The board and staff of Central Florida Foundation

Since 1994, our professional staff, under the direction of our engaged board of directors, has been working with individuals, families, corporations, professional advisors and nonprofits to build community by building philanthropy.

We manage and invest funds, offer personalized service and expert giving advice, connect donors with charitable organizations that they are passionate about and empower them to make informed decisions that make a difference in the community.

Executive Committee

Rob Panepinto

Chair, Florentine Strategies

Ashley Hill, CPA

Treasurer, KPMG

Tony Jenkins

Secretary, Florida Blue

Jeffery Jonasen

Vice Chair, Investment Committee Chair, Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A.

Robert F. Thomson II, CPA

Immediate Past Chair, Commerce National Bank & Trust

Mark Brewer

President / CEO

Board of Directors

Brian M. Butler

JCB Construction

Lyndon E. Carter

Darden Restaurants

Jay Chaudhari

JobPath & I-4 Capital Partners

Shari Dingle (Sandifer) Costantini

Avant Healthcare Professionals

Avani Desai

Schellman & Company

Thomas V. Durkee, CPA


Michael Frumkin, Ph.D.

University of Central Florida

Jyoti Gupta, M.D.

Toppino Eye Care

Kay Rawlins

Orlando City Soccer Club

Robert Newland

Newland Search/Career Partners

David N. Torre

Suntrust Private Wealth

Carrie Ann Wozniak

Akkerman LLP


Mark Brewer

President / CEO

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Meghan Warrick

Executive Vice President / Chief Financial Officer

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Sandi Vidal

Vice President of Community Strategies and Initiatives

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Beverly Grant

Executive Assistant

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Elizabeth Gordon


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Daisy C. Franklin, MSW

Community Investment Manager

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Debra Lineberry

Foundation Assistant

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Rachel Calderon

Marketing and Communications Manager

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Mary Meghan Flanagan

Community Relationship Manager

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Melissa Cascino

Staff Accountant

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