Peggy, who co-founded Starmark/Chicago in 1978 and Starmark International in Florida in 1998, is a visionary leader whose travel and hospitality expertise has helped make the agency a renowned integrated marketing powerhouse. In 2006, she was named South Florida’s Business Woman of the Year, and in 2018 she was named Seafarers’ House South Florida Business Leader of the Year.
Nordeen is active in the Marine Research Hub and TechGateway.org economic development initiatives. She is past chair of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and current vice chair of the Broward Workshop. She also is involved in a number of nonprofit organizations including A Child is Missing and Boys & Girls Clubs.