Independent Consultant to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries since 1999. Mr. Lorimier served as Senior Vice President of Business Development at Human Genome Sciences Inc., from 1994 to July 1997. Previously, he served as a Senior Vice President of Business Development at Johnson and Johnson. Mr. Lorimier served as a Vice President of Corporate Development at Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical Corp., (a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson) from 1991 to March 1994 and as a Vice President of Licensing (Pharmaceuticals) of Johnson & Johnson from 1986 to 1991. He served as a Vice President of Licensing at Sterling Drug Inc., from 1984 to 1986. He served in licensing, business planning and marketing positions at Revlon Health Care Group, Armour Pharmaceutical and Bristol Laboratories. He Co-founded Avalon Pharmaceuticals Inc. and served as its Chairman of since August 6, 2007. Mr. Lorimier has served as the Chairman and Director of over nine Pharmaceutical and research corporations globally. Mr. Lorimier holds a BS in Biology from the University of Illinois in 1967.
President, CEO and Chairman of a specialty construction products company covering the northeast region of the US. Founding board member of Crossover Mission.
BA from Nazareth College of Rochester, NY, and continued her education at Temple University Graduate School of Business. During her career she managed public relations and marketing responsibilities in banking, advertising, and small appliance manufacturing, and co-founded a marketing research firm in Philadelphia, PA. In 1992, Linda and her husband Jay embarked on their sailboat for a trip down the east coast; two years later, they anchored permanently in Vero Beach. They established an in-home computer training business, which served the community for over 15 years. Linda has volunteered for Crossover and various other community organizations and served in leadership capacities at Community Church, where she is a member. She is a past president and honorary board member of Indian River Impact 100.
Charles "Robi" Robinson
Doctorate of Education in Curriculum & Instruction from East Texas State University, a Masters in Reading & Supervision from the University of Bridgeport and a Bachelors’ Degree in History from King’s College. His first teaching position was in St. Lucia in the Eastern Caribbean as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Since then he has taught grades 5-12 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Okinawa, Japan, Aschaffenburg, Germany, and Commerce, Texas. From 1980 – 2003 he lived in Massachusetts where he was a professor of education at Bridgewater State University and educational consultant to many districts.
Rev. Dr. Robert Baggott
Currently the Senior Minister at Community Church of Vero Beach and a strong supporter of Crossover since the very beginning. He graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, where he was an Honor Initiate with Sigma Nu Fraternity, and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary where his emphasis was Preaching, receiving his Master of Divinity degree in 1984. He holds a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Graduate Theological Foundation, South Bend, Indiana. He also holds a Doctor of Divinity Degree, from Piedmont College in Demorest, Georgia. Dr. Baggott has done further study in the Religious Studies program of Christ College, in Oxford, England and served as Senior Minister of two of the largest congregations in the United Church of Christ before coming to The Community Church of Vero Beach in 2004.
Keandra Foster is an Assistant Principal at Storm Grove Middle School. Currently entering her 10th year in education, Ms. Foster has had the opportunity to work in many areas including serving as an: Behavior Analyst, Counselor and Student and Family Support Specialist. In addition, Ms. Foster has served as an Adjunct Instructor for Indian River State College since 2017. Her educational achievements include: Bachelor’s degree from University of South Florida in Social Work, Master’s degree from University of Central Florida in Social Work, Master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University in Management and Administration of Educational Programs and over 64 credits towards a Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.
Ms. Foster has attained experience in student behavior conduct counseling, career counseling, classroom management, educational policy administration, and leadership. As a lifelong learner, Ms. Foster believes that every student is unique and has the ability to learn and that every student needs a secure, caring, and stimulating atmosphere in which to grow and mature in their learning. As such, it is Ms. Foster’s aspiration to help students meet their fullest potential by providing them with a safe and stimulating environment. Ms. Foster believe that every student brings something special to their learning environment and she works to assist them in the development of their uniqueness.
Rev. Gregory Pitts, Sr.
Pastor of Center of Joy Church, entrepreneur and local business owner.
Milo has 21 years of law enforcement experience and during that time he earned his Bachelor Degree from Indian River State College (currently enrolled at UCF, Master’s Program). Currently the Captain of Uniform Patrol Operations for Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. He’s affiliated with several non-profits throughout the state of Florida and serves on several board of directors. He’s an adjunct instructor at Indian River State College (15 years), where he teaches several disciplines regarding to the Criminal Justice profession.