Men in the Hot Seat Panelist

Dan Lindblade, CAE
President & CEO
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce


Dan has over three decades of award-winning organizational management experience at national, state and local levels. He is in charge of operations and vision for the Chamber, leading the executive management team in Fort Lauderdale. He lobbies on behalf of business issues and interests and is the spokesman for the organization. Lindblade serves as a Housing Commissioner for the Fort Lauderdale Housing Authority, is on the Orange Bowl Committee, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Board of Directors, Winterfest Boat Parade’s Executive Committee and Board, Florida Atlantic University’s President’s Advisory Board, Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association’s South Florida Chapter’s Board of Directors, the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals Board and numerous other groups.  Dan has held positions of President & CEO, executive vice president, director of government affairs and public relations at organizations in Madison, WI, Orlando, Albuquerque, Fort Lauderdale and Lexington, KY.  Dan and his wife, Sharon, have one daughter, Allie.