Board of Directors
Richard L. Barovick
Richard L. (“Dick”) Barovick was born in New York City, attended public schools, graduated from the Bronx High School of Science, The University of Michigan (B.A.), and the Harvard law School (J.D.). Admitted to the New York and Connecticut bars, as well as all federal courts. After working for one year at a large New York law firm following law school graduation, joined legal department at MCA/Universal. In that capacity, involved in the legal, financial and business affairs of artists, producers, directors and writers in negotiating television motion packages on their and MCA’s behalf. Transferred to California office as executive assistant to Lew R. Wasserman, Chairman and CEO. Essentially worked in the financial, administrative and deal making process regarding television packaging, financing and related matters for the company. Left MCA to form the law firm of Barovick and Konecky in New York and in January of 1983 joined the predecessor of the New York, L.A. and Memphis law firm now known as Loeb and Loeb as a Senior Partner. He was appointed CEO of Grundy Worldwide in May, 1994, after having served since March of 1991 as Managing Director of the company’s Executive Committee and a member of its Board. Grundy Worldwide operated 17 wholly owned production companies throughout the world producing local programming for local broadcasters, as well as distributing those and other acquired programs worldwide. Grundy Worldwide was acquired by Pearson plc, a UK based media conglomerate in May 1995. Mr. Barovick is now a private investor as well as serving on the Board of Trustees of the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Lynn Bovenizer graduated from Longwood University with a BS degree in Elementary Education. As an educator, Lynn volunteered her time to teach Elementary school students through Great Books, a National scholastic program for the gifted and talented. In addition, Lynn has run benefits for Princeton ‘Y’ for the Tumblebus, a school bus with gym equipment, for underprivileged children. She has also engaged leaders to fundraise through the Boosters Sports Club at a high school in New Jersey. Lynn was on the board of the Loxahatchee Club Scholarship Committee serving six years. She is a trustee of The Shepherd Foundation, a small family foundation that donates primarily to educational, medical and religious needs. She is a co-founder of Lionheart Ventures LLC, a private venture capital firm that identifies and unlocks growth potential in small to medium size business. Lionheart Ventures has formed Lionheart Industrial Group, a conglomerate of ten industrial manufacturing companies in the fields of pumps, industrial burners, titanium machined parts for turbine engines, and pneumatic accentuates. She and her husband, George, reside in Jupiter, FL and have family who recently moved to Jupiter. They have three children and five grandchildren.
Martin Cohen, graduate of Brown University, earned his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School after serving as an officer in the US Marine Corps and began his career as a Tax Manager for Price Waterhouse. He served as Accounting Advisor to the Office of Tax Legislation for the US Treasury Department before joining The Washington Post Company in 1966. During his 33 years with The Post, he became Chief Financial Officer, was elected a Vice President, served on the Board of Directors and was a member of the Finance Committee. He also served on the Children's Hospital in Washington, DC as Vice-President for Finance and Chairman of the Audit Committee; and the International Herald Tribune, S.A., in Paris, France as Chairman of the Finance Committee.
John D. Couris
John D. Couris serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Jupiter Medical Center (JMC), the region’s leading medical center and the only nationally 4-star rated hospital in Palm Beach and Martin Counties. In addition to his service at the Maltz Theatre, where he serves as Chairman, Mr. Couris serves on the boards of MyClinic (a free clinic for the uninsured), the Loggerhead Marinelife Center and The Honda Classic. In addition, he is Chairman of the Board of the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce and active in many national professional health associations. Mr. Couris is the recipient of numerous awards, including being recently named one of the top 10 “Ultimate CEOs” in Palm Beach County by the South Florida Business Journal and the 2014 “Healthcare Professional of the Year” for the Chamber of the Palm Beaches. He was also recognized by the Palm Beach Medical Society as leader of the year and is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). Prior coming to Jupiter Medical Center, Mr. Couris served as Chief Operating Officer/Administrator for Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, part of the BayCare Health System in Tampa Bay, Florida. He began his career at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, Massachusetts. He resides in Jupiter, Florida, with his wife, Dianne, and their two children, Benjamin and Isabelle and is a diehard Boston sports fan.
