Born and raised in Salisbury, Maryland Kathy Adkins has lived in Boca Raton for twenty years. She graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance.
Kathy joined Impact 100 Palm Beach County in its inaugural year in 2012 and worked on the Grants Review committee for three years. She is a past president of the Junior League of Boca Raton. Kathy has been a member of the Junior League for sixteen years, serving on the Board of Directors and chairing several committees. She was also a member of the Board of Directors for the Junior League of Boca Raton Endowment Fund for seven years.
Kathy joined the Florence Fuller Child Development Centers board in 2008 and now serves as Executive Vice President of the Board of Directors. She co-chaired the organization’s Wee Dream Ball in 2008 and 2009. Kathy has chaired the centers’ Development Committee for four years and also serves on the Board’s Nominating Committee.
She also enjoys volunteering at Pine Crest School where her daughter attends. She has served on Pine Crest’s Board of Advisors for the past eight years and the Annual Fund committee for six years as well as numerous positions in the Parents Association on both campuses. She also serves on the Lynn Woman’s Health and Wellness Institute Advisory Council for Boca Raton Regional Hospital working as the Focus Group Co-Chair in 2013.
Kathy is honored to join the board of Impact 100 PBC and work with such dynamic women towards our common goal to improve our community.
Helen Ballerano is excited to be involved with Impact 100 and believes it is a powerful catalyst for positive change in our greater community.
Helen was born and raised in New York City and moved to Boca Raton, FL in 1982. She is the Marketing Director at the law firm Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack where her husband Jim serves as the firm’s President. She earned her B.A. degree in Political Science and Sociology from Queens College of the City University of New York and Paralegal Certification in Corporate Law from Adelphi University. Helen has also been an active Realtor, for the past 27 years, and is currently the licensed broker for Talbot Group Realty, LLC, a real estate relocation referral company.
As a volunteer, Helen is an active sustainer with the Junior League of Boca Raton, of which she has been a member since 1989. Helen is a national board member of the Philoptochos Society (the women’s philanthropic arm of the Greek Orthodox Church of America), as well as a board member of the local chapter. Since arriving in Florida, Helen has been actively involved in the church community of St. Mark in Boca Raton. Most notably she served for 12 years as the Stewardship Chairman (annual giving fund) for St. Mark, and with great success. Additionally, Helen’s community involvement currently includes such organizations as the Boca Raton Historical Society, Habitat for Humanity and Impact 100. Her activities include league tennis, book group and the church choir. Helen and her husband Jim have two grown sons, Jonathan and Christopher.
Kim is a 4th generation Floridian and resides in Ocean Ridge with her husband and children. She is a CPA practicing at Traylor, Gratton & Beaumont, LLC and has over 30s’ experience in taxation and financial planning for individuals, businesses and estates and trusts. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in accounting.
She has served on various boards in her community including the South Palm Beach County YMCA, Delray Beach Center for the Arts at Old School Square, the Boynton Beach Chamber of Commerce and various committees in other charitable organizations and her church.
Susan Brockway has been a South Florida resident for over 45 years, and has resided in Boca Raton for 30 years. She graduated from Stetson University with a degree in Business, became a CPA, worked in the audit and consulting areas of a national public accounting firm, and later as the financial controller for a real estate land developer and country club. She left the workforce to raise her two daughters, and has been blessed to be able to volunteer and serve her community during this time. Susan actively served Saint Andrew’s School in many ways, was a member of the Board of Trustees for six years, and chaired the Board of Trustees from 2006-2008. She has served on the Parents Committee for the the University of Virginia and on the College Board of Visitors for Wake Forest University, and is currently active in P.E.O. which supports women’s education; the Boca Raton Pi Beta Phialumnae club; and serves as a Deacon at Grace Presbyterian Church. Serving the community through the dynamic organization of Impact 100 PBC and working with such talented women is a privilege she thoroughly enjoys.
