This year marks Gateway’s 40th anniversary. In 1978, a group of recovering alcoholics wanted their “miracle of sobriety,” which was achieved through the success […]
Gateway Board of Directors
Henry T. FletcherChair
Mr. Fletcher (Tommy) is a Jacksonville native and currently resides with his wife Linda (Lin) in Northwest St. Johns County. He has one son, Ryan who is 30. Tommy grew up in Mandarin where his parents owned and operated Atkinson’s Pharmacy. The entire family worked in the business. Tommy graduated from Wolfson High and earned an Associate’s Degree from Florida Community College at Jacksonville. He was employed by Goldline Laboratories for 20 years in sales, sales management and sales training and at American Respiratory Solutions for 10 years as VP of Sales and Marketing. He was responsible for pharmacy acquisition, regulatory compliance, and day to day operations of eight retail/specialty pharmacies. Tommy is currently President of Mayhugh Drugs, a family owned business which is a retail pharmacy and Hospital Equipment Provider in Green Cove Springs, Fl. Tommy has been a board member of Gateway Community Services for five years and is currently the Vice Chair. He is also a member of the Alumni House Advisory Board.
Zoe Ann BoyleVice Chair
Ms. Boyle is an active Board Member for Gateway Community Services Board of Directors and Gateway Foundation Board. She also serves on the Board of Grace Ministry of Helping Hands, a 501(c)(3) charity that operates a ministry for women suffering the effects of human trafficking on the streets and in the jails. In 2013, Zoe Ann retired from her position as Development Director for The Bridge of Northeast Florida which provides services to children living in poverty in Jacksonville. Zoe Ann is a graduate of the University of Nevada, where she earned her Bachelors of Arts in Journalism. Her career encompassed 25 years with The William Cook Agency advancing from an entry-level copywriter to Creative Director responsible for brand images/ awareness, graphic design, and print and broadcast advertising.
Pamela Korn moved to Jacksonville in 1980 from San Francisco after growing up in Upstate New York. She has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Albany and an Masters in Business Administration from the University of Toronto. She started her banking career with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and is currently a member of the Wells Fargo Business Banking Team. Ms. Korn has spent her career in banking working with small and moderate sized businesses. She is a recipient of the 2008 Regional Volunteer of the Year Award from the Florida Small Business Development Center and the 2007 SBA Financial Champion of the Year Award. She has been active in the United Way, Jewish Community Alliance (JCA), and has served as an Achievers for Life mentor and Take Stock in Children mentor. Ms. Korn is married to Michael Korn, who is an attorney, and together they have two adult children.
Mr. Curran is a founding partner with Amelia Consulting Group LLC (ACG). ACG specializes in providing consulting services to the Health Care Industry and was formed in 2009 after Mr. Curran left his position as Senior Vice President and CFO of St Vincent’s Health Care (St Vincent’s). Prior to St. Vincent’s, he retired as a partner from KPMG (an international accounting firm) after 31 years of service. Mr. Curran graduated with an accounting degree from the University of Connecticut. He is a CPA in the State of Florida. Mr. Curran has been involved with Gateway in various capacities since 1997. He currently serves as Treasurer of Gateway Community Services. In addition to Gateway, Mr. Curran is a former board member of the Sulzbacher Center and Community Connections.
Ms. Bryan, a Jacksonville native, is involved in many philanthropic causes in Jacksonville. Peggy, the daughter of “Cotton” Paul one of Gateway’s Founders, raised over $150,000 for Serenity Park, a calm and hopeful landscape for Gateway clients and staff, dedicated to her father. Ms. Bryan was also instrumental in the building and design of Gateway’s Kids’ Success Center and Detox facility. She is a past president of Learn to Read, Leadership Jacksonville, PACE Center for Girls, Youth Leadership Jacksonville and Greenscape. Ms. Bryan is currently on the board of the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Greenscape, PACE, the Metro YMCA, Waste Not, Want Not and Tiger Academy, the YMCA’s charter school. Ms. Bryan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in European history and economics. Peggy recently received the Times-Union’s 2014 EVE Lifetime Achievement Award.
