Palm Beach Tech AssociationPalm Beach Tech Association


Mission: Unify and grow the technology industry in Palm Beach County.

GoalDevelop the educational pipeline, brand identity, and community acknowledgement of our technology industry.


David Bates

Shareholder @ Gunster


Cam Collins

President @ DockMaster

Vice Chair

Adam Steinhoff

CEO @ Dedicated IT


Audrey Hammonds

Solutions Professional @ Microsoft


Rich Viens

VP @ Levatas

Executive Director

Joe Russo

Executive Director @ Palm Beach Tech

Board Members

Alan Murphy Jr.

GM @ Pioneer Linens

Frank Barbato

CEO @ Third Wave Technology

Chris Craft

CEO @ ScriptSender

Cristina Escalante

COO @ The Silver Logic

Gabriel Goldstein

CEO @ Anidea Engineering

Emily Reid


Michael Fowler

VP IT @ Florida Power & Light

Tyler Frederick

Chief Architect @ 3C Interactive

Sean Biganski

CTO @ Hello Labs

John Ficshetti

GM @ Sikorsky Aircraft

John Igoe

Partner @ Locke Lord

Sarah Lucas

COO @ New World Angels

Kevin Scott

Head of Technology @ PGA

Andy Parry

VP IT @ Office Depot

Paul Vedder

Managing Director @ VXIT

Ex Officio Members

Andrew Duffell

President & CEO @ Research Park at FAU

Kate Arizza

CEO @ South Florida Science Center

Chris Boniforti

CIO @ Lynn University

Rhys Williams

Managing Director @ FAU Tech Runway

Stella Batalama

Dean @ FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science

Kimberly Allen

Associate Dean @ Palm Beach State College

Shawn Rowan

VP @ Business Development Board

Michael Corbit

Director @ CareerSource

Founding Board of Directors

Board Members serving at least one year through 2015-2017

Aaron Wormus | Board Member
Alan Murphy Jr. | Chairman
Alyson Seligman | Board Member
AJ Ripin | Committee Chair
Brian Cartland | Ex-Officio Member
Bryan Conklin | Startup Council Chair
Chris Cook | Treasurer
Chris Nielson | Board Member
Clay Williams | Board Member
David Bates | Board Member
Frank Barbato | Board Member

Gabriel Goldstein | Vice Chairman
Gregg Weiss | Board Member
Henry Tavarez | Board Member
Jacqueline Grellinger | Board Member
Jim York | Board Member
Joe Russo | Executive Director
John Studdard | Board Member
Kevin Hutchinson | Board Member
Michael Fowler | Committee Chair
Ryan Boylston | Board Member
Shawn Rowan | Ex-Officio Member