BOMA Board of Directors

Leadership

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Click on the names below to learn more about our BOMA Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches' Leadership.

Executive Committee

 

 

Directors

Future Leaders

 

 

 

 

 

 


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

PRESIDENT

Megan Purdue, Stiles Property Management 

Megan is a property manager with Stiles Property Management where she has enjoyed 9 years of personal and professional growth and development.  Prior to joining Stiles, Ms. Purdue was an accountant in both the public and private sector of business. Megan currently manages two Class-A office buildings while participating in committees at Stiles to refine training, policies, and procedures and supporting fellow colleagues and their teams. Megan is pursuing her RPA Designation and has supported Stiles buildings achieving LEED Certification (including her own) and is currently working on her building's LEED EBOM Re-certification. She is currently serving as the VP for the BOMA FTL/PB Board of Directors.  Megan has supported the TOBY Committee as Call for Entry chair in 2013 and 2014 and was the 2015 TOBY Committee Co-chair. She is also a participant on the Membership Committee.  Megan and her team have been honored with three TOBY Earth awards at the local level, and a TOBY Earth award at the regional level and Property Manager of the Year.

Phone: (954) 462-8633

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VICE PRESIDENT

Cary Fronstin | Foundry Commercial

Cary is an Executive Vice President with Foundry Commercial where he oversees property management operations for Foundry’s nationwide portfolio. Mr. Fronstin has an extensive institutional management background and has worked with some of the largest real estate owners in the country such as TIAA-CREF, Invesco Realty Advisors, Principal Real Estate Investors, Morgan Stanley, Prudential, RAIT, and RREEF. He has spent his entire 25-year career in the commercial real estate industry serving in the capacity as director of management, asset manager, property manager, and appraiser.

Cary has served as President of BOMA Fort Lauderdale and the Palm Beaches, BOMA Florida, served on BOMA International's Executive Committee and joined the prestigious group of BOMA Fellows in 2016. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree specializing in real estate from the Florida State University, earned the RPA and BOMI-HP designations from BOMI Institute, and LEED Green Associate designation from GBCI. He has served as our Government Affairs Chair since 2007.

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SECRETARY/TREASURER

Kellie Boyle | Newmark Knight Frank

Kellie Boyle is responsible for Newmark Knight Frank’s Property Management operations and personnel in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Ms. Boyle teams with local NKF leadership to strengthen and expand client relationships throughout the region. A 26-year commercial real estate manager, Ms. Boyle has substantial expertise in budget preparation, lease administration, physical management, tenant and client relations and financial reporting. In addition, she has overseen a team of real estate professional on portfolios in excess of one-million-square-feet of office, retail and industrial properties. Ms. Boyle joined NKF after serving as a senior real estate manager for seven years with CBRE in the Asset Services division. 

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   IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Jacqueline M. Fermin | Holladay Properties

A licensed real estate broker for the state of Florida, Mrs. Fermin holds Real Property Administrator (RPA®) and Facilities Management Administrator (FMA®) designations through BOMI International. Jacqueline also serves on the BOMA Southern Region Board of Directors. She was the 2015 SLRP (Strategic Long Range Planning) Committee Chair and is was the TOBY Committee Co-Chair for 2015 along with Megan Purdue. She has been a TOBY judge as well as a TOBY Team Leader various times throughout her tenure with BOMA.

Winner of TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year Award) Medical Office category in 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 as well as a BOMA Southern Region TOBY for Medical Office category in 2015.

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 Robert Farina | RJF Environmental Consulting Services, Inc.

Rob has 30 years of Indoor Air Quality Investigation and assessing experience with an HVAC background as well as remediation consulting. He is also a certified Thermal Photographer. Rob has been a member since 2001. He has served on the Green and TOBY committees and chaired the Education committee from 2003-2007 and TOBY Committee in 2006. He has co-chaired the BOMA Day committee since 2007, Membership committee since 2008, and served on Board of Director since 2005. He is also an Education MOLD instructor.

"BOMA has allowed me to open my own business due to the continued support by our members. BOMA has allowed me to thrive as a transplanted New Yorker in South Florida since 2001."

