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Ryhana Mackoon

Ryhana Mackoon is a Registered Nurse of 27 years whose career scope includes delivery of patient care from physician offices, ambulatory centers, home health, and specialty settings within hospitals.

Ryhana graduated as a Registered Nurse from King’s University in London in 1987. She started her career at the Liver Unit of the King’s College Hospital. Some of her special skill accomplishments include working autonomously at the bedside with adult and adolescent patients requiring ventilator support, dialysis, and liver transplants.
In 1992, she diversified her Critical Care expertise by switching to Cardiac Open Heart working at St. Georges Hospital first, then again at The Royal Brompton Hospital.

Ryhana currently serves at the Clermont Ambulatory Surgery Center where she handles tasks such as devising and implementing pre-surgery checklists along with pre- and postoperative patient instructions. She also oversees Performance Improvement and Risk Management in accordance to the Standards of Care as they pertain to Medicaid and Medicare services.


Legal Nurse Consultant & President · Smart Reponse Solutions, LLC · 407-584-7678 · Contact by email

Beverly Madison

Beverly is the co-owner of several commercial warehouses and industrial properties in south Orlando. She started in 1988 purchasing residential properties and quickly turned to the commercial sector mostly in the Taft area. She and her partners diversified in 2008 turning one of the properties into Central Florida Racing Complex a drag racing and drifting motorsports track.

Beverly’s leadership roles include serving on the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of Central Florida for seven years. She was active in several committees including real estate, recruitment and investments, and was Chairman of the Board for one year. For eight years she has been active with the Junior League of Greater Orlando. Participating in several community programs a few of which were public speaking for the Harbor House of Central Florida and mentoring young girls in the Orange County Girls Juvenile Detention Center.

Beverly holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Florida Southern University of Lakeland, Florida.


Central Florida Racing Complex · · Contact by email

Tiffany Madrid

Tiffany is the business  development specialist at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando, where she is able to utilize her background expertise in sales, marketing, client retention, creative thinking, and leadership.   A lot of her success can be contributed to the fact that she is  fluent in Spanish and Italian.  Tiffany is a proud graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  Her credentials encompass exceptional work ethic and commitment to organizational objectives, in a highly competitive and ever changing workplace. Proven to be a  proactive, positive leader and team builder with the ability to attract and secure sound business relationships.  She is also well versed in brand and product awareness, print, interactive, television, and radio advertising.  Tiffany also serves as the current President of the Hunter’s Creek Elementary PTA.


Business Development Specialist · Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando · 407-428-5870 · Contact by email

Annie Manatad

Annie Manatad is a Technology Sales Executive with Toshiba Business Solutions. Toshiba is a $78 billion with an extensive range of technology products and service solutions. Within her division, Manatad is responsible for digital devices and displays, barcode printers, copiers, printers, digital kiosks and displays, document management and security solutions, peripherals and software information systems. Manatad is involved with several community organizations and serves on the board of the Asian American Heritage Council, Overture! Young Patrons of the Orlando Philharmonic, and the Metropolitan Business Association. Manatad is an alumni of Rollins College and received her MBA at Villanova University. She currently resides in her hometown of Winter Park, Florida where her parents own a wonderful Thai restaurant called Orchid Thai Cuisine.


Account Executive · Toshiba Business Solutions · 407-362-7534 · Contact by email

Brenda March



Children & Education Program Manager · City of Orlando - Families, Parks and Recreation · 407-246-4295 · Contact by email

Cathy S. Marino


Broker/Owner · Cathy S. Marino Realty · 407-622-5555 · Contact by email

Shellie-Ann Minnis

Shellie-Ann Minnis is a graduate of The Florida State University with a B.A. in International Affairs and Spanish and M.S. in International Affairs with an emphasis in Multinational Business.

In 2001, Shellie joined the Urban League family as Executive Assistant to the President/CEO. She has since served as the Workforce Development Manager, Director of Operations and Interim President/CEO.

In her current role as Community Relations Director, she is charged with communicating the Central Florida Urban League’s purpose and philosophy to the community-at-large by raising awareness and gaining support for the League’s programs and services through partnerships and outstanding customer service.

