Nigel Allen

Nigel Allen is the President and Chief Advancement Officer of the Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) Foundation and has served in that capacity since October 2018.   He is responsible for leading a variety of branding and fundraising activities to support the overall mission of TMH as well as each of its 15 service lines.  He and…

Missy Rogers

Melissa Rogers, Chief Executive Officer, has been working in the field of developmental disabilities since 1997.  Throughout her career she has performed in a variety of roles including direct care, case management, fundraising and administration.  Her extensive knowledge base and experience allows her a unique perspective and understanding of issues facing the disabled community.  Missy’s…

Eddie Hill

Eddie Hill, Grant Master Prosperite at Prosperous I.M., has been an invaluable leader, team member, and tremendous resource at Prosperous I.M. as our Grand Master Prosperite and founder. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Communications from the University of Wyoming, Eddie started his secular career in radio and quickly began a passion for…

Sophie Knott

Sophie Grady Knott recently joined Pensacola State College Foundation from a career in accounting and finance with expertise in process improvement, internal controls standards and financial statement presentation. Her prior roles include leading accounting and treasury functions for banking, logistics, healthcare, retail, and philanthropic organizations both nationally and internationally. Sophie combined her professional experience with…

Alan Nickelsen

Alan Nickelsen is Executive VP and the Commercial Banking Manager for Synovus Financial Corporation. Alan is a rarity: a seventh-generation Pensacolian. A graduate of Birmingham-Southern College, he started his career over 20 years ago as a Middle Market banker at SouthTrust Bank in Birmingham. He returned to Pensacola as a commercial banker at Wells Fargo Bank…

Sandy Sims Bio

Sandy Sims is the Director of External Relations for Gulf Power.  She has worked for Gulf Power for more than 35 years and has held various positions of leadership in customer service, operations, and corporate support. In her current position, Sandy provides strategic direction for the company’s economic development, community relations, external affairs areas and…

Brent Lane Bio

Brent Lane, radio personality at Cat Country 98.7, was named this year’s Community Leader of the Year.  Since moving to Pensacola in 2005, Lane has made a positive impact on the Pensacola community by dedicating his time, energy, and talents to this community and its citizens. He supports over twelve non-profit organizations throughout the community…

Victor Brooks, Dini Spheris

Victor Brooks, Dini Spheris After spending several years working with physicians, researchers, and executives in the Texas Medical Center, Victor is used to pulling big ideas out of the clouds and getting them down on paper. As a project manager at Houston Methodist Hospital, Victor helped to develop the initial plans for the hospital’s $500M…

Jerry Kindle

Executive Director American Red Cross of Northwest Florida Serving Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Calhoun, and Washington Counties Jerry Kindle has been the Executive Director for the local chapter since 2009 when he retired from the Navy, after serving 31 years.  His last tour was as the Command Master Chief of…

Megan Chapman

Megan Chapman, Director of Philanthropy for Gulf Coast Kid’s House Chapman’s role includes community engagement, event planning, fundraising, public relations, and media relations. Chapman joined Gulf Coast Kid’s House in January of 2016, bringing experience from her former roles with the University of South Alabama Athletic Department, the Detroit Pistons, and Tiger Point Golf Course.…