Phone: (561) 674-4370

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | Melanie Schrul | BOMA Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches

With over 18 years of association management experience, Melanie brings knowledge and passion to associations. Melanie is the former Executive Director of the Tampa Bay Chapter of NAIOP and has served on numerous associations’ Board of Directors. In 2004 Melanie started her own association management company which allows her to contract with other associations.  Melanie has worked as the Executive Director for BOMA Fort Lauderdale and The Palm Beaches since 2002 and was the Executive Director for BOMA Florida from 2006 - 2016. She is responsible for the increased size, participation and notoriety of BOMA both state-wide and locally. She was instrumental in the BOMA Southern Region Conference in 2007 and has ben contracted to work on the 2018 BOMA Southern Region Conference, which is being hosted in Hollywood, FL.  Melanie has garnered several BOMA International Awards for Best Practices.  As of October 2017, she will also be the Executive Director for BOMA Greater Tampa Bay in addition to her role with BOMA FTL/PB.

Melanie received her Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies: Social Sciences and a minor in Sociology from Florida Atlantic University. She is the past Chair for the BOMA International Association Executive Council, a BOMA International appointment. Melanie was also hand selected from this region to serve on the BOMA One Standards Compliance Task Force.  Currently Melanie is the Chair of the BOMA International Local Education Services Forum. 

Phone: (561) 395-6664


DIRECTORS

 Lynda Bowie | Modern Image and Landscaping

Lynda currently serves as Vice President for Modern Image Landscape & Design, a full-service commercial landscape maintenance contractor.  Prior to starting Modern Image with her husband Jeff in 2003, she worked as an Account Executive in the Public Relations/Event Management field.        

Lynda has been a BOMA member since 2004. She is very active in the local and currently serves as a Director on the BOMA Board. She is currently the tri-chair of the annual Ron Macklin Memorial Golf Open. She served as the co-chair of the Programming Committee from 2010 – 2016. Lynda enjoys being a TOBY judge which she has done since 2006. In 2011, she was awarded the Outstanding Member of the Year.

Phone: (954) 316-7300

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Ian Cosman | CBRE

Ian joined CBRE Asset Services South Florida as a Real Estate Manager in 2007 and since then has led the Coastal Tower management team. The property is a Silver LEED EB certified quarter of a million square foot class A office building in suburban Ft. Lauderdale. He relocated from Toronto Ontario in 2006 where he held the position of Director of Development for the largest retail chain in Canada; a career spanning over 28 years with this firm.

Ian has been a BOMA member since his arrival to South Florida and is extremely proud of prestigious TOBY awards for Renovated Building in 2013/2014 and the 250,000 square foot category for 2014/2015. Coastal Tower is a BOMA 360 certified property and Ian received the CBRE South Florida Sustainability Excellence award in 2014.

He serves on the education committee and looks forward to increased involvement on additional committees with his appointment as the 2016 Secretary/Treasurer.

Phone: (954) 493-5070

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Misti Gray | Stiles Property Management

Misti L. Gray is a Facility Manager with Stiles Property Management. Previously with Colliers International, she has been involved in the South Florida real estate market for over 14 years. Misti transitioned to commercial property management with Pointe Group Advisors in 2009. With her well-rounded experience in both Residential Construction and Commercial Property Management, Misti is responsible for the daily facility management of nine Tri-Rail train stations and a Class “A” office building which houses Tri-Rail’s headquarters.

Misti is a contributing member of BOMA's annual golf tournament committee as well as The Outstanding Building of the Year Awards (TOBYs). Misti has also served as a judge for the local and regional TOBY awards since 2011. Misti co-chairs the group for Emerging Professionals.

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 Craig Grosby  | Ivy Realty Services, Inc.

Craig is current Vice President of Property Management for Ivy Realty Services, Inc. Craig has been working in the property management field since 1981, and achieved his CPM® designation in 1984. Craig currently manages over 1,000,000 SF of assets in So. Florida. 

Craig has been a member of BOMA since 1999 and currently serves as Chair- Nominations Committee, Chair- Ad-Hoc By-Laws Committee, is a member of Strategic Long Range Planning (SLRP) commitee, and is a BOMI Certified Instructor. Craig’s prior committee work includes Membership and Programming.

Craig served as Secretary/Treasurer in 2011-2012. Craig was awarded the Property Manager of the Year in 2008-2009.

Phone: (954) 523-6551

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 George Hendrix | AlliedUniversal Security Services

George currently serves in the capacity of Business Development/Marketing in South Florida for AlliedUniversal Security Services.  AlliedUniversal Security Services provides unmatched security service and solutions by creating partnerships with our valued employees and clients.

