The Community Foundation of Broward’s board of directors recently announced Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson as its new president and CEO. Anderson takes over for Linda B. Carter, who is retiring after 23 years. Anderson, who begins her tenure on Aug. 17, was most recently at Nova Southeastern University, where she has served as vice president of advancement and community relations since 2013.
“This is a pivotal moment for our community and the Community Foundation will lead the way to help shape a brighter future,” Anderson said. “I am honored and thrilled to accept this role. It is the opportunity of a lifetime to combine my work experiences with my love for Broward to guide an innovative organization that creates bold, lasting impact.”
“Jennifer brings the expertise, creativity, energy and drive to take the Community Foundation of Broward to the next level,” said James Donnelly, Foundation board chair and chair of the CEO search committee. “In Jennifer, the board of directors sees a transformational leader who loves this community and will ensure that we grow the endowed philanthropic resources Broward needs to thrive.”
The Community Foundation of Broward, founded in 1984, provides community leadership, fosters bold philanthropy and builds permanent resources to tackle Broward’s biggest challenges. The Community Foundation is in the midst of its most ambitious effort yet, the BE BOLD Leadership Campaign, which seeks to fuel innovation, inspire new thinking and raise $500 million in endowed support for Broward’s “Issues That Matter.”