Board Members

Board of  Directors

Jillian Hasner
President and CEO
Take Stock in Children

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

Jared M. Torres
Vice Chair, Take Stock in Children 
President, Take Stock in Children Alumni Alliance


Greg Black
Legislative & Government Affairs Attorney
Black Consulting, LLC. 

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

Claudia Davant
Adams St. Advocates

Ryan Duffy
Director of Corporate Communications 
U.S. Sugar Corporation

Doug Durand 
Dean Emeritus, College of Business 
University of Missouri 

Ethan Fieldman
Founder and President
Study Edge

Gustavo A. Garcia 
Chief Operating Officer 
Development Service Solutions

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

Cindy Helton
Executive Director
Suncoast Credit Union Foundation

Fontaine LeMaistre IV 
Vice President, Regional Commercial Market Leader
TIAA Bank 

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

John Mitchell
Public Affairs and Community Relations Manager
Coca-Cola Beverages Florida

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
Aviaton, Cruiseline and Board Director



Mark Asofsky
Asofsky Foundation
Richard Berkowitz
Founding and Executive Chairman
Berkowitz Pollack Brant

Theodore Carter
Chair Economic Development & Business Officer
Office of Cuyahoga County Executive
Nathaniel Glover
Former City Council Trustee
City of Jacksonville
Jim Horne
Former Commissioner of Education
Florida Department of Education

Howard M. Jenkins
Chairman of Executive Committee
Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Matt Maroone
Former President and COO
AutoNation, Inc.
Patricia G. Moran
Pat Moran Family Foundation
Dr. Don Pemberton
Founder, Take Stock in Children
Founder, The Lastinger Center, University of Florida


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