VERO BEACH, Fla., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Powers of Vero Beach Florida attended Georgetown University and graduated with a BSBA in Finance in 1981 and has been asked to serve on the Board of Advisors of the Business School.
"I credit Georgetown for much of my success in developing a pension for global business because of Georgetown's diverse international student body and more so what I learned about Global Business at the McDonough School of Business."
Georgetown sparked a dream for Jeff to expand a tiny NY based company to what became Powers Global entities, which were sold to Stanley Black and Decker in 2012. Jeffrey Powers of Vero Beach, Florida acted as the seller's agent without a banker, and yielded an all cash sale at 12x ebitda with 7% in holdbacks. As CEO Jeffrey Powers and three brothers took a small regional family business and grew it to a multinational company with businesses in 8 countries.
He currently serves on the Board of Advisors of St. Vincent's hospital, is the Director of the Eucharistic Ministry for the institution, is on the Presidents Council at Greenwich YWCA, was recently made at Knight of Malta at an investiture in November 2014 and participates in local charities in Florida, New York and Connecticut. His brother Fred also attended Georgetown and serves on Georgetown's Board of Regents. Powers has sponsored the GSP program at Georgetown for exceptional but disadvantaged students, and has recently sponsored the Float Hope Scholarship in Vero Beach Florida with Treasure Coast Swimming.
Jeffrey Powers of Vero Beach, Florida swam at Georgetown and believes swimming is one of the best opportunities to instill the discipline needed to excel in life.
About: Jeffrey Powers, Vero Beach, Florida was once the CEO of Powers Global.
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