WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 1, 2016) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that attorney Robert C. White Jr. has been appointed to leadership roles in two key South Florida business organizations.
White joins the board of directors of the South Florida Technology Alliance, effective Sept. 1, 2016, for a one-year term. He will also become a member of the board’s executive committee. The South Florida Technology Alliance promotes the growth, success and awareness of the regional tech community. The organization’s fifth annual ITPalooza will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at the Signature Grand in Davie.
“We’re excited to have Bob join us on our board of directors,” South Florida Technology Alliance Executive Director Niccole Ciccone says. “We would gladly have him on board for as many years as he is willing to volunteer his time,” she adds.
White also has been named chair of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance’s entrepreneurship council, which promotes entrepreneurial success in Broward.
As chair, he will serve on the board’s executive committee, which meets throughout the year to support and govern the economic development group. White’s term as entrepreneurship council chair will last from Oct. 1, 2016, to Sept. 30, 2018.
White regularly advises innovative companies and entrepreneurs on matters involving corporate contracts, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, venture capital and angel financing, technology law, corporate growth strategies, business and strategic planning, and more.
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About South Florida Technology Alliance
The South Florida Technology Alliance is a nonprofit business organization that fosters the growth and success of IT hardware, software and service providers and users in South Florida by offering relevant industry programs, networking and business development opportunities. SFTA Monthly reaches more than 3,000 technology individuals in South Florida. The value of SFTA membership and sponsorship is growing awareness of your company and contributing to the IT business community.
About Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
As the primary economic development organization for greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance focuses on creating, attracting, expanding and retaining high-wage jobs and capital investment in high-value targeted industries, developing more vibrant communities, and improving the quality of life for the area’s citizens. The alliance’s Entrepreneurship Council markets, promotes, grows, expands and accelerates the success of entrepreneurs in Broward with a focus on those in established and emerging clusters.
Gunster, Florida’s law firm for business, provides full-service legal counsel to leading organizations and individuals from its 12 offices statewide. Established in 1925, the firm has expanded, diversified and evolved, but always with a singular focus: Florida and its clients’ stake in it. A magnet for business-savvy attorneys who embrace collaboration for the greatest advantage of clients, Gunster’s growth has not been at the expense of personalized service but because of it. The firm serves clients from its offices in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, The Florida Keys, Vero Beach, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With nearly 200 attorneys and 200 committed support staff, Gunster is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of the 500 largest law firms and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Diverse Law Firms by Law360. More information about its practice areas, offices and insider’s view newsletters is available at www.gunster.com.