John comes to VanTrust from Whitehall Realty Partners, a Jacksonville based development and investment firm, where he and his partners successfully developed, stabilized and sold a wide range of real estate assets in the Southeastern United States. John’s expertise includes office, industrial, multi-family, retail, mixed-use and senior living projects. At VanTrust, he is responsible for VanTrust Real Estate development and investment in the Florida region, focusing primarily on Jacksonville, Orlando, and Tampa.
Prior to founding Whitehall, John was President and COO of Flagler Development Company (NYSE:FLA). Prior to Flagler, John held executive positions with the St. Joe Company and Trammell Crow Company. He began his career as a CPA with Price Waterhouse. John is currently active with the Urban Land Institute (ULI). He also actively supports Florida’s First Coast YMCA and Catholic Charities. John is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He and his wife, Ann, reside in Jacksonville.
Mr. Dahlenburg graduated from the University of Delaware in 1981 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Accounting. He is a Licensed as a CPA in New Jersey and Florida. He worked 6 years with Deloitte and Touche, CPA’s in New York and Miami before embarking on a 20 year career in the banking and finance industry. In 2008 he organized his own sole proprietorship CPA firm, Bill Dahlenburg, CPA/PA, focusing on personal and corporate income taxes, business formation and organization and consulting. Bill is currently Director of Finance for the Pace Center for Girls, a private, not-for-profit organization providing prevention and early intervention services to girls and young women through education, counseling, training and advocacy throughout the state of Florida. He is a member of the Mandarin Presbyterian Church and serves on multiple community boards and committees.
Peter Gunnlaugsson is a director of marketing for FIS (NYSE: FIS), a Fortune 500 financial technology services company headquartered in Jacksonville, FL.
Pete has been with the company for more than 20 years and previously held positions in investor relations, corporate development, product management and operations. Prior to joining FIS, he worked for the Wisconsin Bankers Association.
In addition to serving on the board of Gateway Community Services, he serves on the boards of The Sanctuary on 8th Street and Elevate Jacksonville. He serves as the chair of the Community Leadership Board for the American Diabetes Association and serves on its North Florida executive committee. Most recently, he was honored to become a 2020 United Way Stein Fellowship Mentor in Jacksonville.
Gunnlaugsson holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
David Hicks, Jr.
Jacksonville native and seasoned businessman, David Hicks, Jr. is the founder and owner of Hummus Ventures and Moongate Kitchen, gourmet hummus company. Spending years perfecting a premier hummus recipe, Hicks will soon open Moongate Kitchen in his hometown of Jacksonville, FL featuring 16 flavors of nutritionally dense chick pea based food. Hicks attended The Bolles School in Jacksonville and graduated from The Taft School in Connecticut. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Hicks moved to London in 1997 with Security Capital Corp. and later assembled the largest self storage company in Europe, which later sold in 2007. An enthusiast for fresh and healthy food, Hicks traveled around Europe and Africa studying the culinary cultures of Morocco, Italy, France and other countries. During his travel aboard, Hicks discovered the healthy benefits of hummus and eventually lost 25 pounds. After developing over a dozen hummus recipes, Hicks plans to open Moongate Kitchen in summer 2018. Hicks currently lives in Jacksonville with his wife, Margaret. Together, they have three children.
Dr. Saundra JacksonMD, RDMS, FACEP
Dr. Saundra Jackson, MD, RDMS, FACEP, was welcomed to the Gateway Community Services Board of Directors in July of 2020. Dr. Jackson received her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2002, graduated medical school from Northwestern University Medical School in 2008, completed her residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011, and concluded with a fellowship at the University of South Florida that ended in 2012.
Stephen “Steve” Kane, FIS SVP, Marketing Leader in Global Growth Initiatives and Marketing Operations
Mr. Stephen Kane is a Chief Marketing Officer level marketing executive for FIS. His official capacity is the Senior Vice President Marketing Leader for […]Read Entire Bio
Stephen “Steve” KaneFIS SVP, Marketing Leader in Global Growth Initiatives and Marketing Operations
Mr. Stephen Kane is a Chief Marketing Officer level marketing executive for FIS. His official capacity is the Senior Vice President Marketing Leader for Global Growth Initiatives and Marketing Operations. He has over 30 years of experience in marketing for financial, business, technology and banking organizations. He brings the unique combination of direct sales management and marketing expertise the board.
