The Junior Achievement of South Florida Board of Directors is composed of local community leaders with a strong and balanced blend of skills and experience, providing guidance and support to JA staff as we strive to uphold our mission.

The Board exercises overall responsibility for the direction of JA, while also providing advice and counsel on a broad range of operating protocols. Members of the Board serve on at least one of the eight committees: Audit, Development, Executive, Finance, Governance, Innovative Initiatives, Marketing, and Programs – or on individual event committees.

The diversity of the Board is chosen to reflect a multitude of expertise offerings. All members have a strong and demonstrated commitment to our three pillars: work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy.


Peter Anderson CHAIR, Raymond James

Tim Rubin VICE CHAIR, Kaufman Rossin & Co

Geoffrey Horst TREASURER, Deloitte


Amy Allen PAST CHAIR, Avison Young

Alfredo Aguirre Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Carlos Alvarez BBVA Compass

Bob Arroyo Pollo Tropical

Bob Birdsong OK Generators

Maureen Canada Lighthouse Point Marina, Nauti Dog Marina Cafe

Christopher Cavanagh Petri Pest Control Solutions, Inc.

Rick Farah SalesForce

Michael Fischler Fischler & Friedman, P.A

Kathy Foster Bluegreen

David Greenberg Greenberg Capital

David Gussack Exotech, Inc.

Dr. Stephen Henry University of Miami Sports Medicine

Brandon Hensler Nova Southeastern University

Brenda Horner Consolidated Credit Counseling Corp

Nick Kaniaris PNC Bank

Karen Kilpatrick Jazwares

Andrew Koenig City Furniture

Ed Lawton Enterprise Fleet Management

Tom Loffredo GrayRobinson Attorneys at Law

Dr. Nicole Mancini The School Board of Broward County

Lois Marino BBX Capital Foundation

Paul Marko Stiles Corporation

Michelle Martinez Reyes Greenspoon Marder Law

Carolina Mata BankUnited

Joel D. Mayersohn Dickinson Wright

Michael McGinn Prince Capital Partners

Alan McKay FLT Geosystems

Ronnie Medina Mercantil Commercebank

Iwan Mohamed BB&T

Stuart Morris Morris Law Group

Dr. Avis Proctor Broward College

Scott Rassler Rassler Financial Strategies

John Ray III Sonitrol

Michael Rearden Ameriprise Financial Corp.

Jim Robertson

Richard Rodriguez Centuric

Lisa Roney Crowe Horwath

Jerry Rosenthal Tire Hut

Meaghan Ryan Seminole Gaming

Shawn Sackman SunTrust

Daphnee Sainvil Broward County Government

Franki Schmidt American Express

Joe Schumacker SpareZ, Inc.

Michael Schwarzberg Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Dawn Stagliano Comcast

Shane Strum Memorial Healthcare System

Alfredo Suarez Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd

Erik Sussman MassMutual

Bob Swindell Greater Ft. Lauderdale Alliance

Cristy Swink AT&T

Matthew Verga KPMG

Mark S. Walter Q.E.P. Co., Inc.

Mitch Welin ComRes

Michael Weymouth Las Olas Company

Dave Wolnek After School Programs

Peter Woolf

Eric Yutzy WPLG Local Channel 10

Legacy Council

  • Andrew Cagnetta

  • Barb Capeletti

  • Gerry Czarnecki

  • Debi Davis

  • Carla Dorsey

  • James Franskousky

  • Mike Greene

  • Isabel Herbert

  • Bruce Hecker

  • Frank Jaumot

  • AG “Buddy” Johnson

  • Dr. Wilhelmina Mack

  • Carol Molnar

  • Dr. Robert Preziosi

  • Brad Weinbrum

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