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Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees - 2016-17 School Year

Robert Beasley, President
Education:University of West Florida, B.S., 1995; Vermont Law School, J.D., 1998
Employment: Attorney, Litvak Beasley and Wilson
Personal tie to CLA:  Parent of 3 CLA students
Janice Holmes, Vice President
Education:   BA, International Relations; Latin American Politics, Randolph Macon Woman's College
Employment:   Communications Manager, International Paper
Personal tie to CLA:   Alumna and parent of CLA student
 Shana Neuhaus, Secretary
Education:  Master of Architecture, Tulane University; BA, Florida State University
Employment:  S. Neuhaus Design
Personal Tie to CLA: Parent of two CLA students
Caroline Hartnett, Treasurer
Education:  BS/BA in finance from University of West Florida
Employment:  Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, Beach Community Bank
Personal tie to CLA:  Community Member
Dr. Alberto Cañas
Education: Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering, Math Degree in Computer Science, and Ph.D. in Management Science
Employment: Co-Founder and Associate Director of the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
Personal tie to CLA: Communtiy Member
Jon Kagan
Education: Troy State University, Master of Science in Management; University of Massachusetts, Bachelor of Business Administration
Employment: Financial Planner/Wealth Management, President, Soundside Wealth Advisors
Personal Tie to CLA: Community Member

Kenneth E. “Sonny” Granger III
Education: BS in Real Estate Florida State University 1997
Employment:  President of Granger Development, Inc. Licensed real estate broker in the State of Florida, Alabama, and Georgia.  Sonny is one of four principals of Sperry Van Ness SouthLand Commercial Real Estate, and has over eighteen years of experience in all facets of the real estate industry.
Personal tie to CLA: Two nieces and nephew attend CLA

Waleed Kader
Education: Bachelors and Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida.
Employment: Owner of Superior Granite
Personal tie to CLA: CLA Parent of Ayhem Kader


Nathan Green
Employment: Owner The Green-Simmons Company
Personal tie to CLA: CLA Parent