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
Board Vice Chair: Tracey Powell
Tracey is the Vice President of Travel Services, Pricing & Revenue Management – DSE at Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts U.S. In addition, she served as vice president of Deluxe Resort Operations for Walt Disney World. Throughout her 17-year Disney career, she has exemplified Disney’s commitment to enriching the lives of young people serving as an executive champion for the Disney Dreamers Academy. In 2017, she was a winner of Profiles in Diversity Journal’s annual “Women Worth Watching” award.
Treasurer: Michael Mueller
The Chief Financial Officer for Orlando Health / Dr. Phillips Hospital. 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 finance 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.
Secretary: Eddie Francis, Esq.
Eddie is a shareholder with the law firm of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., and is a member of the firm’s real estate practice, focusing on real estate transactions, development and finance, land use and zoning, commercial leasing, and representing clients before local government.
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.
Immediate Past Chair: John Pisan
John is the Senior Vice President and Managing Director of the Private Bank, overseeing Fifth Third’s wealth and asset management division for the Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville markets. 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 Tocqueville Society.
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Malcolm C. Barnes
Bank of America
John F. Davis
Florida Secretary of the Lottery
Gilbane Building Company
Orlando Business Journal
Stephanie Nelson Garris, Esq.
Grace Medical Home
Elisha González Bonnewitz
FAIRWINDS Credit Union
AdventHealth – Central Florida Division
Linda Landman González
Ameriprise Financial /
Conrad Santiago & Associates
Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families
University of Central Florida
Sheriff John W. Mina
Orange County Sheriff’s Office
Orlando Health – South Seminole Hospital
Hope Newsome, Esq.
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Company
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando
Michael E. Pattillo
Ernst & Young, LLP
Ronald F. Piccolo, Ph.D.
University of Central Florida College of Business Administration
Chief Orlando Rolón
Chief of Police – City of Orlando
UPS Florida (Retired)
Seaside National Bank & Trust
Annetta Wilson Media Training & Success Coaching
Bill Wilson, Esq.
Holland & Knight (Retired)
Publix Super Markets