Heart of Florida United Way is grateful to the many volunteers who serve as strategic advisors on a variety of committees, cabinets and councils. Their leadership, expertise and guidance allows us to better serve the Central Florida community.

Investing in Results Council

Ed Timberlake, Chair
Chairman of the Central Florida Board
Seaside National Bank & Trust

Mark Brewer, CAP, Vice Chair
President / CEO
Central Florida Foundation

Robert H. (Bob) Brown
President / CEO
Heart of Florida United Way

Michael Frumkin, Ph.D.
Chair, Alleviating Hunger & Homelessness Cabinet
Dean, College of Health & Public Affairs
University of Central Florida

Debra Knox, M.S., CCC-SLP, Chair
Chair, Developing Healthy Children & Families Cabinet
Clinical Educator and Coordinate of the Board of Clinical Educators
University of Central Florida

Hon. Alicia L. Latimore 
Chair, Building Safe Communities through Education Cabinet
Circuit Judge
Ninth Judicial Circuit Court

Mark A. Jones 
President
Orlando Regional Medical Center

Patty Maddox
President / CEO
Winter Park Health Foundation

Ronald F. Piccolo, Ph.D.
Cornell Professor of Management and Academic
Director of the Center for Leadership Development
Rollins College

Jacob Stuart
President / CEO
Central Florida Partnership

Joy W. Taylor, Ed.D.
Director, Title I Federal Programs
Orange County Public Schools

Chris Toadvine, Chair,
Chair, Improving Financial Stability Cabinet
Edelman Financial Services

Bill Wilson
Executive Partner
Holland & Knight LLP

Building Safe Communities through Education Cabinet

Hon. Alicia L. Latimore, Chair
Circuit Judge
Ninth Judicial Circuit Court

Joy W. Taylor, Ed.D., Vice Chair
Director, Title I Federal Programs
Orange County Public Schools

Mike Blasewitz, Ed.D.
Executive Director
Secondary Education, High Schools
Seminole County Public Schools

Brendan Lynch
Senior Associate
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.

Deborah Pedraza
Director, Philanthropic Development
Orange County Public Schools

Tracy Salem, Ed.D.
Program Manager, Youth Shelter
Orange County Government

Laureen A. Wells
Business Performance Advisor
Insperity

Developing Healthy Children & Families Cabinet

Debra Knox, M.S., CCC-SLP, Chair
Clinical Educator and Coordinator of the
Board of Clinical Educators
University of Central Florida

Nancy Ellis, Ph.D.
Director
Center for Community Partnerships
University of Central Florida

Therry Feroldi
Senior Health Planner
The Health Council of East Central Florida

Merewyn (Libba) Lyons
Proposal and Grant Developer
Learning Sciences International

Paul Mandelkern
Shareholder Emeritus
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.

Brantley M. Muscato
Managing Director
M2 Payment Solutions, Inc.

Debbie Watson
Vice President
Winter Park Health Foundation

Karen Willis
Chief Executive Officer
Early Learning Coalition of Orange County

Improving Financial Stability Cabinet

Chris Toadvine, Chair
Edelman Financial Services

Nilda Blanco
Quality Assurance Continuous Improvement Director
CareerSource Central Florida

Carol Ivey
Community Volunteer

Steve Miglietta 
Corporate Director of Financial Planning
Orlando Health

Dawn Murray
Access Regional Operations Manager
Florida Department of Children & Families

Mike Schafer

Partner
Schafer, Tschopp, Whitcomb, Mitchell & Sherdian, LLP

Marketing Committee

John Fadool, Chair
Executive Vice President/Marketing
LongHorn Steakhouse

Shawn Bartelt
Vice President & General Manager
WFTV, Channel 9 and
WRDQ, Channel 27

Steve Blount
President
Digital Marketing Ninja

Kathy Brown
President
Thumbprint Marketing
Anne Howie
President
Howie & Partners

Tyler Koon
Co-Owner
Lawton Printers

Beth Lowell
Single Copy Marketing Manager
Orlando Sentinel

Manley Ludwig
Community Volunteer

Michelle Stevens
Manager Community Affairs & Station Events
WFTV Channel 9 & WRDQ
Central Florida’s TV 27

Financial Review Committee

Fred Bates
AARP

Kim Dapkus
Senior Manager,
Compliance and Governance
Lockheed Martin

Karen Dual
Human Resource Manager
Averett Warmus Durkee

Denesh Kalia
Senior Vice President
Fifth Third Bank

Ralph Perrino
Ralph Perrino, CPA

Tannia Steele
Accounting Manager
Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Sandeep Wilkhu
IPAO Review Manager
NASA – Kennedy Space Center

Audit Committee

Michael Harding, Chair
(Ret.) Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Amy Racicot
CFO
Give Kids the World

Anne-Marie Salamone
Controller
4R Smokehouse

Phil Nix
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Mission United Council

Tommy Boroughs, Co-Chair
Partner
Holland & Knight

Douglas Metcalf, Co-Chair
President/Vice-President
Communications Consultants Central Florida

Homer Boone
Director, Customer Service
Career Source of Central Florida

Edward Dimayauga
Attorney
Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association

Tony Ortiz
Commissioner, District 2
City of Orlando

Xiomara Torres
Case Manager
Veterans’ Court

Mark Waltrip
Chief Operating Officer
Westgate Resort

Jovanna Nelson
Owner/
Event Manager
Good 2 Go Event Management

Joseph Sarrubbo, Jr
Dean of Students, East Campus
Valencia College

Tom Barthel
Vice President/Chief
Lockheed Martin

Bruce Blackwell
President
Florida Bar Association Foundation

Karen Connors
CEO
Quality Project Control

Christine Falkowski
Director, Marketing & Sales
The Transition House

Mara Frazier
Sr. Director, Community Affairs
Westgate Foundation

Kenneth Mueller
HCHV Program Manager
Department of Veteran Affairs

Snak Nakagawa
Director, Workforce Programs
Florida High Tech Corrido

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