Eileen Daly is a financial advisor who specializes in trusts and estate plans, as well as charitable and gifting strategies. Eileen works with a team of specialists in financial planning, investment management and banking services to help clients achieve their financial objectives. Eileen has more than 25 years of Wealth Management experience. She began her career with PriceWaterhouseCoopers where she served as a Senior Manager in the Financial Services Audit Practice for seven years; she went on to spend over 14 years as Senior Vice President with U.S. Trust Company, N.A., in various roles, including Fiduciary Audit Manager based in New York City, and Chief Compliance Officer for the firm’s southeast region; and during the most recent seven years has worked at PNC Wealth Management in Palm Beach as a Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Product Specialist. Eileen obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from St. John’s University. In addition, to her service to The Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Eileen serves as the St. John’s University Alumni Coordinator for the Special Olympics, and is a member of the Florida Bankers Association. She is an active participant in various community initiatives, including the arts, education, and healthcare.
Debra Elmore is Founder of A.K. Consulting, a business development/marketing consultant firm she started after working 18+ years in Corporate America. She currently serves on the Bethesda Health Care Foundation Board; Old School Square in Delray Beach; Festival of the Arts Board in Boca Raton; and the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Education Committee and Young Professionals Executive Committee. She has served as Guild Board President for the Harid Conservatory of Music Inc. in Boca Raton; on the Palm Beach County Cultural Council for eight years and as the Treasurer for several years; and the Board of Governors at Northwood University, West Palm Beach. She supports organizations that provide Cultural, Education and Healthcare benefits to the community. Ms. Elmore is a graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in Nutrition and Management.
Paul A. Goldner
Paul A. Goldner grew up in Rockaway Beach, New York. He is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (R.P.I). After college, he worked for IBM and spent his career in computer-related businesses. He founded and ran Database America Company, which specialized in computerized marketing information and data services and pioneered in online marketing databases. Paul is on the board of JAFCO, an organization dedicated to the rescue and raising of children who have been placed at risk due to drug abuse and other disasters causing family disintegration. Paul is a member of the board of the Palm Beach Opera, Palm Beach Symphony, Palm Beach Chamber Music Society, and past member of the board and Treasurer of the Admirals Cove Cares Charitable Foundation. He has founded the Palm Beach State College Arts in the Gardens for young people, a program that brings children to the Eissey Theater for exposure to opera, music, and the arts. His interests focus on music and the arts and, most importantly, supporting services dedicated to the welfare of children. He and his wife, Sandra, moved to Florida in 1997. They have four children and nine grandchildren. One daughter and one grandchild live in Jupiter.
Roberta Golub graduated Cum Laude from Jersey City State College with a BA Degree in Special Education. While raising her son she was an active volunteer in his schools and feels passionately about bringing live theatre to young people. Putting her education to good use, she worked with handicapped children and helped the elderly. Mrs. Golub served on the National Board of Young Audiences, a non-profit national arts education organization, founded to bring performing arts to children’s education. She has been a board member of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre since 2006 and has served as the gala Chair, Co-Chair, Honorary Chair, and Publicity Chair.
Roe Green, an arts patron and community activist, is Chief Executive Officer of the Roe Green Foundation. With a B.A. in theatre and communication from the University of Colorado and a Master’s degree in theatre from Kent State University, her experience in stage and business management includes Cain Park, The Cleveland Opera, and the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Today, Ms. Green is President Emeritus of CAVORT, Inc., the Conference about volunteers of regional theatre, she also serves on the board of the Cleveland Play House where she is honorary producer of New Ground, a festival that showcases new work in the performing arts. Ms. Green is also the honorary producer for the new play workshop in Chautauqua, NY. She is an emeritus member of the Foundation Board at Kent State University and on the dean's advisory board at the University of Colorado and on the President's advisory council of Case Western Reserve University. She serves on the advisory board of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Kent State University theatre and Porthouse theatre boards. Ms. Green is on the International board of Governor's for the Shaw Festival in Canada. She is also co-chair of the Israeli arts committee for the Jewish Federation in Cleveland, helping to bring in various art forms from Israel. She is responsible for the Roe Green Center for the performing arts at Kent State University, and has visiting artist and director’s series at Kent State University and University of Colorado. She is responsible for the Green House, a battered women's shelter in Ohio. Ms. Green is the recipient of the 2009 Ohio Arts Council's Governor's Arts Patron award, the President's medallion from Kent State University, awards from the Cleveland Play House, University of Colorado, and Maltz Jupiter Theatre. She received the Dramatist Guild Fund award for her work with new plays in 2013. In 2014, Ms. Green was named Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year from the Association of Fundraising Professionals' Palm Beach County Chapter and received the Muse Award that same year presented by the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. Ms. Green, an avid theatregoer and traveler to over 160 countries, was a competitive ballroom dancer for more than 12 years.
