Board Members


Eddie Web
Sankey E. “Eddie” Webb, III, CPA, MBA
Chair
Charlotte County

Sankey “Eddie” Webb, of Punta Gorda, has been a certified public accountant and managing partner of Webb, Lorah and Company P.L. since 1985. After serving as an officer in the United States Air Force from 1970 to 1979, he joined Blankenship, Livings, Lamar and Company in Montgomery, Alabama, and served as a partner in the firm from 1983 to 1985.  Webb received a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel and a Master of Business Administration from Auburn University.

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Brian Chapman
Brian Chapman, Jr., B.A.
Vice-Chair
Lee County

Brian G. Chapman Jr., of Cape Coral, has been an insurance agent and owner of Chapman Insurance Group since 2009. He received a bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University. He succeeds Mahlan Houghton.

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Starnes Bilotti
Marjorie Starnes-Bilotti, J.D.
Lee County

Marjorie Starnes-Bilotti, of Fort Myers, is a retired attorney. From 1994 to 1999, she was a member of the Florida State Board of Community Colleges. Starnes- Bilotti received bachelor’s and law degrees from Florida State University. She succeeds Mary Lee Mann.

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Tristan “Tris” Chapman, MBA
Hendry County

Mr. Chapman, of LaBelle, is Vice President and General Manager of Southern Gardens Citrus. Prior to that, he was an executive with Tropicana for over 20 years.  He earned his bachelor’s degree and MBA from the University of South Florida. He was appointed February 22, 2013.

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Donalds
Byron Donalds, B.S.
Collier County

Byron Donalds is the director of premium management at CMG Life Services INC. He serves as chairman of the Child Evangelism Fellowship of Collier County and the vice president of Mason Classical Academy. Donalds received his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University.

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Eric Loche, B.A.
Charlotte County

Eric Loche is a financial advisor with The Peace River Team at Morgan Stanley. Eric also serves on the board of directors for AMIkids Crossroads; a residential program and school for troubled foster boys. Mr. Loche received two bachelor's degrees from California State University.

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Julia Perry
Julia G. Perry, B.A.E
Glades County

Mrs. Perry, of Moore Haven, is a retired school librarian. She has served as a Trustee since 2002.

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Braxton Rhone
Braxton C. Rhone, B.S.
Lee County

Mr. Rhone, of Fort Myers, is an investment representative at Fidelity Investments. Active in the community, his service includes being an inaugural member of the G.A.I.N. (Growing Associates in Naples) Program, and as a past board member of Youth Leadership Collier. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University, where he also served as student body treasurer and vice president. He was appointed February 21, 2012.

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Chris Vernon
Christopher T. Vernon, J.D.
Collier County

Mr. Vernon, of Naples, is a founding partner of the business and investment litigation firm Vernon Healy in Naples. He was appointed to the Board in 2005.

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