Our Leadership
Our Leadership
Margaret "Peggy" Wingard, Board Chair
Owner, O-Gee Paint Company
Jenny Arias May, Second Vice Chair
Vice President of Multi Family Group, Apex Capital Realty
Linda Leasburg-Kramer, Treasurer
Supply Chain Services, Baptist Health South Florida ​​

Sarah Nesbitt Artecona, First Vice Chair
Artecona Consulting




Christine Rupert, Third Vice Chair
Captain, American Airlines
Sheryl L. Alonso, Ph.D.
Academic Director, The Johnson A. Edosomwan Leadership Institute
Eliza Fendell, J.D.
Director of Change Management, Ryder System, Inc.
Emily Gresham
AVP of Research & Economic Development and Co-Founder of StartUP FIU
Amira Ishoof
Community Volunteer and Girl Scout Mom
Brent Muckridge
Professor, Assistant Professor and Sylvester Endowed Chair in entrepreneurship in the College of Business and Management at Lynn and CoFounder, 305XL
Ruth Fagen Silva
Vice President, Custom Credit Executive, Bank of America
Christina Boomer Vazquez
Reporter, WPLG
Gloria Velazquez
Shareholder, Nasan Yeager
Tami Blanco
Vice President – Strategic Sourcing and Site Services, Carnival Cruise Line
Charmaine Gatlin
Co-President/COO, Jackson Health Foundation
Derek Hagen
Education Program Manager, Coral Restoration Foundation
Debbie Johnson
Executive Director, Workday, University of Miami
Andrea Graham Rechichi
VP, Customer and Corporate Relations, Graham Companies
Carolyn Thompson 
Managing Principal of the Merito Group

Jesse Vazquez
Associate, Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman LLP


Chelsea Wilkerson, MBA
CEO, Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida
Penelope Heller