Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson: President/CEO

Ft Lauderdale, FL – The Community Foundation of Broward (CFB) has hired Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson as President/CEO.

Known as a transformational leader with deep community ties to Broward County, Anderson will ensure that CFB grows the endowed philanthropic resources it needs to thrive during the coronavirus pandemic and at a time when there is a nationwide call for social justice.

She brings more than two decades of leadership experience in Broward County and an extensive network of community, industry, business and political connections. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Advancement and Community Relations at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). During her tenure, she created strategies to raise NSU’s profile, engage the community and grow philanthropic support, including helping lead the university’s first capital campaign that raised $267 million in philanthropic giving and is currently the largest capital campaign ever conducted in Broward County.

Prior to joining NSU, Anderson was Vice President of Community Engagement at Florida Atlantic University and Executive Director of the FAU Foundation. Previously, she served as the first female President and CEO of United Way of Broward County.

A 21-year resident of Broward County, Anderson’s love of community is exemplified by her volunteer service on the boards of many Broward nonprofit organizations such as Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, PACE Center for Girls and Funding Arts Broward.

The Community Foundation of Broward, established in 1984, provides community leadership, fosters bold philanthropy and builds permanent resources to tackle Broward’s biggest challenges – today and forever.