Executive Director, 2015-present
Jarin R. Eisenberg holds a Master’s Degree in Sociology from the University of South Florida where she studied the impact educational policy has on students’ ability to acquire social and cultural capital. Since then she has published articles focusing on the benefits of providing non-traditional students access to experiential learning as well as gender differences in information technology degree programs, in addition to publications on the structural barriers women face in the workplace.
Vice President, 2016-present
Brian is an Investment Adviser with Heron Financial Partners offering Comprehensive Wealth Management to Businesses and Individuals. Brian and his family moved to Brevard County in 2003 after living in New England and working for many years at AT&T and Lucent Technologies. Brian and his wife, Marlene, have been married for 18 years and have two grown children.
Leeanne Saylors relocated to Brevard County in July 2002 with her husband, Jim Milucky CPA. Together they opened their accounting firm, Forensic Accounting Services, Inc., in 2003 with offices on US 1 in Malabar and Downtown Melbourne.
Kyle Graham is President/Owner of Millefiori Medical Skin Rejuvenation in Downtown Melbourne, the #1 tattoo removal practice in Central Florida. He earned his Masters of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology.
Donald A. DiFrisco
Donald A. DiFrisco is President and Owner of Hell ‘n Blazes Brewing Company, a Fine Craft Beer Brewery and Tap Room located in the entertainment district of Historic Downtown Melbourne, FL. 54 weeks after acquiring a 150+ year old building, and undertaking an extensive renovation and conversion, Hell ‘n Blazes Brewing Company opened its doors to the public.
John is a Realtor with Tropical Realty Beachside, LLC, and a Founder of Fusion Projects, LLC, a real estate development company in Downtown Melbourne. John has been a downtown resident for over 3 years and loves the atmosphere that comes with living here. John says, “Downtown Melbourne is a hidden gem of opportunity for investors, small businesses and large businesses alike.”
Former President, 2012
Executive Committee, 2015
Mark is a native Floridian who grew up in South Florida. In 1990 he sold a small business and moved to Melbourne Beach. Later he decided go back to school to study Film, and upon graduating Mark began working in the Cable Advertising business on the Production side writing and directing television commercials, and later in the Media Planning side. Mark is the President and CEO of Tight Line Productions, a production and advertising agency in Downtown Melbourne.
Michaela Krisanda resides in Indialantic on the beach and has lived in the Melbourne area for 5 years since moving from New York. She has created a strong network in her surrounding area by attending business and social networking groups frequently.
Jessica Larned is a creative professional who owns Digital Ink in Downtown Melbourne. Digital Ink is a boutique creative services firm specializing in small business.
Marty is the IT Program Director for Military Aircraft Systems & the Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence at Northrop Grumman, Melbourne, FL. Since moving here from New York in the 60’s, Marty has been a resident of Brevard County for 46 years and has enjoyed living in both Melbourne and Satellite Beach. Marty and his wife, Karen, love living on the Space Coast and enjoy visiting the many shops and restaurants that Downtown Melbourne has to offer. Marty has seen first-hand the benefits that revitalization and development have yielded to the greater Downtown Main Street area, and is excited for what the future will bring.
Gregory J. Donoghue
President and Managing Partner of Melbourne’s Law Offices of Donoghue & Associates, Gregory J. Donoghue is both a resident and practicing lawyer in Melbourne for over 30 years. A Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Mr. Donoghue and his firm specialize in personal injury claims and insurance disputes. In his free time, Greg and his wife Jennifer, enjoy the many outdoor amenities of Melbourne and its beautiful coastline.