Three leaders bring strong business expertise and passion for the community to the Board
TAMPA, Fla. (July 14, 2017) ¬¬¬– The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay has announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Trustees.
The new trustees are leaders in their communities and bring a broad knowledge of the area’s issues and needs. Their leadership and guidance helps the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay bring the right people together to find solutions to our community’s most pressing concerns.
The new members include:
•Edward Koren, a partner in Holland & Knight’s Tampa and Lakeland offices. He leads the firm’s private wealth practice. Koren also authored “Estate and Personal Financial Planning,” a five-volume treatise that covers planning concepts for asset accumulation and transfer. He brings experience as an estate attorney and accredited estate planner to his volunteer role with the Foundation.
•Laurence Fasan, managing principal at Sabal Trust Company and Sabal Investment Management Company, will chair the Pinellas Council. He brings more than 30 years of experience in trust administration and investment management to the Foundation. Fasan has also served the community as an advisory board member for the Salvation Army St. Petersburg Area Command and Tampa Bay Watch.
•Seton T. Hengesbach, an attorney at Hengesbach & Hengesbach, P.A, where he practices in the areas of civil litigation, real estate, business, and family law, will chair the Nature Coast Council. A second-generation Hernando County native, Hengesbach is actively involved in the community as a board member for the Nature Coast ARC, Hernando County YMCA and Notre Dame Catholic School.
“Our new leadership members have extensive experience in management and local philanthropy, and we’re proud to have them on board,” said Marlene Spalten, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. “Each individual brings valuable insight that will enhance the Foundation and further our mission of making a lasting and collective impact on the Tampa Bay area.”
About the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
Founded in 1990, the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay connects donors, nonprofits, community and business leaders, professional advisors, volunteers and residents to make the maximum positive impact in the Tampa Bay region. For the last 25 years, the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay has been dedicated to making giving easy and meaningful for donors as a way to strengthen nonprofit organizations and build a better, more vibrant community. Since its inception, its donors have enabled the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay to award more than $185 million in grants to nonprofit organizations across the country.