EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Dr. Tom O’Neal

GrowFL Executive Director
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Jennifer Barrows

Advisory Board Chair
WithumSmith+Brown
Business Development Executive
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David Carrier

Advisory Board Vice Chair
QuantumFlo
President/CEO
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Dr. Christopher Morton

Immediate Past Chair
NanoPhotonica
CEO
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Tammie Sweet

Managing Director
GrowFL

Mike Bobroff

Fundraising Chair
GrowFL
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ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Maria Alfano

Chief Operating Officer
FloridaMakes
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Jon H. Arguello

CEO
PBM Specialties
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David Brim

CEO
Brand Advance
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Kevin Burgoyne

President
Florida Venture Forum
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Christine Burres

Director of Operations
Research Park at Florida Atlantic University

Duane Chichester

Executive Director
Hernando County Manufacturers Association
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Beth Cicchetti

Executive Director
Florida Economic Development Council
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Robert Collins

Manager
OUC - The Reliable One

Dr. Nancy Crews

CEO and President
Custom Manufacturing & Engineering, Inc.
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David Denor

President & Publisher
Florida Trend
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Jeff Douglass

Founder
Cybiss Communications

Dan Driscoll

Senior Vice President Commercial Banking Relationship Manger
SunTrust
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Andrew Duffell

President and CEO
Research Park at Florida Atlantic University
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Rob Giuffrida

District Manager
Insperity
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John Gullman

Principal
Growth Capital Advisors
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Sara Hale

Managing Partner
Coastal Cloud
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Alina Hall

Communications Specialist
United Capital Funding Group
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Jeff Hardin

Principal
CliftonLarsonAllen
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Brian Hartman

Managing Member
Pharus Group

Paul Hays

Principal
CliftonLarsonAllen
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Kelly Hill

President
Sales Advisors of Florida
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Kevin Howe

District Manager Tampa
Insperity
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Alma Kadragic

Director of Business Development
Nperspective CFO & Strategic Services
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Joy Kitamori

Manager
Edward Lowe Foundation

Mark Mandula

Managing Partner
United Capital

Maritza Martinez

Associate Vice President, Partnerships & Innovation Director of Community Relations and Economic Development
University of Central Florida

Pete McAlindon, Ph.D.

Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship at Rollins College
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Zachary McElroy

Program Manager
University of Central Florida

Lisa McIntosh

Senior Relationship Manager
Wells Fargo
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Hannah Metevia

Programming and Communications Manager
GrowFL

Paul Mitchell

Vice President of Business Development
Enterprise Florida
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Jonathan Molayem, MBA

Founding Partner
ACQUIVEST Financial Group

Paulina Mosbach

Event Coordinator
GrowFL
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Danielle Mousseau

Communications Coordinator
Florida Power & Light Company
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Elizabeth Nelson

Matching Grants Program Director
USF CONNECT
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Robert Newland

President & CEO
Newland Associates

Chuck Owston

Managing Director
Florida Capital Advisors
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Peter Previte

General Manager
Pharus Group
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Roger Pynn

Interim President
The Corridor

Steve Quello

GrowFL CEO Roundtable
Master Facilitator

Stuart Rogel

President & Strategic Business Advisor
Graylan Ventures
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Erin Silk

Director, Business Development Services
Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County

Russell Slappey

Founder/CEO and Managing Partner
Nperspective CFO & Strategic Services

Clay Smithers

Founder & Principal
UPRiver GIS

Marni Spence

Tax Partner
CliftonLarsonAllen
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Barbara Stankowski

Former Founder & CEO
AMTIS Inc.
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Brett Steele

District Manager Orlando/Jacksonville
Insperity
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Crystal Stiles

Director of Economic Development
Florida Power & Light Company
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Mel Thomas

Manager Economic Development
City of North Port
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Carol Taylor

Account Executive & Compliance Officer
Kirby Employee Benefits
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Eric Ushkowitz

Economic Development Administrator
Orange County Government
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Zoraida Velasco

Director, Strategic Programs & Partnerships
FloridaMakes
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Audra Walters

Business Development Officer
Wells Fargo
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Albert Wester

Principal
Kirby Employee Benefits
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Chris White

EOS Certified Implementer
Traction in Florida
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Ron Wilkinson

Principal
Nperspective - CFO and Strategic Services
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Michael Zaharios

Program Director
Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center
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