FGCU Alumnus Named to University Foundation Board of Directors

The Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation Inc. approved its slate of officers, elected four new board members, and re-elected another four members for a second term. Included in the newly elected board members is Brett W. Diamond (Zeta Pi–Florida Gulf Coast ’08).

Brett is a native of Naples and serves as the chief innovation officer of DeAngelis Diamond. Throughout college and his early 20s, Diamond spent much of his time building various businesses, while traveling across the country to learn from top technology leaders. In 2012, Diamond and his father, David, launched Venture X, a sustainable, luxurious office space designed with health and wellness in mind. The brand is now global with 120 locations open and under development. At 24, he was voted and featured in the annual “40 under 40” Gulfshore Business article in 2013. Diamond graduated from FGCU in 2012 and served on the Alumni Association Board from 2014 to 2016.

As an undergraduate, Brett served as Number II (Vice President) of his chapter.