Board of Directors

President Mike Brossart City of Lakeland
1st Vice President Trish Buchanan Retired, Public Super Markets, Inc.
2nd Vice President Adil Khan Lakeland Surgical and Diagnostic Center
Secretary Karli Hughes 4-D Engineering
Treasurer Elizabeth Kerns Elan Advisory, LLC
Immediate Past Pres. Luke Markham Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP
Parent Representative Amanda Barnett  Pink Lily Designs
Zelda Abram MIDFLORIDA Credit Union
Steve Earley Retired, Mosaic
Heath Frederick City of Lakeland
Joe Furnari Bank of Central Florida
Jill Haladay Lakeland Regional Health
Matt Hinton PalletOne
Janice Jones Retired, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
Ana Kalman Lakeland Regional Health
Brant Masters Southern Homes
Michael Peeples Legacy Development
Jason Welling  Artistic Hospitality
Sheilitha Williams Walgreens
To facilitate parent involvement, provide access to information, assist parents and others with questions/concern, and to help resolve disputes, the Achievement Academy Board of Directors has appointed Jill Bartley, ESE Facilitator and Mary Holjes, Resource Parent, as the parent representatives and liaisons with the Board.  They can be contacted at or or call the school at (863) 683-6504.