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Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Kathryn Bevilacqua

Membership Services Director – Bartow Chamber of Commerce (Ex Officio: Board of County Commissioners Appointee) (Board Vice-Chair, Interim Chair)

Terry Brigman

CIO – City of Lakeland (Enhancements Committee Chair)

Jay Burns Jr.

CEO – Crown Information Management (Board Secretary)

Nancy Ebrahimi

Child Care Supervisor, Circuit 10 (Ex Officio: Department of Children & Families) (Board Treasurer/Finance Committee Chair)

Elaine Thompson

CEO – Lakeland Regional Medical Center (Nominating Committee Chair)


Dr. Michael Akes

Associate Superintendent/Chief Academic Officer – Polk County Schools (Ex Officio: District Superintendent of Schools Designee)

Stacy Campbell-Domineck

CEO – Career Source Polk (Ex Officio: Workforce Development Director)

Nicholas Emanuel

President – Cirtosuco North America, Inc


(Ex Officio: President of Community College Designee)

Dr. Joy Jackson

Director – Florida Department of Health in Polk County (Ex Officio: County Health Department Director)

Eileen Killebrew

Interim Director – Head Start Polk (Ex Officio: Head Start Director)

Benjamin LaFrancois

Shareholder – GrayRobinson, P.A.

Cherry McClellan

Director – First United Methodist Preschool (Representative of Faith-Based Child Care Provider)

Cindi Parker-Pearson

Principal – Achievement Academy (Representative of Children with Disabilities)

Jobe Ream

Director – FutureCare Learning Center (Representative of Private Child Care Provider)

Randy Saunders

Vice President – BB&T Bank

Charles Thompson

VP of Operations – Commercial Warehousing, Inc.


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