Season 2 Episode 4: We Face the Future featuring John Carpenter Assistant Director FAU

Grant McGaugh . S3E4 . 37:54

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Follow The Brand Podcast.  I am your host, Grant McGaugh, and today I would like to know if you have a curiosity to achieve greater knowledge. My guest John Carpenter does, as he stated during our interview, that he helps students manifest their intellectual ability to think bigger about the world around them.  

Career development can be achieved by looking into the mirror and asking yourself how you are contributing to your success and the success of others.  This may be a good time, to be honest with yourself.  You can become stronger and more confident by working with others to collaborate and leverage a collective call to action.  

If you are looking for that moment of clarity to expand your influence in the community, let’s contribute and empower ourselves with a spirit of resilience to create change in our society. 

John Carpenter is the Assistant Director of Executive Education for the College of Business at Florida Atlantic University, the largest provider of graduate degree and professional development certificate programs in the State of Florida. He oversees recruitment, marketing strategies, program management, and corporate partnerships for business professionals throughout South Florida, nationwide, and internationally. Before this role, he was the Director of Finance for International Education Corporation in Orlando, Florida, for five years. 

 John earned a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Urban & Regional Planning, an Executive Master of Business Administration, and several professional certifications in sustainable cities, project management, and urban development. John serves on the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board, which focuses on social and urban redevelopment for blighted and underserved communities in the northwest district of West Palm Beach. He is the liaison to the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) and National Association of Health Service Executives (NAHSE) South Florida Chapters. John co-founded and is a mentor for the FAU Business Mentor Program and served for eight years as the Florida Regional Director of Administration for Alpha Nu Omega Fraternity, Inc., which promotes leadership, professional development, and community engagement amongst college students from minority and marginalized communities. 

 John’s extracurricular interests include worldwide travel, volunteering, cycling, and an affinity for various art, music, literature, and city planning. 

 Let’s welcome John Carpenter to the Follow The Brand Podcast, Where we are Building a 5 STAR Brand that You Can Follow!

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