Ms. Longhouse is a shareholder in the Tax, Trusts and Estates Practice Group of Allen Dell, P.A. She is a member of the Florida Bar, Hillsborough County Bar, and American Bar Associations, and is admitted to practice in the U.S. Tax Court. Ms. Longhouse is past President of the Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council. Ms. Longhouse represents individuals with tax, estate, charitable, and business planning; institutions and individuals in trust and estate administration; and tax-exempt organizations.
Betty Castor has devoted much of her life to public service, most notably as President of the University of South Florida, Florida Commissioner of Education and President and CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Her public career began with her election to the Hillsborough County Commission. Subsequently, she served three terms in the Florida Senate. Betty is a founding member of the USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy and a past member of the Hillsborough Education Foundation. In addition, she is a member of the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and the Tampa Bay Committee on Foreign Relations. She received her BA from Rowan College and her Master’s degree from the University of Miami. She is married to Samuel P. Bell III.
Ms. Douglas is Past Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees,after serving as Chair for two years. She practiced commercial and construction litigation at the Tampa firm of Bush Ross until her retirement in 2004. At Bush Ross, she became a shareholder in the firm in 1993 and later held the position of Recruiting Partner. She is a Board Member of Academy Prep Center of Tampa Bay. She volunteers with the Sun Coast Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Before joining the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, she was a member of the Board of Trustees of St. John's Episcopal Parish Day School.
Ms. Grady retired as Vice President of Development at WEDU. She was Head of School at Tampa Preparatory as well as Assistant Head of School for over 20 years. During her time there, she was President of the Bay Area Association of Independent Schools, an officer of the Florida Council of Independent Schools, President of the Council for Women in Independent Schools and a member of the Country Day Headmasters Association. She has consulted for schools across the nation.
Mr. Mohr is a Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts and Estate Lawyer with his office located in Sun City Center. A long-time supporter of Community Foundations, he has worked with clients to establish funds within the Community Foundations of Tampa Bay, Palm Beach, Milwaukee, and Madison, Wisconsin, among others. His relationship with the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay goes back to its founding, when he worked with the initial supporters to establish a community foundation in Tampa.
Mr. Rief is with the law firm Allen Dell, PA. He is a member of the American Law Institute and is a Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estate Council, American College of Tax Council, and the American Bar Foundation. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Frank E. Duckwall Foundation, Tampa Bay History Center, Straz Center Foundation, Florida Humanities Council, Poynter Institute Foundation, the University of South Florida Foundation, and the Small Business Council of America. He is a member of the Endowment Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida.
Mr. Capron is the retired owner of Capron Sales Company of Wisconsin. He and his wife Barbara have been residents of Sun City Center since 2005. He volunteers as a tutor and supports arts and culture organizations.
Mr. Casey served for 16 years as President, CEO, Director and Chairman of Gerdau Ameristeel. He completed the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School. Mr. Casey served as a commissioned officer in the Special Forces Green Beret of the U.S. Army and was awarded the Bronze Star and Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. He is a trustee of the University of Tampa, the Tampa General Hospital Foundation, ChairScholars Foundation, and the U.S. Army Special Forces Association.
Laurence Fasan, managing principal at Sabal Trust Company and Sabal Investment Management Company, brings more than 30 years of experience in trust administration and investment management to the Foundation. Fasan has also served the community as an advisory board member for the Salvation Army St. Petersburg Area Command and Tampa Bay Watch.
Bill Fries is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hiregy, a Tampa-based company since 2004. Bill has chaired the board of the Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay and now serves as governance chair. He attended the University of Central Florida. He and his wife, Marcy, have two young daughters, Madison and Whitney.
Ms. Hanna is an estates and trusts attorney with substantial experience in corporate and tax law, and business and corporate transactions, including public finance bond transactions. She was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2013 and in Florida Super Lawyers, 2008-2013, and is a Charter member and past President of the Athena Society. She is a director for A Kid's Place of Tampa Bay, Inc. and a member of the Bank of Tampa’s Women Connected Advisory Board.
Ms. Hartley is a Shareholder at Hill Ward Henderson where she co-chairs the firm's Taxation Group and Trusts & Estates Group. Her practice is primarily devoted to estate planning, probate and trust administration, post mortem tax planning, and trusts and estates disputes. She is Vice President and Director of the Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council and on the Planned Giving Committee of Bay Area Legal Services. She is a past Chair of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Seton T. Hengesbach, an attorney at Hengesbach & Hengesbach, P.A, where he practices in the areas of civil litigation, real estate, business, and family law. A second-generation Hernando County native, Hengesbach is actively involved in the community as a board member for the Nature Coast ARC, Hernando County YMCA and Notre Dame Catholic School.