Cynthia was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College, and has pursued graduate courses throughout her life. She has always been a committed volunteer, believing that it takes collaborative effort to make a better world. She was a cofounder of Georgians for Children, an advocacy and research organization for children’s issues on a statewide basis. She has been involved in leadership roles in The Schmidt Family Centre for the Arts which, among other things, produces the Festival of the Arts Boca, The Boca Raton Historical Society, her children’s schools, and many other organizations. Cynthia is pleased to be associated with Impact 100 PBC because of its proven ability to bring innovation to the nonprofit community and to involve so many women in its efforts.
Past President Susan Diener is a native of Michigan, however after residing in the Boca Raton area for over 30 years, she considers herself more of a Florida native. She moved to South Florida to finish school at Florida Atlantic University, receiving a BS in Finance as well as completing various MBA courses. After working for the City of Boca Raton for over 11 years, serving as an accountant and their Controller/Treasurer, she turned her focus to raising her two boys and volunteering in the community. Susan has been an active volunteer in the community for over two decades serving on various community boards , committees and projects with a prominence in the Junior League of Boca Raton (past president) and Saint Andrew’s School Parent Associations (currently Booster Club VP). Susan took her extensive volunteer experience and established, Partners In Fundraising, Inc., a consulting firm offering area nonprofits assistance with their fundraising endeavors. She enjoys tennis and has played in the South Palm Beach Women’s Tennis Association for 12 years and is also a novice golfer. Susan believes in giving back to her community and is honored to be part of Impact 100 where she can be a part of a groundbreaking organization that gives to the community in such an immense way.
Deborah is a native of Fayetteville, New York, which is a suburb of Syracuse. She graduated from Nazareth College, and received her Masters of International Education from the University of London. She moved to Delray Beach in 1974, and started a very long career with the Palm Beach School district, including teaching elementary students, training teachers and then a District Coordinator of ESOL. She spent some years as the owner of Chez Chocolate in Coral Springs while continuing to teach. Deborah has recently retired from the school district, and received Master Gardening Certification. As a Delray Beach community activist, Deborah has volunteered for over 30 years in many organizations and served on various city boards, most notably the Site Plan and Review Board for four years, as well as the Planning and Zoning Board for another four years. Deborah has been honored to be an integral part of the development of The Village by the Sea, and served on both winning All America City committees.
Immediate Past President Susan Duane is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, moving to Rochester, New York as a teenager. After graduating from Newcomb College of Tulane University, where she joined Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity. she moved to Delray Beach, her husband Marshall’s hometown in 1980.
Susan has been an active volunteer at Unity, Gulf Stream and Saint Andrews Schools, the First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach, Old School Square (now Delray Beach Center for the Arts), Wayside House and other organizations over the years. Most notably, she served as a board member of the Delray Beach Historical Society, the Lupus Foundation of America, Southeast Florida Chapter and Gulf Stream School (where she was Vice President and President of the Board of Trustees and chaired the Search Committee to find the current Head of School.) She chaired the Bethesda Hospital 13th Annual Women of Grace Luncheon and was herself honored as a Woman of Grace in 2013. Philanthropy is a family affair: Susan and Marshall chaired the Bethesda Hospital Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Ball in 2005 and continue to serve as active volunteers at their church and elsewhere. Susan and Marshall have three grown children, and two grandsons.
Louise Weir Glover is a native of Delray Beach, Florida with strong ties to the local community. Louise graduated from Auburn University, AL with a B.S. degree in International Business. Upon graduation, Louise moved to New York City to work on Wall Street in finance. After 10 years on Wall Street, she returned to South Florida, met and married John Glover, another native Floridian from Boca Raton. Their son, Slane Glover was born in 2000. She is a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch/Bank of America here in downtown Delray Beach. Louise and her husband enjoy raising their son, Slane surrounded by their family and friends. She is a member of the Junior League of Boca Raton, and currently serves on the Board of the CRC Recovery Foundation. She is an active volunteer at her son’s school, St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic School and Church. She has been a member of Impact 100 South Palm Beach since its inception and served on the grant committee for the past 4 years. In the past, Louise also serve on the Boards of both Old School Square and the Delray Beach Club.Louise loves anything to do with the ocean – boating, skin diving, and waterskiing. She also enjoys reading when she can and bike riding.
