Pasco Economic Development Council | 16506 Pointe Village Drive, Suite 107 | Lutz, FL 33558

Pasco EDC Policy Council & Board of Directors 

Members of the Policy Council provide strategic guidance and counsel for Pasco EDC, assist in setting economic development agenda and priorities, and serve as a major source of leadership when issues and opportunities require their influence.

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.

If you are interested in learning about how to become more involved, please contact Director of Stakeholder Engagement, Mike Bishop

Policy Council

15
Joe Marina
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Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative
District Manager

Utilities
9
Danielle Ruiz
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Duke Energy
Director, Industry Recruitment

Utilities
3
Nick Carideo
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BayCare Health System
Business Manager

Healthcare Industry
2
David de la Parte
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SPEROS FL/Moffitt Cancer Center
EVP, General Council

Healthcare Industry
2
Art Phelps
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Phillips and Jordan 
Senior Vice President

Developers/Contractors/Builders
2
Kartik Goyani
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Metro Development
Vice President Operations

Developers/Contractors/Builders
1
Michael Carballa
Ex Officio
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Pasco County
County Administrator

Government
1
Jonathan Fisher
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AdventHealth System
CFO

Healthcare Industry
Dr. Edward Dadez
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Saint Leo University
President

Educational Institutions
Andy Taylor
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TECO/Emera
Regional Affairs Manager

Utilities
Jesse Pisors
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Pasco-Hernando State College
President

Educational Institutions

Board of Directors Officers

6
Michele Leo Hintson
Chair
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Shumaker, Loop and Kendrick, LLP
Attorney

Accountants & Attorneys
6
Staceyann Jibbison
Vice Chair
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Rasmussen University
Assistant Vice President Campus Operations & Student Services

Educational Institutions
3
Paul Manuel
Secretary/Treasurer
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Coastal Design Consultants, Inc.
President

Engineering/Architects
5
Mike Ross, P.E.
Immediate Past Chair
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Ardurra Group, Inc.
Partner

Engineering/Architects

Board of Directors Ex Officio

7
Jerome Salatino
Ex Officio
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CareerSource Pasco Hernando
CEO

Community/Non-Profit Organizations
Seth Weightman
Ex Officio
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Pasco County
Commissioner

Government

Board Of Directors

26
Dewey Mitchell
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Berkshire Hathaway Florida Properties
Broker Owner

Real Estate
12
Barbara Wilhite
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Barbara L. Wilhite, PA
Attorney at Law

Accountants & Attorneys
10
Lew Friedland
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Adam Smith Enterprises, Inc.
President

Developers/Contractors/Builders
8
Mike Lawson
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Metro Development Group, LLC
Director of Land Dev.

Developers/Contractors/Builders
8
Chris LaFace
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RIPA & Associates
President & CEO

Developers/Contractors/Builders
8
Powers Dorsett
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Bell Fruit LLC
Attorney

Service
7
Jeff Lampasso
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Truist
Middle Market Banker, SVP, West FL Region

Financial Institutions
6
Heidi Tuttle-Beisner

Commercial Asset Partners Realty
Broker Owner

Real Estate
6
Mark Metheny
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Homes by West Bay, LLC
President HBWB Development

Developers/Contractors/Builders
5
J. Bradley Smith
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Wells Fargo
District Manager

Financial Institutions
5
Stephanie Lerret
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Avalon Park Wesley Chapel
SVP Marketing & Comm Relations

Developers/Contractors/Builders
4
Brandon May
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BayCare Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
President

Healthcare Industry
3
Albie Kaminsky
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Charter Communications
Economic Development Manager

Communications
2
Tom Willson
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Phillips & Jordan, Inc.
Business Development Manager

Developers/Contractors/Builders
1
Michael Wolf
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Columnar Holdings
Vice President of Land Acquisition at Columnar

Developers/Contractors/Builders
1
Davor Trubajic
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Regions Bank
Senior Vice President, Treasury Management Relationship Manager

Financial Institutions
Rick Richmond

TECO/Emera
Economic Development Manager

Utilities
Alain Fernandez

Suncoast Credit Union
Business Relationship Officer

Financial Institutions
John Allgeier CPA, CHFP
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SPEROS FL/Moffitt Cancer Center
Finance & Real Estate Development Executive

Healthcare Industry
Erik Wangsness
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AdventHealth Wesley Chapel
President & CEO

Healthcare Industry
Dr. Jim Sartain
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Saint Leo University
Chief Strategy Officer

Educational Institutions
Sheylla Aceves
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Tiger Concrete and Screed
VP & General Counsel

Developers/Contractors/Builders
Sally Seymour

HCA Florida Bayonet Point Hospital
Chief Executive Officer

Healthcare Industry
Mark Hale
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Santander Consumer USA

Financial Institutions
Gene Snyder
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SouthState Bank
Senior Vice President

Financial Institutions

2023-2024 Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

October 25, 2023

April 24

January 31, 2024

 

June 26, 2024

March 6, 2024

August 28, 2024

 

Policy Council Meeting Schedule

October 20, 2023

May 2, 2024

December 8, 2023

August 1, 2024

February 1, 2024

October 3, 2024