Junior Orange Bowl Hires New Executive Director
(Coral Gables, July 2012) Barbara Norland has been named the new Executive Director of the Junior Orange Bowl. The organization is set to begin preparation for its annual Festival Season, which is highlighted by the Parade through downtown Coral Gables. The Junior Orange Bowl Festival Season and Parade are in their 64th year and this year’s theme is “Sailing to New Adventures”. The Parade will be on Sunday, December 30.
Norland has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience in private and non-profit sectors as well as over 16 years of experience in the South Florida market. Before joining the Junior Orange Bowl, she was the Director of Development for CHARLEE of Dade County, Inc.
Prior to her tenure at CHARLEE, Norland was the Director of Major Gifts at Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation; Director of Corporate Relations and Fundraising Events at Baptist Health South Florida Foundation and Executive Director of the Deering Estate Foundation. Prior to entering the not for profit arena she worked in the entertainment industry at Homestead-Miami Speedway where she was part of the first team to develop the reputation and sport of racing that is known today in South Florida, nationally and internationally.
Barbara completed her Master of Science in Leadership and Management from Nova Southeastern University, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business, and her Bachelors of Arts degree in psychology and sociology from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.
The Junior Orange Bowl offers a yearly schedule of over 20 athletic and academic youth events in South Florida. If you are interested in supporting the Junior Orange Bowl, please visit www.jrorangebowl.org, or call the JrOB office at 305-662-1210. Stay up to date on all Junior Orange Bowl news and events by liking the Facebook page, www.facebook.com/jrorangebowl, or following on twitter, @jrorangebowl.