The LGBT center movement is alive and well with new ones popping up in communities around the U.S. Their success is due in part to CenterLink and the leadership of its CEO Lora Tucker.
“The employees here are so talented,” she said. “I just manage their incredible energy and passion. They bring it every single day and they are the success of CenterLink.”
Tucker recently marked her second anniversary at the helm of CenterLink as the organization celebrates its 25thanniversary, showing no signs of slowing down. With about 240 members, CenterLink recently added 13 new centers that will benefit from Tucker’s experience.
In addition to being an ACC certified leadership coach, Tucker’s distinguished career includes serving 25 years as a soldier and officer for the U.S. Army and CEO for the Girl Scouts in Kentucky and southern Indiana.
The move to South Florida was the right one.
“My wife and I love living in Wilton Manors,” Tucker said. “It’s an incredible city. I feel like I’m living the dream. What we do at CenterLink is helping centers thrive. I feel like I’ve been embraced by this community and I try to make a difference every day.”
— Denise Royal
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