Hillsborough Community College Foundation, Inc. Selects New Board Members

July 17, 2017



The Hillsborough Community College Foundation, Inc. announced its 2017-2018 Executive Committee and Board of Directors as new members were appointed to three-year terms beginning July 1, 2017.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome the newest members of our Board of Directors who play a critical role in ensuring the future success of our college,” said Stephen Shear, executive director of the HCC Foundation, Inc. “Along with our returning directors, they will help us fulfill our mission to provide greater access to higher education for our community.”

Executive Committee

Gary Vien, Chair, Suncoast Credit Union
William C. Hirsch, Treasurer, CPA
Randall Reid, Vice President of Business Development, JE Dunn Construction
Al Erdman, Hillsborough Community College
Jacqueline Kilpatrick, Director of Development, Step Up for Students
Gina Evans, Director of Government Relations, Tampa International Airport
Charles Holloman III, Attorney at Law, Holloman Law


*Paul Anderson, President and CEO, Port of Tampa
Ann Allen, Fifth Third Bank
Rey Bulnes, The Bulnes Group
*Tina Cotton, Assistant Vice President, Banking and Insurance Solutions, USAA
*Ana Cruz, Managing Partner, Ballard Partners
*Justin Day, Director, The Advocacy Group’s (TAG)
Katharine Eagan, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority
*Louise Ellrod, Vice President Business Development and Marketing, CPPI
*Stephen Koontz, Vice President Energy Services, Tampa Bay Trane
Joe Lauck, Keller Williams South Tampa
*Bruce Napier, Senior Administrator, TECO Services
*Matthew Novak, President, St. Joseph's Hospital-South
*Dr. Lucila Ramiro, Vice President – Tampa General Hospital
Rich Shannon, Williams Company
Ryan Sladek, PNC Bank
*Christopher Taylor, Principal, CT Equity Group
Greg Thompson, Hillsborough Community College
Garrett VonEye, USAmeribank    

*Indicates new Board of Directors Member

The HCC Foundation, Inc. was established in 1974 for the purpose of accepting, managing and administering private gifts to support the mission, programs and strategic goals of Hillsborough Community College. Its Board of Directors supports, develops and encourages such gifts and provides financial oversight of the Foundation’s investments and annual budget. For more information, visit hccfoundation.com.


Ashley Carl
813) 253-7158 Office
(813) 546-1115 Cell

Media Contacts

Ashley Carl, Executive Director of Marketing & Public Relations
acarl@hccfl.edu, 813.253.7158

Angela Walters, Strategic Communications Officer
awalters13@hccfl.edu, 813.259.6589

Chris DeManche, Community Relations & Marketing Manager
, 813.259.6567

Ashley Jeffery, Community Relations & Marketing Manager
ajeffery4@hccfl.edu, 813.259.6591

Debbi Ordaz, Public Relations Specialist
dordaz@hccfl.edu, 813.253.7066   

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