Winterfest, Inc. announced its Chairman of the Board, Board, and Advisory Members.  “The 2021-2022 Winterfest Board is excited to begin a new era as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary,” said Lisa Scott-Founds, Winterfest President & CEO. “We are always striving to be bigger and better year after year, and our board is committed now more than ever to bring the community the “Best Show on H2O.”

 

The Winterfest board of directors and advisors are composed of community leaders who are ambassadors for this South Florida signature event. Look in our Gallery for photos of the Board Installation on April 12, 2021, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Executive Board of Directors

Mark Swenson
Chairman

UBS Financial Services
The Garvin Financial Team

Senior VP - Wealth Mgmt

Bill Walker
Chairman Elect

Water Taxi

Owner

Susan Renneisen
Immediate Past Chairwoman

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Vice President of Community Affairs and Special Events

Lisa Duke
Secretary

Walter Duke + Partners

Chief Financial Officer

Karla Nelson-Thatcher
Asst. Secretary

Hotwire Communications

Director of Public Relations, Events, Media

Ken Ortner
Treasurer

Kenneth A Ortner, P.A.

Owner

Julio Ramirez
Assistant Treasurer

Fifth Third Bank

Senior Vice President,
Senior Commercial Banker for South Florida

Robyn Vines
Co-Counsel

Gray Robinson Attorneys at Law

Attorney

Johnny Williams
Co-Counsel

ProMotion Sports & Entertainment, LLC

Managing Partner

Lisa Scott-Founds
President

Winterfest, Inc.

President

Robert Kornahrens
Past Chairman

Advanced Roofing / Advanced Green Technologies

President

Britt Lanier
Boat Parade Chair

Two Men and a Truck

Owner

Dan Lindblade

Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce

President & CEO

Gregg Snowden

South Florida Ford

Vice President/Account Director

Bob Swindell

Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance

President and CEO

Board of Directors

David Boothe

Republic National Distributing Company

Division Manager On Premise

Ron Brandenburg

Holy Cross Hospital

CFO

Amanda Cifu Burke

Florida Panthers

Director of Marketing

Nancy Daly
Heiko Dobrikow

Riverside Hotel

General Manager Executive

Vice-President at the Las Olas Company

Jim Dunn

James Dunn Consulting, LLC

President and CEO

John Dunnuck

Broward College

Chief Operating Officer

Barry Flanigan

Bradford Marine

Yacht Sale Broker

Heather Geronemus

Ultimate Software

Public Relations

David Greenberger
Grandstand Chair

SCG & Associates

Owner/President

James Harrison

Frank and Jimmie's Propeller

Owner

Michael Johnson

Clearpath Alerts

Managing Director

Doug Jones

Sixth Star Entertainment & Marketing, Inc.

President

Ron Lennen

Past President
Broward, Palm Beaches and St. Lucie Realtors

Compass Florida

Wendy Liebowitz
Silent Auction Chair

Fidelity Investments

VP, Branch Manager

Connie Doyle Loewenthal

iHeart Media

Senior Account Executive

Alyssa Lovitt
White Party Chair

ILOVITT Events

President

Ted Morley

Maritime Professional Training

President

Steve Nudelberg

On the Ball

President

Lily Pardo

WSVN Channel 7

Director of Public Relations & Community Affairs

Gary Press

Lifestyle Media Group

President

Renée K. Quinn

QuinnProQuo
Strategies & Communication

President

Seth Rand

Wizard Digital

Co-Founder & CEO

Stacy Ritter

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau 

President & CEO

Rocki Rockingham

Community Liaison

Captain Lee Rosbach

Below Deck – Bravo TV

Captain

Steve Savor

Anderson Group

Chief Executive Officer

Ed Strobel

Sunshine Solar Services

Owner

Shane Strum

Broward Health

Chief Executive Officer

Carlos Suarez

Venice Magazine

CEO & Founder

Phil Thornburg

City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Director

Kristene Tokesky

Lank Oil Company

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Larry Van Dusseldorp

VanDee Fulfillment

Owner

Paul Castronovo
Honorary

iHeart Radio

Radio Personality

Tammy Gail
Honorary

Floridata Market Research

President

Ina Lee
Chairman Emeritus

Travelhost Magazine of Greater Fort Lauderdale

President

Advisory Board

James Allen

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Chairman Hard Rock International CEO Seminole Gaming

