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Mission, Leadership & Administration


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

Our Mission: Changing lives through 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:

Frank Hibbard (Chair), Partner, Sr. Vice President; Steward Partners Global Advisory
Michael Bollenback (Vice Chair), President;  Bollenback & Forret, PA, CPA
Marcus Greene (Treasurer), Senior Vice President; Branch Banking & Trust Co.
Ray Bouchard (Secretary), Community Leader
Jana Jones (Immediate Past Chair), Community Leader
Adam Abelson, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Barry Alpert, Senior Vice President; Raymond James & Associates
Brian Aungst, Principal; Macfarlane, Ferguson & McMullen
Phil Beauchamp, Retired CEO / Business Consultant
Glenn Bergoffen, President; Freedom Boat Club of Tampa Bay
Jim Conlin, Senior Vice President; Raymond James & Associates
Joyce Cotton, Director, Marketing & Community Partnerships; WEDU PBS
Terry Deeb, Principal; Deeb Elder Law / PMA Entertainment, Inc.
Beth England, Community Leader
Thomas Free, Community Leader
Charlene Gordon, Community Leader
Ken Hamilton, President, Palm Pavilion, Inc.
Joan Kline, Realtor, Prudential Tropical Realty
Cesar Lara, Principal; Center for Age & Weight Management
Randy Loos, Managing Director; Wells Fargo Advisors
Scott McLaren, Shareholder; Hill Ward Henderson, PA
Laura Miaocco, Owner; Simple Access Inc., and BrandMax
Chuck Riggs, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
William Selvidge, Community Leader
Steve Sika, Owner; Nurses Choice, Inc.
John Simmons, CEO; Growth Advisors, LLC
Glenn Waters, Executive Vice President; Baycare Health System
Tracy West, Principal; ProLinks Sports / Copperhead Charities
Thomas Wright, Sr., Resident Director; Bank of America Merrill Lynch


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
Lori Glover, 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