The Lighthouse of Broward Welcomes New Executive Director

Picture of Executive Director Ellyn Drotzer

The Lighthouse of Broward board and staff are pleased to announce our new Executive Director, Ellyn Drotzer.

Ellyn Drotzer has been serving Broward County for over 25 years in the public sector. Her vast experience spans social service agencies, funders, workforce and economic development, as well as institutions of higher education. 

Ms. Drotzer has been instrumental in revenue development, strategic planning, regional and national partnership creation, and academic and workforce training programs. Drotzer has had a long history of serving on local, state and national boards. Including United Way, Council for Resource Development, Holocaust Education Center and City of Hollywood Racial Justice Task Force. She was honored to be a Governor appointee to the Committee on Jobs for Floridians with Disabilities. 

Drotzer earned her Masters of Social Work from Florida International University, her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida and her Associate of Arts in Psychology from Broward Community College. Most recently, Ms. Drotzer graduated from the Harvard Kennedy School’s Nonprofit Financial Stewardship program. Ms. Drotzer has a reputation for extraordinary results, effective leadership, team building with a passion for social and human justice.