MTC Boards 2018-04-11T17:09:17+00:00

MTC Boards

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MacDonald Training Center, Inc Board

Thomas wood

Mr. Thomas Wood – Chair

Originally from Ohio, Tom graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Economics in 1982, and a law degree in 1985.  Upon graduation from law school, Tom joined the law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP in Toledo, Ohio.

He was elected partner in the firm’s litigation practice group in 1993, and transferred to the firm’s Tampa, Florida office in 1994.   His areas of practice include all aspects of complex commercial litigation, and he has extensive experience both litigating for and consulting with businesses and financial institutions on a wide variety of legal issues including residential and commercial foreclosures, all aspects of real property litigation and disputes, lender liability claims, unfair competition claims, drafting and enforcement of covenants not to compete, trade secret disputes, shareholder disputes, contract claims, insurance coverage issues, and employment disputes.

Tom currently serves as Chair of the MacDonald Training Center, Inc. Board of Directors, and has previously served as Chairman of the Board from 2007-2009.  Prior to serving on the MTC board, Tom served on and acted as Chairman of the MacDonald Training Center Properties, Inc. Board of Directors Tom has previously served on the Board of Directors for The Hillel School of Tampa, Inc., the Board of Trustees for Congregation Schaarai Zedek, and is a graduate of the 2001Leadership Tampa class.

Tom and his wife Donna, along with their children, Mallory and Seth, and their two golden retrievers, reside in Carrollwood Village.

Mr. Darrin QuamMr. Darrin Quam – Vice Chair

Darrin Quam is a commercial litigation attorney with Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.  His practice focuses on representing clients in business and property rights disputes.  Darrin has been a MacDonald Training Center board member since 2004, including Chairman of the Board from 2011-2013.  He also serves as a member of the board of directors for the Hillsborough House of Hope.

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Georgetown University
B.S., magna cum laude, Boston College

Mr. J. Richard CaskeyMr. J. Richard Caskey – Treasurer

J. Richard Caskey (“Rich”) is an attorney at his law firm, J. Richard Caskey, P.A., in Tampa, where he focuses his practice in the areas of estate and trust litigation.  As a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, Rich also focuses upon mediation of estate and trust disputes.  Rich is the Vice-Chair of The Florida Bar Probate Rules Committee, and serves on a number of committees of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar.  Rich attended the University of Florida and is a “Triple Gator” having earned his B.S. in Accounting, M.B.A., and J.D. degrees from UF.  As a father of three, Rich spends as much time as he can with his wonderful family.

Ms. Lenore Horton – Secretary

Mr. Jack Gutman

Mr. Jack Gutman – Immediate Past Chair

Jack obtained his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1986 and has a bachelors degree from Tulane University in 1983.

Jack Gutman is a Senior Assistant County Attorney with the Pasco County Attorneys Office where he handles the county’s eminent domain litigation. Prior to that Jack served as an Assistant Attorney General with the State of Florida Attorney Generals Office and was a longtime prosecutor with the Hillsborough County State Attorneys Office.

Jack has been certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Court Civil Mediator and mediates eminent domain cases throughout Florida.

Jack has been a resident of Hillsborough County for over 40 years and resides in Lutz with his wife Carlene and has two children.

Jack is currently a Vice Chair of the board of directors and is a previous Chair of the board and has been with MTC since 2005.

DIRECTORS

Ms. Cathy BaezMs. Cathy Baez

Cathy Baez has been a resident of the Tampa Bay area for over 35 years.

She joined Bank of America in 1983 and has held numerous leadership roles before moving to the Staffing Organization in 1997. During the last 17 years in Staffing, she has supported multiple lines of businesses nationwide including Global Technology & Operations, Global Wealth Investment Management, Mortgage Operations and Consumer Banking Services.

Cathy is an active member of several Employee Network chapters. She actively engages in her community and contributes time and resources to various organizations including the MacDonald Training Center. Cathy has been an active member of the Employment Services Business Advisory Counsel at MacDonald Training Center for the past 15 years.

Ms. Cindy Bauer

Ms. Betty BeauchaineMs. Betty Beauchaine

Betty Beauchaine was born in Burlington, Vermont and attended nursing school in Worcester, Massachusetts where she graduated as a Registered Nurse. She worked as an RN at Memorial Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts for approximately 15 years. Betty moved to Florida in 1972. She graduated from St. Leo’s College with a BA degree in 1985.

Betty has two sons. One of her sons attends MacDonald Training Center, Inc.

