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FLORIDA’S HEARTLAND

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

 

Frank Irby
Chairman

Appointed by: 
Economic Council of Okeechobee

Wes Williamson
Vice Chair

Investor Class Director 

John Williams
Treasurer

Investor Class Director 

Ashley Tripp
Secretary

Appointed by: 
Economic Council of Okeechobee

 

 

Appointed Board Members

Russ Brown
Dr. Edwin Massey 
Dr.  Pamela Welmon      
IRSC  

          

Adam Hied                                                            
County Airport Manager

           

                                   

Fred Fanizzi
Economic Council of Okeechobee 

                           

Lonnie Steirt
Director of Student Services Career &

Technical Education 

              

    

Marcos Montes De Oca                                          
City Administrator

Ashley Tripp
Economic Council of Okeechobee

  

 

                             

Investor Class Directors 

Todd Clemons
Okeechobee Livestock Market

Bert Culbreth
Gilbert Family of Companies 

Mack Worley 
G.M. Worley, Inc. 

 

 

Teresa Lara 
Seacoast Bank

 

Keith Walpole 
Walpole, Inc. 

 


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