Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Nelle Miller
Daniel DeLeo
Vice Chair
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
Richard Gans
Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A.
William M. Seider
Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen
C.J. Fishman
Fishman & Associates, Inc.
Paul Hudson
Chair, Finance Committee
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
Lynn Wentworth
Chairman, Cincinnati Bell
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
Betsy Pennewill
Corporate Counsel
(941) 556-7152
Mischa Kirby
Vice President, Strategic Communications and Marketing
(941) 556-7103
Shaun Rogers
Executive Assistant
(941) 556-7146
Barbie Gonzalez
Coordinator, Administrative Services
(941) 556-7138
Hunter Carpenter
Manager, Communications and Marketing
(941) 556-7122
Kim Micalizzi
Coordinator, Marketing and Events
(941) 556-7153
Lori Schaub
(941) 556-7116

Community Impact

Kirsten Russell
Vice President, Community Impact
(941) 556-7158
Abigail Oakes
Director, Community Impact
(941) 556-7149
Nicole Light
Education Officer
(941) 556-7102
Madeline Hansen
Manager, Nonprofit Services
(941) 556-7155
Lindsey Masterson
Manager, Scholarships and Grants
(941) 556-7105
Susan Geurin
Nonprofit Data Manager
(941) 556-7157


Laura Spencer
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
(941) 556-7132
Erin Jones
Vice President, Finance and Operations
(941) 556-7144
Julie Avins
Senior Staff Accountant
(941) 556-7136
Shelby Manson
Staff Accountant
(941) 556-7148
Trish McNamee
Manager, Grant Administration and Analytics
(941) 556-7159
Schelanda Morciglio
Coordinator, Grants
(941) 556-7162
Amy Helms
Manager, Human Resources and Office
(941) 556-7174
Weston Whitham
Facilities Coordinator
(941) 556-7134


Marlo Turner, CFRE
Senior Vice President, Philanthropy
(941) 556-7178
Katie Schwabach
Philanthropic Advisor
(941) 556-7106
Heidi Kellman
Director, Philanthropy Administration
(941) 556-7126
Elise Buck
Coordinator, Philanthropy
(941) 556-7139

Special Projects

Deborah Chapman
Initiative Consultant
Alisa Mitchell
Initiative Consultant


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2635 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota FL 34237
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