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 Tampa Electric Company
Dr. Bernadette D. Bennett Sarasota County Schools
Mr. Rick Bennett Florida Blue
Ms. Jillian Bieber Manatee County Schools
Mr. Matthew Blum Pinellas County Schools
Mr. Ed Bocchino Retired
Mr. Terry Boehm Pinellas Education Foundation
Dr. Jackie Booth Keiser University
Mr. David Boyd Florida Council on Economic Education
Mr. Louis Buccino Citigroup
Mr. Brandon Canard Fifth Third Bank
Mr. Jerry Cionci Retired
Mr. Jerry Clark First Citrus Bank
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
Mr. Dick Dearolf Retired
Mr. James DeGennaro Polk County Board of Commissioners
Mr. Fred Dorsett USF Stavros Center
Ms. Elizabeth Engasser USF College of Education
Ms. Sherida Ferguson, CFP SL Ferguson Wealth Management
Mr. James Hammond Retired
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 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. Lesley Mace Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Ms. Lisa Marshall Bank of America
Mr. R.D. McIntyre Ditek Corporation
Dr. Sherry Moser Polk County Public Schools
Ms. Julie Noel Polk County Public Schools
Mr. Arthur Noriega IV Retired
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
Mr. Randy Simmons R. R. Simmons
Mr. Geoffrey Simon Simon, Johnson, Stanger Wealth Advisors
of Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
Ms. Cassandra Slone Pinellas County Schools
Mr. Jose Soto State Farm
Mrs. Frances Stavros PELAM Investments, Inc.
Dr. Gus Stavros, Chairman Emeritus PELAM Investments, Inc.
Ms. Ellen Stavros Former Director Florida House
Ms. Tina Stavrou-Klem Pasco County Schools
Mr. Jonathan Wax, CFP Waller & Wax Advisors, Inc.