Rodger Hess founded Rodger Hess Productions Inc. in 1973, which produces Broadway, Off–Broadway and Touring Shows; BROADWAY: The Great Comet of 1812, Bright Star, House of Blue Leaves, Enron, Macbeth, All My Sons, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, Wait Until Dark, 1776, Annie 20th Anniversary Production, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jelly's Last Jam, Leader of the Pack, The Five O'Clock Girl, Disgraced. OFF BROADWAY: Othello: The Remix, My Old Lady, Water Coolers, Cowgirls, Fallen Angels, Potholes, Blame it on the Movies, How I Got That Story, A Christmas Carol, Becoming Dr. Ruth. TOURING: Tin Pan Alley Rag, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, Swing, Finian's Rainbow, Annie, A Chorus Line, Evita, Elvis, A Musical Celebration, Run for Your Wife, Nintendo World Championships. He also created and produced the worldwide touring shows starring the Warner Bros. and DC Comics Inc. cartoon characters; Bugs Bunny Follies, Bugs Bunny Meets The Superheroes, Bugs Bunny In Space, Bugs Bunny Sports Spectacular, Bugs Bunny Circus. WRITER: Articles in the New York Times, New York Magazine, contributing author Applause Theatre Publication Producing for the Commercial Theatre, Fall 2005, How About a Little Action: Golf's Most Popular Betting Games distributed by the Booklegger. He is also the author of “No Biz Like It – From Gofer to Producer in just 57 Years” Mr. Hess served on the Boards of Manhattan Theatre Club, Advisory Board of Theatreworks USA, and is past governor of the League of American Theatres and Producers. Mr. Hess is on the advisory board of SCAN-NY an inner city settlement house provider and was past co-chairman of The Associates, Mt. Sinai Hospital, NY and the Contemporary Action Committee of the American Jewish Committee. He also served on the board of Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation and was past Governor of the Broadway League.
Susan L. Johnson
Susan L. Johnson attended the University of South Florida, Tampa and New York University. Her professional career spanned over 25 years within retail, corporate travel and event planning. As Director of the American Automobile Association Group Travel Department, Susan was instrumental in creating and organizing a new concept in travel for the company. After five years she accepted a position at Standard Brands Inc. in New York City to establish their in-house corporate travel department servicing the needs of over 500 executives. When Standard Brands and Nabisco merged, Susan became involved with the Dinah Shore LPGA Golf Tournament and later established her own company. Over the next decade she advised Fortune 500 companies on their special events, brand recognition, custom apparel and logo design. Her client list included The Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Tournament that led to the creation of The Dinah Shore Collection of classic sportswear. Susan is an active volunteer, chairing events and working behind the scenes for causes she is passionate about. Ever concerned with animal rights, she has chaired numerous fundraising events benefiting animal welfare in New York, and is involved in TNR (trap, neuter and release) helping the feral cat population of Jupiter. Susan is on the Loggerhead Marinelife Center Board, and has chaired “Lites Out” fundraisers and is active in Women for Women International and Plan USA. Susan resides in Jupiter, Florida with her husband Ross, and their Fox Terrier and Somali cat, and in LaJolla California.
Richard J Katz, Jr.
