The Board of Advisors is involved in overseeing the top-level management of The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship. Representing the North Florida and South Florida business communities, the board meets regularly with The Jim Moran Institute’s faculty and staff to discuss strategic planning for the organization.
Partner, Berger Singerman, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Robert W. Barron is a Florida based business attorney with significant experience with general corporate transactions, corporate and debt restructurings and commercial real estate transactions.
Vice President, JM Family Enterprises, Inc., Deerfield Beach, FL
Tom Blanton is vice president of the Family Office at JM Family Enterprises, Inc., and he serves as treasurer, assistant secretary and a founding director of The Jim Moran Foundation, Inc.
Executive Vice President, Residential Elevators, LLC, Tallahassee, FL
Erin Ennis currently serves as the Executive Vice President of Residential Elevators. Headquartered in Tallahassee, Residential Elevators manufactures, installs and services elevators in eighteen states.
Former Vice President (Retired) at IBM, Tallahassee, FL
Steve Evans retired from IBM in the fall of 2003 with more than 30 years of sales, operations, marketing and executive experience.
Industry Leader for Pharma and Life Sciences at Xerox Commercial Healthcare, Managing Director at TMS Health, a Xerox Company and CEO at LearnSomething, Now a Xerox Company, Tallahassee, FL
Steve Roden has more than two decades of entrepreneurial experience including managing recessions, technology meltdowns and major shifts in customer behavior.
President & CEO, Urban League of Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Germaine Smith-Baugh, Ed.D., is president and chief executive officer of the Urban League of Broward County, a position she has held since 2006.
CEO, HerbStar, LLC, Winter Park, FL
Herb Weiss co-founded and held executive positions in several companies, including: Financial Software of America, Inc., Smith, Weiss, Delker, Inc. and Cash To Go, Inc.
Grants Research & Compliance Officer, The Jim Moran Foundation, Deerfield Beach, FL
Khalil Zeinieh joined The Jim Moran Foundation in July 2011 as the Grants Research & Compliance Officer.