Amy McDevitt named Manager of South Florida Programs

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, part of Florida State University’s College of Business, has named Amy McDevitt as Manager of South Florida Programs.

McDevitt has served as coordinator for South Florida Operations since 2019, working out of the Fort Lauderdale office. In her new position, she will be responsible for the planning and execution of the Small Business Executive Program, Nonprofit Executive Program, and other Jim Moran Institute programs in South Florida.

“We are thrilled that Amy will be taking this leadership role and know her experience and passion will be tremendously beneficial to our future,” said Jennifer Kovach, director of South Florida Operations. “She has been a true asset to the Jim Moran Institute and the College of Business from day one and a key contributor to helping us accomplish our mission.”

The Jim Moran Institute provides executive programs for CEOs, entrepreneurs, business owners, presidents, and executive directors of small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Graduates emerge with the skills and training needed to capitalize on business opportunities, implement best practice management and turn challenges into strategic advantages. These programs are offered twice a year at no cost to the accepted participants.

This year marks the 14th anniversary of the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s South Florida Operations. Since its inception, the South Florida team has hosted 45 executive programs and graduated over 700 participants.

“I’m looking forward to continuing my work with the Jim Moran Institute and providing resources for business owners in the South Florida area,” McDevitt says. “I’m excited to see what new opportunities we can offer and how we can improve our programs to be as beneficial as possible.”

McDevitt is a graduate of Leadership Broward Class XXXVIII and a member of the Alliance of Entrepreneur Resource Organizations, as well as several chambers of commerce. Before her career at the Jim Moran Institute, she worked in a variety of industries including non-profit, public sector, and small businesses. McDevitt, a South Florida native, earned a bachelor’s degree in apparel design from the College of Human Sciences at Florida State University and enjoys working as a yoga instructor in her free time.