• Emily Silva, IOTA Remittance Specialist

    As IOTA remittance specialist for The Florida Bar Foundation, Emily Silva is responsible for balancing the remitting and reporting of the interest earned on lawyers’ accounts that is received from financial institutions participating in Florida’s Interest on Trust Accounts (IOTA) program. She also maintains the notifications of opened and closed IOTA accounts and is a […]

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  • Donna C. Marino, Development Director

    As the statewide development director for The Florida Bar Foundation Donna Marino is responsible for leading the strategic planning and implementation of all of the Foundation’s giving programs. This includes the Fellows program, annual giving, major gifts and planned giving. The Florida Bar Foundation provides greater access to justice in Florida through strategic grantmaking and […]

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  • Andrea Horne, Grants Manager

    As grants manager for The Florida Bar Foundation, Andrea Horne’s primary role is the administration of the Foundation’s grant programs and related activities and initiatives. She has more than 20 years of experience managing legal services grants, including nine years spent on the other side of grants management as executive assistant for what was then […]

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  • Lou Ann Powell, Deputy Director/CFO/CFO

    As Deputy Director/CFO/COO for The Florida Bar Foundation Lou Ann Powell is a member of the Foundation’s executive team and shares responsibility for fiscal policy development and strategic planning. She has oversight responsibilities for all areas of fiscal administration, including governance, finance and investments, office and human resources. In addition she has oversight over the […]

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  • Maritza Ramirez, Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

    Maritza Ramirez serves as the Office Manager at The Florida Bar Foundation. Maritza handles office administration duties, including coordinating and assisting with arrangements for meetings and conferences, assisting with the preparation of board and committee materials, and providing general insurance information to staff. She is responsible for the Foundation’s personnel/payroll/benefits, the processing of expense reports for staff, […]

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  • Jessica E. McCabe, Executive Assistant

    As executive assistant at The Florida Bar Foundation, Jessica E. McCabe performs general administrative, secretarial and project-related activities in support of the executive team of the Foundation. She also assists the executive director/CEO in liaison functions to the board and committees of the Foundation and external organizations. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2015, Jessica […]

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  • Foundation mourns Julio C. Jaramillo

    by Nancy Kinnally January 22, 2015 The Florida Bar Foundation lost a great leader, and a beautiful family lost an adoring husband and father Jan. 19, when Julio Cesar Jaramillo, 48, passed away after battling lymphoma for several months. ‘He was a charismatic leader that everyone was eager to follow,” said Senior Judge Emerson R. […]

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  • Foundation seeks Medal of Honor Award nominees

    December 1, 2014 2015 Nomination form — Non-Lawyer 2015 Nomination form — Lawyer ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Bar Foundation will be accepting nominations for the 2015 Medal of Honor Awards until Feb. 3. The Medal of Honor Award is given in two categories. The first category is for members of The Florida Bar, including […]

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  • Foundation seeks director applicants

    December 1, 2014 MAITLAND, Fla. —The Florida Bar Foundation is seeking applicants for six seats on its board of directors for terms starting July 2015 under the Florida Supreme Court – approved governance plan. The plan calls for 18 members of the Bar Foundation board to be selected in equal portions by the Florida Supreme […]

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