Boca Raton, FL-April 4, 2014-The Board of the Florence Fuller Child Development Centers, Inc. (FFCDC) is proud to announce that FFCDC’s CEO, Ellyn Okrent, is the recipient of The Commonwealth Institute (TCI) South Florida Award Top 10 Non-Profit Women-Led Businesses in Florida. Each year TCI recognizes women who have proven to be exceptional leaders in Boston and Florida. Ms. Okrent is one of only 10 women in the state of Florida to receive this award. This year’s award ceremony was held on Thursday, April 4, 2014 at the Hilton Miami. More than 400 people gathered to celebrate the Top 50 For-Profit Women-Led Business in Florida and the Top 10 Non-Profit Women-Led Business in Florida.
“Ellyn is a strong, energetic, and charismatic leader who spearheads this organization with exceptional enthusiasm, passion and forward thinking,” said Bernie Finkelstein, Chairman of the FFCDC Board. “The Members of the Board are extremely proud and honored to have Ellyn at the head of this organization and continue to support her endeavors as an exceptional leader.”
About the Florence Fuller Child Development Centers
Established in 1971, Florence Fuller Child Development Centers’ (FFCDC) mission is making a difference through education for economically challenged children and families to build a positive future in our community. FFCDC provides quality childcare, early education, preschool and pre-kindergarten programs, after-school care, summer camps, health and wellness services and family support programs. We prepare children for a lifetime commitment to learning and social achievement, while empowering their families with resources to be healthy, stable and successful. For more information, visit www.ffcdc.org.