2016 Honorees

Monica Branker
Monica Branker is the chair of Women Celebrating Women, a community organization that recognizes the accomplishments of dynamic women in our community and raises funds to benefit organizations such as the Northwest Federated Woman's Club of Broward County and the Lauderdale Lakes Alzheimer's Foundation.

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Lindell Douglas
Lindell Douglas is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (TM) professional (CFP® who has been serving clients since 1998. Certified by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards in Washington, DC. CFP® certification marks identify professionals who have met the high standards of competency and ethics. Mr. Douglas is the Managing Partner, and Founder of LDA Wealth Management in Plantation, FL, he is a successful financial planner serving clients nationwide.

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Comm. Dale V.C. Holness
His political record is well documented in his six years of public service as a Lauderhill City Commissioner & Vice Mayor (2007, 2010) plus his term from November 2010-Present, as Broward County Commissioner, District 9. As a real estate agent and mortgage broker, Commissioner Holness continues to use his expertise to identify and support affordable housing and financing opportunities.

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Juanita Haynes Phillips SME, QBE.
Juanita currently serves as SER Operations Manager Ocean, Warehousing, Traffic & Documentation at Laparkan Shipping. She has worked in the transportation industry for more than 30 years in various capacities from ground transportation to sales and marketing.

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Charles & Nyoka Stewart
Charles E. Stewart was born in Kingston, Jamaica, immigrated to the New York, NY in 1953. The Stewart’s has been married for 37 years. Charles was a loyal Union Official of the National Maritime Union of America for 47 years. He served in a number of capacities such as the following, Merchant Seaman, Patrolman, Hiring, Hall Port

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Claude Lousaint
Claude Louissaint has devoted his life to community service. He has over 30 years of experience consisting of public/non-profit sector management, business development, training, lecturing at college and university level. Claude is committed to empower individuals and families culturally, politically, and economically.

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Karl Gordon
Mr. Karl Gordon, hails from Falmouth, Jamaica. He gained experience at the then Trelawney Beach Hotel before moving on to Sandals Beach Resort. Karl then got the opportunity he wanted to work on board a cruise ship. First the Bermuda Cruise line, then the Norwegian and the SS Southward before leaving for Florida.

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