President & CEO
Director of Development
Director of Community Impact & Engagement
Development Assistant
Administrative Specialist
Administrative Specialist

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Chair: Caralee Gibson
Vice Chair and Development Chair: Kim Cox
Treasurer: Matthew Zasada
Community Impact Chair: Thomas Everidge
Advocacy & Public Policy Chair: Jessica Atkinson
Audit Chair: Linnette Kellar
Past Immediate Chair: Dr. Alexis Tibbetts


Jessica Atkinson, Raymond James Financial
Mike Coupe, Cox Communications
Kim Cox, Beach Community Bank
Thomas Everidge, Publix Super Markets
Jason Fulghum, Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office
Cindy Gates, Okaloosa County School District
Caralee Gibson, GSC Systems
Alan Gieseman, White-Wilson Medical Center
John Hofstad, Okaloosa County Administrator
Bernard Johnson, Gulf Power Company
Linnette Kellar, Community Bank
Gordon King, Okaloosa Gas District
Valerie Manley, BBVA Bank
Kelly Murphy-Redd, Murphy Redd Marketing
Justin Myers, World Impact Real Estate
Holly Pendarvis, Publix Super Markets
Todd Scali, Synovus Bank
Robin Shaw, CHELCO
Nathan Sparks, Okaloosa Economic Development Council
Paul Swan, Nationwide (retired)
Alexis Tibbetts, Walton County School District
Randy White, Northwest Florida State College
Matthew Zasada, Carr, Riggs, and Ingram