LPBC Announces 2018-19 Board of Governors

Contact: Marlee Brannock

Leadership Palm Beach County

Phone: 561-232-3922

Email: marlee@leadershippbc.org

(WEST PALM BEACH, FL) July 16, 2018 - Leadership Palm Beach County (LPBC) announces its 2018-2019 Board of Governors and incoming Board President, Lisa Johnson, Leadership Engage Class of 2000.

Lisa Johnson serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida, which serves more than 11,000 girls in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee Counties. Prior to becoming CEO, Lisa served in many roles with the Council; most recently as the Chief Strategy Officer. In that role, she was responsible for the generation of 94 percent of all Council revenue through product sales, retail sales, fund development and marketing. Lisa is a graduate of the Class of 2000 and has served on the Board for over 10 years. The last two years she has served as treasurer and has had a seat on the Executive Committee.

Noel Martinez, Executive Director of Leadership Palm Beach County, said of Lisa Johnson’s appointment, “It is an honor to work side-by-side with someone as dynamic and knowledgeable as Lisa. I greatly value her expertise regarding Palm Beach County and have no doubt that with his guidance Leadership Palm Beach County will achieve its strategic goal of collaborating across all sectors to grow and develop strong, committed community leaders.” 

Leadership Palm Beach County (LPBC) is a nonprofit organization that brings together leaders from the public, private and nonprofit sectors to build and steward a vibrant, interconnected community. Since 1983, its unique programs have prepared more than 2,800 adult and youth leaders by deepening their civic commitment and awareness of diverse industries. Through connection and education of the county’s most promising leaders, LPBC creates a lasting impact in Palm Beach County.


Leadership Palm Beach County Slate of Officers 2018-2019











Lisa Johnson (2000)- President

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida












Jenni Garrison (2014) - Vice President

Gunster, Director of Marketing & Communications














Robi Jurney (2010) - Vice President

Quantum House, Chief Executive Officer














Linda Culbertson (2005) - Treasurer

Foresight Communications & Consulting, President













Nancy Proffitt (2007)- Immediate Past President

Proffitt Management Solutions, President


Board of Governors 2018-2019 

Gurbir Aulakh (2015) 

Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners, Senior Manager IT


Rikki Bagatell (2014)

Shutts & Bowen, Partner


Mike Bauer (2015)

Roger Dean Stadium, General Manager


Thomas Bean (2013)

Florida Power & Light, Dir. Public & Community Engagement


Zachary Berg (2014)

First Republic Investment Management, Managing Director, Wealth Manager


Tony Duboy (2008)

Wells Fargo Bank, Business Banking Manage/VP


Keely Gideon-Taylor (2014)

The Palm Beach Post, Community Relations & Special Events Supervisor


Peter Gloggner (2016)

Jupiter Medical Center, Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer


Barbara LeBrun (2015)

NAI Merin Hunter Codman, Managing Director


Phillip Major (2012)

Palm Beach Atlantic University, AVP for Campus Information Services


Mark Parks (2017)

Chief Financial Officer, City of West Palm Beach


Christopher Pettit (2016)

Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department, Policy Legislation Manager


Jan Rodusky (2004)

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Director of Grants


Elisha Roy (2017)

Ciklin Lubitz, Partner


Eric Royal (2017)

Vice President of Real Estate Operations, Royal's Inc.


Pepe Sosa (2014)

Law Office of Jose D. Sosa. P.C. Owner/Senior Attorney


Ofelia Utset, M.D. (2013)

Deluge Biotechnologies, President


Caroline Villanueva (2014)

Florida Crystals Corporation, South Florida External Affairs Manager


Erica Whitfield (2014)

School Board of Palm Beach County, School Board Member


The mission of Leadership Palm Beach County is to educate and unite leaders to build a better community.



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 1,700 graduates for enhanced community leadership roles. Learn more about LPBC here: LeadershipPBC.org