St. Petersburg, FL (January 2023) – Sounding Joy, a new Tampa Bay area charity whose mission is to ignite joy by providing hearing aids to local children whose families can’t afford them, announces its board of directors.
“I am thrilled to have assembled such a diverse and experienced group of Tampa Bay area executives to help guide Sounding Joy,” said Christy Vogel, Chairman and Founder of Sounding Joy. “Each board member is passionate about the cause for their own reasons and brings a unique skill set to the team. We are excited to begin providing much-needed hearing aids to local children!”
Sounding Joy Board of Directors
Christy Vogel – President & Founder, Marketing Direction
Traci Tucker – Vice President of Client Services, Marketing Direction
Roy Rafalco – Partner, The Florida CFO Group
Shane Donaldson – Founder and CEO, Pinnacle Home Care
Sarah Connolly – Partner, General Counsel, GenCo Legal
Kristen Thompson – President, Thompson Marketing Partners
Scott Craver – CEO, Hine Automation
Mike Eckert – Senior Vice President of Business Development, Ear Service Company
Nitesh K. Sapra – Principal, NitNeil Partners
Gary Mills – President, Mills Mehr & Associates
Bill Vogel – CEO, 50 Plus Health, Board Director in Memoriam
Sounding Joy has raised nearly $100,000 since receiving its 501(c)(3) designation in April 2022. The organization hosted its inaugural fundraiser event in November, the Sounding Joy “HEAROS” Golf Tournament, where it raised almost $65,000, exceeding all fundraising expectations. The combined fundraising efforts to date will allow the organization to provide up to 200 hearing aids to local children in need in 2023.