MAITLAND, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2013
My Florida Regional MLS (MFRMLS) is proud to announce the election of Jay Markell, CPA, Chief Financial & Chief Operating Officer to serve as Board Chairman of the local nonprofit AMIkids Orlando.
“As Chairman, I look forward to bringing my enthusiasm and willingness to speak with company representatives regarding the donation of time and resources to AMIkids,” states Markell.
Markell has served on the AMIkids Orlando Board since October of 2012 and has been instrumental in the fundraising initiatives for the organization from the beginning. “As Chairman, Jay plays a significant role in ensuring the program is providing the utmost in quality services to the local kids and their families. As the new Executive Director I look forward to working with him and making AMIkids Orlando one of the best programs in the organization,” states Wanda Walker, AMIkids Orlando Executive Director.
As Chairman, Markell is responsible for leading and directing the Board’s efforts in governance, resource and community development, and educating policymakers. Additional responsibilities include strategic planning, conducting regular meetings, maintaining an active and engaged membership and working in close partnership with AMIkids Orlando Executive Director in both oversight and leadership development.
“Jay has a natural talent for finance, so when paired with his outgoing personality it’s a winning combination for MFRMLS and now AMIkids Orlando,” states Merri Jo Cowen, Chief Executive Officer at My Florida Regional MLS.
About AMIkids Orlando
Founded in 1991, AMIkids Orlando has a rich history of helping youth transform into productive citizens. Since opening its doors, the program has served more than 2,000 Orlando-area teens.
Each year, AMIkids Orlando provides services to an average of 100 teens, leading to a staggering 82% success rate. Combining a variety of counseling, educational, behavior interventions and vocational training opportunities, the AMIkids service delivery philosophy, known as the AMIkids Personal Growth Model© (PGM), provides a comprehensive, long-term approach to reintegrating our youth into the local community. Our nationally regarded model is built around our “kids-first” philosophy; we focus on consistently creating positive opportunities for our kids to ensure their success.
For more information visit: http://www.amikidsorlando.org
About My Florida Regional MLS
Headquartered in Maitland, FL, My Florida Regional MLS (MFRMLS) is Florida's largest multiple listing service (MLS) company with over 32,000 members in 13 central and southwest Florida counties. Owned by 15 shareholder Realtor® boards, MFRMLS offers a comprehensive suite of productivity and marketing tools to professionals in the real estate industry. To complement its core residential offerings, MFRMLS operates a commercial information exchange, called My Florida Commercial Real Estate, located at http://www.MFCRE.com. MFRMLS also operates the consumer home and property search website http://www.MyFloridaHomesMLS.com. For more information, please visit http://www.MFRMLS.com.