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Sharon Arroyo
VICE PRESIDENT, DUKE ENERGY
Arroyo has molded her position to be one of community engagement as an unwavering advocate for all Central Floridians.

Dick Batchelor
OWNER, DICK BATCHELOR MANAGEMENT GROUP
With a lifetime in politics, business and philanthropy, Batchelor’s consulting firm provides sharp analysis and strategic advice while allowing him to better the circumstances of Orlando’s vulnerable residents.

Leticia Diaz
DEAN, BARRY UNIVERSITY
A founding dean of the law school, Cuban American
Diaz has earned national recognition for expanding
minority engagement in the fi eld of law.

Frank DiBello
PRESIDENT & CEO, SPACE FLORIDA
DiBello has made the business of space his forte and
Central Florida reaps the rewards of its many high-
technology fi rms and their skilled workforces.

Vanessa Echols
FORMER WFTV NEWS ANCHOR, WFTV ORLANDO
After 30 years as one of the faces of news in Orlando,
Echols retired and wrote the unique book/devotional/
journal “We’re in Heaven, and I Have Some Questions,”
which invites readers to explore the Bible.

Betsy Gardner Eckbert
PRESIDENT & CEO, WINTER PARK
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Under Gardner Eckbert’s leadership, the chamber
advocated for businesses throughout the pandemic with
open communication and proactive strategies.

Eddy Moratin
PRESIDENT, LIFT ORLANDO
Moratin is an unabashed social entrepreneur whose
career has been one of working to eliminate poverty
through education and economic opportunity.

John Rivers
CHAIRMAN, THE 4R FOUNDATION
The roots of Rivers’ “Barbeque Ministry” are spread far and deep, engaging businesses and institutions with the goal of eliminating hunger in Central Florida through his 4R Foundation.

Ken Robinson
PRESIDENT & CEO, DR. PHILLIPS INC.
Led by Robinson, Central Florida’s largest grant-making organization is the builder behind the Packing District, a mixed-use community that pays homage to the light industry that supported the area’s citrus past.

Dr. George Wallace
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, LGBT+
CENTER ORLANDO, INC.
After Gov. Ron DeSantis cut The Center’s funding in
2021, Wallace was down but not out and rebounded with donations exceeding the cut amount so that Pulse shooting survivors and others may still find a path to wellness.