Board Member Profiles

Jamie AymerichPresident  Dr. Marguerite Barnett, Secretary
Mrs. Aymerich has held senior-level management positions at Fortune 500 companies and is the former Vice President, Associate Publisher at Sarasota Magazine. She is currently with Truforte Business Group as a business broker helping people buy and sell businesses throughout the state of Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., she has a master’s degree in IT and career and HR development from the Rochester Institute of Technology.  Dr. Barnett is a double Board Certified Harvard/MIT Trained Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon and the past Surgical Section Chief at Bon Secours Venice Hospital. She is the past and upcoming president of the Sarasota County Medical Society and past AMA alternate Delegate. She is the Director and Owner of Mandala MedSpa in Sarasota
 Arthur M. Guilford, Ph.D.
Cynthia Sharpe Malkin
ArthurGuilford (1)Mr. Arthur Guilford recently retired as a renowned regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. A native Floridian, Guilford began his career at USF Tampa in 1975 as an assistant professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders. He was then Chair of the department for 15 years, and became associate dean of faculty and program development for USF Tampa’s College of Arts and Sciences in 2004, overseeing tenure, honors and awards for over 650 faculty members. Mrs. Malkin is an active leader in the Sarasota community. She has served on numerous boards and currently holds the position of Board Chair of the William and Marie Selby Foundation. She is also a member of the Planned Parenthood Advisory Council.
Kristen Horler Brenda Parker
Ms. Horler has over 16 years professional fitness experience. She founded Baby Boot Camp i 2001, after the birth of her daughter, to provide moms with the opportunity to get fit with their stroller-aged child. In 2010, she launched a second franchise brand, Karna Fitness, which offers private and small group training for women. Ms. Horler is also a National Marketing Director for The Juice Plus+ Company. She earned her bachelor’s degree in physical anthropology from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a culinary arts degree from the Le Cordon Bleu in San Francisco. She will complete her master’s degree in December 2015 in applied nutrition with an emphasis in sports and fitness nutrition from Northeastern University. BrendaOriginally from Orlando, Ms. Parker is a graduate of The University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Amongst many career highlights, her 15-year run at Unisys sits high on her list of accomplishments. During that time, she led a team in marketing and support and conducting presentations on large mainframe computers, and ultimately, rolling out their “new “product called a Micro Computer.  Now, Ms. Parker works as contracted with the Office of the Supervisor of Elections in Sarasota. Ms. Parker is currently fulfilling a lifetime dream of helping others achieve the education they deserve through her involvement at the Women’s Resource Center of Sarasota County, where she currently sits on the scholarship committee for her eighth year now.
Gray Videnka
Kimberly A. Bald
Mrs. Videnka has over 13 years of experience in the Information Technology field.  She has been with Goodwill Manasota for almost four years where she has run the Information Technology department, and more recently, has taken on running the Project Management department. Prior to moving to Sarasota, Mrs. Videnka was based out of New York City and traveled the world consulting in the Information Technology space, specifically the implementation of Trade Order Management Systems. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Rollins College in economics and attended Greenwich Academy, an all-girls private school in Greenwich, Connecticut. Mrs. Videnka has been married for over 12 years to Tim Videnka and has 2 children – ages 11 and 8 – who are avid swimmers. If you can’t find her at Goodwill, you will find Mrs. Videnka at the pool enjoying a swim meet. Ms. Bald is currently the Principal and President of Harlee & Bald, P.A.  She earned her bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., and her Juris Doctorate with Honors from Stetson University College of Law.  She is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Sarasota as well as a member of the Board of Trustees for Pines of Sarasota Foundation. She was named one of the Florida Trend Legal Elite in 2009, 2011 and 2012 as well as one of Florida’s Super Lawyers in 2011 and 2012.
Amy Sankes  
 Ms. Sankes has more than seven years of fundraising leadership experience in the nonprofit sector of Sarasota and Manatee counties. She currently serves as the Philanthropic Advisor for the Gulf Coast Community Foundation. Previosuly, she was the Major Gift Officer at Mote Marine Laboratory, and prior to that, the Senior Director for Development for The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Florida State University Foundation. Prior to moving to Sarasota 10 years ago, her and husband Josh lived in Europe while he played professional basketball. During her travels to remote locations in Turkey, she became interested in helping women that didn’t have access to proper education or opportunities. Amy taught conversational English to some of these women in order to help them in their own lives as it related to employment opportunities or schooling.