FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT
William is the CEO of G.B.S., Inc. which is part of a 105 year old family business involved in the hardware stores and paint stores industry. He is also on the Executive Board of the Salvadoran American Humanitarian Foundation (www.sahf.org). He is passionate about photography and the environment.
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.
Abby is currently applying to graduate schools for her doctorate in Physical Therapy. She is a graduate of the Animal Sciences program at the University of Florida. She is an avid horseback rider and animal lover.
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
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.
BOARD MEMBER AND CHIEF PHOTO AND VIDEO EDITOR
Max is a junior at Syracuse University working towards a double major in Photography and Entrepreneurship where he is also the Assistant Photo Editor for the school's newspaper, the Daily Orange. He is a passionate photographer with a long list of awards. He is also one of our Student Contributing Photographers.
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 He 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.