Cathy was born in upstate New York and raised in New Jersey. She graduated from Rider College with a B.S. in Business Administration and while working for JP Morgan, she attended a 3-month in-residence Executive Program for Management Development at Harvard University. She has 25 years of experience in the financial services industry with JP Morgan and Zurich Financial Services, and has lived and worked in New York, Amsterdam, London and Zurich. Upon returning to the U.S. in 2003, after 15 years abroad, she and her husband, Rich, made Boca Raton their primary residence, where they previously had a presence since 1989. Cathy is a member of the Advisory Council for the Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health and Wellness Institute. She is the secretary of the Boca Chapter of The Forum on Women’s Health and is a kitchen volunteer at Boca Helping Hands. Having lived abroad, Cathy recognizes the importance of being part of a local community and is excited to be a part of Impact 100 PBC, where women come together as one to make a discernible difference in their community.
Amy has been a member of the Boca Raton community for 21 years and volunteered for many local organizations. She is currently a 6 year Board member of the Florence Fuller Child Development Centers as well as a 3 year member of the Executive Board. She has co-chaired the agency’s Wee Dream Ball and chaired the Board Development committee for 3 years. In addition, Amy is a Trustee on the George Snow Scholarship Fund and participates on the scholarship committee.
She has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Boca Raton Historical Society and is a former chair of the organizations major fundraiser Boca Bacchanal. Amy is also a Sustaining Member of the Junior League of Boca Raton, while active she co-chaired the 2007 Women Volunteer of the Year luncheon and has on the Endowment Fund for 3 years.
Her volunteerism continued at North Broward Preparatory School were her children attend school through the Parent School Teacher Association. As well as a 4 year term on the Board of Trustees. Amy is also a member of the Advisory Council for the Christine E Lynn Women’s Center at the Boca Raton Regional Hospital.
Amy has been married to her husband Mike for 26 years and they 2 children.
Co-Founder of Impact 100 Palm Beach County. Cindy is originally from the Twin Cities and a BSN graduate of Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame, Indiana. She works with In Rem Solutions Inc., Moving Missions Forward, a consulting firm to local governments and nonprofit organizations.
She is an active volunteer in her community through her current involvement with the Junior League of Boca Raton, St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, North Broward Preparatory School, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Forum on Women’s Health, and the Reiling Family Foundation.
Impact 100 Palm Beach County promotes Cindy’s passion to build a better world. It gives members an opportunity to take what they have and connect it with innovative thinkers that are a part of the changemaking world. She is delighted to be involved with the dynamic group of women involved with Impact 100 Palm Beach County.
Suzy Lanigan is originally from Maine. She graduated from Bentley College in Waltham, MA with a Business Communications Degree. She is vice president of Ocean Properties a Hotel Management and Development Company. She has worked in many different aspects of her family business. Suzy has served on the Board of Trustees at Gould Academy, a small boarding school, in Maine for seven years. She spent a great deal of time in development for the school. She was a founding member of the Women’s Fund of Essex County; a charitable fund dedicated to improving the welfare of women and girls and has served many charities up north. Suzy is the mother of three grown children and relocated with her husband to Florida after 25 years in Manchester by the Sea, MA. Impact 100 was the perfect organization she was looking for to put her energy in.
Liz Locke moved to Palm Beach County in 1990 from Falmouth, Maine. She has over 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector as a volunteer, board member, and consultant and currently works as Electronic Resources Coordinator for the Palm Beach County Library System promoting digital literacy in our community.
A graduate of the University of Maine and the University of South Florida, Liz lives in Boynton Beach with her husband Jeff. They have three grown children are proud grandparents. Liz is actively involved with a number of civic and professional organizations and is also an avid quilter, quilt collector, and family history researcher.
As a founding member of Impact 100 Palm Beach County, Liz is proud to be an active participant in “women giving as one.”
Originally from upstate New York, Sharon McGuire has lived in South Florida for forty years. She is a CPA and graduate of University of Florida. She has worked for the City of Boca Raton for sixteen years and is currently the Office of Management & Budget Director.
