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American Free Enterprise Day to Honor Local Business Leaders

November 3, 2011

Three business leaders, Michael J. Bracci, Clay Williams and Robert Anderson, will be honored with companion medals during Palm Beach Atlantic University’s American Free Enterprise Day ceremony

    Michael J. Bracci
November 7.


To View The AFE Ceremony

LIVE beginning at 10:45 a.m.

Monday, Nov. 7, 2011

American Free Enterprise Day has been an event at Palm Beach Atlantic since 1984 and honors individuals whose hard work and achievement exemplify the best of the American Free enterprise system.

Michael J. Bracci is president of Northern Trust for Palm Beach and Martin counties. He is responsible for all private banking and investment operations in the bank’s six offices. Bracci joined Northern Trust in 1993 as vice president of private banking in the Palm Beach office. Prior roles with the bank included senior lender for the Palm Beach/Martin Region and managing executive of the North Palm Beach office. A community leader, Bracci serves as president of the Board of Trustees for the Town of Palm Beach United Way, chairman of the board of the Palm Beach Cultural Council and a board member and former president (2002-2004) of the Palm Beach County Literacy Coalition.

Clay Williams

Robert Anderson
Clay Williams and Robert Anderson ’94 are co-founders of Forte Interactive, a privately held web software development company that has served the nonprofit and business communities in South Florida for more than 12 years.

A leader in nonprofit web solutions, Forte’s TrustedPartner content management system and race registration products have helped to raise millions of dollars for charities around the nation including well known organizations like the United Way, Goodwill Industries, YMCA and Habitat for Humanity. Forte continues to grow and expand its markets beyond Florida with national clients like Major League Baseball and the National 4-H.

They will be honored at the same ceremony with H. Wayne Huizenga, Jr., president of Huizenga Holdings, a private diversified investment company that manages the Huizenga Family's multi-billion dollar business interests. 

Palm Beach Atlantic University is a private, independent university offering undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees, with campuses in West Palm Beach, Orlando and Wellington. The University is dedicated to the integration of Christian principles to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership and service.

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