George has been a member of BOMA since 2008. He is very active in the local and serves as co-chair of BOMA Day, co-chair of the TOBY’s Day-Of/Production team and serves on the Membership Committee.       

Phone: (954) 415-3496

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 Michele Pellico | Property Group Partners

Michele Pellico, RPA, FMA has been in the commercial real estate industry for twenty years. She is currently the Regional Manager of Florida for Property Group Partners, overseeing
City Place Towers and working on acquisitions and expansions for PGP in the South Florida Market.

Through the years, Michele has led her teams to win TOBY Awards through BOMA: (4) Office Building of the Year and (1) Renovated of the Year through BOMA Ft. Lauderdale/Palm Beaches and (1) Southern Region of US, TOBY for the Renovated category. Other achievements included her building receiving the first LEED Gold Certification in West Palm Beach from U.S.G.B.C. under the Existing Buildings O & M Category in 2011 as well as attaining BOMA 360 designation.

Professional accomplishments include BOMA Ft. Lauderdale/Palm Beaches Property Manager of the Year and while employed with CBRE from 2010-2013 she was named CBRE, Inc. Property Manager of the Year for two years, as well as Asset Services Leader and Team Leader of the Year in 2012 where she led a region of property managers in the Palm Beach Market. She is currently on the CREW National Finance Committee board.

Phone: (561) 650.0900
Email: mpellico@pgp.us.com

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Chris Rotolo | Stiles Property Management

Chris brings more than 22 years of commercial property management experience. Prior to joining Stiles, Ms. Rotolo was the district manager for Gaedeke Landers, Ltd. in Fort Lauderdale, overseeing 15 Class-A office buildings and a staff from Miami to Washington, DC. Her duties included the reviewing and monitoring of financial and property operations, supervising personnel and tenant relations, and assisting in property acquisitions. Currently, she manages executive responsibilities for Stiles’ entire portfolio of properties as well as all three divisions of Stiles Property Management, including Tenant Improvements, Maintenance, and Management.

Chris was the President of BOMA Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches for a 2009-2010 term. Prior to becoming President, Ms. Rotolo acted as Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer and has been a Board Member for over six years. She remains very active in committee level activities and has chaired the TOBY's, Programs Committee, Membership Committee, as well as the Strategic Long Range Planning (SLRP) Committee.

Phone: (954) 627-9392

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 Lauren Stephenson | Harvard Maintenance, Inc.

As the Vice President for Harvard Maintenance, Inc., Lauren Stephenson has over a decade of hands-on experience in all aspects of the commercial cleaning industry.

Lauren has been extremely active in BOMA for several years. She has served on the following committees; Programming, TOBY, Strategic Long Range Planning, Sustainability, 2007 Southern Region Co-Chair and served as the BOMA Florida Marketing Chair. Her awards include 2008 BOMA Outstanding Member of the Year, 2010 TOBY Sponsorship Chair and 2010 BOMA Associate of the Year. In 2011, Lauren was honored as the Outstanding Member of the Year.

Phone: (954) 484–7765

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 Bunnie Willis, RPA | Patrinely Group, LLC

Bunnie currently serves as Regional Property Manager with Patrinely Group, LLC. She is based at the Cornerstone properties in Plantation, Florida.

In addition to her volunteerism with BOMA, Bunnie was voted Outstanding Member of the Year 2017, Property Manager of the Year 2006 and 2016, and she has won 4 prestigious TOBY awards.

Bunnie served on the FLC in 2007 and was nominated to the Board in 2008. Bunnie served as Secretary-Treasurer in 2010 and 2014, Vice President in 2011, and President for the 2012-2013 term. She also chaired the SLRP committee in 2011.

Bunnie co-chaired the TOBY Committee in 2007 - 2009, as well as being a judge in 2005 and 2006. In 2009 - 2017, she was the Chair of the TOBY Judging Committee. Bunnie is the Chair of the Education Committee in 2008 - 2017. She also serves on the BOMA Day and TOBY committees and served as our Website Committee Co-Chair. Most recently Bunnie was selected as the BOMA Southern Region Conference 2018 Co-Chair.

Phone: (954) 452-7305

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FUTURE LEADERS

Kevin Ault | Liberty Property Trust

 

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Kristen Carlton | Cushman & Wakefield

Kristen has worked in Commercial Real Estate for seven years, after obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Florida. She currently manages approximately 350,000 square feet of Class A Office Product in Hollywood and Boca Raton. She is a current member of BOMA and is working towards obtaining her RPA designation.

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