EMPLOYMENT:

Currently retired although her role as a member and past President of the  MacDonald Parents Group keeps her extremely busy.

RN for State of Florida Medicaid Unit, doing Nursing Home reviews and inspections, 4 years. RN Case Manager for Travelers Insurance & Conservco, 10 years. RN Case Manager for Bayfront Medical Center, 6 years. Marketing and assessments of people with head injuries for New Medico, a Head Injury rehab company, 2 years.

Self employed 10 years: as Medical Case Manager; doing Workers’ Comp rehab, for various insurance companies. Also did some research for insurance companies and independent evaluations of the elderly for insurance purposes.

Volunteer activities:

MacDonald Training Center and the MacDonald Parents Group since 1975

SHINE, Area Agency for the Elderly

The Humane Society

Tampa Bay & Company (The Visitors & Convention Center) Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center 8 years

HOBBY:

Enjoys traveling and fine wine.

Ms. Shannon Browning

Shannon is an artist participating in the MacDonald Training Center Fine Arts Studios. Her art is distinctive, personal  and often amusing  interspersing divergent subject matter into her artworks. She enjoys making others happy through her art.

Ms. Jackie Buckler

Mr. Vincent CamachoMr. Vincent Camacho

Vincent works at Publix Super Market when he is not attending MacDonald Training Center. He is an active volunteer with MTC’s community skills program, which provides service to fellow non profits which range from Pet Resources, MOSI, Moffitt Cancer Center, to Tampa  General Hospital.

Ms. Fran DavinMs. Fran Davin

Fran relocated to Tampa with her family in 1970. She served two terms as an elected Hillsborough County Commissioner and later was appointed to fill out an unexpired term on the Tampa City Council.

She was Vice President of Development for Tampa General Hospital before heading up the Tampa Parkway Association as its Executive Director. From 2003-2007 she served as Special Assistant to former Mayor Pam Iorio.  Her concern with health and welfare issues is reflected in her former board memberships on The Spring, the Hillsborough County Mental Health Center, the Tampa Housing Authority and Tampa General Hospital. She currently serves as Chairman of the Board of HART (Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority) and Vice Chair of the MacDonald Training Center Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors.

Mrs. Stacy FenderMrs. Stacy Fender

Stacy Fender was raised in Jupiter, FL and graduated with Honors from the University of Florida with a Bachelors Degree in Finance and a Masters Degree in Computer Science.

Stacy started her career at AIG Insurance in New York City in the E-commence Division then moved to Washington, D.C. to work in the Telecommunications Industry. In 2004, Stacy joined Tririga, a software company which was recently acquired by IBM, as a Project Manager for software implementations for such clients as Medtronic, University of Maryland, The Smithsonian Institute, and World Bank.

While living in Washington, D.C., Stacy met her husband, Brian, and they moved to Tampa to raise a family in Brian’s hometown. While in Tampa, Stacy became the Director of Professional Services for a software company, Mobile Insight. After the birth of her third child, Stacy took time off from work to raise her family and worked part time as an Event Planner. Stacy volunteers extensively at her children’s schools and as a Girl Scout Troop leader.

Recently, Stacy has become an Adjunct Professor at Hillsborough Community College teaching Introduction to Computers and teaches yoga in Carrollwood.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, attending performances at the Straz, practicing yoga, and reading.

Mr. Eric Kreiger

Eric is a research analyst at Eagle Asset Management, where he focuses on the firm’s fixed income strategies. Eric, originally from Jupiter, FL, has been living in Tampa, FL for the past 3 years where he has been actively involved in the Tampa Bay community. Eric attended Florida State University, where he received his M.S. in Finance degree after double majoring with a B.S. in Finance and B.S. in Economics at Florida Gulf Coast University. Go “Dunk City”!

Ms. Karen McKinneyMs. Karen McKinney

Karen McKinney – With over 30 years’ experience in marketing and public relations, most of her nonfiction articles focused on the commercial real estate industry.  The work has appeared in regional, national and international publications.

A lifelong volunteer, Ms. McKinney also serves on the College of Arts and Letters Advisory Board at the University of Tampa, MOSI’s Kids in Charge Museum Advisory Board and the Tampa General Hospital Diabetes Advisory Council.  She is a past president and vice president of the Tampa Writers Alliance, plus awarded the 2012 Carl Cronan Media Excellence Award from CREW Tampa Bay for media integrity.

