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
Burreuzo & Burreuzo, 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

Kenneshia MartinKenneshia Martin
Martin Mortgage Financial, LLC

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

Bemetra SimmonsBemetra Simmons
President & CEO
Tampa Bay Partnership

Nathan StonecipherNathan Stonecipher
Green Bench Brewing Co.

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

Directors Emeriti

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

*ex-officio member