Meet Our Members

Our Lakeland Leads Members are at the core of what we do. Without them, their support, and their advocacy for educational equity in Polk County, our mission and efforts would not reach as far as they do with their unwavering dedication.

Investor Members

Jeremiah Kossen

President & CEO | Publix Employees Federal Credit Union

Erica M. Lupercio

Brand Director & Partner | CPS Investment Advisors

Eric Crump

Executive Director | Aerospace Center for Excellence 

Lauren Smith

Property Manager Director & Senior Advisor | SVN Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate

Dr. Angela Falconetti

President | Polk State College

Dale Dreyer

State President Central Florida | SouthState Bank

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Ryan Rogers

SVPII/Regional Manager | MidFlorida Credit Union

Tina Calhoon

Owner and Chef | Frescos Southern Kitchen & Bar

Ryan Reis

Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Affairs | Webber International University

Dr. Meghan Griffin

Provost | Southeastern University

Kevin Bailey

General Manager | MaxPak

Beatrice Dela Peña

Senior Director | GEICO

Michelle Ledford

President & Principal | MADE

Strategic Partners

Kylia Carswell, M.A. 

Community Liaison Director North Lakeland Area | Polk County Public Schools

Reba Coil

Community Liaison Director North Lakeland Area | Polk County Public Schools

Shauna Dykes

Regional Director | Junior Achievement Academy of Tampa Bay, Inc. & 3DE by Junior Achievement Tampa Bay

Amy Wiggins

President & CEO | Lakeland Chamber of Commerce

Katie Worthington Decker

Senior Vice President | Lakeland Economic Development Council

Jeanette D. Crowley

Director, Strategic Planning & Partnerships | Polk County Public Schools

Jessica Meredith

Director, Instructional Support, and Case Experience | 3DE at Tenoroc High School

Steve Giordano

President & CEO | Boys and Girls Club of Polk County

Lori Martini

Vice President/Chief Philanthropic Officer | GiveWell Community Foundation

Laura L. Rodriguez

Executive Director | Lakeland Vision

Dr. Pam Craven

Executive Director | Learning Resource Center of Polk County

Stacy Campbell-Domineck

President & CEO | Career Source Polk

Lisa Kirk

Co-Founder and Executive Director | Blended Families

Alec Macaulay

Managing Director of external Affairs | IDEA Public Schools

Dr. Sally Stone

Founder & CEO | The Well, Well-Done Events, and Printwell

Alan Black

Director of Schools | McKeel Academy of Technology

Chris Letsos

CEO | Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Tampa Bay

Bryant Black

Head of School | Lakeland Christian Academy

Stuart Baldick

President | PHCC Plumbing, Heating, Construction, and Cooling Association

Bill Crowe

Executive Director | Mid-Florida Manufacture & Supply Chain Alliance (MSCA)

Christina Criser Jackson

President & CEO | United Way Central Florida

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