Thank you for your enthusiasm, hard work, great ideas, and passionate support of the festival and community at large.

2015 MRF Board President

Jennifer Whisenant
Birmingham Auto Dealers Association • Director

2015 Members

Linda Andrews
Hoover Public Library • Director

Shawn Argo
Bluff Park Elementary • Art Teacher

Ashley Bice
Golden Flake • Human Resources

Katherine Billmeier
Ronald McDonald House • Director

Michael Catalano
Influence Health • General Counsel

Erin Colbaugh
City of Hoover • Events Liaison

Linda Croley
Bare Naked Noodles • Owner

Ellen Cuneo
We’re Green Clean, Birmingham • Owner

Martha Echols
Martha Echols, CPA, LLC • Owner

Matt Geller
Sirote Permutt LLC •  Attorney at Law

Nelson Grie
Hoover High School •  Sculpture Teacher

Jonathan Handey
Eco Three Energy Efficiency Experts • President

Robin Hunt
ThinkData Solutions • President/CEO

Natalie Kelly
Kelly Stewardship Partners • Owner

Rob McDonald
PetStop Pet Fence Systems of Alabama • Owner

Lisa Moose
SunGuard Corporation • Account Executive-Sales

Gerry O’Toole
BioGX • Operations Manager

Brianna Panos
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato •  Special Event Manager

Lori Redding
Golden Flake  Director of Human Services

Erin Sapp
USS Real Estate • Project Manager

Martha Jean Shaw
RealtySouth •  Commercial Sales & Leasing Agent 

Joe Thomas
Capstone Financial Group • Partner/Financial Advisor

Elise Warren
Technical Knock Out • Owner

Stan White
Stan White Insurance Agency, Inc. • Owner


Paul DeMarco
Alabama House of Representatives

Tony Petelos
Jefferson County Commission


Jon Jobes
NatureScape, Inc. • Owner

Tracey Jolly
Teamwork, LLC • Financial Solutions Coach

Kit Waters
Community Volunteer