Shellie and her husband, Sean, are the proud parents of three beautiful girls.


Director of Community Relations · Central Florida Urban League · 407-472-9992 · Contact by email

Jill Montgomery


Vice President · Florida Capital Bank · 407-637-3749 · Contact by email

Rev. Dr. Jeffery C. Moore

Rev. Dr. Jeffery C. Moore is a native of Miami, spent his teenage years in Ocala, and graduated from the University of Florida in 1976 with a BS in Mathematics. He has been a pastor for over 30 years, the last 9 of those at Trinity Lutheran in Downtown Orlando. He holds Master of Divinity, Master of Sacred Theology, and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Jeff and Lisa have been married for 32 years and have two grown children, Anna and Josh.


Senior Pastor · Trinity Lutheran Church and School · 407-488-1919 · Contact by email

Cheryl B. Morrison

With 20+ years of tax experience, both at national accounting firms and as a partner in her own firm, Cheryl Morrison brings extensive knowledge to her work with a unique, personal touch. Her experience in a wide range of industries, such as large agricultural operations, real estate, hospitality, professional service companies, technology and not-for-profits serve her clients well, especially when overlapping with complex family- owned business strategies such as succession planning. Her core business, high-net-worth individuals and families, benefit from her broad understanding of personal finance management and her experience in industries such as citrus and real estate development/land ownership.


Partner · Davis, Grim and Company, PA · 407-434-7902 · Contact by email

Robert Morrison

Bob Morrison was born in Zanesville, Ohio and moved to Central Florida with his family at the age of 14. He graduated from Winter Park High School before heading off to THE Miami University (Ohio) for college where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. As a young professional, he attended graduate school at the University of Central Florida where he earned a Master’s in Business Administration. Bob has two adult children, two more adult step-children, three grandchildren, and is married to Cheryl Brimer Morrison, another participant in Leadership Law 2014.

In his free time, Bob enjoys traveling with Cheryl, boating on the St. John’s River, and playing with Cheryl’s and his three grandchildren.

Bob is the Founder and Managing Partner of Morrison Valuation & Forensic Services, LLC (MorrisonVFS). MorrisonVFS is a professional services consulting firm that provides business valuation and forensic accounting services. Bob has over 10 years of experience in private industry corporate accounting and finance and over 20 years of experience providing valuation, forensic and litigation consulting services.

Bob holds the Accredited Senior Appraiser designation and the Intangible Asset specialty designation in Business Valuations (ASA BV/IA) from the American Society of Appraisers (ASA). He is elected as Chair of the ASA’s Business Valuation Committee and is a national instructor and course developer for the ASA. Bob also is appointed to the Board of Directors for the International Institute of Business Valuers (IIBV) and is an international instructor for the IIBV.

Prior founding MorrisonVFS, Bob served as a senior member and practice leader of three international public accounting firm consulting practices in the areas of financial analysis, forensic accounting, litigation support, business valuation and business damage evaluations. In addition to his client service and practice administration responsibilities, he also served as a national instructor for internal technical training classes. Bob also has served as an adjunct professor in finance at the Bob has provided expert testimony regarding financial and accounting matters in federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings. He has served as the court appointed Special Master, Arbitrator, and Receiver; and in bankruptcy court as the court appointed Examiner, Chapter 11 Trustee, and specially appointed Chapter 7 Trustee.


Managing Partner · Morrison Valuation & Forensic Services, LLC · 4077701281 · Contact by email

Mike Murphy

Mike has been with the Clerk’s office for ten years in various financial positions. Prior to being employed by the Clerk’s office, Mike spent thirteen years with Ernst & Young LLP, one of the world’s largest accounting and advisory firms, where his primary focus was serving local governments and not for profits throughout the state of Florida and the southeast. Mike is a Certified Public Accountant and obtained both his BS in Accounting and MBA from the University of Central Florida. Go Knights!!

Mike was born and raised in Daytona Beach, Florida. His wife, Pam, is from Ft. Pierce, Florida and is VP, Finance and Accounting, for Enterprise Florida, the State of Florida’s Public Private Economic Development agency.


CFO · Orange County Clerk of Courts · 407-836-2079 · Contact by email