Movers and Shakers

Appointed by Governor DeSantis:

Bay County Board of County Commissioners Appointed was Clair Pease, CEO of Emerald View Resorts.

Florida Housing Finance Corporation Appointed were Larry Cretul, a senior government affairs advisor at GrayRobinson, P.A.; Dev Motwani, president and CEO of Merrimac Ventures; Ryan Benson, co-owner of A Vernon Allen Builder; and Sandra Einhorn, executive director of the Coordinating Council of Broward.

Gulf Coast State College District Board of Trustees Appointed were Tricia Berry, co-owner of Panhandle Pediatric Dentistry; Bill Cramer, owner of Bill Cramer Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC; Abel De La Rosa, PhD, chairman of the board of Antios Therapeutics and senior scientific and strategic advisor to the company; and Caroline Windham, owner and office manager of David D. Windham, DMD. Reappointed were Frank Hall, Northwest Florida president of BancorpSouth Bank; Charles Powell, business lending manager with Innovations Federal Credit Union; and Joe Tannehill Jr., president and CEO of MERRICK Industries.

Indian River State College District Board of Trustees Appointed were Vicki Davis, Martin County Supervisor of Elections; Christa Luna, president of Gilbert Chevrolet Company, Inc.; Dr. Madhu Sasidhar, a physician with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation; John “Brantley” Schirard, production manager of Blue Goose Growers and the owner of Southern Harvesting and Schirard Citrus, Inc.; Dr. Melissa Kindell, a pediatric dentist and owner of Everglades Pediatric Dentistry; and Milo Thornton, a deputy chief with the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office.

Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Appointed was Roberto Gonzalez, owner and managing partner of the PereGonza Law Firm.

School Board of Miami-Dade County Appointed was Daniel Espino, a partner and attorney of Bercow Radell Fernandez Larkin & Tapanes Law.