The Florida Institute of CPAs Scholarship Foundation (FICPA) announces the appointment of its 2020-21 Board Chair, Executive Committee and Board of Trustees. Term limits for each seat is three years and are effective July 1, 2020. This dynamic board will assist and guide the continued growth of the Foundation and its mission of providing scholarships to accounting students in the state of Florida.
Bill Moore, Chairman. Businessman and Entrepreneur, Bill, joined the FICPA Scholarship Foundation Board of Trustees in 2013 and this is his second year serving as Chairman. Bill started the Suncoast Scramble and the Tampa Bay Scholarship Night as fundraising events for the Scholarship Foundation and has been a long-time member of the FICPA Suncoast Chapter. Moore founded PENSERVCO, a company that administers retirement plans, and is celebrating its 20th year in business. The previous 10 years he was Sr. Vice President of Dun & Bradstreet Pension Services.
“I am thrilled to serve as the Chairman for the FICPA Scholarship Foundation and am grateful to all of our Trustees that are assisting in serving on behalf of our mission to provide scholarships to accounting students. I look forward to working with them all to make great strides for the Foundation, even in our current state of affairs,” said Chairman Bill Moore.
The 2020-21 Executive Committee for the Foundation are:
Bill Moore, Chairman – PENSERVCO, Inc.
William Quilliam, Chair-Elect – Florida Southern College
Donna Son, Secretary/Treasurer – FICPA
Alan West, Past Chairman – University of Florida
Carshena Allison, Vice Chair – BCA Watson Rice, LLP
Elizabeth Manso, Vice Chair – Brigade Bookkeeping
The 2020-21 Board of Trustees for the Foundation are:
Nestor Caballero* – Caballero Fierman Llerena & Garcia, LLP
Silvana Capaldi – Ispirare Group
Elizabeth Carlson – Elizabeth Carlson, CPA
Jason Chorlins – Kaufman, Rossin & Co., PA
David Cumberland – Kerkering, Barberio & Co., CPA
George Gulisano – Florida Skin Center
Lazaro Gutierrez – Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra, LLC
Michael Halfast – Risk Avoidance Managers, Inc.
Larry Houff – Owner of Tallahassee Lighting & Decor
Celina Jozsi – Florida Southern College
Nancy Juron* – Deloitte, LLP
Candy Kessel – Suplee, Shea, Cramer & Rocklein, PA
Jason Klein – Jason H. Klein, PA
Gary Margolis – Callaghan & Margolis, CPAs
Kylan McNemar – BKHM, PA
Frank Morera* – Chastang & Partners, LLC
Steve Morrison – CohnReznick, National Assurance Office
Chris Nelson – RGP – Central Florida
Benjamin Nussbaum* – Village of Key Biscayne
Brandon Perry – Raposa Perry Young, LLC
Angela Poole – AMP Expert Solutions, LLC
Marie Rosier* – Marie M Rosier CPA, MBA LLC
Amy Santos – State College of Florida
Rick Shapiro – Bergman Hirsch Spilfogel & Tyman CPAs
Rick Smith – Retired
Michael Stone – Stone, Parker & Company, CPA, PA
Ken Strauss – Berkowitz Pollack & Brant
Paola Suarez – South FL Business Banking – Chase
Karen Vergara – Allgen Financial Advisors
*New Board of Trustee
Find out more about each Board of Trustee member at www.ficpascholarshipfoundation.org/boardoftrustees.