2017-18 Board of Trustees


  • Parvez Ahmed, Ph.D., Chair, Professor of Finance, University of North Florida
  • Coley Jones, Vice Chair, Senior Vice President, Bank of America
  • Maria Hane, Secretary, President, MOSH
  • Lee Ann Clements, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary, Associate Provost, Jacksonville University
  • Jim Richardson,Treasurer / Finance Chair, Senior Vice President & Area Manager, North Florida Business Banking, Wells Fargo
  • Oliver Barakat, Growth and Planning Chair, Senior Vice President, CBRE
  • Dabney Ware, Immediate Past Chair / Governance Chair, Attorney, Foley & LardnerGovernance Chair


  • Justin Avery, Partner, KPMG
  • Kendall Bryan, Jr., Director of Health Services, Vicar’s Landing
  • Michael Cheng, Managing Director, Structured Finance, MidCap Financial
  • Erik Hoag, CFO, Banking and Payments, FIS
  • Ted Hobson, Chief Compliance Officer, JEA
  • Leslie Scott Jean-Bart, Attorney, Terrell Hogan
  • Sunil Joshi, M.D., Family Allergy & Asthma Consultants, PA
  • Harry G. Lee, M.D., F.L.S., Retired Internist
  • Mike Reynolds, Ph.D., Community Engagement Ex Officio, Professor of Astronomy, Florida State College at Jacksonville
  • Lisa Rinaman, St. Johns Riverkeeper
  • Sam Salem, Retired Business Owner
  • Edward Sarnowski, Elements Ex Officio, Attorney, Holland & Knight LLP