Richard J Katz, Jr. one of the Theatre’s founding organizers and first member of the Board of Directors, has been actively involved at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre since 2001. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Finance and Commerce and founded a national insurance firm headquartered in Rochester, New York. Mr. Katz was instrumental in the launch of Rochester’s acclaimed GEVA Theatre Center as a Founding Patron, volunteered his time and leadership for the United Way of Greater Rochester, and served on the Board of Strong Memorial Hospital - University of Rochester Medical Center. Today, Mr. Katz supports a number of Florida initiatives. He is a Trustee of the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation. He is also a member of the Board of the Center for Urologic Research, Education and Diseases (CURED) at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine. He and his wife, Peggy, have resided in Jupiter since 1990.
Milton and Tamar Maltz
Milton Maltz founded Malrite Communications Group, Inc. in 1956 and served as its Chairman and CEO until the Company was sold in 1998. Under his direction, Malrite became one of the most successful operators of radio and television properties in the country with stations stretching from New York to Los Angeles. Mr. Maltz began his career in broadcasting as a kid actor in radio dramas originating in Chicago and also appeared in a number of television broadcasts during that medium’s infancy. Over the years, he has worked in all aspects of the broadcast industry, including news and management. Mr. Maltz wrote, produced and directed “The Fight for Freedom”, a series of radio dramas reflecting the struggle for the creation of the State of Israel. As a respected and active member of the broadcast industry, and a member of its Hall of Fame, Mr. Maltz created the National Association of Broadcasters’ Task Force for Free TV, served on its Political Action Committee and was a Director of the Radio Advertising Bureau and Vice-Chairman of the Independent Television Association. In 1998, Mr. Maltz was the recipient of the University of Cincinnati’s distinguished Frederic W. Ziv Award for outstanding achievement in telecommunication. Mr. Maltz is active in numerous philanthropic and civic organizations including the Cleveland Orchestra, Case Western Reserve University’s new performance center, the Lieber Institute for Brain Development located on the campus of John Hopkins Hospital, the Cleveland Play House, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, the Anti-Defamation League, the State of Israel Bonds, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. He was instrumental in bringing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum to the city of Cleveland. Today, Mr. Maltz is using his years of entertainment experience and expertise to develop distinctive entertainment projects around the country. A highly acclaimed project is the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. The Museum has achieved international fame. Mr. Maltz received a letter from President George W. Bush commending the Museum for contributing to America’s understanding of the importance of intelligence as a principal component of national security. He currently serves on the Board of the CIA Officers Memorial Foundation. Mr. Maltz and his wife Tamar revived the Playhouse in Jupiter, Florida (formerly the Burt Reynolds Dinner Theater), now considered one of Florida’s prominent regional theatres. Milton served as Chairman of the Board. The award-winning Theatre, now known as the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, opened on February 29, 2004. Mr. and Mrs. Maltz are founders of the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage located in Beachwood, Ohio. Mr. Maltz has been married for the past 65 years to Tamar and has three children, daughter Julie of Tucson, and sons Daniel and David of Cleveland.
Tamar Maltz is a graduate of Roosevelt University in Chicago with a degree in education, teaching in the Michigan and Maryland School Systems. She also taught Hebrew at the Fairmount Temple Hebrew Schools in Cleveland. Mrs. Maltz has served on the boards of Montefiore Home for the Aged, and Friends of the Aaron Garber Library. She was a major stockholder and director of Malrite Communications Group, a national broadcasting firm. Mrs. Maltz has been a long time contributor to basic scientific research in the field of mental illness through the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation and served as a director of that organization. She received the “Trailblazer of the Year” award in 1994 from the Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of Northeast Ohio for creating social and recreational opportunities through the Jewish Community Center for individuals suffering from mental illness. Other major philanthropies include the creation of Gallery One at the Cleveland Museum of Art and the renovation of Severance Hall, home of the Cleveland Orchestra. Tamar and her husband, Milton, revived the Playhouse in Jupiter, Florida (formerly the Burt Reynolds Dinner Theater), developing it as a traditional regional theater. The Theatre, now known as the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, opened on February 29, 2004. Mrs. Maltz serves as President of the Board of Directors of the acclaimed International Spy Museum located in Washington, DC. Mr. and Mrs. Maltz are founders of the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage located in Beachwood, Ohio. The Museum opened in October, 2005. A new auditorium seating 500 at the Jupiter campus of Florida Atlantic University’s Lifelong Learning Center was named after Milton and Tamar in a ceremony at the University on November 8, 2002. Mr. & Mrs. Maltz are major donors in the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine. Bascom Palmer is the nation’s #1 eye hospital according to U.S. News & World Report. Married for 65 years, Tamar and Milton Maltz have three children, daughter Julie of Tucson, and sons Daniel and David of Cleveland.
