Recipe for Success with Guest Bob Swindell, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
Just as there are no two recipes that contain the exact same ingredients or measurements, there are no two success stories exactly the same. Recipe For Success features entrepreneurs, visionary leaders and innovators of all ages who will share their ingredients that make them successful – personally and professionally.
Let's get cooking! Bob Swindell was named President and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance in November 2009, having joined in 2003. A lifelong Broward resident, he has served in several business and community leadership roles. Florida Governors Martinez, Chiles, Bush and Scott have appointed Bob to lead statewide boards. He has served as a Board of Pilot Commissioner, on the Boards of Enterprise Florida, and NAIOP. He currently serves on the Boards of CareerSource Broward, JA of South Florida, United Way of Broward County, FARDA, Winterfest and is Past Chairman of FEDC.
Bob is a 2013 graduate of Leadership Florida Class XXXI, a 1986 alumnus of Leadership Broward–Class V and was recognized as a 2011 Business Leader of the Year by the Leadership Broward Foundation. In June of 2013, Governor Rick Scott presented Bob with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award at the Annual meeting of Leadership Florida.
In October of 2018, Bob was inducted into the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber’s Business Hall of Fame and was recognized as an Ultimate CEO by the South Florida Business Journal. He was recognized by the Seafarers’ House as the Business Leader of the Year in 2017. In 2016, Bob was honored by the Florida Economic Development Council as Florida’s economic development professional of the year.
The American Red Cross honored Bob with their 2015 Humanitarian Award. He was recognized by the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for Outstanding Community Service in February 2014 and was also named a 2011 Business Leader of the Year by the Leadership Broward Foundation.
Learn more about the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance: https://www.gflalliance.org/
For more information about Junior Achievement of South Florida, visit https://www.jasouthflorida.org.
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