Tampa, Fla – The Florida Aquarium named seven new members to its board of directors during an annual Board meeting Wednesday. Five standing members were also reappointed. The announcement comes as the Aquarium successfully emerges from the global pandemic and continues to grow attendance and revenue, increase research and conservation efforts and expand educational and community impact.
“Having strong, passionate board members that believe in fulfilling our mission is essential to The Florida Aquarium’s current and future success,” said Roger Germann, President and CEO of The Florida Aquarium. “Over the past several years the Aquarium has become one of the most respected non-profit public aquariums in the nation and we continue to receive international recognition for our conservation, education and organizational leadership efforts. These types of achievements are only possible thanks to the dedication and support of our distinguished board members.”
The new board members are:
- David Bevirt, Executive Vice President, Corporate Leasing & Strategy at Water Street Tampa
- Doreen Caudell, CGC, DBE, President & Owner at D-Mar General Contracting
- Veronica Cintron, Vice President of Communications at Tampa International Airport
- Kristin Greco, MBA, Chief Executive Officer for PAR, Inc.
- Marcus Greene, Market President, St. Petersburg at Truist
- Jody Haneke, President at Haneke Design
- Eric Weisberg, Vice President, Marketing & Creative Services at Tampa Bay Rays
“We are honored to have these seven amazing business and community leaders join our 32-member board and are confident that their expertise, guidance and support will complement the current board’s commitment to elevate the Aquarium’s mission, profile and operations to new heights,” Germann added.
About The Florida Aquarium
The Florida Aquarium actively participates in and promotes stewardship of the natural environment as part of our mission of conservation. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, The Florida Aquarium provides an opportunity for visitors to experience a wide variety of aquatic and terrestrial animals, explore complex ecosystems, engage with interactive and informational exhibits. More than a must-see attraction, The Florida Aquarium is working to save wildlife from extinction. To learn more, follow us on social media at @floridaaquarium and visitwww.flaquarium.org.