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Pierre Taschereau

International Client Manager @ Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance

Pierre Taschereau is the International Client Manager with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance since 2013. In his role, Pierre is the point of contact for matters concerning State & local government incentives available to companies investing in any of the 31 municipalities in Broward County. His typical clients are International companies from targeted industries such as; aviation/aerospace, marine, information technology, life sciences, manufacturing, logistics and transportation who are seeking business opportunities in Broward County. Pierre serves on the Board of Directors for the South Florida Aviation Maintenance Council, the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Advisory Board, the Brazilian Business Group and the Greater Pompano Beach/Lighthouse Point Chamber of Commerce. In 2018, Pierre was appointed to the South East District Export Council (DEC) by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross for a four-year term. In addition to his economic development work, Mr. Taschereau teaches undergraduate courses at Broward College’s Aviation Institute located at North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines. Pierre is a member of the following professional organization: ULI, ISTAT, NBAA and Aviation Week which produces MRO Americas – the largest aviation maintenance, repair & overhaul show in the world.

Before joining the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance in 2013, Mr. Taschereau held the position of One Stop Center Assistant Manager with CareerSource Broward where he managed a staff of 97 employees. In this position he focused on helping companies to recruit talent and gave them access to training grants for employee skill upgrade and onboarding. Pierre’s previous careers in hospitality, healthcare, financial services, workforce development coupled with his fluency in Spanish, French and English have served him well in his current position. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Community Psychology and a Master of Business Administration with a specialty in finance and management information systems from Nova Southeastern University.

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance is Broward County’s official public/private partnership for economic development. Its mission is to lead Broward County in building a stronger and more diverse economy by stimulating the creation of new jobs and capital investment while facilitating the growth and retention of businesses in Broward County.