Facilitator, South Florida Operations
Office: Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, 1401 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 304, Fort Lauderdale, FL 22201
Bachelor of Business Administration, Florida International University
Bachelor of Health Services, Florida Atlantic University
John Gargotta is the Broward County Facilitator of South Florida Operations for the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the College of Business at Florida State University. As a Facilitator of the Small Business Executive Program and the Nonprofit Executive Program, he ensures the programs provide a world-class learning experience to executives of for-profit and nonprofit corporations. Gargotta has an influential and well respected career in both the corporate and non-profit arenas. Gargotta is the past President and CEO of Impact Broward, a nonprofit organization solving needs in areas of literacy, homebound elderly, veterans and capacity building of nonprofits. Gargotta’s corporate career fast tracked to senior management in Fortune 500 corporations with numerous awards for outstanding service as a National spokesperson, sales trainer, and motivator. Gargotta was awarded The Bronze Star Medal while serving in the United States Army in Vietnam in 1967-1968.
He is a past President of Broward Chamber of Non-profit Organizations and the Planned Giving Council of Broward, a member of Leadership Broward, and past President and current board member of Friends of Broward Libraries and member of the Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce.