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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The directors that make up the Lighthouse Works board support the work of this organization and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance aligned with our core values.
Dan Devine"Lighthouse Works provides me the opportunity to work with a world class team which delivers exceptional value to our customers, employees, and community. This social enterprise is leading the way in providing employment opportunities to the visually impaired community and generating incremental resources for deployment in to our community."

Dan Devine, Chairman

Entrepreneur

Ed Buck“I joined the Lighthouse Works! Board of Directors to share my business knowledge and help this social enterprise enrich the lives of those that live with vision loss.”

Ed Buck, Vice Chair

Inwood Consulting Engineers

Nancy Urbach“I joined the board of Lighthouse because I loved the idea of the unique social enterprise, Lighthouse Works, providing the funding needed to run Lighthouse Central Florida, while in the process employ people who are blind or visually impaired.”

Nancy L. Urbach, Treasurer

Vestal & Wiler CPA's

Terri Hope"I joined the Lighthouse Works board as a way to honor my father. He spent his entire career providing service to individuals with visual impairments. When he passed away a few years ago, joining the Board was an easy and natural choice for me to help carry on his legacy."

Terri Hope, Secretary

Morse Insurance Agency

Sharon Foley“Universal Orlando Resort’s MyAbilities Network Team Member Resource Group values the unique perspective people with varying abilities provide in the workplace. I have a passion for working with our Team Members to foster a culture of inclusion, appreciation and understanding. I joined Lighthouse Works because of their commitment to assisting people who are blind and visually impaired achieve all of the successes they can.”

Sharon Foley

Universal Orlando

Daniel Mihalic“I joined the board of Lighthouse Works! because I believe in their mission of empowerment through employment. The blind and visually impaired community is highly educated, committed and passionate and Lighthouse Works! provides them an avenue to use their skills and passion.”

Daniel Mihalic

Dr. Phillips Hospital

John P. Jack Miles“After a career in business and early retirement, I became involved with early stage and start up companies, as well as non-profits. The work and mission of Lighthouse Central Florida and Lighthouse Works addresses a clear community need and I'm happy to engage and help address the need, fulfill the mission, and at the same time raise awareness and understanding of what people living with sight impairment have to deal with every day.”

John P. "Jack" Miles

Main Spring Advisors

Paul Prewitt“Board service has given me the opportunity to bring hope, dignity and self-sufficiency to a largely unseen part of our community.”

Paul Prewitt

Ameriprise Financial

JoEllen Ross"My husband after receiving services from Lighthouse, went back to work as a lawyer. I know how great blind employees can be. And if you want to be inspired, come witness for yourself our hard workers at Works!. Not only do our employees do a terrific job for our customers, they are also helping to fund Lighthouse so others can receive blind or low vision services. Having been a Board member since the infancy of Works!, I am proud to say the vision of this entity is now being realized."

JoEllen Ross

Banyan Family Business Advisors