VENICE, FL (March 9, 2022) – Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s Board of Directors has elected Rose-Anne B. Frano and John R. Giglio as members of the Board. Each began a three-year term on the Gulf Coast Board on Tuesday, March 1.
Rose-Anne B. Frano is a board certified specialist in wills, trusts, and estates, and currently serves as a Partner at Williams Parker Attorneys at Law. She has been with Williams Parker for nearly 20 years and works with individuals and families to construct, implement, and realize their customized goals and objectives. Frano also serves on the board of directors for the Sarasota Orchestra. She is active in the Sarasota County Bar Association as a past chair, and current Estate Planning & Probate Section Steering Committee Member.
Nokomis resident John R. Giglio is a marine industry executive, currently serving as the President for Gulf View Marina Holdings. He previously served as the owner, President and CEO of Freedom Boat Club until its sale in 2019. He is an executive board member of the SKY Family YMCA, as well as a board member of the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation.
The other members of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation Board of Directors are Pauline Wamsler (Chair), David Green (Vice Chair), Mark Pritchett (President|CEO), Anne Essner, Ping Faulhaber, Rod Hershberger, Tracy Knight, Lisa Krouse, Anand Pallegar, David Sessions, Peter Soderberg, Susan Sofia, and Joe Stephan.
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About Gulf Coast Community Foundation
For more than 25 years, together with our donors, Gulf Coast Community Foundation has transformed our region through bold and proactive philanthropy. Gulf Coast is a public charity that was created in 1995 through the sale of the Venice Hospital. Since then, we have become the philanthropic home of over 950 families, individuals, businesses, and organizations that have established charitable funds here. Together, we have invested over $430 million in grants in the areas of health and human services, civic and economic development, education, arts and culture, and the environment. Learn more at GulfCoastCF.org.