Patrick Mazza | President
Patrick was born in New York and moved to Florida in 1977 with his parents and three brothers. In 1985, he graduated from St. Petersburg Junior College (now St. Petersburg College) with his A.A. in Computer Science. He then transferred to the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and in 1987, received his first B.S. in Human Resource Management and in 1988 received his second B.S. in Finance.
He currently lives in Largo, FL with his beautiful bride, Julia, of 24 years and his three wonderful children - Nicholas, Annamarie and Brendan. He is a Principal Agent/Owner of MazzaBaker Insurance & Financial Services with over 27 years experience in the commercial insurance industry. He is a risk manager for businesses specializing in commercial insurance and helps business owners understand their insurance programs, and reduce their total cost of insurance. He is a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church in Largo and loves to spend time with his family.
Barb Yoder | Secretary
Barb Yoder is General Manager of Salem Communications Tampa-Sarasota. After a radio career that spanned 20 years and speaking seminars at radio conferences, she came to Salem in 2007 as General Sales Manager and was promoted to GM in 2012. Barb enjoys working for a company based on Christian core values that is so deeply committed to its ministry partners, service organizations, businesses and the community. Barb oversees five radio stations, websites, print publications and major events under four brands including FaithTalk 570 & 910AM WTBN, Tampa’s TalkRadio 860AM WGUL, Sarasota’s NewsTalk 930AM WLSS, and Hispanic Christian Talk Radio Luz 760 AM WLCC covering as up to 22 counties.
Denise Seaman | Finance
Denise Seaman is the Owner of HomeCare Now, and currently lives in Oldsmar, FL with her husband Bill of 36 years. She is blessed to have a son Billie who lives and serves as a Firefighter in Houston, TX with his beautiful wife Krystal and two children.
Denise has her BS in Accounting from Portland State University, and Certified Management Accountant certification. Denise worked in Portland, Oregon for 18 years in the accounting field, and relocated to Charlotte, NC and then Baltimore MD for various career growth opportunities in Operations and Finance. Another opportunity took her to Tampa, FL as she worked as VP of Operations for the SE Region. Growing up in a military family and living on the east and west coasts prepared her for an adult life of many relocations around the US. This has enabled her to see so much of God’s amazing creations across our wonderful country.
She was raised in the Catholic faith, and is currently a member of Harborside Christian Church located in Safety Harbor. She believes God led her to her new career owning a home healthcare agency serving those in need in our community. 30 years working in Finance, Accounting and Operations in the corporate world honed her skill set to enable her to own and operate a successful company serving her community. She is excited to continue to see God’s plan for her life revealed in more amazing ways.
Sol Pitchon |
Sol Pitchon has been President and CEO of New Life Solutions since 1999. Sol is a Greek Jew, born in Thessalonica, Greece, who immigrated to America in 1951 and accepted Christ in 1981. He and his wife Terri have a blended family, five grown children and thirteen grandchildren.
Before joining the Ministry, Sol was a Christian Psychotherapist, having spent five years in private practice. He also worked three years in a psychiatric hospital setting for Rapha, a Christian inpatient program. He has a BA degree in Psychology from the University of South Florida and received his Masters degree in Counseling from Liberty University.
As a Jewish-Christian whose parents were holocaust survivors, Sol feels it a privilege and his destiny to work in the holocaust of abortion in the Pregnancy Center Movement.
Randy Hiepe |
Mr. Hiepe earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of South Florida in Tampa and his Juris Doctor from Stetson College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. He has been practicing law since 1981. In 1998 he redirected his practice to the area of consumer bankruptcy, and has limited his practice to filing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies since that time. He has filed over 3,000 bankruptcies during his career. He emphasizes personal representation of all of his clients while assisting them in rebuilding their financial lives through the bankruptcy process. Currently, Mr. Hiepe operates consumer bankruptcy offices in St. Petersburg and Lakeland.
John Hoke |
My 5-year mission is to change the lives of people Worldwide. I am looking for individuals who have a real desire to succeed. Through my proprietary 9-step model, I provide team members with business building education and mentorship. Making money excites me, but it’s how I can help our business partners grow that makes my heart race. That’s why I get up every morning and that’s what keeps me inspired.
Neal Engwall |
Neal graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance. Neal is currently FINRA Series 6, 7, 24, 65 and 79 licensed. He also holds the following designations: Chartered Life Underwriter, Certified Financial Planner, Qualified Kingdom Advisor and Chartered Financial Consultant.
For more than 30 years, Neal has worked with clients to help them develop their long term goals and then implement strategies to achieve them.
Away from the office, Neal is an elder at Grace Lutheran Church. He is the immediate past president of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) Pinellas Chapter. Neal is happily married to Carol and has four beautiful children; Benjamin, Joseph, Hannah, and Esther.
Don Myers |
Don is the President and Owner of Cornerstone Insurance Solutions LLC. He has spent the past 20 years guiding his clients in Medicare, Individual and Small Group insurance decisions. He recently “retired” from Humana and was able to once again start his own agency. One thing that helps him stand out is that he does house calls and assists his clients like they were family.
He is married to his bride, Renee, for 25 years. They have three children and two grandsons. Originally from Erie, PA, they moved to Pinellas County 9 years ago. In his spare time Don has been involved in Men’s Discipleship for over 20 years, working with Promise Keepers and Man in the Mirror to help churches reach men where they are. They are members of BLDG28 Church in Clearwater.