February 16, 2017 09:02 AM
Fort Lauderdale partner Jackie Howe was recently appointed Board Chair for the YMCA of South Florida, an organization impacting more than 500,000 members of the South Florida community. As chair, Jackie will support the work of the staff team and provide oversight and leadership to the overall organization.
In the organization’s January – February 2017 member newseltter, Jackie notes the history of Shutts & Bowen and the YMCA. The first Board of Directors meeting was held in the firm’s office in 1916. Shutts & Bowen has supported the Y for more than 100 years, and Jackie will continue leading it into the next era of service to the community.
Jacqueline Howe is a partner in the Ft. Lauderdale office of Shutts & Bowen, where she is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. A Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney, Jacqueline has almost 20 years of experience as a commercial litigator representing national and local companies in a variety of business disputes. She’s represented clients in complex commercial and civil matters including contract, partnership, franchise, employment, insurance defense and real estate related disputes.
Since 1916, the YMCA of South Florida has been a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Their mission is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. They cherish and instill our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.