Young Professionals

Young Professionals Horizon Board

Making Dreams Come True

for children with life-threatening illnesses

Young Professionals
Horizon Board

Horizon Board

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:

  1. Providing Special Times for Dreamers and their families
  2. Supporting Holiday Donation Drives
  3. 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 andrea@dreamscometrue.org 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 dct.horizon@gmail.com 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