Leadership & Board of Trustees

Bringing Values-Based Initiatives to Achieve Our Mission.

Dedicated to the Educational & Cultural Needs of South Florida

Board of Trustees Officers

Johnathan Robertson – Create Capital
Chair

Caitlin Stella – Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Vice Chair

Patty Hooley – Weston Nissan, Weston Volvo & Plantation Ford
Secretary

Brian Clay – BankUnited, N.A.
Treasurer

Rick J. Burgess, Esq. – Gunster
Immediate Past Chair

Joseph P. Cox – Museum of Discovery & Science
President and CEO

Trustees

Moises Almonte – PNC Bank
Scott Ballina – Scott Ballina Consulting, LLC
Joshua Bass – JM Family Enterprises
Dr. Ana Benedetti, DMD, MSD – Benedetti Orthodontics
Ronald L. Book, Esq. – Ronald L. Book, P.A.
Anita Byer – Setnor Byer Insurance & Risk
Ryan P. Cronin – City Furniture
M. Austin Forman – American Marketing & Management Inc.
Madison S. Gulley, CPA – Franklin Templeton Investments
Debra Hixon – Broward County School Board
Derek Javarone – Northern Trust
David Kolan, CPA – Berkowitz Pollock Brant Advisors + CPAs
The Hon. Chip LaMarca – Florida State House of Representatives
Robert B. Lochrie, III, Esq. – Lochrie & Chakas, P.A.
Yvette Martinez – AARP
Dominick Miniaci, Esq. – Dominick F. Miniaci, P.A.
Marilyn Moskowitz – Community Volunteer
Kelly Phillips – Grant Thornton
Stacy Ritter – Visit Lauderdale
Brandon Singer – CTS Engines
Eric Spann – Southern Wine & Spirits
Kenneth Stiles – Stiles Corporation
Erick Strati – Wells Fargo
Shane Strum – Broward Health
Jon L. Swergold, Esq. – Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Nicky Tesser – JetBlue
Shawn Thornton – Florida Panthers
Perry Thurston – Former Florida Senator
Jean-Pierre Turgot – Republic Services
Philip Verde – Truist Bank
Ben Wesley – FPL

Executive Staff

Joseph P. Cox, President and CEO

Meredith Feder, Deputy Director

Cathy Nonnenmacher, CFO