Karen T. Marcus
Karen T. Marcus served as Palm Beach County Commissioner for 28 years, representing District One. She also served as President of the Florida Councils Association, was President of the Florida Association of Counties from 2000-2002, and served on the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council. She also chaired the School Advisory Council for Palm Beach Gardens High School. An advocate to protect the County’s natural resources, Karen supported the acquisition of park and recreation property and environmentally sensitive land to protect it from development. She worked to get approval and funding for the Juno Pier and negotiated to keep baseball in the County which resulted in the building of Roger Dean Stadium. In 2005 she began negotiations and worked with various cities in the area to bring the Scripps Research Institute to Palm Beach County and achieved this in 2006. Karen received the distinguished Executive Women of the Palm Beaches 21st Annual Women in Leadership Award for the Public Sector in 2004, was named a Community Development Leader in 2006, and received the Women of the Year Award from the Northern Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce in October 2012. A native Floridian, she is married with three daughters and five grandchildren.
William I. Morton
William I. Morton is the former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Jack Morton Worldwide, a leading brand experiential marketing agency that was founded by his father, Jack Morton, in 1939 and is now part of the Interpublic Group of Companies. From 1977 to 2004, he oversaw the company’s transformation from a respected meetings and events firm to a global agency with over 1,000 employees worldwide. He has been very active in various Boards that serve the Arts, including the Joffrey Ballet, Westchester Center for the Performing Arts, Bravo! (a Vail, Colorado Summer Musical Festival), and the Carolina Center for the Performing Arts. Other Boards that he has served have included the University of North Carolina Board of Visitors, the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich, the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and various industry Boards. Bill was recently was the International President of the Chief Executives Organization. Locally, he serves on the Boards of The Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of North Carolina, majoring in Mass Communications.
Elizabeth (Beth) Neuhoff
Elizabeth (Beth) Neuhoffis a senior executive and media, marketing and consumer segmentation expert recognized for creating innovative revenue growth and brand building strategies in both national and local markets. As Chief Executive Officer of Neuhoff Communications, Ms. Neuhoff leads this award-winning privately held broadcast and digital media company with a focus on Midwestern markets. Since assuming control of the company in August 2012, she has dramatically enhanced operations and improved the company’s value. A believer that in serving others, we serve ourselves, Ms. Neuhoff is proudest of the tremendous work her stations exert daily to better the lives of their communities. Ms. Neuhoff serves as an independent director for Gray Television (GTN/ NYSE) and the West Bend Mutual Insurance Company. An elected Director of the National Association of Broadcasters, the broadcast industry lobby, in Washington, D.C., she is currently serving her second term as Second Vice Chair of the Radio Board. She is a Director of the Broadcaster’s Foundation of America, the broadcast industry’s largest and oldest charitable organization; a Trustee of the National Association of Broadcaster’s Education Foundation (NABEF) and a Trustee of the National Association of Broadcaster’s Political Action Committee (NABPAC). She is a member of the Young President’s Organization, Women Corporate Directors, Ellevate (formerly 85 Broads), the International Women’s Forum, and the Alliance for Women in Media. She is a graduate of the NABEF’s Broadcast Leadership Class that works in tandem with the FCC to encourage diversity of ownership in broadcasting. In 2014, 2015 and 2016 she was named as one of the “Most Influential Women in Radio” by Radio Ink magazine and was featured on the cover for this same issue in 2015. At the 2014 and 2015 Radio Shows, she was a finalist for “Best Broadcaster in America." She was honored as Broadcaster of the Year by the Illinois Broadcasters Association in 2016. In addition to her industry service, Ms. Neuhoff serves on the boards of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, the Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust and is a member of the Legacy Board of Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation in Chicago. A native of Warrensburg, Missouri, she earned a BS from the University of Oklahoma. Ms. Neuhoff was married to the late Geoffrey Neuhoff, and resides in Jupiter, Florida.
