Board Members

Board of  Directors

Doug Durand
Chair, Take Stock in Children
Dean Emeritus, College of Business - University of Missouri

Christine Knepper
Vice Chair/Secretary, Take Stock in Children
Manager, State Governmental Affairs - Florida Power & Light

Jillian Hasner
President and CEO
Take Stock in Children
Mark Asofsky
Asofsky Family Foundation

Greg Black
Legislative & Government Affairs Attorney

Husein Cumber
Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
Florida East Coast Industries

Claudia Davant
Adams St. Advocates

Ethan Fieldman
Founder and President
Study Edge

Jose A. Fourquet
Managing Director & Tampa Market Executive
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management 

Deveron Gibbons
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Business Development
Amscot Financial

Natalie King
Vice President/COO
RSA Consulting Group

Fontaine LeMaistre IV
Vice President, Regional Commercial Market Leader

Laurie Rich Levinson
School Board Member District 6
Broward County Public Schools 

Ergetu Merete
Executive Vice President, Florida Business Banking Division Manager
Wells Fargo & Company

Matt Montgomery
Executive Vice President
Brown & Brown, Inc./PRIA

Louise Penta
2015 Mentor of the Year

Vince Roig
Chairman of the Board
Helios Education Foundation

Maria A. Sastre
President and Chief Operating Officer
Signature Flight


Rick Scott
Florida Governor

Eduardo J. Padrón
Miami Dade College
Jared M. Torres
Take Stock in Children Alumni Alliance
Frank Brogan
Former Chancellor
State University System of Florida
Madeline Pumariega
Florida College System



Richard Berkowitz
Founding and Executive Chairman
Berkowitz Pollack Brant

Jim Horne
Former Commissioner of Education
Florida Department of Education

Mike Maroone
President & COO
AutoNation, Inc.
Nathaniel Glover
City Council Trustee
City of Jacksonville
Howard M. Jenkins
Chairman of Executive Committee
Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Dr. Don Pemberton
Founder, Take Stock in Children
Director, The Lastinger Center, University of Florida


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