Jarin Eisenberg

Jarin Eisenberg

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.

Brian Spatola

Brian Spatola

Vice President, 2016-present
Director, 2012-2016

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

Leeanne Saylors

Director, 2015-present

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

Kyle Graham

Director, 2015-present

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.

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Donald A. DiFrisco

Treasurer, 2016-present

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 Lucas

John Lucas

President, 2016-present
Director, 2012-2016

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.”

Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis

Director, 2009-present
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

Michaela Krisanda

Director, 2013-present

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

Jessica Larned

Director, 2015-present

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.