Founding Board Members

Our Board of Directors represent a diverse range of industries and specialties that serve our area, and have each made a monetary commitment to be used towards approved projects. This collaboration of community leaders strengthens the dialogue and expands the reach of Together Manatee as we focus on the future of Manatee County.

Together Manatee Board members are local people who proudly support our community. Your support of their businesses is greatly appreciated.

mug1215BRSStogetherairenergy3011116100154AMStewart & Trudy Moon
President and Owners,
Air & Energy, Inc.

John Horne, Owner, President of Anna Maria Oyster BarJohn Horne
Owner, President,
Anna Maria Oyster Bar

Larry Fineberg Senior Vice President at Benderson DevelopmentLarry Fineberg
Senior Vice President,
Benderson Development

Kris Cox Cox Chevrolet / MazdaKris Cox
President and CEO,
Cox Chevrolet / Mazda

Ed ChilesEd Chiles
The Chiles Group

Bob Turner, President and Publisher, Bradenton HeraldBob Turner
President and Publisher,
Bradenton Herald

Sarah Colandro, Vice President Director of Interior DesignSarah Colandro
Vice President, Director
of Interior Design,
Fawley Bryant Architects

Rae Dowling Manager, Florida Power and Light CompanyRae Dowling
Area Manager,
Florida Power and Light Company

Angela Massaro-Fain Owner, Grapevine Communications Int’l Inc.Angela Massaro-Fain
Founder and President,
Grapevine Communications Advertising Agency

Ed NicholasJudge Ed Nicholas
Bradenton Kiwanis Club

Giobanie RichtfortGiobanie Richtfort
Senior Finance Manager of Concentrate Operations,
The Mosaic Company

Doug Wagner, Manatee Technical CollegeDoug Wagner
Manatee Technical College

Trevor Gooby Senior Director, Florida Operations Pittsburgh PiratesTrevor Gooby
Senior Director, Florida Operations,
Pittsburgh Pirates

John L. Rice Owner, Rice’s Appliance, TV & Outdoor Power ProductsJohn L. Rice
Owner, Rice’s Appliance,
TV & Outdoor Power Products

Dr. Jan Pullen, Head of Saint Stephen’s Episcopal SchoolDr. Jan Pullen
Head of School,
Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School

Dr. Carol Probstfeld, State College of Florida, Manatee-SarasotaDr. Carol Probstfeld
State College of Florida

Rick Piccolo President and Chief Executive Officer at Sarasota Bradenton International AirportRick Piccolo
President and CEO,
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

Dr. Sandra S. Stone Regional Chancellor of University of South Florida Sarasota-ManateeDr. Sandra S. Stone
Regional Chancellor,
University of South Florida