Horizon Board

Horizon Board

Making Dreams Come True

for children with life-threatening illnesses

Dreams Come True is proud to have the support of many professionals across the First Coast. This dedicated group, known as the Horizon Board, is focused on helping to make a difference in the lives of local children battling life-threatening illnesses (Dreamers) and their families.

Horizon Board Mission

The goal of the Horizon Board is to be the First Coast’s premier professionals group, focused on the following impact statements:

  • Work to improve the lives of First Coast children battling life-threatening illnesses
  • Serve as brand ambassadors for Dreams Come True
  • Experience personal and professional development

Since its inception in 2001, the Horizon Board has continued to grow each year. Members include professionals from various business sectors, including: health and human services, marketing, public relations, realty, banking, construction and legal services.

Horizon Board Officers:

President – Leigh Ann Russell, Senior Manager, Tournament Business Affairs Operations and Fan Engagement, PGA TOUR

Vice President – Tabetha Martins, Regional Recruiter, Envoy Mortgage

Secretary – James Gilbert, Account Executive, 925 Partners Insurance

Vice President of Membership Development – Danielle T. Callegari, Optometrist, Atlantic Eye Institute

Vice President of Professional Development and Networking – Nic Zoretic, Director of Operations, TOTE Maritime 

Treasurer – Kevin Engmann, Lead Application Engineer, Stellar Energy

DCT5K Development Chair – Amanda Trescot, Senior Account Executive, Mimedx

DCT5K Development Co-Chair – Daniel Kennon, Sales Specialist, Bobcat Company

Special Times/Holiday Chair– Brooke Woodall, Occupational Therapist, Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Social Media Chair – Kara Terwilliger, Senior Director, National Partnerships, NASCAR

At Large: 

  • Abby Andring, Baptist Health
  • Marisa Barbieri, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty
  • Elana Bobelis, Bobcat
  • Olivia Genito, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty
  • Chris Jarrell, Chase
  • Maggie Lorenz, Miller Electric
  • Kelly Novak
  • Michelle Martino, Edwards & Ragatz
  • Kendall McLendon, KPMG
  • Patric Young
  • Emily Vurnakes, W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractor

Interested in joining the Horizon Board?

Professionals with the desire to serve our community through support of Dreams Come True are invited to join the Horizon Board. Members pay an annual fee of $100 and receive:

  • Official Horizon Board swag
  • Opportunity to serve Dreamers through Special Times activities each year, including, but not limited to Trunk-or-Treat and the Dreams Come True Holiday Adoption Program
  • Invitation to four annual professional networking events
  • Invitation to additional social networking opportunities throughout the year
  • Opportunity to assist in the production of the Dreams Come True 5K by forming teams and contributing to the creation of an exciting participant experience

Do not delay, become a member of the Horizon Board today:



Horizon Board Contact:

Sheri Criswell, Executive Director, Dreams Come True  sheri@dreamscometrue.org


Dreams Come True Horizon Board
6803 Southpoint Parkway
Jacksonville, FL 32216

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