Movers & Shakers: September 2023

Posted By: Jennie Kroeger Movers & Shakers,

Deana Pizzo
Cornerstone Class 39
Gulfstream Region
Lifetime Member

Deana Pizzo was appointed to the Career Source Palm Beach County Board. She is the CEO of I.T. Solutions of South Florida.

Giovanni Castro
College Class 15 & Connect Class 12
Southeast Region

Giovanni Castro was one of the recipients of this year’s ⁦‪5 Under 35 alumni awards from Florida International University. Giovanni is the public policy manager for Uber Technologies (U.S. South region). 

Geri Waksler
Cornerstone Class 33
Calusa Region

Geri Waksler received the Suzanne Graham Legacy Award from the Charlotte DeSoto Building Industry Association Professional Women in Building Council. The award recognizes an outstanding woman in construction who has dedicated her time, talents, and treasures to shattering the glass ceilings that may exist in the building industry.

Joni James
Cornerstone Class 35
West Central Region

Joni James has been named vice president for system communications at BayCare, West Central Florida's largest not-for-profit healthcare system.

Paola Parra Harris
Cornerstone Class 39
Northeast Region

Paola Parra Harris was named board chair of the Sulzbacher Center. Sulzbacher is an award-winning agency that provides a continuum of care approach, addressing all aspects of homelessness, including housing, income, and health care. Paola presently serves as president/founder of Parra Harris Law.

Will Armstead
Cornerstone Class 39
Gulfstream Region
Lifetime Member

Will Armstead was named CEO of the Year by the Florida Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs last month. Will currently serves as CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County.