Bonnie Osher received a B.S. degree with a double major in Education and Fine Arts from the University of Michigan. She is a Producer and Angel of Broadway, National and International road show productions of Carole King's Beautiful, Matilda, Book of Mormon (USA, UK and Australia), Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill (Billy Holiday), The Jersey Boys, Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway, The Wedding Singer, Hairspray, The Producers, Smokey Joe’s Cafe and has numerous nominations and won many Tony and Grammy awards. She was Vice President of Marketing for Cap Toys and developed such famous toys as The Giant Bubble Gun, Stretch Armstrong, and The Spin Pop. Ms. Osher also was the Founder/Owner of JBJ Enterprises Inc. a pioneer developer of the children’s collectible sticker industry and creator and manufacturer of the first children’s interactive clothing line. Ms. Osher served on the board of Rainbow and Babies Hospital in Cleveland, OH. Ms. Osher is a board member of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County and a board member of Playhouse Square in Cleveland, Ohio. She is an active supporter and committee member of various charities and the co-founder of Women Mentoring Women (WMW), a free consulting group for Michigan women entrepreneurs. She is a founding member of the national organization of Women Against Alzheimer's/US Against Alzheimer's. She is also a board member of The Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts. Ms. Osher is the founder/creator/parent but no longer the director of grown children, Jay Tapper and Jill Katz.
Robert “Bob” Sachs
Robert “Bob” Sachs was born in Chicago and grew up in Detroit, Michigan. He attended Harvard College and graduated in 1962 with a BA, Magna Cum Laude in Economics. In 1964, he and his wife Martie founded Arden Companies. The privately-held company services major retailers with outdoor products, including the Bombay brand, from four factories in the United States and offices in Michigan, China and Taiwan. Mr. Sachs has a long-standing commitment to education, both personally and through their Company. His initial interest in the Maltz Jupiter Theatre was ignited by the Conservatory program. In addition, his love of live theatre has given him much pleasure from the outstanding productions he has seen at the Maltz. He is past Chairman of the International Housewares Association, one of the largest not-for-profit trade organizations in the country, and has been active on other industry boards and charitable organizations. He has also served on the Boards of Directors of various middle market manufacturing and service companies. Mr. Sachs has been married for 54 years, and he and Martie have two children and five grandchildren. Their primary residence is in Juno Beach, FL. They also enjoy their homes in Birmingham, MI, and in Stratford, Ontario, CA where they have been very active supporters of the Stratford Festival, the largest repertory theatre in North America.
Ralph Saltzmanreceived his degree at New York University. He founded DesignTex, a leader in the textile manufacture and design market. He continued at the helm after the company became part of the Steelcase Design Partnership in 1988. He retired in 1996. Today, as an art connoisseur and active art collector, Mr. Saltzman supports a number of cultural organizations, including the Florida Atlantic University and the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, Florida; and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre and Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida. He and his wife, Muriel, are dedicated members of the Norton and have made possible the Museum's Jodi Saltzman Gallery, in honor of their daughter.
Robin B. Smith
Robin B. Smith is Chairman of Publishers Clearing House, which she joined as President in 1981 after a 16-year career at Doubleday and Co., Inc. where she progressed from Research Analyst to President and General Manager of the Book Clubs Division and then President and General Manager of Dell Publishing Co., Inc. (a subsidiary of Doubleday and Co). She holds an MBA degree from Harvard University and a BA degree from Wellesley College. Mrs. Smith is currently Vice Chair of ADLP, a French direct marketing company. She has served on many corporate boards including BellSouth Corporation, Texaco, Kmart, Omnicom Group, Springs Industries, the Bache Group, Jack Eckerd Corporation, Bell and Howell, Huffy, John Labatt and as a Trustee of the Prudential/Jennison Retail and Target Mutual Funds. In the non-profit world, Ms. Smith serves as a Trustee and as Chair of the Finance Committee of the Big Moose Community Chapel.
