Board Members

Ryan Best - Director

Ryan Best


Steve Mitchell - Director

Steve Mitchell


  • Native of Maryland, Palm Harbor since 1996
  • Self Employed 15 years in software
  • TBH Volunteer and Board Member for 11 years.  Maintain the TBH Website and serve as Treasurer
  • Previously served on Board of REALTORS and Treasurer of local Real Estate Board
  • Previously served as President of local Credit Union
  • Clearwater Family Fun Fest committee

Donnie Miller - Director

Donnie Miller


  • Owner-Miller and Associates LLC
  • Native of Alabama residing in Florida since 1973.
  • Retired 2005 Progress Energy management presently self employed in electric utility services industry.
  • Board member Tampa Bay Harvest since 2006.
  • Past committee member United Way of Tampa Bay Community Investment Panel.
  • Past President Florida West Coast Auburn University Alumni Club.
  • Past Chair Florida West Coast Power Engineering Society.
  • Member and Officer Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church of Clearwater, Florida.

Robert Gesemyer - Director

Robert Gesemyer


  • President/Owner - CURLIN, INC.
  • Material Handling Equipment System integrator and distributor of warehouse equipment.  Visit
  • Began as sales trainee in 1976 and bought half the business in 1984 and the remaining half in 1998.
  • Partner in several other business’ and real estate holdings.
  • University Of Florida 1976 Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Finance & Real Estate majors.
  • Beta Theta Pi Fraternity-UOF Chapter 1972-1975       Treasurer
  • Born in Trenton New Jersey March 14, 1954.
  • Been a resident of the Tampa Bay area since 1976.

Anthony Samuels - Treasurer

Anthony Samuels


  • Associate Pastor at Lighthouse Ministries International
  • Oversees Operation Hope the Outreach Arm of LMI
  • Professor at Faith Theological Seminary & Christian College
  • Graduate of Faith Theological Seminary & Christian College (Bachelor In Theology)
  • Husband & Father

Charlie Marval - Director

Charlie Marval


  • President ovionx, Inc.
  • Counselor and advisor in the SCORE national Technology Advisory Network (TAN)
  • Adjunct professor at Pasco Hernando Community College (PHCC) for the past 6 years. Past Chair of the curriculum steering committee.
  • Active committee member of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • University of South Florida bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems (MIS)

Will Carey - Executive Director

Will Carey

Executive Director

  •  20 Years in the field of Hunger related issues.
  • Volunteer with Tampa Bay Harvest 1994-2005.
  • Director of Food Services for the Salvation Army Tampa 1994-2004
  • Executive Director Tampa Bay Harvest 2005-Present.
  • In a "Former Life" I was in the Hospitality industry for more than 20 years.
  • Mostly as, "Chef Will"  
  • Proudly currently serving as Treasurer and founding member of the Tampa Bay Network to End Hunger  
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