Krissy Webb

Executive Director

Rebecca Tucker

Director of Operations

Tommy Allen

Manager of the Student ACES Center

KD Fletcher

Director of the Student ACES Center

Kay McCloud

The Student ACES Center Academic Success Coordinator

Pat Luma

Grandma of the Student ACES Center
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Zo Haper

The Student ACES Center Recruitment Coordinator

Student Interns


Tajelia Green GladesCnetral

Tajelia Green

Administration Assistant
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Jermaine Mays

Property Management Supervisor

Madelynn Moore

Academic Success Coach
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Trey Green

Sanitation Specialist
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Latiel Allen

Student Safety Supervisor

Board of Directors



Buck Martinez

President & Founder of Student ACES.
Lavonne Idlette

LaVonne Idlette

Co-Founder of Athent, a personal enterprise education, management, resource technology tool for athletes

Syd Kitson

CEO of Kitson & Partners
Photographer Tampa Fashion Blogger

Dionne Boldin

Q81 Foundation and Anquan and Dionne Boldin Scholarship Fund
Chris Gannon

Chris Gannon

Founder of Bolay
Rob K

Rob Kornahrens

CEO of Advanced Roofing
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Jamie Levin

Vice President, Corporate Communications at TBC
SAN FRANCISCO - MAY 19:  Catcher Charles Johnson #23 of the Florida Marlins smiles in the dugout with his equipment on during the MLB game against the San Francisco Giants at Pacific Bell Park in San Francisco, California on May 15, 2002. The Marlins won 4-2.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Charles Johnson

Former MLB player and founder of the Charles Johnson Foundation

Beth Johnston

Senior Director Regional Business Development for Florida Blue
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Karl Watson

Retired COO and President of Rinker Materials

David Armstrong

President of St. Thomas University

Rich Paul Hus

Vice President at Quantum Loophole
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Dwight Stephenson

President of D. Stephenson Construction & Former NFL

Madelynn Moore

Junior Advisor to the Board, Student ACES Alumni

Advisory Board

  • Adriana Hauser – seasoned communications professional with extensive knowledge and insight into issues and people honed through more than 15 years of reporting on current events, national and international news in English and Spanish
  • Agustin Arellano – CFO of NV2A Group
  • Anthony Barbar – Chairman of the Board Florida Atlantic University, President and Chief Executive Officer of Barbar & Associates
  • Belinda Keiser – Belinda’s ongoing efforts contribute to Florida’s economic and workforce development priorities, global competitiveness and the legal, education, and healthcare communities
  • Beth Johnston – Regional Market Development Director at Florida Blue
  • Bryant Salter – CEO of Business Diplomacy Consulting
  • Chad Jenkins – founded Jenkins Group to respond to the diverse security needs of the public and private sector. His service to his nation started at 17 years of age and has spanned across three decades. Chad’s passion for protecting his country and its citizens is paramount
  • Chris Gannon – Co-Founder of Bolay and Marketing Director PDQ
  • Chief Clarence D. Williams, III– Chief of Police Riviera Beach Police Department.
  • Coach Mike Jarvis – Lifetime Coach, Author, Professional Speaker, College Basketball Analyst
  • Cody Riggs – Notre Dame Football, NFL and currently with Player Performance & Perry CPA
  • David Rinker – Director of M.E.Rinker, Sr. Foundation, Director and Secretary of David and Leighan Rinker Foundation, Finance Committee Member of The King’s Academy, Managing Member of Four Corners Holding Group
  • Don Fox – CEO Firehouse Subs. Don Fox is Chief Executive Officer of Firehouse of America, LLC, in which he leads the strategic growth of Firehouse Subs, one of America’s leading fast casual restaurant brands
  • Donnell Bennett – UM Football Captain, former NFL, Cardinal Gibbons Player Development and Student ACES Head Coach
  • Doug Chapman – Marshall Football, NFL, NFLPA, TV Analyst and Host and currently Director of Research and Development of Ultimate Nutrition
  • Carlos Campo – President at Ashland University in Ohio. He also serves as the chair of the Hispanic Education Alliance of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference
  • Michael Bergeron – Senior Vice President of Development & Applications at SIVOTEC Analytics
  • Earnie Ellison – Partner of Ellison Consulting Group, LLC and Chairman of the Board United Way Palm Beach County
  • Eddie Ruiz – Florida State Director at Charter Schools USA
  • Ellen Gray Van Arsdale – Educational Leadership Consultant at The School District of Palm Beach County
  • Eric Silagy – President and Chief Executive Officer of Florida Power and Light.
  • Howard Schnellenberger – Assistant coach for the University of Kentucky (1959-1960), University of Alabama (1961-1965), Los Angeles Rams (1966-1969) and Miami Dolphins (1970-1972, 1975-1978). Head coach for the Baltimore Colts (1973-1974), University of Miami (1979-1983), University of Louisville (1985-1994), University of Oklahoma (1995) and Florida Atlantic University (2001-present)
  • Jack Grubbs – United States General
  • James M. Gelfand – President at GCF Enterprises, LLC
  • Jan Cairnes – CEO of the Hanley Center Foundation
  • Jarrett Perry – Managing Partner Perry & & Group CPA
  • Jorge L. Arrizurieta – President of Arrizurieta and Associates. Jorge is a past president of Florida Free Trade of the Americas (FTAA) where he was the driving force in the drafting of a policy recommendation that Governor Bush sent to President Bush and his administration that lead to the formation of the Interamerican Ethanol Commission and the important collaboration taking place between the United States Government and the Western Hemisphere
  • Josh Kellam – Vice President ESGCO
  • Justin Sayfie – Attorney and Government Relations Consultant at Sayfie Law Firm.  From 1999 to 2001, Justin served as a top advisor to former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. As a lobbyist, Justin effectively engages with multiple levels of government and provides strategic counsel to his clients
  • Larry Kelleher – Former VP of FPL Group.
  • Lee J. Chimerakis – Retired Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley.
  • Logan Morrison – MLB Player
  • Manny Mencia – Sr VP Enterprise Florida
  • Mari Tere Rojas – Dade Schools District 6 Board Member
  • Mark Rodgers – Sports Agent
  • Mayor Maria Marino – Elected to the Palm Beach Gardens City Council in 2016, Maria became the City’s Mayor in 2017 and again in 2018. She is currently running for Palm Beach County Commission.
  • Mike Debock – Senior Director of Customer Service NextEra Energy
  • Mike Pagliarulo – an American former professional baseballthird baseman and current hitting coach of the Miami Marlins
  • Neil Jacobsen – President of LiveNation Florida
  • Tom Rooney- Congressman
  • Pete Martinez – Chairman and CEO at Game Changer Tec LLC and SIVOTEC Analytics, IBM VP
  • Rachel Docekal, MBA, Ed.D has a passion for advocacy and destigmatization surrounding the disease addiction. Managing partner of Lyrae Group
  • Rich Holland – President of Holland Advisors
  • Rick Ankiel – Former MLB Player and Author
  • Rob Dattalo – MD, Otolaryngologist
  • Romeo Crennel – Romeo is an American football defensive coordinator for the Houston Texans
  • Steve Politziner – As the Vice President of Good Karma Brands and General Manager of ESPN West Palm, Steve Politziner has taken the mission of being the first sports radio station to serve the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast and expanded it into a sports marketing enterprise
  • Tania Rogers – WPTV News Anchor and Reporter
  • Tyler Greene –World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals
  • Valerie Miyares – Manager Palm Beach County District Athletics