Advisory Council

The RMHC North Central Florida Advisory Council serves as a critical community champion of our organization. Members provide professional expertise, diverse knowledge and perspectives, connections and resources, and philanthropic support.

The Advisory Council meets quarterly for an engaging meeting with guest speakers such as RMHC North Central Florida staff, families staying at the House, and community members.

Advisory council members

Chef Amadeus

Owner, Chef Amadeus Culinary Concepts

Maritza Arroyo

Attorney, Arroyo & Talbert, P.A.

Anne Aulisio

Certified radKIDS Instructor, radKIDS

Carlene Baker

Market Director of Sales, Hilton Garden Inn / Homewood Suites by Hilton Gainesville

Alisha Bowen

Senior Biological Pharmaceutical Representative, Amgen Pharmaceuticals

Michele Brewer

Co-Owner, Adam’s Rib Co.

John Brochu

Community Volunteer

Kimberly Buchholz

Realtor at Florida Homes Realty & Mortgage

Becky Bumgarner

Vice President of Operations, Keith Watson Events

Alison Cannon

Substitute Teacher, Alachua County School Board

Steve Cannon

Vice President Member Development, Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce

Kimberly Clawson

Business Development Manager, Pediatrics, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

Donna Carroll

Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley

Barnett Chenault

President, Monarch Design Group

Sandhya Chheda

Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

Dominique Clance

Associate Music Director, Oak Hall School

Sherri Cousins

Owner, Southeast Car Agency

Nicole Dyson

Executive Director, The Jesus Infusion, LLC

Joanne Edde

Financial Center Manager, First Federal Bank

Clara Edwards

Senior Account Executive, Feathr

Erica Nicole Eubank

Social Media & Public Relations Specialist, The Collier Companies

Alesa Flewellen

Research Coordinator II, UF Radiation Oncology

J.R. Fort

Florida Food Service

Cary Gallop

Owner/Crime Prevention Practitioner, Empowered U Training, LLC

Suzanne Gilbert

Owner, The Hatchetbury

Matthew Godden

Regional Sales Manager, First Federal Bank

Brian Graham

Development Director

Cynthia Hedman

Product Management Analyst, Tower Hill Insurance Group

Marcia Hodik

RN, BSHS, CCRC, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator, McKnight Brain Institute

Charise Holcombe

PA-C, Healthcare & biotech/pharmaceuticals

Matt Hunter

Director of Promotions & Creative Services, WCJB TV 20

Joseph Kennedy

Branch Vice President, VyStar Credit Union

Debby Kinman-Ford

Owner/Director, Cedarville Global Community School

Andree Kocian

Owner/Operator, McDonald’s

Cassie Martin

Market Manager, Waitr + Bitesquad

Pat Massimillo

Vice President Branch Manager, Columbia Bank

Michelle McElroy

Owner/Designer, The Home Place and MM Design and Décor

Tonya Meyer Walsh

Registered Nurse, UF Health

Darleen Morgan

Vice President and Business Banking Officer at Ameris Bank

Leza Mueller

Stylist, Cabi

Alison Paris

Co-Founder/CFO, Parisleaf

Mercedes Petrus

Chief of Staff, Executive Assistant to Rick Staab at The InterMed Group

Steve Plein

Past Board Member, Thomas A. Plein Foundation

Samantha Roberts

Dean of Students, Lake Weir High School

Wendy Robertson

Vice President-Business Banking Relationship Manager, PNC Bank

Julie Roca

Marketing Representative, VITAS Healthcare

Hillary Rohrs

DNP, PNP-AC/PC, Pediatric Nurse Specialist, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

Alphonso Rosas

Catering Director, Taste Elegant Catering

Glenda Russell

Community Relations Coordinator, GRU

Soly Schrack

Human Resource Director, Comfort Temp

Shasta Schoellhorn

Commercial Associate, Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish

Holly Scorpio

Art Director, Scorpio.

Jennifer Siorek

Advertising Sales Associate, The Wyman Company

Stephen Starling, Sr.

President-Chapter 5, Florida Council on Crime & Delinquency

Whitney Spellicy

Practice Manager, UF Health Eye Center – The Oaks

Alison Talbert

Attorney, Arroyo & Talbert, P.A.

Shelby Taylor

Director of Communications, Communications Department, City of Gainesville

Melanie Venuto

SaaS Customer Success/Digital Marketing Strategist

Jennifer Watson-Reddish

Vice President, VyStar Credit Union

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