Board of Directors

The Valencia Foundation board is made up of committed individuals who voluntarily contribute their time, talents and resources in support of our mission. Community and industry leaders serve multi-year terms and provide leadership on at least one of four committees: Executive Committee, Resource Development Committee, Finance Committee and Board Development Committee.

Board Leadership



Deborah “Deb” Mears


K. Sue Foreman
Carolyn Properties
Past Chair


Jess D. Bailes
ABC Fine Wine and Spirits


Richard T. McCree Jr.
McCree General Contractors and Architects Inc.
Board Development Chair


Sanford C. Shugart, PhD
Valencia College


Reginald B. Riley, PhD
Orlando Health
Vice Chair



Steven S. Davis
Welbro Building Corp.
Treasurer and Finance Chair



Kay Walters
Second Chance Fund


Geraldine Gallagher, PhD, CFRE
President and CEO
Valencia College Foundation Inc.



Board Directors

Hamid Anghaie Hamid Anghaie CPA
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
David Berelsman David Berelsman
photo Patrick J. Buffa
NBC Securities Inc.

Alan Byrd '93
Alan Byrd and Associates


Debbie Clements
Duke Energy

Gina Cordero Linh Dang
CFE Federal Credit Union



Carolyn M. Fennell
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority
Orlando International Airport




Darren Hinshaw, CFA
BB&T Wealth

Paul Jessen Paul Jessen
Florida Community Bank

Jonni L. Kimberly '79
Rosen Hotels and Resort
Past Chair


William C. Kercher Jr. AICP, LEED®, AP
WCK Planning Inc



Lisa Macon
Valencia College





Raymer F. Maguire III, Esq.
Maguire Lassman PA


Joshua Murdock
Valencia College

Brock Nicholas, MBA Brock Nicholas
photo Rosemary O’Shea, Esq.
Baker and Hostetler LLP

Bradley Pierce '97

Restaurant Equipment World



Barbara C. Roper
Contour Groves Inc.



Toufic Simaan
Simaan Real Estate

Emmy Torres
Valencia College Alumni Association

photo Larry K. Walker
Newgate Capital Partners
Chris E. Whitney AIA
Huitt Zollars
Commissioner S. Scott Boyd '90
Orange County
photo Brian M. Butler
JCB Construction Inc.

Carlos Carbonell
Echo Interaction Group

Dave Collier Dave Collier
Total Roof Services

Carol Davis

League of Women Voters of Orange County



Kamran Qadri


Anthony S. Iorio Jr.
Avatar Properties Inc.
AV Homes Inc



Daisy Lopez-Cid
RE/MAX Premier Properties




Damien F. Madsen '82
Lincoln Property Company





Julio C. Martinez Jr., Esq.
Martinez Manglardi PA

Edward Moore

Kevin Myers


Diane O'Dell
Universal Orlando

Paul C. Perkins Jr.
Paul & Perkins PA


Sherry Reeves
Manufacturers Association of Central Florida



Charles A. Rogers
Early Learning Coalition of Osceola County

Cheryl Schoolfield
Schoolfield Properties
Jo Thacker

Laura Jo O. Thacker PA
Broad and Cassel

Wade Vose

Wade C. Vose, Esq.
Vose Law Firm LLC

Brian Weber

Brian Weber
Summit Broadband