CHAIR:  Sonja Giselbrecht, Bluegreen Vacations Fountains
VICE CHAIR: John McCracken, Marriott Village Orlando
SECRETARY: Fred Sawyers, Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek  /Waldorf Astoria Orlando
TREASURER: Brian Comes, Hyatt Regency Orlando

Next Foundation Board Meeting

Date:  Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Time:  8:00am
Location: CFHLA Office

For your information, the CFHLA Foundation, a separate State of Florida Business and a 501 (c) (3) organization was created in 2009 to serve as the "Giving Arm" of CFHLA.

Foundation Board of Directors:

Dennis BeMent Former CFHLA Chairman
Ron Caimano Former CFHLA Chairman
Mark Cartotto Caribe Royale Orlando, 
Beatriz Dominguez Clean Tec Services
Ryan Garro Marriot Vacations Worldwide
Michael Hanley Wealth Management Strategies
Paul Joseph Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
Peter Kacheris Former CFHLA Chairman
Barbara Kenney Kenney Communications
Jay Leonard Wyndham/Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort Area
Jesse Martinez The Alfond Inn at Rollins, Former CFHLA Chairman
Louis Robbins Robbins Hotel Consulting
Erin Sims Landform of Central Florida
Jeff Swirsky Delta Marriott Hotel Orlando Celebration
Curt Taylor The Mall at Millenia
Gerald Urquiola Former CFHLA Chairman
Duane Winjum Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando North, Former CFHLA Chairman

Mission Statement:

"To enrich an environment where the hospitality community in Central Florida can grow and thrive."

Giving Statement:

"The CFHLA Foundation donates to advance Hospitality and Tourism Initiatives, youth-related causes, and community advocacy."

Donation / Giving Philosophy:

"The CFHLA Foundation serves as the exclusive "donation provider" for all association charitable giving."