Board of Advisors
Our Board of Advisors brings dedication, passion, wisdom and experience to guide and support our market-leading Online Fundraising and Donor Relationship Management platforms.
Meet Stephen Rose
Financial Resource Development Consultant Stephen is a consultant to non-profit organizations, where he specializes in leadership and board development, strategic planning, intergenerational philanthropy, corporate relationships, and annual, capital and endowment campaigns. He is the Development Chair for the Hillels of Broward and Palm Beach Counties and a Board member of the Florida State Hillel Council. As the Associate Executive Vice President for Financial Resource Development of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, he established a new program of Total Financial Resource Development. He has attained the status of "Fellow" of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the highest level of professional achievement in healthcare resource development and served as Treasurer and Board member of AHP. Rose has made presentations to professional conferences and organization boards throughout the United States focusing on capital and endowment fund development, foundation management and investments, major gifts campaign, intergenerational philanthropy, and "women and money."
Meet Angelo Malahias
Financial Expert and former President of Andrx Corporation Angelo has extensive executive management experience in the Finance and Pharmaceutical industries, including 11 years with KPMG and CFO positions at Circa Pharmaceuticals and Andrx Corporation (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc.), where he also served as President. Among other credentials, Malahias earned his CPA in 1985 and qualified as an Audit Committee Financial Expert as defined by Sarbanes-Oxley Section 407. He is currently a Principal of DACKS, Inc., where he consults with CEOs and CFOs of private and public companies. He is also a Board member at Eurand N.V.
Meet Susan Ervin
Vice President for Development with The Everglades Foundation Susan is an accomplished development and external relations executive with more than 20 years experience in fundraising for nationally recognized health, education and arts institutions, including the University of Miami's Institute for Human Genomics and Miller School of Medicine, the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and the Miami Art Museum. Ervin has particular expertise in strategic planning, cultivation, personal solicitation, grant writing, stewardship, donor relations and special events, as evidenced by a solid track record of success in major gift development.
Meet Dr. Randy Pohlman
Dean Emeritus and Professor of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern Univerity Nova Southeastern University is the largest independent institution of higher education in the State of Florida and among the top six largest independent institutions nationally. Randy is an active presence in the South Florida community and served as a Trustee and Member of the Board of Governors for the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. He served as a member of the 2004 GMCC Cutting Edge Award Committee, and was Chief Judge for the 2002, 2003, and 2005 GMCC Cutting Edge Awards. Dr. Pohlman was on the Board of Governors and served as a Trustee for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Dr. Pohlman served on the Board of Directors as Lead Director and was Chairman of the Audit Committee for Clark Consulting (CLK/NYSE). He is also sought as a management consultant and advisor.
Meet Dr. Robert Plant
Computer Information Systems - Associate Professor University of Miami Dr. Robert Plant, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems at The University of Miami, and Research Director of The Intelligent Computer Systems Research Institute. Dr. Plant obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science at The University of Liverpool, England. Previously having studied Computation at The Programming Research Group, Oxford University, England, and Wadham College, Oxford. Dr. Plant writes for the Wall Street Journal and blogs for the Harvard Business Review. His research interests are in Strategy and Information Systems, Software Methodology and Artificial Intelligence, having recently published "The Disappearing Data Center" in Harvard Business Review and "When will you outgrow your data Center" in Harvard Business Review. He has also published over 60 articles in academic publications and at conferences around the world. Dr. Plant is a Chartered Engineer (U.K.), a European Engineer, and a Fellow of the British Computer Society.
Meet Bryan Dennstedt
Chief Technology Officer at MDLIVE Bryan is currently the Chief Technology Officer at MDLIVE, the premier tele-medicine company backed by Sentara and Sutter health systems, including John Sculley (prior Apple CEO). At MDLIVE, Bryan is responsible for all technology operations, including product research and development, dev-ops, and the customer experience. Creating and building the team from seven to fifty plus team members with his vision and strategy took MDLIVE to the next level. Bryan created the full mobile strategy, while consolidating environments and setting the technology direction. He also plays a significant role in business development and strategic partnerships.