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Jim Moran Institute's McDevitt Joins Leadership Broward

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  Amy McDevitt, coordinator of the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s South Florida Operations, has been selected to join Leadership Broward Class XXXVIII.

Leadership Broward is a leadership development training organization for Broward County residents. The organization cultivates emerging leaders through a 10-month program, exposing them to community service and professional development opportunities.

“I am honored to have been chosen to participate in this premier program that offers a behind-the-scenes look into the issues affecting our community,” McDevitt said. “I’m also delighted to represent the Jim Moran Institute while learning new skills for professional growth that I can share with our program participants.”

McDevitt, a South Florida native, earned a bachelor’s degree in apparel design from the College of Human Sciences at Florida State University and has health and wellness training and various yoga certifications.

The Jim Moran Institute provides executive training programs in South Florida for CEOs, entrepreneurs, business owners, presidents and executive directors of small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Graduates emerge with the skills and training that allow them to capitalize on business opportunities, implement best practice management, and turn challenges into strategic advantages. These programs are offered twice a year at no cost to the accepted participants.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s South Florida Operations. Since 2009, the South Florida team has graduated 23 classes from its executive programs.

About the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship
The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship cultivates, trains and inspires entrepreneurial leaders through world-class executive education, applied training, public recognition and leading-edge research.

Jim Moran was an automotive pioneer and an entrepreneur at heart, who at the age of 7, sold soda pop at sandlot baseball diamonds in Chicago. With a career that spanned more than six decades, he built an amazing chronicle of achievements in the automobile industry. 

His vision for the Jim Moran Institute was to provide opportunities that would help others become more successful business owners. A 1995 contribution from Jim and Jan Moran and JM Family Enterprises established the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at the Florida State University College of Business. Since 2011, further enhancements to the Jim Moran Institute and its outreach have been made possible by Jan Moran and The Jim Moran Foundation.

About the South Florida Operations

The Jim Moran Institute’s South Florida Operations office serves entrepreneurs, business owners and nonprofit leaders in the South Florida community through multiple programs designed to take advantage of local resources. Providing executive education and leveraging the resources of the Jim Moran Institute’s, South Florida Operations helps its clients’ businesses – and the region’s economy grow and prosper.

Based in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, the South Florida Operation’s services are for-profit and nonprofit businesses and are geared toward CEOs, entrepreneurs, business owners and presidents whose companies have been established for at least three years and have five or more employees. Services are provided for little to no cost.