• 2016 Impact Winner: Ian Fletcher

    Ian Fletcher

    Ian Fletcher is the vice president of Education and Talent Alignment of the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce. He launched the Alachua County Education Compact (ACEC), the first annual Career Discoveries Day, and the Chamber’s Dual Career Partner and Relocation Support Network. The ACEC and Career Discoveries Day are dedicated to the education of children in school and in their post-graduation career opportunities. The Relocation Support Network is a comprehensive program that offers career, practical and emotional support to the partners and families of newly hired employees who relocate to the Gainesville region.

    Fletcher is on the Education Foundation of Alachua County Board, Santa Fe College Blount Center’s Advisory Committee and Santa Fe College Health Information Technology Advisory Council. He is a member of Santa Fe College East Gainesville Instruction, Santa Fe College Career Partways Consortium, the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executive Community Growth Educational Foundation Inc, Joshua Joel SMA Life, Inc. and the Rotary Club of Gainesville. He is also the vice president of Joshua Joel SMA Life, Inc.

    Get to Know Ian:

    What is your go-to coffee order?

    Cafe Americano from Starbucks.

    Who had the biggest impact on your life?

    Marcus Garvey. He spoke such an important quote, “If you have no confidence in self you’re twice defeated int he force of life. With confidence you’ve won even before you’ve started.”