Compliance & Resource Development Director
Vince Franco joined the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Native Learning Center (NLC) as the Grants Compliance Manager in November 2011. Before joining the NLC, he was the Executive Director of the Marine Industry Education Foundation of Palm Beach County – a 501 (c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization that supports youth oriented programs in boating, fishing and maritime. He developed and managed numerous outreach and fundraising events, including conferences and workshops, specialized training programs, unique fishing tournaments and golf outings, as well as scholarships and endowments, planned giving, and grants. Prior to working in Florida, he held the position of Executive Director of the Central Pennsylvania College Foundation, and as Vice President of Education for Associated Builders and Contractors, Keystone Chapter, both located near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Vince holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Northern Illinois University. He has lived in Florida with his wife and twin sons since 2007, and is very excited to be a part of the NLC team.