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Our team


  • Gerald Tucker, chair
  • Josh Gonzales, 1st vice chair
  • Andrew LoFaro, 2nd vice chair
  • Patrick Grady, treasurer
  • Ken Thomas, secretary & immediate past chair


  • Bettye Stevens Coney
  • Lori Davis
  • Anne DeYoung
  • Dolores Geverink
  • John Maze
  • Blake Merrill
  • Heath Nailos, JD
  • Oliver P. Pluta
  • Mirta Conde-Vega, auxiliary president
  • Danielle Spears
  • Maria Stefanovic
  • Lynne Winker, UF Health Central Florida advisory board rep.

Board emeritus

  • Beverly Wilhide, by-laws advisor
  • Dave van de Velde
  • Wade Boyette, Esq.


  • Don Henderson, CEO, UF Health Central Florida
  • Diane Harden, CFO, UF Health Central Florida

Foundation development team

UF Health Leesburg Hospital is a private, not-for-profit organization and is a qualified charitable organization under section 501(C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our federal tax exemption number is 85-8012673154C-6.