Building Philanthropy to Build a Better Florida

FPN Board of Directors

Patricia Maddox, Chair

Patricia Maddox is president & CEO of the Winter Park Health Foundation in Winter Park, which she has led since its inception in 1994. Maddox has directed all facets of the foundation's mission and program planning. She came to Florida in 1993 leaving Duke University, where she had been executive director of Medical School Alumni Affairs and Development. Currently, Maddox is active in the health and health care community, serving on the University of Central Florida College of Health and Public Affairs Executive Committee and Advisory Board, the Metro YMCA Board, the Orange County Chairman's Healthcare Roundtable, the Heart of Florida United Way Investing in Results Council, the Mayflower Retirement Community Board of Directors and the Florida Hospital Board of Directors.


Térèse Coudreaut Curiel, Vice Chair

Térèse Coudreaut Curiel serves as vice president of administration and secretary to the board of trustees of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. She joined Knight Foundation in January 2011. Previously, Coudreaut Curiel ran the change management practice of a global consulting firm, Alexander Proudfoot and was executive director of organizational development for CS STARS, a risk management software and consulting division of Marsh, Inc., a subsidiary of MMC. Her earlier career includes a former engagement with Knight Foundation as the workforce performance and development manager and organizational development consulting work with Cambridge Technologies Partners. Coudreaut Curiel is a graduate of the State University of New York with a bachelor’s degree in marketing communications; she holds a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from Columbia University.


Teri Hansen, Treasurer

Teri Hansen is president and CEO of the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation in Sarasota, which was founded in 2014 to promote meaningful change in the areas of humanities and the arts, education and science, humanitarian causes, the environment and medical research. Previously, Hansen was President and CEO of Gulf Coast Communty Foundation in Venice. Under her leadership, Gulf Coast focused on catalytic community initiatives that systemically addressed issues such as hunger and nutrition, homelessness, workforce investment, and STEM education. Prior to joining Gulf Coast in 2002, Hansen was vice president for gift planning and donor relations at The Cleveland Foundation. She volunteers her leadership nationally, statewide and regionally. She is a past chair of the Council on Foundations' Community Foundations Leadership Team, was the founding president of Community Foundations of Florida, and currently serves on the board of the Florida Chamber Foundation.


Eric Kelly, Secretary

Eric Kelly has a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Florida State University and a Masters of Nonprofit Management from Florida Atlantic University. He is the President of Quantum Foundation, responsible for directing all program investments and overseeing all grantmaking. Eric is a community leader who specializes in strategic planning to ensure initiatives are sustainable and offer systemic solutions for regional issues. Prior to his current role, Eric worked as Executive Vice President for the foundation.  His career also includes roles as Director of Agency Relations at the United Way of Palm Beach County and Executive Director then Regional Vice President of Allegany Franciscan Ministries. Eric Kelly lives in West Palm Beach with his wife and four children.

Kim Bentley

Kim Bentley is assistant vice president of corporate philanthropy for JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a diversified automotive company headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Florida. In this position, she is responsible for the implementation of its corporate philanthropy strategy. Bentley's role at JM Family affords her the opportunity to be involved in many worthwhile organizations. She currently serves on the board of directors for Florida Philanthropic Network and Women In Distress. She has received recognition from several nonprofit organizations including Women's Way of the United Way of Broward County Volunteer of the Year Award, Big Brothers Big Sisters Déjà vu Ball Honoree, Leadership Broward Fun Lunch Honoree, and March of Dimes Women of Distinction.


Johnette Gindling

As the President & CEO of Space Coast Health Foundation, a health legacy foundation formed in 2010 from the sale of Wuesthoff Health System, Johnette Gindling is currently overseeing the grant-making work of the foundation with the mission of improving the health and wellness of Brevard County residents. She has 20 years experience in healthcare strategic planning, patient satisfaction, public relations and marketing having previously worked for Wuesthoff Health System in Rockledge, Florida, Good Shepherd Health System in Longview, Texas and Parkview Health System in Fort Wayne, Indiana. A native of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, Johnette graduated from Purdue University with both a BA and MA in Professional Communication. She currently serves on the Boards of the United Way and the Brevard Health Alliance. Johnette is also co-chair of Florida Health Funders, an FPN affinity group.


Charles Hokanson

Charles Hokanson is Senior Vice President – Florida Community Engagement for Helios Education Foundation, where he leads the Foundation’s staff engagement with the community and stakeholders to improve quality, access, and achievement across Florida’s birth-16 education continuum. Hokanson’s career has bridged the worlds of nonprofit, private sector, and government policy development and executive management. Prior to joining Helios, as President and CEO of Hokanson Consulting Group LLC, he provided strategic and public policy advice to nonprofit, think tank, trade association, and federal and state agency clients. Hokanson has held appointments at the U.S. Department of Education as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education, Chief of Staff and Senior Counsel to the General Counsel, and Chief of Staff for the Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Program Development. He has also served as president or executive vice president of several national education reform nonprofits and as professional staff to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Stanford University, where he earned a B.A. in History and American Studies and an M.A. in History, Hokanson earned his J.D. and Master of Public Policy degrees at the Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He currently sits on the Boards of the Florida Chamber Foundation, Florida Education Foundation, and Florida Philanthropic Network and serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hostelling International USA. Hokanson is also a member of the advisory boards for the Florida College Access Network (serving as Chairman), Florida TaxWatch Center for Educational Performance and Accountability, Center for Postsecondary Success at Florida State University, and Future Plans USA, LLC.


Cory Reeves

Cory Reeves is chief financial officer of Gulf Coast Community Foundation, responsible for the foundation’s financial, fund accounting, and investment activities. Gulf Coast has grown to include more than 730 charitable funds and invested more than $240 million into the community since its inception in 1995. Prior to joining Gulf Coast in December 2013, Reeves served as a supervisor with the public accounting firm Kerkering, Barberio & Co., where he worked primarily with nonprofit organizations on financial and tax reporting matters. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a BSBA in Accounting and Finance and resides in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.


Ashley Smith Juarez

Ashley Smith Juarez is a trustee at The Emily Balz Smith Foundation, her family's foundation based in Jacksonville, and serves as the Clinton Health Matters Initiative regional director for Northeast Florida. Prior to joining the foundation, Smith Juarez served as the executive director of The Chartrand Foundation, a family foundation committed to expanding opportunities and excellence in Early Childhood through grade 12 public education. She has a background in teaching and dropout prevention. She also currently serves as the president of the Family Support Services board of directors, a member of The Women’s Giving Alliance Steering Committee and as a member of the WCJT Board of Trustees, Northeast Florida's local public broadcasting station, and is a member of the Duval County School Board representing District 3. She holds her B.S. in History and Secondary Education from Vanderbilt University.


Marlene Spalten

Marlene Spalten joined the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay as its President and CEO in October 2012. With an objective of significantly increasing philanthropy in the region, she was listed on Tampa Bay Business Journal’s “25 People to Watch in 2013”. Since its inception in 1990, CFTB has distributed $200 million in grants while building assets to almost $190 million through community leadership, philanthropic services, and creative grantmaking. Marlene serves on the Boards of the Florida Philanthropic Network, the Florida Nonprofit Alliance, and Community Foundations of Florida. She is a graduate of Cornell College with a BA in English.