Susan Namm Spencer
Susan Namm Spencer is a resident of Jupiter, Florida and Larchmont, New York. She graduated with a B.S. degree in Mass Communications from Emerson College. Her past work experience includes fifteen years of various Vice Presidential Management and Marketing assignments at Citibank/Citigroup. She also served as CEO and Marketing Director of two (New York and Connecticut) HMOs. Board assignments have included the YWCA of Greater New York City, and Emerson College. She is the founder of the William I. Spencer Fund for head and neck cancer research and treatment at NYU Langone Medical Center and has raised $1.9 million to date. A strong advocate of children's programs, Susan participated in the Guardian Ad Litem volunteer program in Palm Beach County and continues her 17-year, weekly commitment, with Head Start as part of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County. An oil painter, Susan has exhibited her work in both New York and Florida. She currently serves on the boards of The Lighthouse Art Center (past President), the National Advisory Council of the Conservation Fund in Washington, DC. and is a Trustee of Emerson College in Boston, MA.
Salvatore A. Tiano
Salvatore A. Tiano is a Managing Director, Financial Advisor and Portfolio Manager with J.P. Morgan. As head of The Tiano Group, Sal sets the tone for the team’s guiding principles: remain transparent and accessible to clients at all times and constantly operate with clients’ best interests at the forefront. He began his career in 1989 with Drexel Burnham and joined Bear Stearns Private Client Services (now J.P. Morgan Securities) in 1991, where he became one of the youngest Senior Managing Directors in the history of the company. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Sal is known throughout the greater Palm Beach area for his support of various charities and community groups. He is the founder and trustee of the Jimmy Martello Foundation, a charitable organization set up in memory of a close friend who died in the World Trade Center tragedy. Sal also serves on the Board of Directors for the Benjamin School, as well as the Planned Giving Council of the Place of Hope, a child welfare organization.Sal lives in Jupiter, Florida, with his wife, Kim, and their five children. He enjoys golf, coaching and working with children.
Dee Topolis the former President and CEO of Travelers (now Citigroup) Foundation; former Vice President of the American Express Foundation; and past President and CEO of the Wildcliff Children's Museum in New Rochelle, New York. Dee has a M.A. from New York University and served as President of the Mamaroneck, New York School Board. In addition, Dee is past Chair of the New York City Child Care Commission, as well as the Westchester County Parks Recreation and Conservation Board. Dee's volunteer work includes serving as President of the League of Women Voters of New York State Education Foundation and President of the Families and Work Institute Board of Directors. Dee was also was a member of the Carnegie Hall Education Committee and an Advisor for the Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck New York, as well as a member of the Westchester County and Lower Manhattan Arts Councils.
Jeffrey Whiteis a Senior Vice President and Sr. Commercial Banking Relationship Manager for Northern Trust whose responsibilities include the development and cultivation of credit and banking relationships with clients in the northern Palm Beach County region. He is located in the Bank’s regional headquarters in North Palm Beach. Mr. White has more than 20 years of corporate and private banking experience. Before joining Northern Trust, he held the position of Vice President with SunTrust in their Wealth Management Group in Palm Beach, and various banking positions with PNC Bank in Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. He is a graduate of Clemson University and holds an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. An active member of the community, Mr. White currently is on the board of the Jupiter-Tequesta Athletic Association and has been involved with the Palm Beach Opera and the Armory Arts Center. He enjoys snow skiing, reading and all sports, and lives with his wife and three children in Jupiter, FL.
W. Scott Seeley
W. Scott Seeley is vice president, compliance & corporate secretary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), one of the nation’s leading electricity and energy infrastructure services companies. He is responsible for NextEra Energy’s overall compliance and corporate ethics programs and leads all aspects of NextEra Energy’s corporate governance in his role as NextEra Energy’s the Corporate Secretary. Mr. Seeley joined NextEra Energy in 2013. Previously Mr. Seeley served as senior vice president, business affairs and general counsel for Telemundo Media, a global media company and division of NBCUniversal. Prior to NBCUniversal and Telemundo, he held leadership roles in General Electric’s law department, including as the general counsel of GE Infrastructure, GE Transportation Systems and GE Mexico, when he was also chairman of GE’s Latin America Legal Council. Mr. Seeley earned a Bachelor of Arts with distinction from the University of Virginia and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. He is a member of the Ohio Bar and is a Florida authorized house counsel. Mr. Seeley and his wife Kristina reside in West Palm Beach.