The Club was pleased to have Angelo Bianco, Managing Partner at CP Group LLC as our guest speaker. The company owns the property at the Boca Raton Innovation Campus (BRiC). As many know, this campus was originally developed by IBM when they built and launched the IBM PC in August 1981. Angelo attended The George Washington University where he earned a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. From there he earned his JD in Law from the University of Virginia School of Law. CP Group is a vertically integrated real estate company located in Boca Raton and the largest office landlord [...]
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Sandy L Burkart PT, OCS, Ph.D. is a retired West Virginia University Professor and Chairman of Physical Therapy. He is a Feldenkrais movement re-education specialist in private practice with the Palm Beach Institute of Sports Medicine and is a teacher and consultant with Functional Rehabilitation Associates. He received his Physical Therapy degree in 1967 from the University of Pennsylvania, his Ph.D. in Anatomy from West Virginia University in 1977 and his Feldenkrais certificate in 1991. Dr. Burkart is a recognized national and international speaker, having delivered more than 200 workshops, presentations, and teleconferences nationally and around the world on [...]
We were delighted to have Boca Mayor Scott Singer as our guest speaker. Mayor Scott Singer is honored to have served as a strong voice for Boca Raton’s residents since he was first elected to the City Council in 2014. Scott was elected as Mayor in 2018 and re-elected in 2020 with 89% of the vote, receiving the two highest vote totals in the city's history. Singer graduated cum laude from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in government and received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. He owns several small businesses, including a law firm focused on [...]
Jalane Meloun, Ph.D., Professor of Business & Industrial Psychology, Barry University – Craft Talk Keynote: You 2.0 – Harnessing Your MotivationsAlex Buruchian2022-08-22T13:21:10-04:00
The Club was delighted to have Jalane Meloun, Ph.D., as our guest craft keynote speaker. Dr. Meloun is a Full Professor for Barry University, teaching in the Schools of Business and of Education, Leadership, & Human Development. She instructs business, psychology, IT, HR, project management, ethics, Total Quality Management (TQM), research methods, entrepreneurship, and statistics courses. She is the past Academic Coordinator for the (Business) Administration Department. Dr. Meloun gave a wonderful talk entitled “You 2.0: Harnessing Your Motivations.” In her talk she focused on many of the challenges we all face trying to overcome our bad habits. She [...]
The Club was delighted to have Camila Mychalczuk (“MUH-CAL-CHECK”) as our speaker. She is proud to represent Florida Atlantic University as the Director of Local Relations. She started her career at Florida Atlantic at the A.D. Henderson School and FAU High School as a School Counselor in March 2021 and transitioned to the Office of Government Relations in January. The Office of Government Relations promotes and reinforces FAU as a valued community partner, advocates for the University at all levels of government, and facilitates partnerships with the community. Outside of work, Camila enjoys spending time outdoors and in nature. [...]
The Rotary Club of Boca Raton has been fortunate to have a group of very successful donors who through the Club’s Outstanding People & Leaders (OPAL) fund raiser have raised over $1.69 million for college scholarships. The OPAL fund raiser is chaired by Neil Saffer, Jan Savarick and Spencer Siegel. A few years ago, the club did a survey of the kinds of employees the area needed, and it was determined that various trades programs were in high demand with more jobs available than there were candidates to fill those jobs. Our Club set upon a an effort to [...]
The Club was delighted to have David Chaves Lopez as our guest speaker this week. David Chaves Lopez is the Bilingual Program Manager for the Southeast Florida Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association in Palm Beach County, Florida. David has a professional background in clinical research, human services and public health. David’s role as a Program Manager is to provide Alzheimer's Association programs and services to communities, organizations, businesses, professionals, families and individuals living with Alzheimer's disease or any other type of dementia. Through the coordination of dedicated Alzheimer's Association volunteers, David raises awareness about brain health, informs the public [...]
I wanted to update the Rotary Club of Boca Raton. First, I just graduated from FSU with my Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. I was fortunate to graduate Magna Cum Laude and as a member of the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society! I am now enrolled in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the University of South Florida with classes beginning in August. The USF’s program has everything I wanted in a physical therapy school. I am excited for the next chapter and am so grateful for everything the Rotary Club of Boca Raton has done for [...]
Installation Banquet: Rotary 2022-2023 Officers and Directors; Jeff Tomberg Leads the Charge as PresidentAlex Buruchian2022-08-22T13:09:11-04:00
The Rotary Club of Boca Raton held its annual banquet for installation of the officers and directors for 2022-2023 at Maggiano’s restaurant. The Club has a fun-loving bunch of professionals who care about others and building lives and better futures for both young college students and help to others in the community. Just take a look at the following photo of the officers and directors most of whom were able to make the dinner. What a great group! Thanks to Part McCarthy for all the work she did to make this an enjoyable, great tasting event! [...]
We were delighted to have Patch Paczkowski, Professor of Business, Adams School of Entrepreneurship, FAU. Bill (“Patch”) Paczkowski, Ph.D., J.D., M.B.A., served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps for thirteen years, and worked as an attorney/consultant for a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs. Dr. Paczkowski has authored multiple journal articles and conference presentations, coordinates mentorship opportunities for entrepreneurs, and is actively involved in aiding the successful transition of student veterans to the civilian sector of employment. Historically, Patch received: A Ph.D. in Management from the Lally School of Management & Technology A JD from [...]