Peter Fleischmann

Sarasota, Fla. (January 30, 2018) — JFCS of the Suncoast is proud to announce the appointment of Peter Fleishmann as its chief of client services.

Fleischmann comes to JFCS from Boys and Girls Clubs, where he worked in a myriad of capacities, starting as a child receiving services before transitioning into a member of the program staff. Working his way through management, Fleishmann eventually became Board Chair then CEO with Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota. He also served the Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami, Gainesville, Jacksonville, and Stuart/Hope Sound as well as at the national headquarters in Atlanta.

Fleishmann moved from Long Island, N.Y. to Sarasota when Peter’s father, Paul Fleishmann, opened a branch of a Miami-based CPA firm in Sarasota. Paul Fleischmann immigrated to America from Germany late in WW2.

“Peter’s extensive background in the social services sector is a strong fit for JFCS’ ever-expanding docket of services,” said JFCS CEO Heidi Brown.

“What really drew me to JFCS was the wide range of services it brings to the table,” said Fleischmann.  “From families with children, to seniors, to the Veterans and homelessness — there is no other agency with this vast of an impact in the area. Through the support of our community and partner organizations, we will continue to deepen the impact we have been making for over the past thirty years.”

About JFCS:

Founded in 1985, JFCS is a fully accredited, community-based social service, non-profit organization serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, Collier, Lee and DeSoto counties in Florida, with the goal of empowering people to lead healthy, happy and sustainable lives.  JFCS serves more than 29,000 individuals each year through counseling, prevention, intervention, outreach, case management, basic life necessities, financial aid and life skills education programs on a secular, non-denominational basis. Its seven key focal areas include youth, seniors, cancer support, Jewish healing, counseling, veterans and families. For more information, visit or call 941.366.2224.

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