Announcing Leadership Palm Beach County's 2015 Class

Leadership Palm Beach County
July 8, 2014
MEDIA RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Christina D’Elosua
Executive Director, Leadership Palm Beach County
christina@leadershippbc.org
561.833.4321

July 8, 2014


LEADERSHIP PALM BEACH COUNTY ANNOUNCES 2015 CLASS MEMBERS
Fifty Palm Beach County professionals selected for competitive leadership program
 

WEST PALM BEACH FL, July 8, 2014 - Leadership Palm Beach County (LPBC) recently announced participants in its 2015 Leadership Program, which aims to identify and unite diverse leaders in order to increase understanding of countywide issues and improve participants’ ability to lead effectively.  
 
LPBC’s 10-month Leadership Program brings class members to significant sites throughout the county to meet with community leaders and gain hands-on experience with major industries and issues.   
 
 “We are so impressed by the applicants for the Leadership Palm Beach County Class of 2015,” said Christina D’Elosua, LPBC Executive Director.  “Yet again, this year’s class is comprised of top-tier leaders in a variety of industries that represent the diverse demographics of Palm Beach County.  The class of 2015 is looking forward to deepening their civic commitment and awareness of diverse industries in Palm Beach County, as well as meeting and engaging the county’s top leaders.”

Name Company Title

Gurbir S. Aulakh

 

Information Systems Services, Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners
 

Senior Manager

 

Chris Barry
 

Urban Design Kilday Studios
 
Project Planner
 
Mike Bauer
 
Roger Dean Stadium
 
General Manager
 
Wayne Burns
 
Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce
 
CEO
 

Keith Case

 

First Presbyterian Church of 
North Palm Beach
 

Assistant Pastor/ Church Planter
 
Matt Chait
 
Shutts & Bowen LLP
 
Partner
 

Samantha Conde

 

WXEL TV - PBS for the Palm Beaches

 

Director of Education & Community Engagement
 
Ryan R. Dinsdale

 
NAI Merin Hunter Codman, Inc.

 
Director, Investment Services Group
 
James D'Loughy
 
Advisorlaw, PLLC
 
Managing Member
 
Tami Donnally

 
EBC Ministries/
Greenacres Christian Academy
 
Business Administrator

 
Joanne Donohoe
 
Seven Sisters Community Development, LLC
 
Partner
 
Pam Figoras

 
Parent Child Center/Community Partners

 
Vice President of Child and Family Mental Health
 
Reneè Forte

 
Life Communities (Abbey Delray South)

 
Director of Human Resources
 
Laurie Glover
 
QSTS, Inc.
 
President/CEO
 
Cheryl Gowdie
 
Accezy Coaching & Consulting Co.
 
Principal/Business Coach
 
Cindy Guerra


 
Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County


 
Chief Operating Officer, Courts and Official Records
 
Krista Henley
 
FlightSafety International
 
P180 Pilot Instructor
 
Mark Holbert
 
Raymond James & Associates
 
Financial Advisor
 
Molly Jennings

 
Scotts Miracle-Gro

 
Manager, Government Relations
 
Pam Keith

 
FPL

 
Senior Labor & Employment Counsel
 
Dr. Tanya Kekki
 
Kekki Chiropractic, LLC
 
Owner/Chiropractor
 
Barbara LeBrun

 
KW Commercial Partners

 
Commercial Real Estate Sales and Leasing
 
Brent Leslie
 
BDO USA, LLP
 
Assurance Manager
 
Ryan Lieber
 
Tenet Healthcare Florida
 
Public Relations Manager
 
Ruth Mageria

 
Christians Reaching Out to Society, Inc.
(CROS Ministries)
 
Executive Director

 
Deana McCrea

 
CEMEX

 
Director of Accounting, Florida-Carolinas
 
Brian McPherson
 
Gunster
 
Shareholder
 
Tamra Minto
 
The Palm Beach Post
 
Digital Account Manager
 
Stephanie Mitrione

 
FPL

 
Senior Community Relations Specialist
 
Marcos Montes De Oca
 
City of Belle Glade
 
Director of Public Works
 
Kevin Murray
 
Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County
 
Director of Special Events
 
Jennifer O'Brien
 
Resource Depot
 
Executive Director
 
John Patten

 
BMO Private Bank

 
Vice President/ Wealth Advisor
 
Tara S. Pellegrino
 
Broad and Cassel
 
Associate Attorney
 
Liz Perez
 
Collective Water Resources, LLC
 
President
 
Jason Pizzo
 
I.T. Solutions of South Florida, Inc.
 
CIO
 
Jackie Reeves
 
Bell Rock Capital LLC
 
Managing Director
 
Terry Resk
 
Haile, Shaw & Pfaffenberger, P.A.
 
Partner
 
Pam Sartory
 
SunFest of Palm Beach County
 
Business Manager
 
Lexi Savage

 
United Way of Palm Beach County

 
VP of Marketing & Brand Management
 
Dane Sheldon
 
Wells Fargo Bank, N. A.
 
Senior Vice President
 
Kelly Sobolewski
 
Bank of America
 
Palm Beach County Market Manager
 
Diana Stanley
 
The Lord's Place
 
CEO
 
Eddie Stephens
 
Ward, Damon, Posner, Pheterson & Bleau
 
Partner
 
Christine Stiller
 
New Horizons Coaching & Consulting
 
President & CEO
 
Pam Swensen
 

Executive Women's Golf Association
 

Chief Executive Officer
 
Usha Vargas

 
City of West Palm Beach

 
Interim Director / Information Technology
 
Samantha Whiteman
 
Families First of Palm Beach County
 
Director of Development
 
Deb Willard
 
Gulfstream Goodwill Industries Inc.
 
Director of Marketing
 
Lynn Zolezzi Land Design South Director
 

- LEADERSHIP PALM BEACH COUNTY -


Leadership Palm Beach County, Inc., is an educational 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization designed to foster awareness of community issues and promote efficient communication and cooperative relationships between existing and emerging community leaders. LPBC’s stated mission is to educate and unite leaders to build a better community.  Initiated in 1983 through a collaborative effort of the local Chambers of Commerce, LPBC has prepared more than 1,000 graduates for enhanced community leadership roles.

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