When she isn’t researching new uses for chocolate, she’s probably somewhere cooking with or eating dark chocolate.

Mr. Brian Lipinoga

Ms. Patricia Spears

Ms. Judit TejadaMs. Judit Tejada

Judit Tejada recently joined the MacDonald Training Center, Inc. Board of Directors.  She is currently the Director of Strategic Planning at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL.

Previously, she spent ten years in varied roles at Merrick & Company.

Judit received a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from Columbia University. She also received a Masters in business administration from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

She is the proud mother of her six year old daughter, Emma and wife to Andrés Tejada, an engineering professor at the University of South Florida.

In addition to being committed to the mission of  MacDonald Training Center, she loves to spend time with Andrés and Emma, reading and jogging.

Ms. Cheryl Worsham

MacDonald  Training Center Foundation Board of Directors

Mr. Bob Ferguson – Chair

Mr. Aaron Silberman

Mr. Aaron Silberman – Vice Chair

Aaron was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and has lived in Florida since 1993

He is an attorney focusing his practice on community association law (representing condominium and homeowners’ associations) and commercial litigation.  Aaron received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in Business, with a concentration in Finance, and his law degree from the University of Miami. In his spare time, Aaron enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter

Mr. Jerry E. Fogarty, III – Treasurer

Mr. Phillip A. Baumann, P.A. – Secretary

DIRECTORS

Mr. Brady DiggsMr. Brady Diggs

Brady E. Diggs currently serves as Partner and Director of Technology Services with Vaco Tampa LLC.

He is responsible for the development and management of the Vaco Technology line of business. He has over 10 years of experience in the technology consulting and staffing industry, and has previously held roles as Technical Recruiter, Business Development Manager, and Managing Director.

Brady Diggs and his wife Kate currently reside in Saint Petersburg, Florida.  He is originally from Poquoson, Virginia, and is a proud graduate of Hampden-Sydney College where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History.  He is a former Board Member of The Giving Heart and a Big Brother mentor in Richmond, VA.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors for MacDonald Training Center, and is member of Bay Area Advisors in Tampa, Florida.

Mr. Rick Nafe

HONORARY

Mr. Bob Basham

Mr. Steven G. Hengel

EMERITUS

Mr. Richard Diaz, Jr.

Macdonald Training Center Properties, Inc.

Mrs. Kimberlee DeBosier

Mrs. Kimberlee DeBosier – Chair

Kimberlee DeBosier, P.E.
President, Bayside Engineering, Inc.

A native of Michigan, Ms. DeBosier graduated from Michigan State University in 1977 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering. After four years as a structural engineer in Oklahoma City and Baton Rouge, she chose to expand her experience into general civil engineering, spending another six years in Baton Rouge working for a local consulting engineering firm. Ms. DeBosier obtained her Master’s of Business Administration from Louisiana State University during this period. She became a registered professional engineer in 1981. Marriage to a Baton Rougean living in Florida brought her to the Tampa Bay area in 1987. She worked in progressively responsible positions at the largest Florida-based consulting engineering firm, becoming the first technical female to be named a Vice President. In a field somewhat non-traditional for women, Ms. DeBosier was the first female engineer in each of the offices in which she worked. In 1995, she and two colleagues formed Bayside Engineering, Inc., a women-owned consulting engineering and surveying firm committed to superior engineering and client service. Ms. DeBosier was the firm’s President.

Ms. DeBosier has always been involved in her community and profession. She has held leadership positions in various engineering societies. Some of her current positions include Board Chair of the Florida Engineering Management Corporate; Board Member and Treasurer of MacDonald Training Center Properties; Chair of the Advisory Board for the Center for Urban Transportation Research; and Board Member of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. She previously served a 4-year term as Chair of the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority and Board Member of the Metropolitan Planning Organization.

Ms. DeBosier has received numerous honors and awards, including the 2009 Governor A.W. Gilchrist Award, the 2005 Florida Engineering Society Engineer of the Year, and the 2005 Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers Community Service Award.

Ms. DeBosier, her husband Jeff and their two sons, Adam and Collin, live in Odessa.

Mr. Willard Blair – Vice Chair

Mr. Eric Castillo – Treasurer

Ms. Madeline Clark – Secretary

MacDonald  Training Center Holding Company

Mr. Phillip A. Baumann, P.A. – Chair

Mr. Willard Blair – Vice Chair  

Mrs. Kimberlee DeBosier – Treasurer

Mr. Richard Diaz, Jr. – Secretary