Jennifer O'Flannery Anderson

Community Foundation of Broward

President and CEO

Paul Anderson

Tampa Port Authority

Chief Executive Officer

Gerry Angeli

DTG Group

CEO & President

Gary Bitner

Bitner Group

CEO

David Blattner

Becker & Poliakoff

Attorney

Kim Bokamper

Bokampers

Owner

Kim Butler
Ryan Campbell

Compass Realty

Real Estate Advisor

Connie Chaney

Community Liaison

Nicole Covar

Covar Global Marketing & Entertainment

President

Sondra Dane

Supreme Lending

Mortgage Specialist

Cathy Danielle

4-D’s Realty

President

Tim Davey

Global Marine Travel (GMT)

President

Steve Day

Blue Martini

Owner

Andrew Doole

Informa

Vice President

Tim Drushella

Stephen’s Distributing/Budweiser

Director of Marketing and Sales

Genia Duncan Ellis

Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale, Inc.

Go Riverwalk Magazine

President/CEO

Bill Feinberg

Allied Kitchen & Bath

President

Andrew France

Total Wine & More

Regional Manager

Luke Freeman

Wizard Creation

President

Philip Goldfarb

Fontainbleau Miami Beach

President & Chief Operating Office

Frank Gutta

Frank Gutta & Co CPA's PA

CPA, PFS

Alice Harry

The Tower Club

Membership Director

Luis Jimenjez

Suncoast Elevator Company, Inc.

Principal (Owner)

Paul Kahn

Community Liasion

Kristin Kauffmann

Blue Truck Productions

President/Executive Producer

Jonathan Keith

Jonathan Keith, P.A. & Associates

President

Frank Krauser

NFL Alumni 

Retired

Alexa Lanier

Two Men and a Truck

Director of Marketing

Rosy Lopez

Rosy Strategies

Chief Executive Officer

Jay Marhefka
Kimberly Maroe

Broward County Board of County Commissioners

Public Information Manager

Kitty McGowan

NautiCom Communications, Inc.

President

David Meadors

Broward Impact Window & Door Inc.

Owner

Ginny Miller
Past Chairman

Miller Construction Company

Director, Community Relations

Lt. Raymond C. Milne IV

United States Coast Guard

Lieutenant/Commanding Officer

John Moorman

Carroll’s Jewelers

Vice President

Terry J. Mularkey, MAS, CFRE

Nova Southeastern University

Jack Namer

EyeOnSouthFlorida

President

Kim Nguyen

Harbor Nails & Hair

Owner

L. Katerina Perez                   

Florida Panthers

Partner Relations & Development, Florida Panthers, Vice President

Dionne Polite

AARP Florida

Director of State Operations

Nadine Rockwell

CCM Lauderdale Yacht Club

General Manager

Edie Rodriguez

Ponant Cruises

Corporate Special Advisor

Duree Ross

Durée & Company

President & CEO

Paul Sallarulo

Nexera Medical Inc.

President

Jack Seiler

Law Offices of Seiler, Sautter, Zaden & Rimes

Sarah Spurlock

City of Fort Lauderdale

Nighttime Economy Manager

Kim Sweers

FB Marine Group

Managing Partner

Lauren Talchik

Charter One Yachts

President

Rear Adm. Larry Watkins

United States Navy

Director, Network Engagement Team, U.S. Southern Command

Mike Weymouth

The Las Olas Company

President

Rosalie Wheatley

T&T Realty, Inc.

President

Leo Zieman

FPL

Customer Service Technology Support