Pasco EDC Board of Directors & Policy Council

Pasco EDC's Board of Directors is responsible for governing the organization and providing leadership implementing our stategic plan. Our governance structure enables the private and public sectors to collectively leverage knowledge, passion, influence and relationships for the purpose of achieving goals.

Board of Directors 2021 / 2022

Officers

  • Chair - Heidi Tuttle-Beisner, Commercial Asset Partners            
  • Vice Chair -  Michael Ross, Ardurra Group, Inc.          
  • Secretary/Treasurer - Michele Hintson, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP      
  • Immediate Past Chair - Jeff Lampasso, Truist      

Directors

  • Gina Abadir, Suncoast Credit Union      
  • Jimmy Adcock, TECO/Emera            
  • Dr. Timothy Beard, Pasco-Hernando State College
  • Courtney Bissett-Hayes, Bissett McGrath Properties     
  • Tom Coletta, City National Bank of Florida      
  • David de la Parte, Moffitt Cancer Center      
  • C.  Powers Dorsett, Bell Fruit LLC   
  • Lew Friedland, Adam Smith Enterprises, Inc.
  • Dr. Mark Gesner, Saint Leo University      
  • Dr. Virnitia Hendricks, Santander Consumer USA      
  • Joel Horn, Welbilt, Inc.      
  • Staceyann Jibbison, Rasmussen University          

  • Albie Kaminsky, Charter Communications      
  • Chris LaFace, RIPA & Associates, LLC   
  • Mike Lawson, Metro Development Group, LLC      
  • Stephanie Lerret, Avalon Group West      
  • Amanda Maggard, AdventHealth Zephyrhills      
  • Paul Manuel, Coastal Design Consultants, Inc.      
  • Joe Marina, Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative
  • Jorge Martinez, Regions Bank      
  • Brandon May, BayCare/Morton Plant North Bay Hospital      
  • Mark Metheny, Homes By West Bay, LLC      
  • Dewey Mitchell, Berkshire Hathaway Florida Properties
  • Kristi Pettit, Clearwater Gas System      
  •  Sam Rockwell, Raymond James      
  • Danielle Ruiz, Duke Energy      
  • Roberto Saez, Design & Construction Innovations, LLC      
  • J. Bradley Smith, Wells Fargo      
  • Gina Temple, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point      
  • Barbara Wilhite, Barbara L. Wilhite, P.A.   
  • Tom Willson, Phillips & Jordan, Inc.      

Ex Officio

  • Commissioner Christina Fitzpatrick, Pasco County, Ex Officio
  • County Administrator Dan Biles, Pasco County, Ex Officio
  • Jerome Salatino, CareerSource Pasco Hernando      


Scheduled Board of Director Meetings for FY 21/22

Board of Directors meetings are closed to the public and start at 8:00 AM.  If you are interested in attending a Board meeting, contact the Pasco EDC office for information.

October 20, 2021 - sponsored by:  

December 1, 2021 - sponsored by:  

January 26, 2022  - sponsored by:    

February 23,  2022 - sponsored by:   

April 27, 2022 - sponsored by:  TBD

June 22, 2022 - sponsored by:  TBD

August 24, 2022 - sponsored by:  

Contact Suzanne at the Pasco EDC office to confirm dates and times at (813) 926-0827 ext. 226.


Pasco EDC Policy Council

Members of the Policy Council serve as key advisors for Pasco Economic Development Council Board of Directors.  Policy Council members must make an annual investment of $25,000 or more.

Mr. Jimmy Adcock, Regional Manager
TECO / Emera

Dr. Timothy Beard, President
Pasco-Hernando State College 

Mr. Dan Biles, Pasco County Administrator
Pasco County      

Mr. Nick Carideo, Manager, Business Operations
Morton Plant North Bay Hospital / Baycare Health System      

Dr. Mark Gesner, Vice President of Community Engagement
Saint Leo University      

Dr. Virnitia Hendricks, Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer
Santander Consumer USA      

Mr. Kartik Goyani, Vice President Operations
Metro Development Group, LLC      

Ms. Merritt Martin, Chief of Staff, External Relations
Moffitt Cancer Center      

Mr. Joe Marina, District Manager
Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative      

Mr. Art Phelps, Vice President
Phillips & Jordan, Inc.      

Mr. Erik Wangsness, President/CEO
AdventHealth Wesley Chapel       


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Board of Directors & Policy Council
Bill Cronin
President/CEO

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