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About the AdventHealth West Florida Foundation

Our Mission

Our philosophy of whole person health — achieving wellness of the mind, body and spirit for our patients — is of paramount importance to each member of our talented clinical staff. Your generous support of the AdventHealth West Florida Foundation, formerly Foundation West Florida, not only allows to us continue on our journey to excellence but makes a meaningful difference in the countless lives we touch each day. It’s a legacy you can see, touch and feel each time you walk through the doors at any AdventHealth facility in West Florida. Your gifts make a difference in their lives, and we thank you!

Meet the Foundation Team

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Kristen McCall

Vice President of Foundation

Kristen McCall is a dynamic fundraiser who has spent her career advancing the mission and values of non-profit organizations in the Greater Tampa Bay market. She has been instrumental in the development and execution of key strategies driving volunteer engagement, board development, and overall fundraising dollars. Kristen’s responsibilities include executing development planning, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities to maintain and develop the donation of funds and gifts for the division. Kristen has a proven track record of successfully identifying, cultivating, recruiting and maintaining relationships with top-level volunteers and donors.
Kristen began her professional career at All Children’s Hospital where she organized and executed annual giving programs, including employee giving and special events. Prior to her role at AdventHealth, Kristen served as the Executive Director and Market Vice President for the American Heart Association in Tampa Bay, where she developed and sustained partnerships with top companies and community leaders while raising significant funds. During her tenure, Kristen led a team of 16 and achieved a fund-raising goal of $8.2 million for the organization, resulting in a 17.9% growth year over year. Under her leadership, the American Heart Association in Tampa Bay was ranked #5 in the country. 
Kristen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Tampa, and is an active member of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family, traveling and exercising. 

Lily Conrad

Director of Foundation Communications & Marketing

As the communications and marketing Director, Lily is responsible for developing and implementing strategies that bring the Foundation's mission to life. Lily has a proven track record of supporting health initiatives and revenue growth through public relations, experiential marketing, social and digital media strategy and content creation, and meaningful storytelling. 
Prior to her role at AdventHealth, Lily served as the Senior Director of communications and marketing for the American Heart Association Tampa Bay. Other experience includes her work in marketing, promotions and copyediting at Creative Loafing Tampa, and co-founding a hyperlocal online news organization where she served as the editor in chief and oversaw day-to-day duties. Lily received her master's degree in journalism and media studies from USF St. Petersburg and a bachelor's in humanities with a minor in communications from Florida State University. - Lily.Conrad@adventhealth.org

Robert Walsh

Director of Internal Operations

Robert has over 20 years of experience working for non-profit organizations, first working for New York Presbyterian/Cornell University in New York City before moving to Florida. In Florida, Robert worked for both Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care and The Florida Orchestra before coming to AdventHealth Tampa. - Robert.Walsh@adventhealth.org

Jan Berry

Executive Director, AdventHealth Tampa Foundation

Jan steps into her new role as Executive Director with 22 years of leadership, philanthropic, and fundraising experience, and is excited to help chart the course of the foundation. -  Jan.Berry@adventhealth.org

Tony Laforgia

Executive Director, AdventHealth Carrollwood Foundation

Tony brings more than 15 years of development, philanthropic, and fundraising experience to his role with AdventHealth system. - Tony.Laforgia@adventhealth.org

Terry Smither

Executive Director, Helen Ellis Memorial Foundation – AdventHealth North Pinellas

As the Executive Director of the foundation for more than 21 years, Terry brought more than 20 years of banking and financial experience to this role. She has a passion for the community and a belief that everyone should have access to excellent health care. - Terry.Smither@adventhealth.org

Connie Bladon

Executive Director, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel Foundation

Assuming her current role as Executive Director in June of 2011, Connie helped raise funds to support the hospital’s opening in 2012. Designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness, the hospital continues to grow. - Connie.Bladon@adventhealth.org

Sasha Hausman

Executive Director of Zephyrhills & Dade City

Sasha Hausman is proud to represent AdventHealth Zephyrhills and AdventHealth Dade City as your Foundation Executive Director. Sasha in inspired by the AdventHealth team to provide the best physical, emotional and spiritual healing to patients and their families as possible. Previously, Sasha served as Director of Philanthropy at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida where her work helped feed over 50,000 people a day. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Central Florida (Go Knights!). Sasha has earned her Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation and was named Orlando Business Journal’s Woman Who Means Business in 2016. She enjoys meeting new people, shopping local, cooking, live music and going to the dog park with her adorable puppy, Cooper. - Sasha.Hausman@adventhealth.org

 

Volunteer Leadership - Boards

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West Florida Foundation Division

Members

  • Alayne Berkins
  • Jan Berry, AdventHealth Tampa Executive Director
  • Connie Bladon, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel Executive Director
  • Simon Edington, AdventHealth Carrollwood
  • DeeAnn Isguzar, AdventHealth North Pinellas
  • Roger Joyce, AdventHealth Tampa
  • Tony Laforgia, AdventHealth Carrollwood Executive Director
  • Fred Meyer, (Chair)
  • Marilyn McPhail, Regional Event Planner
  • Melissa Mora, AdventHealth West Florida Division
  • Scott Childers, VP / Executive Director
  • Steve Pratico, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel (Chair)
  • Charles Samarkos, AdventHealth North Pinellas (Chair)
  • John Scott, AdventHealth Zephyrills (Chair)
  • Carolyn Sentelik, AdventHealth Zephyrills Executive Director
  • Mike Schultz, President / CEO AdventHealth West Florida Division
  • Terry Smither, AdventHealth North Pinellas Executive Director
  • Kurt Stonesifer, M.D. AdventHealth Tampa
  • Doreen Strain, AdventHealth Zephyrills (Vice-Chair)
AdventHealth Carrollwood

