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Gil Bonwitt

Speaking in The Digital Landscape

For more than 30 years, Gil Bonwitt has navigated the entrepreneurial world, launching, scaling and leading a diverse group of for-profit and for-good organizations.

Today, he’s committed to sharing the many lessons he’s learned along the way to help nonprofits and social sector- businesses achieve more.

In 2015, Gil and his wife Elise launched S-Impact, then known as Gazelles Social Initiatives, to impart business best practices to organizations in the social sector. They regularly conduct workshops, facilitate Mastermind groups and work one-on-one with clients seeking to broaden their impact.

Gil is executive chairman of New Horizons Computer Learning, an innovative, award-winning Inc. 500 technology training company he founded in 1996. He is also president of Florida Vocational Institute, which trains students to become entry-level professionals in IT and healthcare. Both companies create positive change in people’s lives through innovative education and have been recognized locally and nationally as “best places to work.” Gil is also a partner in the Scheck Group, an independent private equity and real estate firm.

In addition to his business endeavors, Gil serves as treasurer of Philanthropic Miami and sits on the board of Jewish Community Services of South Florida. A member of YPO since 2008, Gil served as Miami Chapter Chair in 2014-2015. He’s sat on numerous boards, including the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, AIPAC-Miami, Shalom Learning, and the Memorial Hospital/Joe DiMaggio Hospital Foundation.

Gil earned his bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from Georgetown.


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