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

2018 MRF Board President

Jennifer Whisenant
Birmingham Auto Dealers Association • Director

2018 Members

Linda Andrews
Hoover Public Library • Retired

Erin Colbaugh
City of Hoover • Events Liaison

Linda Croley
Bare Naked Noodles • Owner

Martha Echols
Martha Echols, CPA, LLC • Owner

Charles Faulkner
Jefferson Credit Union • President & CEO

Kristin Hoff
Chick 4a Cause

Robin Hunt
ThinkData Solutions • President/CEO

DeSha Kunzman
Shreiber • Vice President Business Development

Rob McDonald
PetStop Pet Fence Systems of Alabama • Owner

Lisa Moose
SunGuard Corporation • Account Executive-Sales

Gerry O’Toole
BioGX • Operations Manager

Erin Sapp
USS Real Estate • Project Manager

Martha Jean Shaw
RealtySouth •  Commercial Sales & Leasing Agent 

Elise Warren
Master Volunteer

Tim Wick
UAB School of Engineering • Senior Associate Dean

Sherree Wright
RN, BSN, Research Nurse Coordinator


Paul DeMarco
Alabama House of Representatives

Tony Petelos
Jefferson County Commission


Shawn Argo
Bluff Park Elementary • Art Teacher

Ashley Bice
Golden Flake • Human Resources

Michael Catalano
Influence Health • General Counsel

Ellen Cuneo
We’re Green Clean, Birmingham • Owner

Matt Geller
Sirote Permutt LLC •  Attorney at Law

Nelson Grice
Hoover High School •  Sculpture Teacher

Jon Jobes
NatureScape, Inc. • Owner

Jonathan Handey
Eco Three

Tracey Jolly
Teamwork, LLC • Financial Solutions Coach

Natalie Kelly
Kelly Stewardship Partners • Owner

Brianna Panos
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato •  Special Event Manager

Joe Thomas
Capstone Financial Group • Partner/Financial Advisor

Kit Waters
Community Volunteer

Stan White
Stan White Insurance Agency, Inc. • Owner