Members

  • Carter Anderson - Shareholder – Bush Ross, P.A.
  • Lori Barkett - Amalie Oil
  • Leonel Benoist - Vice President-Mutual of Omaha
  • Bill Bravato, - Associate Vice President/Investment Officer-Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Evan Brownstein, - SVP Marketing and Communications-Healthplan Services
  • Dr. Simon Edginton - Chief Medical Officer-US Acute Care Solutions of Florida
  • Katie Everlove-Stone - Founder-Everlove Legal
  • John Fields - CFO-BCH Mechanical
  • Jeff Gigante - Partner-Ciccio Restaurant Group
  • Howard Grosswirth - VP Marketing-New York Yankees
  • Joe Guggino - Business and Community Leader
  • Sam Komar - Mortgage Loan Officer - FBC Mortgage
  • **Gene Magrini - VP Human Resources-Health Integrated (Vice-Chair)
  • Lisa Millman-Nodal - VP Commercial Lending, CenterState Bank
  • Jim Nolan - Executive Clothier - Tom James Company
  • *Jeff Olender - Partner-Cherry Bekaert (Chair)
  • Molly Nye - Realtor-Century 21, Bill Nye Realty
  • Chris Steel - Manager, Resource Planning, TECO
  • Jerry Telson - Director Pharmacy and Retail Operations-Walgreens Corporation
  • Darrin Thomson - Vice President, DeLotto
  • Hans Zetterman - Founder – Hyaline, LLC

 

AdventHealth North Pinellas

Members

  • Jeffery Arrendale - Director of Respiratory Therapy, AdventHealth North Pinellas
  • Dr. Alan Causey - Pediatric Physician, Lakeland Regional Health
  • Dean Cosgrove Ph.D., - Owner/Founder-Wellness Associates, Inc.
  • Rodrigo Davis - Provost, St. Petersburg College
  • Paul Donovan - President/Owner-Donovan Insurance Solutions, Inc.
  • Aspasia Manias - Pharmacist/Owner-Tarpon Discount Drugs
  • **DeeAnn Isguzar  -  Community Relations Manager-St. Mark’s Village (Vice-Chair)
  • Dr. Rajesh Kotak - General Surgeon- AdventHealth Surgical Institute
  • N. Michael Kouskoutis Esq. - Owner-Law Offices of N. Michael Kouskoutis
  • Vicki May - Community Member 29 years
  • Todd McWhirter - Partner-Bouchard Insurance
  • Aruna Motko, MBA - VP Private Relationship Manager - The Bank of Tampa
  • James Nelson - President/Chief Operating Officer-Jefferson Bank of Florida
  • Gregory Perenich Esq. - Founder-Perenich The Law Firm
  • *Charles Samarkos Esq. - Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP (Chair)
  • Roger Sellew - Director Emeritus - Retired
  • Rev. Milton Smith - Tarpon Springs Fire Department Chaplain
  • Richard Venditti - Owner - Richard A. Venditti, PA
AdventHealth Tampa

Members

  • Elena Azzarelli - Community Leader
  • Dan Austin - Owner, Faithful Deliveries
  • Michelle Gervais, Esq. - Partner, Blank Rome LLP.
  • Bryan Hamer - Wealth Management Advisor, Accurate Advisory Group
  • **Roger Joyce -  Retired, CEO of Dill, Joyce & Thresher, Inc. (Vice-Chair)
  • Steve Lay, MD - Retired, US Acute Care Solutions
  • Fred Meyer - Owner and President, SITECH
  • Erica Paradise - Eagle Home Mortgage
  • Michael Rainey - Retired, Global Managing Director of Accenture’s Life Sciences Business Unit
  • Jeff Stansilow - Chief Strategy Officer, CIM
  • *Kurt Stonesifer, MD - Pathologist Ruffolo Hooper and Associates (Chair)
  • David Weidner - Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley
  • Glenn Zito - General Manager, Avila Golf and Country Club
AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Members

  • Gerard Bell, (Jerry) - Bell IT company
  • Alayne Berkins - Retired
  • John Braumuller - CenterState Bank
  • Trish Cardoso - AdventHealth Wesley Chapel volunteer-spouse of Dr. Ted Cardoso
  • Kartik Goyani - Metro Development Corp.
  • Todd Johnson - Sterling & Leigh Ventures, Inc.
  • Larry Land, MD - US Acute Care Solutions
  • Stephanie Meads - Director Post Surgical
  • Barbara Morris, DHSc - AdventHealth Wesley Chapel-Director of Community Wellness
  • Michael Morris, CPA - Hanna, Lemar, and Morris, CPAs PA
  • *Steve Pratico, Esq. - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC (Chair)
  • Julie Sevelius - Sevelius Wealth Management Group
  • Don Macher - Retired/Volunteer
AdventHealth Zephyrhills & AdventHealth Dade City

Members

  • *Linda Hauff (Chair)
  • **Ed Rogers (Vice-Chair)
  • John E. Scott
  • Rashmi Ferris
  • Timothy Baldwin
  • Kathy Britton
  • Chris Browne
  • Randy Bush
  • Amy Chappell
  • Paul Correia
  • Larry Guilford
  • Roz Hill
  • Carolyn Hodges
  • Amanda Maggard
  • Cliff Martin
  • Sarah McDugal
  • Ron Oakley
  • Timothy Pierson
  • Jason Sasser
  • Kathy Simpson
  • Doreen Strain​​​​​​

Honorary Board Members

  • Stephen D. Carle
  • John Henson
  • Dr. W.G. (Buddy) Hollyfield
  • Barbara (Bobbie) Martucci
  • Jean Murphy