Sharon has volunteered for various organizations in the community and professional organizations. She served on the board of the Junior League of Boca Raton. She has been a member of Impact 100 South Palm Beach County since its inception, served on the Grants Committee and as Focus Area Co-Chair. Sharon is honored to work with the most impactful women in the community providing truly efficient and effective philanthropy!
Sharon has lived in Delray Beach for twenty-five years with her husband and two sons. She is an avid runner, enjoys traveling, and loves the ocean and all outdoor activities.
Katherine was raised to give back. Following in her mother’s footsteps, she has always volunteered for charitable organizations. Growing up moving every couple of years as an Air Force daughter, she lived all over the world. Domestically, she lived in Texas, Delaware, and California. Internationally, she lived in Kenitra, Morocco, and Tehran, Iran. After graduating from Auburn University with a BS in Marketing, Katherine permanently moved to South Florida in 1979. She worked with The Miami Herald as the Tropic Account Manager. Katherine is married to Chris Metzger and they have two girls, Natalie and Hannah. Several boards she has served on include the American Cancer Society (past President & VP), St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church (Vestry), Chapel of Saint Andrew (Vestry, Senior & Junior Warden), Junior Symphony Guild, Junior Philharmonic, Chi Omega Alumni (past President), and Saint Andrew’s Parent Association (SAPA). Other organizations that Katherine participated in include the Junior League, Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida, Moms in Touch co-leader, and Boca Raton Christian School. She currently is social co-chair of the Delray Beach Club and Seaside Bible Study co-leader.
There are many super organizations in our neighborhood but Impact 100 gives Katherine a chance to truly make a difference where we live! She is honored to give back in such an impactful way!
Marina Morbeck moved to South Palm Beach County in 1991 after living overseas in Cairo, Egypt followed by a stint working at the Business School of Columbia University. She worked directly with the Dean of the Business School coordinating the Advisory Board and all of the Dean’s special events. Upon arriving in South Florida, she has served on numerous boards including Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, the Junior League of Boca Raton, North Broward Preparatory School, Horses and the Handicapped of South Florida and Autism After 21. Marina is an avid quilter, enjoys traveling and enjoys the occasional game of golf.
A native of Pennsylvania, Lisa Morgan has resided in South Florida for nearly 20 years. She holds a BS in molecular biology from Vanderbilt University, and a juris doctor from the Dickinson and University of Pennsylvania Schools of Law. As a practicing attorney in Philadelphia, she specialized in litigation and patent & trademark law. Lisa also served as Executive Vice President for a 350 person raw materials supplier, the first woman executive in the history of the company.
Currently, Lisa serves as Vice President of a real estate investment and management company. Throughout her career, Lisa has been extremely involved as a volunteer in her community. She has served on a variety of boards and committees, including the Board of Associates of Messiah College, the Lupus Foundation of America Southeast Chapter, the Delray Beach Historical Society, and Gulf Stream School. In addition, Lisa has also served as a guardian ad litem for children in Palm Beach County, Recently, Lisa was honored as a Woman of the Year by the American Cancer Society of Southeast Florida for her volunteer efforts.
Co-Founder of Impact 100 Palm Beach County. Lisa Mulhall is a native of York, Pennsylvania. She moved to South Palm Beach County in 1987 after graduation from the University of Delaware and the Dickinson School of Law. She established and works with In Rem Solutions, Inc., a consulting firm to local governments and nonprofit organizations.
Lisa has contributed thousands of volunteer hours to the local community through service as a long term Board member of the Junior League of Boca Raton (past president), In The Pines farmworker housing organization (20 years) and Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties (7 years). Lisa also serves a number of other nonprofit organizations as a volunteer for events and programs. She has been honored as a Woman of Grace by the Bethesda Memorial Hospital and a Soroptimist Woman of Distinction.
Julie Mullen and her business partner co-founded The Buzz Agency in 2007, quickly growing the company into one of the largest public relations and social media firms in South Florida. A seasoned marketing and public relations professional, Julie has served in director-level positions in a number of high profile industries. She was Director of Marketing and PR for the Boca Raton Museum of Art, Director of Public Relations for the largest ad agency in Indiana (Montgomery Zukerman Davis); Media Relations/Press Liaison Director for His Holiness The Dalai Lama during a 2-week visit to the U.S.; and has held similar positions with KSTW-Channel 11 (CBS affiliate/Seattle), The Tampa Tribune and The Edward J. DeBartolo Corporation.
