Summary

Jamie Serino has a strong background in environmental work and philanthropy, as well as experience in management and directing positions. Most recently Jamie Serino worked for The Shaw Group as Director of Coastal, Natural Resources, and Sustainability Programs. In this role, Serino worked together with government agencies, businesses, and the local community to create a sustainable approach to environmental factors such as waste reduction, conservation of water, and energy efficiency. As well as recruiting many new clients for his employer, Serino also did a great deal of work to aid the environment, taking a lead scientific advisory role for BP's Gulf Coast Restoration Organization in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident.Jamie Serino has also been a part of many other campaigns and programs during his career. As Director of Philanthropy and Marketing for The Nature Conservancy in Charleston, West Virginia, Serino was responsible for developing and implementing a $12 million conservation campaign protecting 60,000 acres of land. Not only did this campaign bring about a 400 percent increase in foundation giving, it also won nine communications awards. Since 2005, Serino has been President of The Alliance - JLS and Associates, located in Jupiter, Florida. His work as President has included creating opportunities for families and students in science and math programs as well as music and the performing arts. Jamie Serino has also organized fundraisers for The Alliance, including a concert “Cradle the Stars” in 2007, which not only granted 10 children brand new instruments, but also helped to support a grant and scholarship program to provide students with instruments and lessons.Alongside his work, Jamie Serino has also undertaken a good deal of research into environmental issues. As Director of Everglades and Florida Bay Research and Restoration Division, he worked to research and improve the water quality and wildlife populations in the Everglades and Florida Bay, directing a 50-person team who produced 32 research papers. Serino’s team also gave presentations and reviewed the progress report for the Comprehensive Ecosystem Restoration Program, winning two awards for their efforts.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2005 - Present

President

The Alliance
Mar 2008 - Aug 2012

Director of Coastal, Natural Resources and Sustainability Programs

The Shaw Group
Jun 2004 - May 2007

Director, Everglades and Florida Bay Research and Restoration Division

South Florida Water Management District
Jun 1997 - Jun 2004

Director, Philanthropy (Business Development) and Marketing

The Nature Conservancy
Jan 1979 - Jun 1997

Public Education/Information Manager

Florida Marine Research Institute
May 1994 - Jun 1997

Executive Director

Caribbean Marine Research Center

Education

Education
Jan 1994 - Jun 2007

MS/MBA

National-Louis University
Aug 1976 - Jun 1980

BS

Eckerd College