Leadership Florida Names 2022-2023 Board of Directors

Posted By: Jennie Kroeger Announcements, Press Releases,

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Leadership Florida announces its Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 program year. The Board of Directors’ primary responsibility is to ensure that Leadership Florida can pursue its mission of convening leaders from across the state to recharge their leadership skills and expand their networks to build a better Florida.  


The 2022-2023 Leadership Florida Board of Directors includes:


  • Chair: Kam Patton, Collier County Public Schools
  • Chair-Elect: Amy Mangan, Duke Energy
  • Past-Chair: John Horne, Anna Maria Oyster Bar
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Mack Bernard, Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners
  • Governance Chair: Michael Wynn, Sunshine Ace Hardware
  • Audit Chair: Dominic Calabro, Florida TaxWatch
  • Development Chair: Karen Arnold, Tampa Bay Chamber
  • At-Large Member: Alberto Padron, Stinghouse Creative
  • At-Large Member: Keith Hoskins, USN, Navy Federal Credit Union
  • At-Large Member: Ron Christaldi, Shumaker
  • Connect Class 12 Chair: Tim Hogans, Florida Power & Light
  • Connect Class President: Rosie Nwakanma, Carnival Corporation & PLC
  • Cornerstone Class 40 Chair: Ashley Brown, Women's Resource Center
  • Cornerstone Class President: Michelle Alban, Paramount
  • Education Class 7 Chair: Brandon Johnson, Sarasota County Schools
  • Education Class President: Edrick Hamilton, Bradford County School District
  • Florida Chamber of Commerce Rep.: Charley Caulkins, Fisher Phillips
  • Florida Chamber of Commerce Rep.: Mark Wilson, Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • Region Chair Representative: Imran Siddiqui, Broward College
  • Region Chair Representative: Jeanette Yaeger, Greatness
  • Region Chair Representative: Noelle Goulart, Orlando Health
  • General Counsel (ex-officio): Bill Shepherd, Holland & Knight
  • President & CEO (ex-officio): Wendy Spencer, Leadership Florida



About Leadership Florida


For the past 40 years, Leadership Florida has engaged more than 3,300 leaders through a competitive application process who represent all sectors of Florida’s economy and reflect the diverse demographics of the state. Through experiential classes, these leaders renew their leadership skills and build their networks with the goal of addressing key issues facing the state of Florida. For more information, visit www.leadershipflorida.org. Leadership Florida is a federally registered trademark.