The Atlantic Center for the Arts Board of Trustees helps maintain the fiscal health and stability of the organization. The Board consists of local representatives from Central Florida as well as national members bringing a broad depth of experience to help ACA flourish. In addition to guidance and governance, Board members engage in fundraising activities that help support ACA’s mission related activities.

Doris Leeper 1929-2000

Executive Director
Jennifer Coolidge

Board of Trustees 2024

Executive Committee

Chair, Russell T. North, President, Northway Marketers

1st Vice Chair, Corey D. Brown, Attorney, Storch Law Firm

Treasurer, Ron Davoli, CEO/President, Wharton-Smith, Inc. Construction Group

Secretary, Nancy Tallent, Founder and Principal, Tallent Partners LLC

Immediate Past Chair, Abbie Teague, Brown & Brown of Florida, Inc.

At-Large, Margery Pabst-Steinmetz, Co-Founder, The Pabst Steinmetz Foundation

At-Large, Doug McGinnis, Apiarist


Matthew J. Ahearn, Dean Mead Attorneys at Law

Mark Beckwith, Parallax Advertising

Dr. Ivan J. Castro, MD

Kenneth D. Collier, President and Founder of Collier Consulting, Inc.

Kevin Haran, UCF School of Visual Arts and Design

Roy Hester, Partner, Planned Furniture Promotions

John Jeronimo, FAIA, Architect

David Kosmas, Broker Co-Owner, NSB Homes, Luxury Group & Coastal Lifestyle Experts

Ann Martorano, FACHE, Chief Communications Officer, Halifax Health

Jeff Moore, Dean, UCF College of Arts & Humanities

Gerard “J” Pendergast, Architect

Hiram Powell, PhD, Bethune-Cookman University

Dr. Fred Raffa, Senior Economist, Raffa Consulting

Jo Sinclair, Artist

Midge Wilson, PhD

Nekeshia Woods,  Partner, Parkway Venture Capital


Life Trustees

Samuel P. Bell III (Deceased)

Charlotte B. Everbach  (Deceased)

Edward N. Harris

Van Massey (Deceased)

James H. Pugh, Jr.

Helene B. Roberson (Deceased)

Mary Jane (Jay) Urban (Deceased)