Jeremy Katzman, M.B.A., APR

Director of Business Development, NSU Health Professions Division, and ELC Co-Director, NSU MD
(954) 262-5408

Jeremy Katzman is Director of Business Development for Nova Southeastern University and serves as part of the Health Professions Division’s leadership team. He oversees a multi-disciplinary group focused on university-wide strategic business development initiatives. He also is senior adviser to the Dean and Co-Director of the NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine’s (NSU MD) Executive Leadership Council, managing advocacy and community outreach efforts for the medical school.

With more than 16 years of experience in communications and marketing, business development and leadership, Katzman specializes in finding innovative solutions to advance strategic business priorities. He joined NSU in 2013 and has held several roles in the organization, including Director of Public Relations and Marketing on the founding team that established the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (M.D. college) and leading communications for the Health Professions Division, which includes seven colleges.

Prior to joining NSU, he led communications and online fundraising for Miami Children's Hospital Foundation, where he focused on supporting programs and initiatives that helped children facing life-threatening illnesses. He previously served as an Account Executive at O'Connell & Goldberg Public Relations, where he provided expertise to clients in a variety of industries, including health care, non-profit, hospitality and sports.

Katzman has received numerous awards, including South Florida Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 in 2021, South Florida Business and Wealth's 2021 Excellence in Health Care Rising Stars Award and 2018 Communicator of the Year by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter. He has served as chair, chair-elect and treasurer for the PRSA Sunshine District, which is one of 10 districts in the nation and encompasses all of Florida. He also was president of the PRSA Greater Fort Lauderdale chapter.

Katzman is a graduate of Leadership Broward Class 34 and served on the Core Planning Committee and Co-Chair of Government and Education Day for Classes 35 and 36, currently serving in the same role for Youth Leadership Broward. He is also a graduate of Leadership Hollywood Class 44. He has served on the Cooper City Planning and Zoning Advisory Board since 2018 and was on the city's Education Advisory Board previously.

A passionate champion for children, families, and the elderly, Katzman serves on the Host Committee for Florida’s Children First, the Advisory Council for the Area Agency on Aging of Broward County, the Healthcare Impact Team for Broward Days, the Washington Summit Committee for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, the Workforce and Education and Government Affairs committees for the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, and a Grievance Committee for the Florida Bar. He also has judged awards for the Holocaust Essay Contest, Association of American Medical Colleges' Group on Institutional Advancement, and PRSA. A leukemia survivor, Katzman is a long-time volunteer for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and previously served as chair of its Young Adult Board.

Katzman is accredited in public relations (APR) by the Universal Accreditation Board. He earned his M.B.A. from Nova Southeastern University and holds a B.A. in public relations and a B.S. in political science from the University of Florida (UF). He is a member of the UF Hall of Fame and Florida Blue Key.