Julie is a proud board member of Impact 100 Palm Beach County; is past President of Gold Coast Public Relations Council, and has served as Chairperson for the Boca Raton Cultural Consortium; Board Member for the South Florida Chapter of Women in Communications; Marketing Committee Member for the Palm Beach County Cultural Council; and Board Member of the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Association. Affectionately labeled an “Air Force brat,” having lived in 11 states and one foreign country, Julie is proud (and relieved) to call Florida home for the past 16 years.
Kim has been involved in community services in Palm Beach County since attending FAU as a Faculty Scholar where she was involved with Circle K (college level Kiwanis). She has been practicing Law in Palm Beach since 1992, and is very active with the local and State bar associations. She has volunteered as a Guardian Ad Litem and Attorney Ad Litem in Palm Beach and Broward County since 1990. She was awarded the Chair’s Award of Outstanding Merit in 2010 by the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar for Chairing the Ad Hoc Committee that created a statewide training program for family law Guardian Ad Litems. Kim is also on the Advisory Board of Community Partnership Group, and involvement now with Impact 100 PBC is a continuation of her dedication to the South Florida community.
Betsy was born in Pensacola, Florida and grew up in Miami. She attended Emory University majoring in English, and minoring in biology. She had a 40plus year career teaching English and photojournalism mass/media on a junior high, senior high and college level in GA, Texas, and ,FL, receiving over 300 awards on a local, state, and national level for the publications she advised until her retirement in July, 2003 . She retired to Rotary and traveling with her husband of 30 years, Michael W. “Mike” Owen, whom she met ocean racing. They lead a very active life traveling, sailing on their ocean racer, Penny Ante, fishing on their power boat, Bumaround; wind surfing; kayaking; water skiing; snow skiing; playing tennis and golf and traveling. Betsy loves taking pictures of all of their adventures. She supports her husband’s profession, real estate, also having her license since 1983. Betsy went through the chairs in her club and went on to serve as AG for two years, becoming Governor in 2008-2009. She is currently Membership Chair and RLI Director and Faculty Member. On the Zone level she served as Zone 34 Literacy Resource Coordinator. This year she is on the Executive Committee for the second time and will be District 6930 Advisor to RIDE Anne Matthews for the second year. She is a Paul Harris Society member, Double Sustainer, Major Donor, and Bequest Society member and Benefactor. She has received Rotarian of the Year of her club and the district and the district’s Service Above Self Award. A year ago she received the Service Above Self Award from the Board of Directors of Rotary International and the International Award for a Polio free World from the Rotary International Foundation Board of Trustees. She volunteers for the Women’s Council of Realtors®, Realtors® Association of the Palm Beaches, Florida Realtors®, Impact 100, Kappa Alpha Theta, and sits on the Board of Directors of Children’s Home Society, Executive Women of Palm Beaches, Bermuda High West Beach and Tennis Club, and Florida Realtors®. Betsy and Mike have had the privilege of traveling on behalf of their Realtor and Rotary organizations around the world to 38 countries, but especially Africa, India, and Thailand, all doing good in the world.
Tandy Robinson is Co-Founder of Impact 100 Palm Beach County. She mentored under Impact 100 Indian River County prior to helping start Impact 100 Palm Beach County. She is Vice President and Private Wealth Advisor at Goldman Sachs, with 24 years of experience in the financial services industry. She grew up in south Palm Beach County, attended St. Andrew’s School and earned a BBA from Emory University. After living in Atlanta, GA and Washington DC, she returned home 10 years ago and is living in Delray Beach.
Among her commitments have been board memberships at St. Andrew’s School in Boca Raton and Milagro Center, as well as participation in Bethesda Hospital Foundation, Old School Square and Family Promise. She is excited to work to bring the vision of transformational philanthropy to make our local community a better home for all.
