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Anna Corman

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Anna Corman

President & Chief Executive Officer


I served in the Peace Corps in Kyrgyzstan from 2010-2012.

Parks and Recreation is one of my favorite TV shows.

I have two doodles, Penny & Huxley, who keep me very busy.

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Rich Mallow

Chief Development Officer

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Rich Mallow

Chief Development Officer


I have two children and five grandchildren!

I am originally from NY and am a diehard Yankee and Giants fan!

I have spent time on the USS Nimitz in the Pacific!

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    Aimee Beechum

    Program Support Assistant

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    Aimee Beechum

    Program Support Assistant


    I went to the University of Florida and I’m a die hard fan of the orange and blue.

    I belong to Grace O’Malley, the 1st all women Gasparilla krewe.

    I am the President of a whiskey club and traveled to Kentucky in 2020.

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    Amari Smith

    College & Career Center Coordinator

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    Amari Smith

    College & Career Center Coordinator


    I studied abroad in Peru during my undergrad at San Diego State.

    I was born and raised in California.

    I love biking around town and spotting gators!

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    Amber Sale

    Stewardship & Database Specialist

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    Amber Sale

    Stewardship & Database Specialist


    I am a second generation Tampa native.

    I’ve been a ballet dancer for 20 years.

    The top countries I’d like to visit include Nepal, Japan and Cambodia.

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    Angie Anthony

    Director of Scholarships and Grant Programs

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    Angie Anthony

    Director of Scholarships and Grant Programs


    I have 2 adorable dogs & love taking them to the beach-our happy place!

    I‘m Greek & Irish. I love cooking traditional Greek foods & visiting Greece.

    Love my job & helping students on their path to success!

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    Colin Higgins

    Director of Communications

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    Colin Higgins

    Director of Communications


    Stanley Kubrick, Ridley Scott, and David Fincher are my favorite movie directors.

    I can build a computer from the ground up, but I can’t work on a car to save my life.

    I was at Super Bowl 50 in San Francisco and cheered as the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers.

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    Cory Hutchinson

    Accounting Manager

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    Cory Hutchinson

    Accounting Manager


    I am a huge Miami Dolphins fan!

    My wife and I love to visit the mountains.

    I have a wonderful dog named Buttons.

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    Dan Grucza

    Warehouse & Facilities Coordinator

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    Dan Grucza

    Warehouse & Facilities Coordinator


    I enjoy helping my kids with their house projects.

    My favorite food is pizza. I could eat it every day.

    Watching TV puts me to sleep, unless it is football.

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    Danielle Bangsil

    Development Manager

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    Danielle Bangsil

    Development Manager


    I’m a dog mom to two Australian Shepherds, Nellie and Kylo.

    My favorite places to visit are Hawaii and the Philippines.

    I was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. Go Bills!

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    Deja Wilson

    College & Career Center Coordinator

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    Deja Wilson

    College & Career Center Coordinator


    I love R&B music and dance.

    I graduated from FAMU. #GORATTLUHS

    Coraline is one of my favorite movies.

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    Elísabet Rivera

    Mentor Coordinator

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    Elísabet Rivera

    Mentor Coordinator


    According to Myers Briggs, my personality type is ISFJ-A aka “The Defender.”

    The beach (& any place near a body of water) is my happy place!

    I served with AmeriCorps for 2 years after graduating from USF.

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    Hannah Coto

    Executive Assistant to the CEO

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    Hannah Coto

    Executive Assistant to the CEO


    I was born and raised in Florida and love to be near the water.

    I am a cat mom to two, Moe and Mae.

    I graduated from USF but am a Miami Hurricanes football fan.

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    Johanne Castagan

    Tech Connect Program Assistant

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    Johanne Castagan

    Tech Connect Program Assistant


    The gym is my happy place.

    I was a performer in the pregame show of Superbowl XXXV.

    My running group is called Brunch Bunch with a Running Problem.

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    Kayla Gleason

    Communications Coordinator

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    Kayla Gleason

    Communications Coordinator


    I have a black standard poodle named Frankie (short for Frankenstein).

    I studied abroad in the UK and want to revisit Scotland.

    I love to paint (animals & people are my favorite subjects)!

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    Kayla Zambito

    Director of Take Stock in Children & Student Services Coordinator

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    Kayla Zambito

    Director of Take Stock in Children & Student Services Coordinator


    Love podcasts, Taylor Swift and reading (Favorite author is Taylor Jenkins Reid).

    I share a birthday with two of my three sisters.

    Bunny mom to a house rabbit, named Maggie.

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    Kristen Hendrickson

    Teaching Tools Program Coordinator

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    Kristen Hendrickson

    Teaching Tools Program Coordinator


    Hockey is my go to sport and have had my photo taken twice with the Stanley Cup. Go Bolts!

    I love 70’s and 80’s music with two of my favorite genres being Yacht Rock and New Wave.

    I have a passion for gardening and am cultivating a beautiful butterfly garden.

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    Laura Grucza

    Director of Development

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    Laura Grucza

    Director of Development


    I am a New York girl at heart.

    I was a roadie for the halftime show at Super Bowl XLIII.

    My glass is half full, always!

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    Liz Butler

    Digital Navigator

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    Liz Butler

    Digital Navigator


    I have two daughters who are 6 & 9 and two doodles: Gus & Daisy. 

    I love spending time with my family. The zoo & boating are our favorite activities.

    I love shopping and traveling.

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    Lynne Mantz

    Grants Manager

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    Lynne Mantz

    Grants Manager


    I’ve lived in Florida for 25 years & take advantage of the active lifestyle.

    My husband says the internet was invented for me – I love to discover new things!

    My favorite vacation spot is anywhere on or near the water.

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    Melanie Jimenez

    College Success Coach

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    Melanie Jimenez

    College Success Coach


    I love going salsa dancing.

    My favorite food is Sushi. I can eat it every day!

    I love collecting magnets from different cities and countries, I have 55 in total.

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    Natalie Doig

    Director of Teacher Resource Program

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    Natalie Doig

    Director of Teacher Resource Program


    #BoyMom to a high school senior.

    As a Formula 1 racing fan, I’ve traveled from England to Austin, Texas to see races.

    I love everything Christmas!

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    Pablo Gonzalez

    Accountant

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    Pablo Gonzalez

    Accountant


    Proud dad to my four pets. Two dogs Bentley & Spicy and two cats Luna & Snow.

    I love Italian food and hope to enjoy it in Italy some day!

    NYC is at my core but am excited to embrace my move to Florida.

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    Patricia Alin

    Digital Navigator

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    Patricia Alin

    Digital Navigator


    Born in Perth Amboy, NJ to a Peruvian mother and an Argentinian father.

    Food is my love language.

    My favorite soccer player calls me “mom.”

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    Stephen Ford

    Director of Digital Equity Initiatives

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    Stephen Ford

    Director of Digital Equity Initiatives


    University of Tampa – National Champion (Baseball ’93)

    Hobbies – Coaching Baseball, Golf, and spending time with family

    Tampa Bay Sports Fan (Rays, Bucs, Lightning)

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    Zarna Martinez

    Events & Engagement Manager

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    Zarna Martinez

    Events & Engagement Manager


    A big fan of Taylor Swift, mac and cheese, karaoke and themed parties.

    I avidly listen to a pop culture podcast called The Morning Toast.

    Tik Tok addict – I sometimes even speak in Tik Tok references!

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