Sharon is a Top Producing Real Estate Professional in Jacksonville, FL. She has been honored as a Pinnacle Award Winner in her company multiple times. She has been accepted into the Million Dollar Guild for her outstanding success in the Luxury Market. She specializes in residential properties, luxury market, Executive level housing and is a certified Relocation Specialist. Relocating to 5 states during the course of her life has been instrumental in understanding the sensitivity and challenges that one faces when relocating.
Sharon enjoys great success in her field because of her commitment to her clients as well as her attention to detail. She is professional, a good communicator, listener and negotiator – all skills that have contributed to her tremendous success.
If you are looking for yourself or want to refer someone to Sharon they will receive excellent customer service.
A native of Buffalo, NY, Sharon is involved in her community and believes “to whom much is given much is required”. She is an Ambassador for Community Hospice as well as belonging to numerous other organization in hopes of making a difference.
Specialties: GRI, Relocation Specialist, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist. Specializing in Executive Homes and Negotiations. Member of Women’s Council of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, National Association of Professional Realtors. Hospice Ambassador, Professional Women’s Council, and Toastmasters International.
Gregory S. Redmon was born, and spent his formative years, in Miami, Florida. Gregory earned his degrees from Morehouse College (Bachelor of Science), Florida Atlantic University–College of Business (Master of Business Administration), and Stetson University–College of Law (Juris Doctor).
After graduating from law school, Gregory accepted a staff attorney position with the Supreme Court of Florida, where he served as a staff attorney for more than nine years.
Presently, Gregory is a practicing attorney and partner with Senior Counsel, Attorneys at Law, P.A. in Jacksonville, whose practice focuses on estate and long-term care planning and other Elder Law issues. Gregory is a frequent guest speaker to community groups about is areas of practice. Gregory is accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for veterans’ benefits before the Department of Veteran Affairs. In addition, Gregory is admitted to practice, and is an attorney in good standing, in the United States District Courts for the Southern District of Florida, and Middle District of Florida, respectively.
Gregory serves the Jacksonville area community through a variety of community-focused organizations. He is the immediate past President of the Daniel Webster Perkins Bar Association, and is actively involved in other voluntary bar associations, including the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Elder Law Committee. Recently, Gregory was appointed by the Supreme Court of Florida to the Standing Committee on Unlicensed Practice of Law. In addition to becoming a Director on Elevate Jacksonville Board, Gregory serves on the Board of Directors for Gateway Community Services, and Aging True Senior Community Services, respectively.
Gregory is, and has been, happily married to Estrellita Howard Redmon, M.D., for past 31 years. The Redmons have two adult children: Victor Gregory Redmon, M.D. (Danielle), and Carissa Gabriella Redmon (M.D. candidate, Class of 2022); they are also the proud grandparents of Samuel Victor Redmon.
Priscilla Wodehouse, Deacon, Christ Episcopal Church, Ponte Vedra Beach
Ms. Priscilla Wodehouse currently serves as a deacon at Christ Episcopal Church in Ponte Vedra Beach. Her prior career experience includes working as a […]Read Entire Bio
Priscilla WodehouseDeacon, Christ Episcopal Church, Ponte Vedra Beach
Ms. Priscilla Wodehouse currently serves as a deacon at Christ Episcopal Church in Ponte Vedra Beach. Her prior career experience includes working as a kindergarten school teacher for 7 years and running an interior design business for 37 years. She has served in her current capacity as an ordained deacon since 2012.
David “Dave” Garvey
Dave Garvey consults, coaches, speaks, facilitates workshops, invests, and works with ecommerce. He joined the Gateway Community Services Board of Directors in January of 2022. Dave also operates a non-profit, Vanscend, aiming to bring entrepreneurship to those who need it most, at no cost.
Dave has experience working with founders and management at venture capital and private equity backed companies as well as experience in investments and real estate.
In Dave’s free time, he likes to live life on the open road, traveling in a converted Sprinter van.