LEAD Brevard’s 2024 Leadership Awards


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Venue: Center for Space Education Conference Center operated by The Astronauts Memorial Foundation at Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex

5:00 – 5:45 PM Champagne Reception & Registration

6:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner with live entertainment

7:00 – 9:00 PM LEAD Brevard’s 20th Annual Leadership Awards “20 Years of Launching Stars”

9:30 – 11:00 PM After Party – Make sure you continue the celebration with us at The Space Bar, receive your exclusive invite after registration! Sponsored by Kennedy Space Center.


The Starfish Galaxy, a recognition society, honors leaders who, through an annual philanthropic gift of $1,000 or more, support and sustain LEAD Brevard’s commitment to leadership programming, equity scholarships, and member engagement.

For more information and to join the following list of founding members and donors, CLICK HERE!

Founding Members: Bank of America; Alan Bernstein/HR Office Savers, Inc.; Berman Hopkins CPA’s and Associates LLP; Drs. Ray and Mary Bonhomme; Edward Jones/Kaori Suzuki Fischer; CDR. Stephen Fernez; Bart Gaetjens; Dr. Beth Gitlin and Scott Hoffman; Go Beyond Foundation, powered by Launch Credit Union; Robyn Hattaway; Chris and Darrel Kern; Kim and Steven Leatherman; Peter and Jenna Mannino; The Mays Family; Stephanie McLoughlin; MEC General Contractors/Casey and Gary Neal; Sandra L. Michelson; The Moore Law Group, PLLC/Kendall T. Moore, Esq.; Michele Murrell/Florida Power and Light; Christine Noll-Rhan; Steve Owens/The LEAPS Coaching Group, LLC; Cartama Ramos-Crafton; Sentry View Systems, Kirk Hall; Delores and Guy M. Spearman; Vinnie Taranto; The Virtual Glue/Shayla Murray Smith Donors: Caity and Michael Ayers; David and Angela Brock; Laura Chiesman; Community Foundation for Brevard; Anne Conroy-Baiter; Genie Fontaine; Alan Ross Frischer; Charlotte Perkins; Steven (DECD) and Debbie Phelps; and Thomas Weaver

“As the presenting Polaris sponsor, we understand the importance of leadership and

teamwork in our community. Thank you for your dedication and hard work.

Congratulations to the LEAD Brevard’s 20th Annual Leadership Awards.”

–W+J Construction

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