Dr. Jones Named to Leadership Florida Program

Oct 10, 2014

Dr. Robert R. Jones, Collier Campus President and Regional Vice President, Economics and Community Development, Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW), has been accepted into the Leadership Florida program. The annual program includes 55 leaders around the state ranging from corporate CEOs and small business owners to educators and elected officials. The eight-month program incorporates a comprehensive look at the issues, challenges and opportunities in areas such as: economy, governance, education, environment, growth, demographics, health care and the arts. The sessions take participants to cities around the state.

“This is an exceptional opportunity to really explore the many facets of this great state,” said Dr. Jones. “Leadership Florida is an impressive program that gives you a more in-depth appreciation and understanding of the many different aspects of Florida.”

About Leadership Florida: Leadership Florida offers a continuum of educational opportunities for Florida leaders that includes programming for college students, young professionals, new executives to Florida, Florida mayors, and the annual class program for which these leaders were selected. The purpose of all of these programs is to educate, inspire, and engage Florida leaders who will work together, across their diversities, for the betterment of Florida. To date, more than 1,500 men and women have graduated from Leadership Florida programs. Collectively, members of Leadership Florida serve on more than 5,000 corporate and non-profit boards throughout the state, providing key leadership in their local communities and in the state.