Meet our Board of Directors
Lisa Schultz is the founder and CEO (Chief Encouragement Officer) of J4 Leaders. She is Chief Services Officer for CNL Financial Group. She has a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Appalachian State University. In her position at CNL Financial Group, Lisa is responsible for the alignment of CNL Financial Group’s strategy, brand, culture and leadership to accelerate organizational performance. She facilitates the development and communication of CNL’s strategic architecture and integrates those plans with business management systems. In addition, she oversees all facets of the private alternative investment firm’s marketing, communications and human capital management. This includes corporate and product messaging, investor communications, community development, public affairs, brand, leadership development, performance management and total rewards. She also serves as a member of the CNL Financial Group Board of Directors.
Lisa has also served as an elder for First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, as a board member for Lifework Leadership and as an advisory board member for the Soderquist Center for Leadership & Ethics. She is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for Grace Medical Home, which provides exceptional healthcare to uninsured residents in Central Florida, and is on the Board of Directors for LIFT Orlando, a group committed to breaking the cycle of poverty through neighborhood revitalization. Mrs. Schultz is also a Board Member of James Madison Institute, Florida’s premier free-market think tank and serves on the Advisory Board for The Collaborative Orlando, a culture-shaping workforce at the Center for Work and Faith at First Presbyterian Church of Orlando.
Tami Kaiser is a retired human resources executive with a focus on management and executive development, Tami spent 14 years with Darden Restaurants, where she served as part of the leadership team and led human resource development for Red Lobster, and over 20 years in the hospitality industry with Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn, Homewood Suites, Holiday Inn and Harrah’s Entertainment. Her focus has always been management and executive development, training, organization development and human resources.
In her ‘encore’ career, Tami seeks to live out her purpose of ‘building confidence’ in her passion areas of leadership, women and generosity. She serves as a coach and on the BOD of Lifework Leadership-Orlando, as a learning coach on the volunteer staff of Women Doing Well (a national women’s ministry, part of Generous Giving), on the BOD of J4 Leaders, as secretary of the Board of Trustees of The Heart of the City Foundation and on the Advisory Board of the National Christian Foundation-Orlando. She provides consulting services to various nonprofits and chairs the advisory board of The Collaborative, a faith and work initiative of First Presbyterian Church.
Catherine Poole is president of Poole & Associates, a marketing and event planning firm. She holds a Bachelor of Marketing degree from Colorado State University, where she was the VP of the business school. Ms. Poole has extensive experience in marketing theatre. She also has produced several city wide events in Central Florida. Ms. Poole is actively involved in our community and currently serves on the board of directors for Lydia House.
Lauren Heatwole is the Owner and Managing Partner of Heatwole Law Firm, P.A. Lauren practices in the area of commercial and business litigation, as well as family law (including divorces, paternity and family disputes). In representing clients, Lauren strives to deliver Compassionate Justice® as her clients go through the legal system. Lauren graduated in 2003 with a J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law and in 2000 with a B.A. from the University of Florida. Lauren is the Past-President of the Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section. She also is a member of the Christian Legal Society and volunteers her time as a Guardian ad Litem to children in need. Lauren is also alumni of Lifework Leadership Orlando. Lauren attends, and serves at, ReThink Life Church in Orlando.
Amanda Ober joined WESH 2 News in August 1997, moving to central Florida from her home state of New Hampshire where she was the morning and noon anchor at WMUR-TV in Manchester. She earned a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from Troy State University in Troy, AL. She has received several professional awards, including the Associated Press Best Spot News award for tracking down two of New Hampshire's top 10 deadbeat dads. Amanda is an accomplished political reporter, part of the WMUR-TV team that covered New Hampshire's presidential primaries in 1992 and 1996. Amanda was also part of the team that won a Columbia Dupont award for coverage of the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy, as well as an Edward R. Murrow regional award for her reporting on the Casey Anthony trial. Amanda has volunteered on the board of several faith-based non-profits including the Christian Service Center and Samaritan Village. She currently serves on the Governing Board of Summit Church as well as the board of J4 Leaders. She also volunteers as a coach to small group leaders at her church and as a mentor to several young woman. Amanda is a proud graduate of Lifework Leadership Orlando."
Beth Rudloff currently blogs for MedSpeaks about health care innovation. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Northcentral University and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing from Bowling Green State University. Ms. Rudloff held a variety of administrative positions at Orlando Health for 27 years including Chief Operating Officer for the cancer center, Chief Nursing Officer for Orlando Regional Medical Center, Chief Quality Officer, Director of Care Management, and Executive Director of Healthchoice. Beth also serves on the board of Samaritan Village.
