Leadership Team

The Leadership Team is responsible for coordinating communication and providing support to the committees while ensuring that all activities promote the mission and vision of Emerge Broward. The Leadership Team consists of members who serve 12-month terms in a leadership capacity to Emerge Broward. These terms are staggered so they are overlapping (i.e., no Co-Chairs of the same committee will begin and end at the same time). The staggered terms begin in February and August. If you are interested in learning more about serving on our leadership team, please contact us.


The Leadership Team includes the members as follows:
  • 2 Leadership Team Co-Chairs
  • 2 Identify Committee Co-Chairs
  • 2 Connect Committee Co-Chairs
  • 2 Develop Committee Co-Chairs
  • 2 Engage Committee Co-Chairs
  • PR Director

2019 Leadership Team

Leadership Team Co-Chairs

Keith Ackrish
Keith Ackrish
Large Group Sales Executive (561)573-3683
Ana Gajardo
Ana Gajardo
Chief Sweat Officer / Owner (305)528-4733

Identify Co-Chairs

Zackary Toyota
Zackary Toyota
Head of Business Development Green Roads
Aimee Tarte
Owner (954)483-4104

Connect Co-Chairs

Tricia Dutton
Tricia Dutton
Sales Associate (330)327-9189
Patrick Goldstein
Patrick Goldstein
Head of Supply Chain (954)376-0495

Develop Co-Chairs

John Xanthos
John Xanthos
Director of Finance (954)643-2879
Matt Kornbluh
Matt Kornbluh
Employee Benefits Consultant (954)684-5332

Engage Co-Chairs

Zach Ledner
Zach Ledner
Commercial Insurance Broker (954)702-4289
Brittney Farwell
Brittney Farwell
Philanthropy Manager, Broward County (954)258-9939

PR Director

Zoe Haugen
Zoe Haugen
Multimedia/PR Specialist (954)804-9710