Leadership

Board of Directors

Matthew Silverman

Chairman Emeritus
President, Tampa Bay Rays

Michelle Shimberg

Chair
Community Volunteer

Bill Byrne

Vice Chair
President, Ajax Construction

Steve Raney

Treasurer
President, Raymond James Bank

Megan A. Odroniec

Secretary
Esquire, Foley & Lardner

Jane Castor

Mayor, City of Tampa

Van Ayres

Superintendent, Hillsborough County Public Schools

Bill Goede

Market President, Bank of America

Richard Gonzmart

President, Columbia Restaurant Group

Kevin K. Hendrick

Superintendent, Pinellas County Public Schools

Emery Ivery

Formerly Chief Impact Officer, United Way Suncoast

Susan Guttentag

PhD, Educational Psychology/Services

Jodi Jacolow

President, Premier Lifestyle Management, Inc.

Mark Lettelleir

Executive Vice President, Prime Medical

Sandra Murman

Commissioner, Hillsborough County

Jim Myers

President & Chief Operating Officer, Crown Automotive

Irwin Novack

Chief Executive Officer/Owner, Kane’s Furniture

Inga Schmitzer

Vice President Human Resources, MHK

Jib Reagan

Vice President, Alliant Insurance Services

Thomas Blake

Managing Director, Disruptive

Tom Iorossi

VP, Commercial Division, Wharton-Smith, Inc

Ocea Wynn

Administrator of Neighborhood and Community Affairs, City of Tampa

Leila Tooley

Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking: Wells Fargo

Andrew Warren

State Attorney, Hillsborough County, 13th Judicial Circuit

Tiara Rubio

Project Director, Pure Project Management

Robin DeLavergne

SR VP External Affairs, Tampa General Hospital

Joel Sokolik

M.D., Neuroradiologist, Florida Medical Clinic

Conan Gallaty

CEO, Tampa Bay Times

Loren Rhoads

President, Rhoads Advertising

Staff Leadership

Vicki Sokolik

Founder/CEO

 

Dominique Griffin

Assistant Executive Director

 

Cameron Sokolik

Grant Writer

 

Alli Ducker

Grant Writer

 

Alex Musgray

Finance Coordinator

 

Wendell Mclellan

Lead House Manager – Pinellas

 

Darcie Manning

Program Coordinator

 

Jill Proto

Academic Team Lead

 

Malesa Chance

House Manager Supervisor & Culture Coordinator

 

Commitment to Inclusion and Diversity

Starting Right, Now recognizes the need for our employees, volunteers and board members to represent the diverse population of homeless youth we serve.

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