Peter C. LeightonDirector of Marketing & Client Relationships
Peter earned a M.S. (Higher Education Administration) from Florida State University and a B.A. (Psychology, Counseling) from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Peter worked as a University Administrator/Faculty member for 11 years for three universities, including Arizona State University, Rochester Institute of Technology and Florida International University, on a wide variety of issues, including college student housing, leadership development, community relations, student conduct, academic dishonesty and conflict mediation. For the last 17 years, Peter’s career has focused upon senior care, including assisted living, private duty and in-home based skilled nursing services, adult development and life planning for persons age 17–109. Peter worked with 3000 deaf students at RIT and knows sign language. He resides in Hollywood, FL with his wife Martha M. Leighton, an artist from Jalisco, Mexico.
Peter enjoys teaching public speaking skills, showing business owners how to grow social capital and positive word of mouth to grow bottom lines, providing peers with the tools to plan and protect your hard earned money. He is a State of FL Health Instructor offering CEUs to insurance professionals, CPAs, CFP/CFA, CLTC, Series 6 and 7, health insurance.
M.S., Florida State University, 1994
B.A., (Psychology, Counseling), University of North Carolina-Wilmington, 1991
Legal Marketing Association, BNI Miami Dade - Biscayne Connections Chapter (founder, 2006), Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, MBCC - The Law Council, NAIFA, Miami Estate Planning Council, Miami Dade Bar - Probate/Guardianship Judges Committee, Board of Directors - Impact Broward (serves home bound seniors, at risk children and at risk Veterans), Weston Business Club
2014 Influencer of the Year, BNI Miami, Biscayne Connections chapter of 78 members ($72 million generated since 2006), State of Florida AHCA ALF Core Training (since 2005), 2013 Master Connector - Miami Dade, 2012 BNI Ambassador of Year, Certified Mediator, 2008 BNI Founders Award/1st Chapter President