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Mission, Leadership & Administration


Ruth Eckerd Hall, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Our Mission: Changing lives through the performing arts.

Our Vision: As a nationally recognized premier Performing Arts Organization, Ruth Eckerd Hall will offer traditional and innovative performances and educational experiences that will engage diverse audiences and participants, in order to advance the arts and enrich lives.


There are several volunteer opportunities to serve on the Board of Directors or committees at Ruth Eckerd Hall. Members of the Board of Directors and Board committees are approved and appointed by the current Board of Directors.

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Inc. Board Members:

Chair - Michael Bollenback, President;  Bollenback & Forret, PA, CPA
Vice Chair - Ray Bouchard, Community Leader
Treasurer - William Selvidge MD, Community Leader
Secretary - Debbie White, Community Leader
Immed. Past Chair - Barry Alpert, Senior Vice President; Raymond James & Associates

Adam Abelson, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Brian Aungst, Principal; Macfarlane, Ferguson & McMullen
Phil Beauchamp, Retired CEO / Business Consultant
Glenn Bergoffen, President; Freedom Boat Club of Tampa Bay
Earle Cooper, Community Leader
Terry Deeb, Principal; Deeb Elder Law / PMA Entertainment, Inc.
Beth England, Community Leader
Thomas Free, Community Leader
Cesar Lara, Principal; Center for Age & Weight Management
Scott McLaren, Shareholder; Hill Ward Henderson, PA
Laura Miaocco, Owner; Simple Access Inc., and BrandMax
Chuck Riggs, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
John Simmons, CEO; Growth Advisors, LLC
Glenn Waters, Executive Vice President; Baycare Health System
Tracy West, Principal; ProLinks Sports / Copperhead Charities


Ruth Eckerd Hall Administration offices are open Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm and can be reached  at 727.791.7060.

Executive Staff:
Susan Crockett, President & CEO
Sue Wilson, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
Bobby Rossi, CPO/Executive Vice President – Entertainment
Sarah Prout, CFO/Vice President – Finance
Suzanne Delaney, CFRE, CDO/Vice President-Development
Megan Brennan, CMO/Vice President – Marketing
Sharon Reid-Kane, M.Ed., Chief Officer of Education & Outreach/Vice President - Education & Outreach