Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 29, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- John Ray, III, president of Sonitrol of Fort Lauderdale, has been elected a member of the Board of Governors of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University (NSU).
Comprised of more than 40 successful business leaders, the board serves as an ongoing advisory resource for the school.
Ray began his career in the electronic security industry with Sensormatic in 1990. In 2001, he purchased the Sonitrol of Fort Lauderdale franchise and has built the business to become the fastest growing of Sonitrol’s independent Florida dealerships. Along with this accomplishment, Sonitrol of Ft. Lauderdale was named the national company’s Franchise of the Year in 2007.
Ray earned his BA and MBA degrees from Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss.
He is a licensed electrical alarm contractor for the State of Florida and is a member of the Alarm Association of Florida, the American Society of Industrial Security, and the Florida Crime Prevention Association. He is regional director for the Sonitrol National Dealers Association (SNDA). He was a founding member of the Safe at Work initiative sponsored by then-State Attorney General Charlie Crist.
Active in the community, Ray is past president and a current board member of the Executives’ Association of Fort Lauderdale, and is a board member for Junior Achievement of South Florida. He also serves as an officer and board member for the St. Thomas Aquinas Alumni Association.
About Sonitrol of Ft. Lauderdale
Operating in Broward County since 1972, Sonitrol of Ft. Lauderdale is a fully-integrated electronic security provider offering Verified Intrusion Detection Systems, Remotely-managed Access Control, Internet-based CCTV systems, and Fire System Installation, Testing, & Monitoring.
About H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship:
The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is part of Nova Southeastern University. The school's bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs are recognized internationally. It is the only school in the nation with entrepreneurship in its name and is one of the premier business schools in Florida.