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 As president & CEO of Heart of Florida United Way, Jeff brings a unique background in politics, public and private sector leadership. After serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and VP of development/marketing for a national, publicly traded health care company, he joined United Way of Massachusetts Bay. As chief of external affairs, he led the annual strategic investment of nearly $35 million in community initiatives and agencies. With over 18 years of experience with United Way, he lends his non-profit expertise to Central Florida by serving on the board and executive committee of Central Florida Commission on Homelessness and the CareerSource Central Florida board.
Board Ann McGee Immediate Past Chair: Dr. E. Ann McGee, (Retired) President of Seminole State College of Florida, formerly led 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 Avido Khahaifa, Orlando Sentinel  
Malcolm C. Barnes, Duke Energy Frank Lopez, The Taino Group
David Belvin, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Marie Martinez, Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families
Adrian Bennett,Publix Super Markets, Inc. Maritza Martinez, University of Central Florida
Robert Bobroff, Orlando Business Journal Chief John W. Mina, City of Orlando Police Department
Jay Darulla, Bank of America Robert Newland, Newland Search/Career Partners International
John F. Davis, Orlando Inc., Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce Gaby Ortigoni, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando
Eddie Francis, Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. Michael E. Pattillo, Ernst & Young, LLP
Michael Frumkin, Ph.D. Tammy Paycer, SunTrust
Ronald F. Piccolo, Ph.D.,
 University of Central Florida College of Business Administration
Eric Geboff, MSW, Jewish Family Services Orlando Tracey Powell, Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts U.S.
David Ruiz,
UPS (Retired)
Elisha Gonzalez Bonnewitz
Todd Goodman,
 Florida Hospital & Central Florida Division – Adventist Health System
Lisa Shepard, Ernst & Young
Tricia Stitzel, Tupperware Brands Corporation
Linda Landman Gonzalez, Orlando Magic Tammy Tipton, CNL Financial Group
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
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