Native Floridian Samuel Ambrose attributes much of his professional success to the leadership skills that he learned while a student at Florida State and during his tenure as advisor for the Student Alumni Foundation, for which he was instrumental in converting into the current Student Alumni Association.
Mr. Ambrose is the senior director of marketing for Modernizing Medicine, a software development company located in Boca Raton, Florida, that develops electronic health record software for nine different specialties of medicine. Previously, he was the chief sales and marketing officer for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, South Florida’s legendary professional soccer team. In this role, Mr. Ambrose lead all corporate sponsorship sales initiatives, broadcast media partnerships, and served as the executive producer of the team’s television and radio properties. He has also held leadership positions in marketing, sales, and business development with the Florida Panthers, Boston Market, Office Depot and multiple healthcare information technology companies.
Mr. Ambrose, a Lifetime member of the FSU Alumni Association, earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Florida State’s College of Communication. He received the FSU Alumni Service Award in 1991 and has been a member of the university’s President’s Club since 2008.
Mr. Ambrose resides in Plantation, Florida, with his wife and two young children. He is the past chairman and active board member of the Board for ChildNet, which aims to protect abused, neglected and abandoned children in Broward County.