Edward Koren, a partner in Holland & Knight’s Tampa and Lakeland offices, leads the firm’s private wealth practice. Koren also authored “Estate and Personal Financial Planning,” a five-volume treatise that covers planning concepts for asset accumulation and transfer. He brings experience as an estate attorney and accredited estate planner to his volunteer role with the Foundation.
Dr. Lyda Tymiak Lindell is a board certified ophthalmologist and age management medicine specialist licensed in Florida and N.Y. Dr. Lindell is passionate about age management medicine which is improving health care and quality of life by utilizing nutrition, exercise, comprehensive testing along with the latest advances in medical research. She is an associate in several health related business ventures including Bemer and Life Vantage.
She resides in Tampa with her husband, Carl Lindell and together they are involved in many organizations in the Tampa Bay Area. She is a board member of the Humane Society of Tampa Bay and the Dean’s Advisory Council of the College of Arts and Sciences of USF. She is involved in mentoring at USF where she has given presentations. She is a member of the Circle of Red within the American Heart Association, Women in Philanthropy of St Joe’s Hospital, Women’s Leadership Council of Tampa General, Ukrainian Medical Society and Society of International Business Fellows.
Dr. Lindell is retired from the private practice of Ophthalmology at Gulf Coast Eyecare which she founded in 1980 in Palm Harbor, Florida and Timeless MD Spa which she founded in 2004. Her education includes and B.A. from Boston University and M.D. from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her Internal Medicine Internship and Ophthalmology Residency were completed at the USF College of Medicine.
Dr. Lindell has two children and five grandchildren. Her interests include tennis, golf, travel, biking, Scuba diving and underwater and above water photography
Mary Anne Reilly is a founding shareholder in the firm of Reilly, Fisher & Solomon, P.A. Previously, she was a partner in the Tampa office of Arthur Andersen LLP. She has worked with private and public companies, tax-exempt organizations and high net worth individuals and has lectured extensively on a number of topics dealing with taxation. She serves on the board of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and the Foundation for a Drug Free America and on the advisory board for Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters.
Mr. Rios is a Financial Advisor and Registered Investment Advisor with Ameriprise Financial. He has lived in the Sun City Center area for over 20 years and is a member and Past President of the Sun City Center Rotary Club, serves on the Board of Trustees for the Sun City Center Rotary Club Foundation, and is a board member and the Secretary/Treasurer of the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Brandon Foundation.
Joel Shane is a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services. In 1972, he and his wife Betty Sue moved to Florida temporarily, and they never left. He worked in public accounting and as a corporate executive before becoming a financial advisor in 1999. As a financial advisor, he has assisted clients to establish funds at Community Foundation. Joel currently is a director and Audit Committee Chair of The Florida Orchestra. He is a graduate of American University and College of William and Mary Law School. His hobbies are work, hiking, and adventure travel.
Mr. Stanger is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP)™, Estate Planner, and Wealth Manager with Simon & Associates of Raymond James, located on Harbour Island in Tampa. With over 40 years of experience in financial services, he previously worked as the National Director, Sagemark Consulting of Lincoln Financial; and Regional CEO and Advisor for CFA.
He is founder and past chair of the Annual Estate and Tax Planning Continuing Education Seminar, co-sponsored by the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and WEDU PBS and a past board member of Greater Tampa Junior Golf Association, Tampa Bay FPA, and Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council.
James and his wife Teri have four children and three grandchildren.
Mr. Starkey is a Senior Sales Executive with Genesys and has over 20 years in the Information Technology market. He is Past President of the Economic Club of Tampa and his other community involvement includes the Outback Bowl, Hyde Park UMC, Easter Seals, and Metropolitan Ministries. He and his wife Janet have a daughter and a son, who are both becoming involved with the Family Foundation Program at CFTB.
Ms. Williams is a 20-year veteran with The Williams-Knust Group within the Private Wealth Management Division of SunTrust Investment Services providing Investment Management and advisory services to high net worth families, foundations, businesses and not-for-profits. She is consistently recognized as one of America's Best Financial Planners by the Consumer's Research Council of America.
Ms. Williams has worked as President, WJDR, Enterprises, Inc. and in property management, community development and as a stockbroker. Her community involvement includes Chairman, Legacy Committee, Church of Ascension; Secretary, Florida Wildlife Corridor; President, Carlouel Homeowners Association; Trustee, Hanover College. She is a past member of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium Board and had broad community experience in Dayton, Ohio prior to moving to Florida in 2003.. She is a graduate of Hanover College, and she and her husband Alex have three grown sons and five grandchildren.