BoardroomPR COO Don Silver has been elected to the board of directors and named VP of Public Relations for South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA). The SFTA is a non-profit business organization that fosters the growth and success of IT hardware, software developers, service providers and users in South Florida by offering relevant industry programs, networking and business development opportunities. BoardroomPR is one of Florida’s top PR and integrated marketing agencies.
“I have been involved with the SFTA for several years and believe it is the voice of tech in South Florida,” said Silver, who has handled PR for technology companies for more than two decades. “What’s really interesting about the SFTA is the community support it receives from grassroots software developers all the way to CEOs and CTOs of the area’s top corporations.”
Silver brings 30-plus years of successful public relations and marketing management experience working with the state’s top entrepreneurs, corporations, law firms, schools and non-profits on crisis planning, reputation management, public relations, marketing, community outreach, and online and search engine marketing. Prior to joining Boardroom in 1995, he held management positions with companies such as Duracell USA, Forster Manufacturing and Park & Sun Sports.
He is a frequent speaker, moderator and author on topics including how to handle a crisis in your business, designing a crisis plan and dealing with traditional and social media under fire. He is also active in the community where he has been chairman of the board and/or marketing-communications committee in organizations such as NAIOP, Legal Marketing Association, Florida Bulldog, Broward Partnership for the Homeless, South Florida Technology Alliance and the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association. He is a native Floridian and received his BBA in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University.

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