Board of Directors 

These community leaders voluntarily offer their time and expertise to guide the Foundation and strengthen its role in promoting excellence in Hillsborough County Public School students.


Kimberly D. Thresher, Chair

Royce Reed, Vice Chair
Wealth Director, Senior Vice President
PNC Wealth Management

Blake Casper, Secretary
CEO & Chairman
Caspers Company

Yvette Tremonti, Treasurer
Exec. Vice Pres. / Chief Financial Officer
Moffitt Cancer Center

Kim Jowell, President
Hillsborough Education Foundation

Kevin H. SuttonLegal Counsel
Hill Ward Henderson


Fentrice D. Driskell
Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A. 

Jeff Eakins
Hillsborough County Public Schools

Doretha Edgecomb
Community Volunteer

Bruce Faulmann
Vice President Sales & Marketing
Tampa Bay Times

Mark Fernandez
Chief Marketing Officer
Valley Bank

Sol J. Fleischman, Jr.
Co-founder, Chairman & CEO
Fleischman Garcia Architecture

Nikki Foster
Public Affairs Manager

The Mosaic Company

Luis Garcia
Certified Public Accountant
Garcia & Ortiz, P.A.

Gordon Gillette
Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough Cty

Joyce Haines, Ph.D. 
Instructor and Master's Program Coordinator, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
University of South Florida

Sue House
Community Volunteer

G. Randal James
The James Law Group, P.L.

Kevin Johnson
President and Chief Executive Officer
Suncoast Credit Union

R. Duane Johnson
Vice President and Senior Trust Advisor
The Northern Trust Company

Rob Kriete
Hillsborough Classroom Teachers Assoc.

Fraser MacKechnie
President & Chief Operating Officer
Amscot Corporation

Jim Major
Retired, Vice President/General Manager

Drew Marshall
CI Group

The Honorable Bob Martinez
Former Governor of the State of Florida
Senior Policy Advisor
Holland & Knight

Gregg Morton
Managing Director and Tampa Site President

T. Corey Neil
Executive Vice President
The Bank of Tampa

Michael C. Poland
Partner, Risk Management - Independence
Ernst & Young, LLP

Brian Richeson
Vice President Sales and Services
Tampa Bay Rays

Mary Sue Rothenberg
Community Volunteer

Tamara Shamburger*
School Board Chair
Hillsborough County Public Schools

Sean Shaw
State Representative
Merlin Law Group

Ted Stasney
Sr. Consultant
Marketing Research Services

Joel K. Stephens
Thomas Financial Group

Chris Taylor
William A. Gregory, Jr. Foundation
LM Funding

Tom R. Dorety