Sacred Heart Foundation Board of Directors

Leaders Guiding our Growth

Our board is an extraordinary mixture of community and business leaders who generously and selflessly provide oversight and guidance. It is only through their relentless support that we are able to fulfill our mission and advance the goals the Foundation has established.

Autumn Blackledge

Attorney | Founder & Owner
Autumn Beck Blackledge, PLLC

Cyndi Warren
Vice Chair

CPA, Managing Member
Warren Averett, LLC

Ric Nickelsen

Vice President
Commercial Lending, Smartbank

Justin T. Holman

Attorney | Partner
The Holman Law Firm

Aaron Ball

MediaTech Direct

Belle Y. Bear


Justin Beck

VP Florida Region
Stirling Properties

Pam Heinold

Broker Associate
Better Homes & Garden Real Estate

James Hosman

Market President
Centennial Bank

David K. Magee

Retired CEO
Empyrean Solutions

David W. Peaden. II

External Affairs Manager
Florida Power & Light

Debbie Ritchie

Managing Director
Huron Solutions

Thomas Roche

Drug Free Workplaces

Kerry Anne Schultz

Attorney | Founder & Owner
Schultz Law Group, PLLC

Richard N. Sherrill

Clark Partington

Mallory Studer

Marketing & Branding Manager
Bodacious Shops

Emerald Coast Development Board

Sacred Heart Foundation

The Emerald Coast Development Board are community and business leaders that selflessly act as expert resources for the Emerald Coast Hospital regarding fundraising development in the Walton and Okaloosa County areas. With their assistance and working with the Foundation, we are able to enhance and fulfill the healthcare needs of our communities with their generosity of time and talent.

Sara Becnel

Sandestin Investments

Jessica Proffitt Bracken

Proffitt PR

Tiffany C. Edwards

Coletta Consulting

Amanda Jowers

Private Banking Officer
MidSouth Bank

John Martin

Realtor - John Martin Group
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices I PenFed Realty

Virginia Richerson

Breast Cancer Patient Liaison

Chris Sause

Vice President/Broker
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices I PenFed Realty 

Ali Weil

Emerald Coast Community Member