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.


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

VICE CHAIRJoshua BomsteinJoshua Bomstein
Creative Contractors, Inc.

TREASURERmike MeigsMike Meigs
Acting AVP, Business & Financial Services
St. Petersburg College

SECRETARYjesse turtleJesse A. Turtle*
VP, Institutional Advancement/Executive Director
St. Petersburg College Foundation

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRR. Michael “Mike” CarrollR. Michael “Mike” Carroll
Ret. Chief Financial Officer
Club Corporation of America


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

Jaclyn BolandJaclyn Boland
Intercultural Advocacy Institute

Johnny V. BoykinsJohnny V. Boykins
Project Manager and Regulatory Affairs Specialist
PalAmerican Security

Beth A. Horner, JDBeth A. Horner, JD
Executive Vice President
TL Capital, LLC

Bill McCloudBill McCloud
Ret. Senior Vice President
Veolia Transportation / Transdev

Jacqueline MunroJacqueline 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