Meet New Member Ryan Reis

Investor Member Ryan Reis | Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Affairs | Webber International University Ryan Reis is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in higher education administration, community engagement, and advocacy. Currently serving as the Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Affairs at Webber International University since January 2022, Ryan leads fundraising efforts […]

Meet New Member Tina Calhoon and Strategic Partner Bryant Black

Investor Member Tina Calhoon, Owner & Chef, Frescos Southern Kitchen & Bar Chef Tina Calhoon is a Florida native – born in Jacksonville and raised in Ocala. Her maternal roots hail from the south and include many days spent in the kitchen with her mom learning the cooking basics and giving her the best kind […]

Meet New Members Lauren Smith and Dr. Angela Falconetti

Lauren Smith, Property Manager Director & Senior Advisor, SVN | Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate Lauren Smith, CCIM, CPM, is the Property Management Director & a Senior Advisor at SVN | Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate. Lauren has worked in the real estate industry for over 15 years, handling every aspect such as sales, leasing, […]

Meet New Member, Dale Dreyer, and New Strategic Partner, Dr. Sallie Stone 

Dale Dreyer, State President, Central Florida at SouthState Bank Dale Dreyer has enjoyed a 30+ year banking career and spent the first half of that time working for two large Southeast regional banks in Alabama and in Florida. In 2007, Dale joined CenterState Bank, which at the time had approximately $1.5 Billion in assets, as […]

Meet our Newest Strategic Partner: Lisa Kirk

Lisa Kirk, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Blended Families As a passionate executive life coach and dedicated mental health advocate, I’m on a mission to empower individuals to discover the transformative power of their voices, the resilience to heal past hurts, and the tenacity to conquer life’s challenges with unwavering determination. With a deep understanding […]

Meet our Newest Strategic Partners

Dr. Pam Craven, Executive Director of the Learning Resource Center of Polk County Pamela Craven is a professional educator with over 50 years of intense instructional and administrative involvement in the field of education, both in the public and private sectors. She is in her 22nd year as Executive Director of the Learning Resource Center […]

Meet our Newest Lakeland Leads Members

Kate Boney, Educator Dr. Kathryn Boney, a product of Polk County Public Schools and Florida State University Systems, is dedicated to enhancing educational outcomes in her community. With 23 years of experience, she taught for 15 years at Polk County Public Schools and spent a decade in higher education as instructional and administrative faculty. Her […]