Press Release: Leadership Palm Beach County Announces 2014 Leadership Class Members

July 23, 2013

LEADERSHIP PALM BEACH COUNTY Announces 2014 Leadership Class Members

Fifty Palm Beach County professionals selected for competitive leadership program

WEST PALM BEACH FL, July 18, 2013 - Leadership Palm Beach County (LPBC) recently announced participants in its 2014 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.   


Christina D’Elosua, LPBC Executive Director, described the selection process:

“We couldn’t have been more impressed by the applicants for the Leadership Palm Beach County Class of 2014!  This year’s class is again comprised of top-tier leaders in a variety of industries that represent the diverse demographics of Palm Beach County.  The class of 2014 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.

Leadership Palm Beach County Class of 2014


Rikki Lober Bagatell, Shutts & Bowen LLP

Claudia Kirk Barto, Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast

Zach Berg, Credit Suisse Securities

Denise Bleau, Ward, Damon Posner, Pheterson and Bleau, PL

Catherine Blomeke, The Arc of Palm Beach County

David G. Bollis, WTAS LLC

Mark J Burger, Mark J Burger CPA

Chrissy Cassata, United Way of Palm Beach County

Michelle Dryer, Workforce Alliance

Daniel Eisinger, 15th Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office

Ray Ellis, PNC Bank

Sue Eusepi, AFLAC

Silvia Evans, Palm Beach Accounting and Financial Services

Bill Foman, The Law Offices of Deitsch & Wright

Leon Fooksman, Digital Storyline

Jenni Garrison, Gunster

Lee Gordon, Law Office of Lee B. Gordon

Brad Hertzberg, Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County

Felisia Hill, City of Pahokee

Cynthia Kanai, Palm Beach Day Academy

Dr. Anita S. Kaplan, Palm Beach State College

Tom Kodadek, The Scripps Research Institute

Karin Kurtz, Sandy Pines Hospital

Stephanie Langlais, Max Planck Florida Institute

Heather MacDougall, Akerman Senterfitt LLP

Max Macon, Florida Power & Light

Lynn Martin, Girls on the Run Palm Beach

Noel Martinez, Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce

Walt Maxwell, Rampell & Rampell, P.A.

Nick Moschella, The Palm Beach Post

Owen O'Neill, Clinics Can Help

John Peters, Palm Healthcare Foundation

Deana Pizzo, I.T. Solutions of South Florida

Michele Poole, North Ridge Electric

Kenny D. Rampersad, Palm Beach County Library System

Jack Rice, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc

Kelly Ring, Big Brothers & Big Sisters

Abbie Rosemeyer, Palm Beach Atlantic University

Rick Sartory, Gulfstream Business Bank

Beverly Scott, City of Belle Glade

Keith Sonderling, Gunster

Pepe Sosa, Law Office of Jose D. Sosa, P.C.

Keely Taylor, The Palm Beach Post

Lisa Turner, Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County

Alyona Ushe, Creative City Collaborative DBA Arts Garage

Caroline Villanueva, Florida Crystals Corporation

Sue Wandersman, Kaufman, Rossin & Co.

Kelly White, South University

Erica Whitfield, School District of Palm Beach County

Greg Zele, Zele Huber Trial Attorneys, P.A.











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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