LEADERSHIP DIRECTORY


Jim Geiger: Chairman and President

Jim Geiger: Chairman

Jim Geiger is an experienced leader in both the business and education fields. He is a fourth generation Floridian who brings 23 years of service as a teacher and organization leader to his position as Chairman of Creative Benefits. He understands the problems that teachers, administrators and other school employees face. Under Jim's leadership, Creative Benefits is committed to:


  • making a difference in the financial lives of educators and their families; and

  • enhancing the value of membership in Creative Benefit's sponsoring organizations, the Florida Education Association and the Florida Association of School Administrators.


Jim first served Creative Benefits as President in 1992 and was elected by the Company's Shareholders as Chairman in 2002.




Sharon Beardman: President

Sharon Beardman: President

Sharon has over 30 years of experience specializing in financial services and employee benefits. Her expertise in retirement savings and insurance protection has impacted the financial security of employees and families working throughout the public sector both in Florida and nationwide. Sharon is uniquely qualified and passionate about enhancing the value of Creative Benefits for Educators for the benefit of those dedicated to public education in Florida.




Board of Directors

Jim Geiger

Jim Geiger
Chairman
of Creative Benefits for Educators

Cheli Cerra

Barbara A. Healy
Consultant
SST Benefits

<Pat Barber

Pat Barber
President
of Manatee Education Association

Bob Lee

Bob Lee
Owner of Youngblood Farms
and Former Vice President for Financial Affairs,
Florida Education Association

Ken Boutwell

Dr. Ken Boutwell
Chair of MGT of America

Philip Mortimer

Philip T. Mortimer
President of FredAlan, Inc.

Patrick Strong

Patrick Strong
President
Okaloosa County ESPA
Board Liaison




Advisory Council

Pat Barber, Chair
Manatee

 

Sandi Bisceglia
FASA

Bonnie Bistarkey
Charlotte

 

Jean Clements
Hillsborough

Kathi Gundlach
Palm Beach

 

Nelly Henjes
Pinellas

Fedrick Ingram
Miami-Dade

 

Apryle Jackson
Osceola

Karen McCann
Alachua

 

Renna-Lee Paiva
Clay

Andrew Spar
Volusia

 

Ruby Strickland
FEA Retired

Patrick Strong
Okaloosa

 

David Worrell
Leon