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Board of Directors

Florida Polytechnic University Foundation members are key to the University’s efforts to become an internationally renowned teaching institution and research powerhouse. The Board of Directors advise, govern, oversee policy and direction and assist with the leadership and general promotion of Florida Polytechnic University and its Foundation.

The Florida Polytechnic University Foundation Board of Directors is comprised of community leaders and industry experts who saw the potential to fuel dreams, boost the economy and put Florida Poly on the map as a high-tech leader. The Foundation Board works closely with University leadership to align fundraising efforts with Florida Poly’s future trajectory.

Ford Heacock

Foundation Chair, President & Owner, Heacock Insurance

Ford Heacock

Foundation Chair, President & Owner, Heacock Insurance

Alice Hunt

Foundation Vice-Chair, Co-Owner of Hunt Construction

Alice Hunt

Foundation Vice-Chair, Co-Owner of Hunt Construction

Ralph Allen

Chairman, Allen & Company

Ralph Allen

Chairman, Allen & Company

Todd Baylis

President & Founder, Qgiv & Cipher Integrations

Todd Baylis

President & Founder, Qgiv & Cipher Integrations

Sam Davidson

Co-owner, Extensys, Inc.

Sam Davidson

Co-owner, Extensys, Inc.

Gregory Fancelli

President & Owner, Prestige Worldwide

Gregory Fancelli

President & Owner, Prestige Worldwide

Rob Kincart

President, A-C-T Environmental

Rob Kincart

President, A-C-T Environmental

David Mann

Executive VP, Group Executive Regional Commercial Real Estate, SunTrust Bank

David Mann

Executive VP, Group Executive Regional Commercial Real Estate, SunTrust Bank

Lauren Oakley-Schwenk

Co-owner, Oakley Rhinehart Cassidy, LLC

Lauren Oakley-Schwenk

Co-owner, Oakley Rhinehart Cassidy, LLC

Dr. Sijo Parekattil

Robotics Surgeon, The PUR Clinic

Dr. Sijo Parekattil

Robotics Surgeon, The PUR Clinic

Blake Paul

Attorney, Peterson & Myers, PA

Blake Paul

Attorney, Peterson & Myers, PA

Shelley Robinson

Community Leader

Shelley Robinson

Community Leader

Loretta Sanders

Community Leader

Loretta Sanders

Community Leader

Donna Slyster

CIO, Saddle Creek Logistics

Donna Slyster

CIO, Saddle Creek Logistics

Vic Story Jr.

President, The Story Companies, Citrus/Agriculture

Vic Story Jr.

President, The Story Companies, Citrus/Agriculture

Seretha S. Tinsley

Community Leader

Seretha S. Tinsley

Community Leader

Dr. Michael Tolentino

Director & Founder of Clinical Research, Center for Retina & Macular Disease

Dr. Michael Tolentino

Director & Founder of Clinical Research, Center for Retina & Macular Disease

Business & Governance

Florida Polytechnic University Foundation, Inc.

Florida Polytechnic University Foundation, Inc. was established in 2013 to encourage, solicit, receive and administer gifts for scientific, educational and charitable purposes for the advancement of Florida Polytechnic University and its objectives. It is registered by the State of Florida as a charitable organization and is approved by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization.

The Foundation has also been certified as a Direct Support Organization (DSO) of Florida Polytechnic University as defined in Florida Statute 1004.28. The Florida Polytechnic University Foundation is a non-profit corporation governed by a Board of Directors, whose members play a significant role in the development of the University as a major educational, cultural and economic resource.

The mission of the University is advanced through the involvement of the Board of Directors and their contribution of time, leadership and financial resources. The Foundation’s corporate affairs are managed by Kevin J. Aspegren, CEO. The Foundation’s business office is managed by Controller Derek Horton, along with Kim Kennedy, providing Administrative Support.

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