Our Team


WCF

WILLIAM FREUND

FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT

Beginning his professional career as a commercial pilot and then working for 25 years in his family's 107 year old family business, William decided to dedicate himself full time to running and growing fStop in January of 2020.  He is also on the Executive Board of the Salvadoran American Humanitarian Foundation (www.sahf.org).

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AMY FREUND

VICE PRESIDENT

Amy is Program Coordinator for The Harvest Drive, a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to feeding hungry students in public schools in Broward County, Florida.  She has been involved with them for over eight years.

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ABBY FREUND

BOARD SECRETARY

Abby is currently conducting her doctorate in Physical Therapy at Emory University.  She is a graduate of the Animal Sciences program at the University of Florida.  She is an avid horseback rider and animal lover.

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DAVID BATES

BOARD MEMBER AND LEGAL COUNSEL

David is a shareholder at the Gunster Law Firm in Florida.  He serves on Gunster’s board of directors and is co-chair of the firm’s Technology & Emerging Companies practice.  He has twice been named Corporate Lawyer of the Year in West Palm Beach as well as one of the top 100 Lawyers in Florida.  David is also a passionate photographer and one of our Contributing Photographers. You can see more of his images on his web site www.davidbates.com

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CLIFF PAGE

BOARD MEMBER AND EDUCATION PROGRAM CHAIR

Cliff is the owner of Cliff Page Academic Solutions, LLC and has over 16 years experience in the classroom.  He has been recognized as the Teacher of the Year at the Pine Crest School in Ft. Lauderdale, FL as well as the Linnell Award winner for Excellence in Teaching.

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MAX FREUND

BOARD MEMBER AND CHIEF PHOTO AND VIDEO EDITOR

Max is the founder of M. Freund Photography, a company that focuses on creating captivating images and videos for personal and professional use.  He is a senior at Syracuse University working towards a double major in Photography and Entrepreneurship.  He is a passionate photographer with a long list of awards.  He is also one of our Student Contributing Photographers.

JAYNE JOHNSTON

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Jayne Johnston is the education coordinator for the CREW (Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed) Land & Water Trust in Southwest Florida. She received her Bachelor of Arts in environmental studies from Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) and is a passionate conservationist and environmental educator. She completed an internship with the FGCU Wings of Hope Panther Posse Program which led to a position with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) as the panther outreach specialist educating residents on how to co-exist with the Florida panther. She then transitioned into the state-wide wildlife assistance biologist position where her coexistence messaging expanded to include bears, bobcats, coyotes, hawks, and snakes. She has served on various environmental boards (Audubon of SWFL and LEEF-FL) and volunteers for multiple organizations. She is thrilled to join the fStop Foundation! In her free time, she enjoys birds, birds, and birds.

MARILYN BAUER

COMMUNICATION CHAIR

Marilyn Bauer is a marketing communications expert and award-winning writer who is passionate about conservation. She is a two-time National Endowment for the Arts fellow in arts journalism and a three-time Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award-winner. Her stories and photos have appeared in most major metro newspapers, magazines and websites including Western Art & Architecture, ARTnews, Art in America, artforum, Art & Antiques and National Geographic Traveler.
She has led marketing departments for The Nature Conservancy, The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Digital Domain, Harper’s Magazine, Cartier and Harper’s Bazaar.
She is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, has a masters in arts administration and currently lives in West Palm Beach, Florida.