Carrie Rubin was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She attended Ohio State University and graduated with a BA in Organizational Communications. She moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1985 and worked as a Meeting Planner, planning meeting and conventions for 15-4000 people with the Academy of General Dentistry.
Carrie joined Meeting Planners International and served as a Director and then Treasurer for the Chicago Chapter. In 1991, she moved to Boca Raton, Florida and served as a Meeting Consultant for the Academy of General Dentistry and American Dental Association. In 2002 she went into Sports Management for over 5 years. Started the service department and worked to attain the position of Vice President of Client and Premium Services for Sunrise Sports and Entertainment, home of the Florida Panthers.
Carrie has been involved in many not-for-profit organizations including the Junior League of Boca Raton, where she served as co-chairperson for both the Festival of Tree and Lights and Thrift Sale. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Becca’s Closet, a local charity that distributes prom dresses to underprivileged girls, running their two annual fundraisers. In addition, she serves on the Florence Fuller Child Development Center Board of Directors. She also sits on the Development Committee, Nominating Committee and Wee Dream Ball and Men with Caring Hearts Committee for Florence Fuller. She co-chaired Men with Caring Hearts in 2010 and 2011. She is involved with Margaux’s Miracle Foundation, which raises funds for research for Ewing Sarcoma a rare children’s cancer in partnership with Sloan Kettering Hospital. Carrie also sits on the Board of Directors of her family’s foundation, the Kate Obstgarten Family Foundation, running the day-to-day duties. Our goals of the foundation are to help local children’s charities as well as research for rare children’s disorders, MS, cancer and glaucoma. Carrie’s time is now spent giving back to her community and helping people less fortunate.
Holly is a Board Certified Marital and Family Law attorney and a founding and managing member of Schuttler & Greenberg, LLC. Holly received her B.S. Degree in Business Administration with a focus in finance from The Ohio State University and was an associate editor of the Inter-American Law Review at the University of Miami Law School where she graduated in 1988. Holly is a Supreme Court Certified Mediator in Marital and Family Law. She served on the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar Committee on the Elimination of Presumptions and Labels in the Child Custody Statute (2005-2006); the Sub-Committee preparing legislation to overhaul Florida’s custody statute, 2006-07; and has sat on The Florida Bar Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “F” from 2005 to 2008. Holly has been an active member of The Florida Bar Family Law CLE Committee where she often lectures on various areas of family law.
Her civic activities include serving as a board member for the Christian Day School Board for St. Paul Lutheran School, a Board Member for Intentional Moms, and for Planned Parenthood of South Palm Beach County. Holly is married to John Schuttler and the mother of two sons, Hunter and John. She is an active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Jackie Slatkow has over 30 years of experience in the public relations arena, with almost 20 years in partnership with Kelly Husak at Slatkow & Husak Public Relations. Jackie and Kelly met in the Junior League of Boca Raton and have helped many non-profit organizations raise awareness and support in South Florida.
Jackie started her own firm in 1991, and since that time, she and Kelly have provided public relations programs for: The American Cancer Society, the American Red Cross, the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Hermes, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Nordstrom, South Florida Wildlife Center, Kravis Center and the Worth Avenue Association. In addition, Jackie works closely with other firms in the luxury market, including BMO Private Bank, P & H Interiors and Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa.
Jackie has served on several boards, including the Junior League of Boca Raton, the Redlands Christian Migrant Association, the Junior Philharmonic Guild of South Florida, In the Pines and the Luxury Marketing Council. Jackie is a graduate of the University of Florida where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
She and her husband, Andy, are the proud parents of two grown children and one precious grandson. When she’s not working, she loves spending time with her family, golfing, boating, traveling, shopping and laughing with friends.
Jackie is very pleased to be part of Impact 100, and thinks that it is the future model of efficient philanthropy for conscientious women everywhere.
Kirsten Stanley is Executive Vice President at Meisner Electric in Delray Beach. Prior to joining Meisner Electric, she was part of the development team at Palm Beach Opera and at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. She also spent three years as a Financial Analyst at JPMorgan in New York City. Kirsten began her career as an Analyst in the Financial Management Program at General Electric, specifically working in General Electric’s Capital Services division. She graduated from Duke University and also performed undergraduate studies at Oxford University and the University of Stockholm. Kirsten is on the board of the Junior League of Boca Raton and is a member of the Bethesda Hospital Foundation Corporate Partners Executive Committee. Kirsten resides in Gulf Stream, FL with her husband Tom.
