Our Advocacy Board

The Stavros Center’s Advocacy Board consists of leading business people who contribute their time, talent, and treasure in support of Stavros Center programs. The list of current Advocacy Board members includes:

Ms. Tara Allen – Polk County Schools

Mr. Barry Alpert – Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

Ms. Michelle Anderson – Pinellas County Schools

Mr. Bruce Bachman – Adams Cold Storage LLC

Mr. Phillip Barringer – Retired, Tampa Electric Company

Dr. Bernadette D. Bennett – Sarasota County Schools

Mr. Rick Bennett – Florida Blue

Mr. Matthew Blum – Pinellas County Schools

Mr. Ed Bocchino – Retired, Morgan Stanley

Mr. Terry Boehm – Pinellas Education Foundation

Dr. Jackie Booth – Keiser University

Mr. David Boyd – Florida Council on Economic Education

Dr. Roger Brindley – USF College of Education

Mr. Louis Buccino – Citigroup

Mr. Brandon Canard – Fifth Third Bank

Mr. Jerry Cionci – Pure Inventions

Ms. Denise Coburn – Coburn & Coburn

Ms. Susan Copeland – Polk Education Foundation

Ms. Suzanne Costanza – Florida Council on Economic Education

Ms. Anita Coto – J.P. Morgan Treasury Technologies Corporation

Dr. Gena Cox – IBM Smarter Workforce

Ms. Angel Danger – Hillsborough County Schools

Mr. Dick Dearolf – Retired, USF College of Education

Mr. James DeGennaro – Central Florida Development Council

Mr. Fred Dorsett – Retired, USF Stavros Center

Ms. Elizabeth Engasser – USF College of Education

Ms. Sherida Ferguson, CFP – Csenge Advisory Group

Mr. James Hammond – Tampa-Hillsborough Action Plan, Inc.

Mr. Paul Hauck – Camp Dresser McKee Inc.

Ms. Kathy Hockemeyer – Sun State International Trucks, Inc.

Dr. Dennis Holt – Hillsborough County Schools

Mr. Kenneth Hoyt – KSH International, Inc.

Mr. T.J. King, CFP – Nichols/Geegan/King Family Wealth Advisors

Mr. Kevin Klim – Retired, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Dr. Deborah Kozdras – USF Stavros Center

Ms. Deborah Larned Werner – Deborah Larned Werner, P.A.

Ms. Beverly Ledbetter – Saint Leo University

Mr. Michael Ledbetter – Business Consultant

Ms. Lesley Mace – Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Mr. Eric Man

Ms. Lisa Marshall – Bank of America

Dr. Sherry Moser – USF Stavros Center

Ms. Julie Noel – Polk County Public Schools

Mr. Arthur Noriega IV – International Business Consultant

Ms. Tracee Norris – USF College of Education

Mrs. Lois Older – Victoria Elizabeth By Lois

Mr. Michael Parrillo – Citi

Dr. Dick Puglisi – USF Stavros Center

Mr. Brian Rolfe – Wells Fargo Advisors

Mr. Robert Rowan – Nuance Galleries

Ms. Daryl W. Saunders – Hillsborough County Public Schools

Mr. David Scott – USF Stavros Center

Mrs. Linda Simmons – R. R. Simmons Construction Company

Mr. Randy Simmons – R. R. Simmons Construction Company

Mr. Geoffrey Simon – Simon, Johnson, Stanger Wealth Advisors
of Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

Ms. Cassandra Slone – Pinellas County Schools

Mr. Jose Soto – State Farm

Ms. Ellen Stavros – Former Director, Florida House

Mrs. Frances Stavros – PELAM Investments, Inc.

Dr. Gus Stavros, Chairman Emeritus – PELAM Investments, Inc.

Ms. Tina Stavrou-Klem – Pasco County Schools

Mr. Jonathan Wax, CFP – Waller & Wax Advisors, Inc.