Board of Directors

The Foundation is guided by a Board of Directors composed of professional business and civic leaders who are vitally interested in higher education in the greater Tampa Bay area.


CHAIRJoshua BomsteinJoshua Bomstein
Creative Contractors, Inc.

VICE CHAIRJohnny V. Boykins-RotheyJohnny V. Boykins-Rothey
Regional Director, Southern United States
PalAmerican Security

TREASURERMike MeigsMike Meigs*
AVP, Business & Financial Services
St. Petersburg College

SECRETARYJesse TurtleJesse A. Turtle*
VP, Institutional Advancement/Executive Director
St. Petersburg College Foundation

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRSteven ShepardSteven R. Shepard, Esq.
Ret. Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel
Western Reserve Life Assurance Co. of Ohio


Nikki Barfield, LCSWNikki Barfield, LCSW
Acting National Director, Support Services for Veterans Families
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Joseph G. BlantonJoseph G. Blanton
Ret. Senior Advisor, Raymond James & Associates
VP Investments, Mustard Seed Advisors

Bertha Burruezo, Esq.Bertha Burruezo, Esq.
Managing Shareholder
Burruezo & Burruezo, PLLC

R. Michael CarrollR. Michael “Mike” Carroll
Ret. Chief Financial Officer
Club Corporation of America

Teresa HibbardTeresa Hibbard
Executive Director
The Achieva Credit Union Foundation

Thomas KidwellThomas Kidwell
Vice President of Wealth Management
Cyndeo Wealth Partners

Kenneshia MartinKenneshia Martin
Martin Mortgage Financial, LLC

Marcel MaslowskiMarcel Maslowski, A.I.A.
President and Director of Design
Fleischman Garcia Maslowski Architecture (FG+M)

Dr. Jacqueline MunroDr. Jacqueline Munro
Vice President, Nursing Systems & Resources
BayCare Health System

Bemetra SimmonsBemetra Simmons
President & CEO
Tampa Bay Partnership

Ann TaylorAnn Taylor
Co-founder and President
Food Insecurity Team, Inc. (FIT)

Richard S. WarshofRichard S. Warshof
RSW Consulting

Dr. Tonjua WilliamsDr. Tonjua Williams*
St. Petersburg College

Richard B. WinningRichard B. Winning
President/Chairman of the Board
Derby Lane

Andrew WinklerAndrew Winkler
Senior Vice President/Senior Financial Advisor Cliborne
Winkler & Associates

Directors Emeriti

  • Kenneth P. Cherven
  • Alfred T. May
  • Bill McCloud

*ex-officio member