Leading us in the right direction

From our Executive Team to our Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters has a compassionate and dedicated group of individuals on our side that are willing to do whatever it takes to help change children’s lives for the better.

For general information please contact,
info@bbbssun.org or call 941.488.4009

Executive Team

Joy Mahler,


Mark Ferster,
Vice President of Finance and Operations


Gina Taylor,
Vice President of Communications and Marketing


Ira Paul,
Vice President of Community Development


Jeanie Baik,
Vice President of Programs and Volunteer Experience


Kelly Palmer,
Regional Director – Lee/Hendry and Collier Counties


Jan Boram,
Human Resources Coordinator


Board of Directors

Don Patterson, Chair
ASCEND Wireless Network

Randall Woods, Chair-Elect
Florida Blue

Susan Flynn, Esq., CPA, Treasurer
Bon Eau Enterprises, LLC

Anthony Baldo
JP Morgan Chase

Lee-Anne Bosch
Goede, DeBoest & Cross, PLLC

Candy Brooks
Paradise Exclusive Realty

Richard Burtt
Value Added Strategies, LLC

Karly Christine
Christine Law, P.A.

Carrie Collins
Aladdin Equipment Company, Inc.

Jeff DiPascale
Morgan Stanley

Chris Frohlich
Frohlich Gordon & Beason

Jessica Hardy

Perry Korszen
Raymond James and Associates

Nikki McCain
Caldwell Trust Company

Sandi McDonald

Michael Nachef
Lee Health

Timothy Parker
Merrill Lynch

Miranda Sharkey
First Citizens Bank

Frank Spinola
INDESPEC Chemical Corporation(Retired)

James K. “Jake” Tate, Jr.
Green Fairways Financial

Michael Tennant