Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Richard Gans
Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A.
Nelle Miller
Vice Chair
Daniel DeLeo
Treasurer, Chair, Finance Committee
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
William M. Seider
Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen
C.J. Fishman
Fishman & Associates, Inc.
Paul Hudson
Senior Managing Director, Northern Trust
Donna Koffman
Philanthropist & Board Member Fundraising & Strategic Partnerships
Rodney Linford PhD
Retired Boeing Company
Kelvin Lumpkin
Senior Pastor, Light of the World International Church
Jeffrey R. McCurdy
Founder & Principal, Guardsman Private Capital Mgmt.
Michael R. Pender CPA
Cavanaugh & Co.
Matthew Sauer
Executive Editor, Herald-Tribune Media Group
Drayton Saunders
President, Michael Saunders & Company
Felice Schulaner
Retired, Coach Inc.
Richard Smith CPA
Christopher, Smith, Leonard, Bristow & Stanell, P.A.
Andrew Stultz
President & Owner, Atlas Building Company of Florida
Marilyn Thompson
Retired, Johnson & Johnson
Terri Vitale
Tandem Enterprises
Mary Lou Winnick

Board Ex Officio

Roxie Jerde
President and CEO, Community Foundation of Sarasota County
(941) 556-7112

Board Emeritus

J Ronald Skipper Esq.

Legal Counsel

Chip Gaylor Esq.
Legal Counsel
Muirhead, Gaylor, Steves & Waskom, LLP.
David A. Steves Esq.
Muirhead, Gaylor, Steves & Waskom, LLP.

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Roxie Jerde
President and CEO
(941) 556-7112
Barbie Gonzalez
Coordinator, Administrative Services
(941) 556-7138
Mischa Kirby
Vice President, Strategic Communications and Marketing
(941) 556-7103
Betsy Pennewill
Corporate Counsel
(941) 556-7152
Shaun Rogers
Executive Assistant
(941) 556-7146
Lori Schaub
(941) 556-7116

Community Investment

Kirsten Russell
Vice President, Community Impact
(941) 556-7158
Susan Geurin
Nonprofit Data Specialist
(941) 556-7157
Madeline Hansen
Coordinator, Nonprofit Services
(941) 556-7155
Patricia Martin
Director of Grants and Scholarships
(941) 556-7172
Lindsey Masterson
Coordinator, Community Investment
(941) 556-7105
Schelanda Morciglio
Coordinator, Community Investment
(941) 556-7162
Abigail Oakes
Director, Community Impact
(941) 556-7149

Donor Engagement

Marlo Turner, CFRE
Senior Vice President, Donor Engagement
(941) 556-7178
Elise Buck
Coordinator, Donor Engagement
(941) 556-7139
Heidi Kellman
Manager, Donor Services
(941) 556-7126
Kim Micalizzi
Coordinator, Stewardship & Events
(941) 556-7153
Katie Schwabach
Manager, Donor Engagement
(941) 556-7106


Laura Spencer
Chief Financial Officer
(941) 556-7132
Julie Avins
Senior Staff Accountant
(941) 556-7136
Amy Helms
Manager, Human Resources and Office
(941) 556-7174
Erin Jones
Vice President, Finance and Operations
(941) 556-7144
Shelby Manson
Staff Accountant
(941) 556-7148
Trish McNamee
Manager, Analytics and Innovation
(941) 556-7159
Weston Whitham
Facilities Coordinator
(941) 556-7134

Special Projects

Deborah Chapman
Initiative Consultant
Alisa Mitchell
Initiative Consultant


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2635 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota FL 34237
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