Your Local Team


Phyllis Marty

Program Manager

Meredith Montgomery

Chief of Staff

Frank Avery

Executive Director
  • Talia Pate, Associate Director
  • Diane Burke, Finance Manager
  • Ron Watson, General Manager, Facilities
  • Vacant, Communications Director
  • Dhanya Nair, Board Coordinator

Business Services

Sean McCoy

Small Business and Gig Economy Services

David Kniseley

Business Services Manager
  • Ann Maxis, Business Services Manager
  • Joe Johnson, Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce Business Services Liaison
  • Pam Whittle, North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce

Career Centers

  • JoAnna McHugh
  • Betty Holmes, DEO & Veterans Manager
  • Anna Mendoza, Gainesville Career Center Manager
  • Leah Chapman, Integrated Programs Manager
  • Pinkie Gainey, Starke Career Center Manager