Sean Melton

s E A N M E L T O N Director of Training and Education Sean Melton is our Director of Training and Education. He coordinates events, writes curriculum, and develops new site locations. A longtime advocate in his community for emotional development and self-awareness, Sean works directly with our First Serve Mentors promoting vocational […]

Jenny Gekas

j e n n y G e k a s Chief Operating Officer Jenny Gekas serves as our Chief Operating Officer. She is originally from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, and came over to the United States in 2012 to pursue her post secondary education. Jenny obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Finance from Palm Beach […]

James Coleman

J A M E S C O L E M A N James H Coleman is a partner in the private equity firm Liberty Strategic Capital and in addition is the managing partner of the Real Estate Brokerage and advisory firm Hanley Advisors .  Jim sits on a number of philanthropic boards , graduate from […]

Hollis Russell

H O L L I S R U S S E L L Hollis F. Russell has been serving on the First Serve Board for over 20 years. He received his B.A. from Princeton University and his J.D. from Cornell Law School. He is admitted in practice in New York and Florida. He is a […]

Hillary Smith

H I L L A R Y S M I T H Secretary/Treasurer Hillary K. Smith, CPA, CFP® is a third generation West Palm Beach native.  She received her B.S. in Accounting and Finance as well as her Master of Accounting degrees from Florida State University.  Hillary joined Blue Ocean Capital in 2013 where she services clients […]

Sandra Shaw

S A n D R A S H A W Sandra is a meteorologist on the WPBF 25 First Alert Weather Team. South Florida viewers wake up to her weekdays on WPBF 25 News Mornings (4:30-7:00 a.m.) where she gets their day off to a great start with her accurate and high-energy forecasts, which she […]

Katie Pressly

K A T I E P R E S S L Y Katie has served on our board as a secretary for the past 20 years. She is a partner in Pressly Designs and was formerly an oncological therapist for Drs. Harris, McKeen & Rothschild. She earned a B.A. in Arts and Sciences from the […]

Ken Thompson

K E N T H O M P S O N Ken has served on the board of First Serve PAL as Vice President for over 20 years. He is the Director of Tennis at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach. For the last 16 years, under Ken’s management, Tennis Magazine has voted The Breakers […]

Jeremy Jeffery

J E R E M Y J E F F E R Y Jeremy Jeffery is a Senior Investment Professional with broad experience in a variety of fixed income products as structurer, marketer, and end user. Twenty plus years of institutional fixed income sales experience dealing with a broad range of investor types; seven years […]