Julie Peyton Stein
Julie was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. After earning a degree in Psychology and Art History at the University of Rochester, Julie moved to New York City where she earned a Master’s in Early Childhood & Elementary Education, and a Post-Master’s in Reading/Literacy at Bank Street College of Education. As an educator, Julie worked for both private schools and the NYC Board of Education. While living in New York, she was involved with the Leukemia Society of America’s Team in Training and UJA Federation of New York. Julie moved to South Florida in 2001, choosing to be a stay-at-home mom, but keeping her ties to education and philanthropy by serving as PTO President at American Heritage School. Julie was co-captain of her Delray Beach tennis teams in the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons. She became a mentor to students at American Heritage, helping them raise $90,000 for a hospital project in Uganda. Today, Julie continues to be an integral part of the community service programs at American Heritage School, and has also served on gala event committees for Old School Square and Kids in Distress. Julie was recently asked to serve on the committee for the 2014 South Florida luncheon benefiting the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. She is dedicated to promoting the remembrance of the Holocaust as a vehicle to extinguish genocide. In addition to volunteering, Julie is co-owner of a new company, Under the Sun, which is a protective haircare line for coastal living. Julie joined Impact 100 PBC in 2012, and is honored to be on the board of directors, and eager to continue making an impact in the community.
Originally from Greenwich, CT, Hilary moved to Delray Beach in 1999. She earned a B.A. from University of Colorado and an MBA from the London Business School. For seventeen years, Hilary worked in International Financial Services in the US, UK, Europe, and Latin America. In 1997, Hilary temporarily retired from the workforce to raise her two girls.
Since the birth of her children, she has been blessed to volunteer in the community. Hilary served on the Boards of The Gunnery School in CT, Unity School of Delray Beach, and The Ocean Club of FL. She was particularly involved at Unity where she chaired their capital campaign, their school auction, and numerous other fund raisers.She has also been involved with Habitat for Humanity where her husband, Scott, is a Board member and past President.
During the mid-2000s, Hilary founded and ran an executive search consulting firm. Currently, she is one credit away from a Certificate Degree in College Counseling from UCLA Extension School. She looks forward to volunteering as a college counselor as well as taking on private clients.
Hilary’s other interests include league tennis teams, book group, fine food and wines, and traveling, most often to visit her two daughters in schools in CT and DC.She is excited to serve as a Co-Chair of Membership for Impact 100 and work with so many talented and dedicated volunteers. This is her third year of involvement with the organization and delights to see the impact we make in our local community.
Karen has resided in Florida since 1968, graduating from University of Florida with a BA in advertising and marketing. After working for ten years in marketing with ATT/Bellsouth she was a founding member and President of the American Cancer Society’s young professional organization, New DIrections. She continued to serve on the American Cancer Society board for 10 years and then 9 years on the board of Gulf Stream School, chairing the Development and Annual Fund efforts. Karen has worked for a variety of South Florida non-profits including Boca Helping Hands, Delray Caring KItchen, St.Andrew’s School, and most recently Impact 100 Palm Beach County. She has lived in Boca Raton for 25 years with husband, Bob and her four children, ages 14 to 23.
Kate was born and raised in Boston Massachusetts. She graduated from Elizabeth Seton/Iona College. She moved to Boca Raton in 1973 after she got married and had a short career in Radio/TV Advertising in the Boston area market.
Kate has been an active volunteer in the community focusing on fundraising events for schools and her charities.
Kate is a member of the Junior League of Boca Raton and served as its President for two years during the application process into the National Association of Junior Leagues. She is a member and Past President of the Boca Raton Historical Society and continues to support both organizations.
Recently Kate has become an active fundraiser for the Boca Raton Community Hospital and continues to support its many projects.
Kate is married to Ted and they have three grown children and five grandchildren.