Our Board

Nick Mavrikas Chair
General Manager - Embassy Suites

Lorrie Liang, Vice Chair
Chief Operating Officer - Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Richard Russell, Secretary/Treasurer
Executive Director - Sarasota Opera

Christine Johnson, Immediate Past Chair
President - Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast

Mike Moran
County Commissioner - Sarasota County Commission

Ann Frescura
Executive Director - Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce

​Gil Reyes
General Manager - Westin Sarasota

John LaCivita
Executive Vice President - Willis Smith Construction

​Lori Ruth
Associate Publisher - Observer East

Rick Konsavage
Managing Director of Resort & Club - The Resort at Longboat Key Club

Tim Self
Financial Advisor - Gulfside Investment Services