Community Triumph

Board of Directors & Staff

Board of Directors & Staff

  • Anthony Baldo President

    Chase Bank

    Anthony Baldo is an Executive Director for JP Morgan Chase’s retail bank. Anthony has been in the financial industry for the past 10 years and been serving on the board of directors with RTTB since 2014. Anthony graduated from the University of Rochester in 2006 with a degree in Finance and Political Science. Anthony resides in Bradenton, Fl.

  • Victor Langston Vice President

    The Home Depot

    Victor has worked in the home improvement Industry for approximately 29 years, including 15 years with The Home Depot where he has held positions of Store and District Manager, as well as his current job-role of Regional Pro Sales Manager for the Southeast Region.  Victor is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.  He is also a resident of the Tampa Bay area and lives in North Tampa with his beautiful wife Trina.  Victor and Trina have two sons, Tevyn and Tyler.

  • Cletus Clark Director

    WFTS ABC Action News

    Cletus is an Integrated Media Account Executive for ABC Action News. He has been in TV, radio, digital advertising and marketing for the past 16 years. Mr Clark is member of Love First Christian Center and has been on the Board of RTTB since 2005. As a former world class 110 meter high hurdler he has traveled to over 20 countries. In 1985, he was ranked #5 in the world and in 1991 won the Pan Am Games in Havana, Cuba. Mr. Clark currently resides in Brandon, FL and has three children.

  • Norma Cohen Director- Special Events and Public Relations

    Smith & Associates Real Estate

  • Linda Thomas Secretary

    Bayshore Real Estate

  • Jerry Mason Treasurer

    Bank of Ozarks

    Jerry, a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, graduated with a Masters in Business Administration at Nova University and also from the Bethune Cook-man University. He has dedicated 27 years to of banking experience. CRA officer, VP state of Florida

  • Carol Austin Director

    Carol is the former CEO of the Greater Tampa Association of REALTORS. She retired as of Dec. 31, 2014 after serving for 20 years as CEO and on the staff for 44 years. She holds two professional designations, which are Certified Association Executive from the American Society of Association Executives and Professional Registered Parliamentarian from the National Association of Parliamentarians. She is a past president of the Florida State Association of Parliamentarians. While serving in the U. S. Navy, she received the Navy Achievement Medal. She graduated from the University of South Florida. She is a charter member of Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay and has being serving on the Board since its formation in 2000.

Administrative & Field Staff

  • Jose Garcia Executive Director

    Jose provides dynamic leadership and guidance to ensure RTTB successfully delivers its mission. He brings over 24 years of experience in the non-profit arena and is responsible for increasing funding opportunities and partnerships with other organizations, foundations and corporations while increasing staff capacity and clients served.

  • Don Mourer Sr. Construction Manager

    Don is a state certified contractor responsible for overseeing all construction projects at RTTB. He provides a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team by having worked in residential and government construction for more than 30 years.

  • Peter Lucas Safe & Healthy Home Program Manager

  • Andres Izaguirre Director of Program Development

    Andres is responsible for developing and implementing the development strategies for RTTB. In conjunction with the Executive Director, Andres also manages annual fundraising goals and engages sponsors in ongoing service activities.

  • Natalia Alcantara Home-Buyer Consultant

    Certified by NeighborWorks America in Fair Housing, Ms. Natalia has been a housing counselor for more than 7 years.  She assists with processing sale agreements and closing new home sales with the final goal of creating a great home buying experience.

  • Richard Pearson Rehab Coordinator

  • Olga Gonzalez Consultant

    Ms. Gonzalez assists RTTB in program development, identifying and securing resources, and institutional strategies and operations to become a more effective, sustainably-funded organization. She supports our efforts in fostering new opportunities and community involvement; assists in the development of creative programs that lead to a stronger position within the market.  She has worked with RTTB since 2007. Ms. Gonzalez has a vast career with over three decades experience in economic development, affordable housing, water, transportation, municipal law, and education.  She brings extensive experience in community projects including consensus building, encouraging community participation, and identifying and cultivating relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Nicole McConnell Director of Construction

  • William “Bill” Ryan Director of Operations

  • Veronica Meiller Intake & Assessment Coordinator