Co.
"From a business perspective, Florida has grown beyond its traditional strengths of tourism and agriculture, emerging as a leader in many industries such as biotechnology, IT, and professional services. From a recruiting standpoint, the quality of life in South Florida includes world-class arts and culture, K-20 education, a diverse workforce and population, and a variety of housing and lifestyle opportunities."
Colin W. Brown
President & Chief Executive Officer
JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
"The Broward Alliance, working with county and local governments, is committed to assisting organizations new to our area with a number of relocation and support services that include site selection; incentive programs, employee information and support; market research; government liaison and community resource referrals and development of a diverse workforce. I am honored to help lead the great work of The Broward Alliance and I am dedicated to its mission of establishing Greater Fort Lauderdale as a leading site to conduct business on a global scale."
Ray Ferrero, Jr., J.D.
Nova Southeastern University
"From the quality of life for your families and for recruiting new employees, to the infrastructure to support your organization such as existing or planned office buildings and sites, transportation including domestic and international air service from two major airports, recreational opportunities including world-class yachting and major league sports, and a variety of housing and lifestyle options—a greater Fort Lauderdale location rates highly on all of these critical points."
Chairman and CEO
Rick Case Enterprises
"In the thirteen years I have lived in Broward County, I have seen great improvements in our port facilities, domestic and international air service and educational offerings. Of course recreational opportunities abound and there are great art and cultural programs throughout South Florida. This quality of business and personal life has made attracting great talent much easier."
Roy G. Krause
President and CEO
“Sun Sentinel Company shares a rich, 100-year history with Fort Lauderdale. At the center of the dynamic South Florida region, it’s no surprise that Greater Fort Lauderdale is an outstanding business destination with a large, skilled workforce, diverse population, abundance of domestic and international travel connections, appealing tax climate and exceptional quality of life. Sun Sentinel Company & WSFL-TV are proud to serve South Florida, and its vibrant business community, with news, information and entertainment. We couldn’t do it without our incredible, local workforce.”
President, Publisher & CEO
Sun Sentinel Company/Orlando Sentinel
General Manager, WSFL-TV
"As a CEO who has lived and worked in this area for 9 years, I can personally attest to the many attributes that a greater Fort Lauderdale headquarters location can provide."
James W. Rasmussen
Chairman, President & CEO
SunTrust Bank, South Florida
For more information regarding headquarters operations in Greater Fort Lauderdale, please contact the Managing Director, CEO Council of The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 954-627-0126.
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