Kathryn Oberto is a partner in the international law firm of Holland & Knight LLP. She holds a law degree from the University of Florida College of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Florida, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. Ms. Oberto has extensive experience representing landlords and tenants in the commercial leasing of shopping centers and outparcels, restaurants, high-rise office buildings, mixed-use projects, raw land and industrial/warehouse facilities. She also represents buyers, developers and sellers in the acquisition, development (including infrastructure development) and disposition of commercial properties; and lenders and borrowers in connection with the acquisition, construction and permanent financing and re-financing of commercial properties. Ms. Oberto is actively involved in the community and currently serves on the board of directors for Shepherd’s Hope, Inc. and the Winter Park YMCA. She has held various board positions with the Central Florida Gator Club, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), the Orlando Day Nursery and United Arts of Central Florida.
Lori Turnage serves as the Director of Human Resources for Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor, & Reed, P.A., an Orlando based law firm. Lori has held leadership positions in Human Resources in a variety of industries over the past 31 years, and her experience encompasses a broad range of Human Resource disciplines such as recruitment, performance management, employment, employee relations, compensation & benefits administration, training, performance consulting, coaching, and project management. She has an MBA from the University of Central Florida and a BA in Economics from Agnes Scott College. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), a national designation awarded by the Human Resource Certification Institute and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), a national designation awarded by the Society for Human Resource Management. Prior to her position at Lowndes, Lori served as the Senior Vice President and the Chief Human Resources Officer for CNL Bank which was recently acquired by Valley National Bank.
Amy Lein, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is the Director of Human Resources with Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Previously she served in Human Resources with Cirque du Soleil in Orlando FL and Treetops Resort in Gaylord MI. She holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Management from Spring Arbor University. Ms. Lein volunteers with The Jobs Partnership of Florida and serves on the board of GOSHRM (Greater Orlando SHRM) as President-Elect. Additionally, she serves on the HR Council for Feeding America and as co-leader of the HR Affinity Group of non-profit HR professionals in Central Florida. Ms. Lein and her husband, Johnathan, are active members of Orangewood Church in Maitland. They have one son, NoahDavid, along with his wife, Natalie, and granddaughter, Vienna Grace.
Cindy Price is fortunate to be able to minister daily (over the last 28yrs) to individuals needing to make financial decisions related to their goals or their life transitions. Clients include teachers, engineers, professionals, pre-retirees and retires, divorcees and widows. Her financial planning firm was recognized as one of the top 20 firms by the OBJ and she is one of the top 10 women in the nation for her broker dealer. She was born in NYC but grew up in NC where her father was a finance professor and her mother a psychology professor and moved to FL to attend Stetson University and then the College for Financial Planning. She met her husband James (who grew up as a missionary) 26 years ago at Northland Church after starting her career. They have led numerous marriage courses that start with an intro of “how Jungle James met City City”. Foster care has been another passion – their 2 foster daughters are now grown and they are focusing on college ministry with a daughter 19 (Palm Beach Atlantic) and a son 23 (a realtor in town). James helped write a curriculum called Love Defined that has allowed them to teach teens and small groups to love their neighbors by implementing the demands of 1 Corinthians 13. Her favorite activities include boating, running, tennis and pickleball. She is also a member of FEW, 100 Women Strong, Central Florida Spokes, National Association of Divorce Professionals and the Financial Planning Association.
Lisa Hurley is an Office Administrator for Elite Stone and Tile Services, Inc. of DeBary, FL. She relocated to this area with her husband in 2016 from South Florida, where she worked in the legal community there for over 20 years. Most recently, as the Executive Director for the South Palm Beach County Bar Association, and before that, as a Trusts and Estate Paralegal. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Management and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, Florida. Lisa is passionate about other's finding their worth in Jesus. Since moving to Central Florida she has volunteered with Charlie's Lunch Ministries, Foundation for Foster Children and Christian Help.
Julie Colombino is the Founder and CEO of REBUILD globally, a Kingdom business fighting poverty in Haiti. Since its inception, she has been a champion for impact-oriented business that are leading social change. From their global headquarters in Orlando, REBUILD globally has been making an impact in Haiti through education and job training, while developing a Haitian owned and operated business and fashion brand, deux mains designs. Under Colombino’s leadership, the past six years has been a dramatic evolution from earthquake recovery to a sustainable business that was quickly propelled into the world of ethical fashion. REBUILD globally has created partnerships with The United Nations, Kenneth Cole, supermodel Heide Lindgren and Ron Jon’s Surf Shop to fight poverty and strengthen families in Haiti.
Julie received her Master of Nonprofit Management from UCF and is the proud recipient of the 2014 Credo Social Business Award, the 2013 Rally Award; the 2013 Young Leaders for Haiti Global Humanitarian Award; the 2012 Business Innovation and Growth Award from the Chamber of Commerce; the 2011 UCF's Alumni Community Service Award; and the 2011 Public Administration New Professional of the Year Award.
Julie's book, From Death to Dollars, will be available in 2017. It is based on her real life encounters post earthquake and documents the growth of the social business ecosystem she created to instill dignity and financial security for the most vulnerable in Haiti.