Young Professionals Horizon Board
Making Dreams Come True
for children with life-threatening illnesses
Dreams Come True is proud to have the support of many young professionals from across the First Coast. This dedicated group, known as the Horizon Board, not only organizes several events and activities each year, but they also help to make a difference in the lives of Dreamers and their families.
Since its start in 2001, the Horizon Board has continued to grow each year. Members include young professionals from many sectors, including marketing and public relations, banking, construction and legal services.
The Horizon Board is tasked with focusing on three key elements that are vital to the growth and success of Dreams Come True:
- Providing Special Times for Dreamers and their families
- Supporting Holiday Donation Drives
- Networking & Motivating Others
How YOU can support the Horizon Board
The Horizon Board is always looking for companies and invidiuals to support their efforts in making special times and dreams possible for children in Northeast Florida. If you are intrested in making a financial or in-kind donation toward the Horizon Board’s efforts, please contact Dreams Come True’s Director of Community Relations, Andrea Siracusa at email@example.com or 904-296-3030. Participting in Horizon Board events also provides a much needed support in their efforts to make a difference
Upcoming Horizon Board Events
Want more information about any of these events, email firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the contact form to the right.
Dreamer’s Halloween Party – October 26, 2018
The Horizon Board will be transforming the Dreams Come True office into a themed Halloween party for dream children and their families. Sponsors and volunteers are welcomed to join in the fun. More details to come soon.
Annual Holiday Social – November 2018
Tentatively scheduled for November 1, 2018; the Horizon Board will be hosting their annual holiday social as a wonderful opportunity for young professionals in the Northeast Florida community to network while supporting children over the holiday season. The “Dream Tree” will be available for guests to claim a special gift tag and help make a child’s Christmas dreams come true. Check back soon for more details on location and how to register.
Dreamer’s Christmas Celebration – December 11, 2018
The Horizon Board and its supporters will join at Dave & Buster’s to present gifts to all the dream children adopted during the holiday. This event requires an RSVP, due to limited space. Sponsors and volunteers are welcomed to join.
Horizon Board Officers
President – Michelle P. Haines, Associate Attorney, Cole, Scott & Kissane P.A.
Vice President – C.J. Terrell, Talent Supply Chain Engagment Manager, Amazon
Treasurer – Steve Van Casteren, Delivery Manager, Modis
Public Relations and Marketing – Alexis Lahiff, Community Relations and Events Manager, Kendra Scott
Horizon Board Members
Kim Archer, Director Resource Analytics, CSX
Daniel Burkhardt (Past President), Vice President, NAI Hallmark
Danielle T. Callegari, Optometrist (OD), Atlantic Eye Institute
Raymond Chin, Director, JAX Refrigeration, Inc.
Randy Hardin, Project Manager, Miller Electric Company
Joanne Joseph (Immediate Past President), Project Manager, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Addie Kasraeian (Past President), Corporate Sales Director, Bailey’s Health and Fitness
Marisa Mariano, Creative Services Marketing Manager, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty
Patrick Mobley, Account Executive, Zellner Insurance Agency
Bryan Russell (Past President), Director of Commercial Real Estate Underwriting, TIAA Bank
Leigh Russell, Manager, Tournament ACtivation & Community Outreach, PGA TOUR
Tabetha Martins, Department Coordinator, Jet HomeLoans
Contact the Horizon Board
Dreams Come True Horizon Board
6803 Southpoint Parkway
Jacksonville, FL 32216