Heart of Florida United Way’s Board of Directors provides leadership and sets policies for our organization. Board members serve as stewards of community dollars, understand United Way’s legal responsibilities, review and approve annual budgets and oversee agency and program funding decisions. These dedicated volunteers represent every facet of community life and are an invaluable asset to United Way and those we serve.

Board Chair: John Pisan John is the Regional Managing Director for the North/ Central Florida Region of Wells Fargo’s Wealth Management Group. He is responsible for the strategic oversight for The Private Bank, Wells Brokerage Services, Trust and Fiduciary Services, Insurance and Financial Planning groups. Since joining Wells Fargo in 2000 John has served as the Regional Brokerage Manager for the Mid-Atlantic region and most recently the Regional Brokerage Manager for Central Florida. He is also currently the Chair for the HFUW Alexis de Touqueville Society.
Board Sean DeMartino Vice Board Chair: Sean DeMartino, President of Central and North Florida for Coastal Construction Group,  currently serves on the Board of Governors of Associated Builders and Contractors Central Florida Chapter, the Executive Committee of the University of Florida M.E. Rinker School of Building Construction Advisory Council, the Board of Junior Achievement and as co-Chair of the Transportation Task Team for the Central Florida Partnership. He is also a member of the CFHLA, NEWH and PCEA. Sean is the past chairman of the Board of Governors of Associated Builders and Contractors Central Florida Chapter and past president of the University of Florida Central Florida Alumni Group.
Board Michael Mueller Treasurer: Michael Mueller, is the Chief Financial Officer for Health Central Hospital, a nationally recognized, not-for-profit, comprehensive community hospital, where he was awarded the “CFO of the Year” from the Orlando Business Journal. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has served in executive healthcare finance roles with a variety of healthcare systems. He also serves on the financial committee for the YMCA of Central Florida and has previously been involved with Kappa Delta Rho Foundation, the Dana-Thomas House Foundation and the United Way of Central Illinois.
Board William B. Wilson Secretary: William B. Wilson is the executive partner of Holland & Knight‘s Orlando office and focuses on complex commercial litigation. He is a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and a past chair of The Florida Bar’s Trial Lawyers Section. In a recent press release, Holland & Knight announced that he has maintained his Florida Bar Certification for 30 years, an accomplishment that is shared with only 221 attorneys in the state.
President & CEO: Jeff Hayward brings a unique background in politics, public and private sector leadership. After serving as a state representative in Massachusetts and VP of development/marketing for a national, publicly traded health care company, he joined the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley. There, as chief of external affairs, he led the annual strategic investment of nearly $35 million in initiatives and agencies. Now, with nearly 18 years of experience in the United Way network, he serves as president & CEO for Heart of Florida United Way. Jeff Hayward is also serving on the Central Florida Continuum of Care Board of Directors  – member at large.
Board Ann McGee Immediate Past Chair: Dr. E. Ann McGee, President of Seminole State College of Florida, leads the eighth largest institution of the twenty-eight within the Florida College System. During her tenure, McGee has overseen significant growth in enrollment, degree programs and campus facilities. Seminole State now enrolls more than 31,000 students, offers five bachelor’s degrees and ranks as Seminole County’s third largest employer.

Board Members:

Jan Aspuru, OUC – The Reliable One Paul Lemmo, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
Malcolm C. Barnes, Duke Energy Frank Lopez, The Taino Group
Adrian Bennett, Publix Super Markets, Inc. Kevin R. Maddron, CNL Healthcare Properties, CNL Center at City Commons
Maribeth Bisienere, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Marie Martinez, Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families
Robert Bobroff, Orlando Business Journal Maritza Martinez, University of Central Florida
Elisha Gonzalez Bonnewitz, Duke Energy Chief John W. Mina, City of Orlando Police Department
Jay Darulla, Bank of America Robert Newland, Newland Search/Career Partners International
John F. Davis, African American Chamber of Commerce Michael E. Pattillo, Ernst & Young, LLP
Eddie Francis, Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. Ronald F. Piccolo, Ph.D., University of Central Florida College of Business Administration
Michael Frumkin, Ph.D., University of Central Florida David Ruiz, UPS (Retired)
Eric Geboff, MSW, Jewish Family Services Orlando Eddie Soler, Florida Hospital
Linda Landman Gonzalez, Orlando Magic Tricia Stitzel, Tupperware Brands Corporation
Michael L. Harding, Deloitte & Touche LLP (Retired)  Ed Timberlake, Seaside National Bank & Trust
Sandy Hostetter, Valley National Bank – Florida Division  Annetta Wilson, Annetta Wilson Media Training & Success Coaching
Avido Khahaifa, Orlando Sentinel   


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