Institute Board of Directors


Moffitt Cancer Center is a not-for-profit corporation organized under Florida Statute. The Institute serves as the parent corporation and primary planning entity for the Moffitt Cancer Center system, which includes three other not-for-profit subsidiaries – a hospital, foundation and physician practice group – and two for-profit subsidiaries – a technology commercialization corporation and a biotech research corporation.

As such, Institute Board (Parent Board) members establish the system-wide mission, strategic plan, and operational and financial standards and policies, and otherwise coordinate system affairs, through the exercise of reserved powers. The Board also conducts and oversees research activities of the Moffitt Cancer Center system.

Tim Adams
Mr. Timothy J. Adams, Chair
Retired/Past President, Time Customer Service, Inc.


Ms. Beth A. Houghton, Vice Chair
Executive Director, St. Petersburg Free Clinic


Senator Connie Mack, Chair Emeritus
Founding Partner & Senior Policy Advisor, Liberty Partners Group, LLC


Mr. Theodore J. Couch Sr., Chair Emeritus
President, Premium Mortgage, Inc.


Mr. Carlos Alfonso
Founding Principal & CEO, Alfonso Architects, Inc.


Ms. Angela Biever
Former Chief Administrative Officer, Raymond James Financial


The Honorable Carl Carpenter Jr.
Former Florida State Representative

Edward DeBartolo
Mr. Edward DeBartolo
CEO, DeBartolo Holdings, LLC


Mr. Edward C. Droste
Chairman, Provident Management Corporation

Geoff Duyk
Geoffrey M. Duyk, Ph.D, M.D.
Partner, Circularis Partners

Celia Ferman
Ms. Celia D. Ferman
Director, Ferman Automotive Group 


Judy L. Genshaft, Ph.D.
President, University of South Florida


Ms. Valerie Goddard
CEO, The Goddard Group

Reginald Goins
Mr. Reginald Goins
President & COO, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of New York, Inc. & Canada Dry Delaware Valley Bottling Co.

John Grant
The Honorable John A. Grant
Former Florida State Senator


The Honorable James T. Hargrett Jr.
Former Florida State Senator


Benjamin H. Hill III, Esq.
Shareholder, Hill Ward Henderson

H. Lee Moffitt
The Honorable H. Lee Moffitt
Former Speaker, Florida House of Representatives; Founder, Moffitt Cancer Center


Mr. John Ramil
Retired, TECO Energy, Inc.

Robert Rothman
Mr. Robert Rothman
CEO/President, Black Diamond Group

Francisco Sanchez
Mr. Francisco J. Sánchez
ChairmanCambridge Negotiation Strategies, Inc.


Ms. Elizabeth A. "Liz" Smith
CEO, Bloomin' Brands

Pamela Stewart
Commissioner Pamela L. Stewart
Florida Commissioner of Education, Florida Department of Education

John Tomlin
Mr. John A. Tomlin
Broker/Owner, Tomlin St Cyr & Associates