John HartConsulting Partner

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John Hart has a distinguished career in public service, serving two terms on the Broward County Commission and three terms as Mayor of the City of North Lauderdale. He also served as the Florida Association of Counties president and Governor Bob Graham’s appointment to the Broward County Expressway Authority. A Brooklyn native, Hart has been heavily involved with both the civic and business communities of South Florida and is now celebrating his 43rd year as a member of the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Broward County. Hart serves on the Board of the Broward College Foundation and has spearheaded numerous child advocacy and educational programs. His professional background is in management, marketing and finance. Before launching his consulting business, he led two major environmental and transportation engineering firms.

Hart’s passions for the environment, education and infrastructure shine through his public, professional, civic, and personal endeavors. He helped establish five Boys and Girls Clubs in Broward County, serving 1,200 at-risk youths annually for 30 years. As a Board Member and Chair of the Broward College Foundation, he promoted civility and common sense through Dialogues in Democracy.

Harts’s commitment to public service is evident in his 20-year tenure in elected and appointed offices, including Councilman and Mayor of North Lauderdale, and two terms on the Broward County Commission. His significant roles in environmental planning and transportation, such as Chair of the South Florida Regional Planning Council and overseeing the Sawgrass Expressway’s construction, are truly impressive. His public service efforts led to the successful passage of South Florida’s first Environmentally Sensitive Land bond issue, the establishment of the nation’s second Drug Court, and the Public Service Intern Program.