OUR LEADERSHIP

GARY KOMP0THECRAS

An entrepreneur of many successful endeavors who has been equally dedicated to the betterment of the great State of Florida.   Possesses the ability to manage and bring together under one umbrella a highly diverse group of individuals, with equally diverse skill sets, with varied interests to accomplish a common business or public interest goal. A proven job creator and career builder for over 1000 people over the past decade, mainly in Florida, also including, Minnesota and New Mexico. Successes include Physician’s Group, LLC, a Joint Commission accredited multidisciplinary/multispecialty medical group with over 40 facilities and currently employing over 400 Floridians. Other successes include, the creation and branding of 1-800-Ask Gary®; and with a growing investment in Florida tourism with the acquisition of hotel and resort properties.  A philanthropist who has constantly and generously supported organizations assisting Floridians in need of assistance.  A tireless champion fighting the causes of autism. An individual who has performed extensive public service with many levels of government in Florida.   A proven record of successful navigation of financial markets, managing international trade, and being an innovator in health care management.

Mr. Kompothecras is well known in the community for his public services serving on Boards of many foundations as well as being a direct contributor to many organizations such as:

  • Served on the Board of Sarasota Military Academy Foundation

  • Served as Commissioner and Treasurer of Sarasota/ Manatee Airport Authority

  • Served on Board of Directors of Space Florida (2007-2010)

  • Served on 2007 Florida Governor Crist’s transition team (Office of Trade and Economic Development)

  • Member of Governor’s Task Force in the fight against autism

  • Member of PIP Fraud Roundtable

  • Charitable support to countless organizations such as:

  • United Negro College Fund                 

  • NAACP

  • Shriners International

  • Ringling College of Art and Design

  • Special Olympics

  • Generation Rescue

  • The Love Sponge Foundation For Families of Fallen Officers

  • Habitat For Humanity

  • Sarasota High School Boosters

  • Conservation Foundation of Gulf Coast

  • University of Tampa Chiselers

  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters

  • Boys and Girls Club

  • Early Learning Coalition

  • Roskamp Institute For Diseases Of The Mind

VINCE PAYNE

Vince Payne is known for his extensive work as Chief Financial Officer for many companies including Diversified Services Enterprises, Sarasota in Florida where he has been responsible for Multi-disciplined medical practice with clinics in Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Mexico and Colorado. Practice is centered on physical therapy, pain management, surgery, MRI and diagnostic services for accident victims. Combined net billings of $75M with assets of $20M. Previous to this position, Mr. Payne was CFO/Controller at Millbrook Distribution Services/Paskert Distributing, Tampa, Florida from 2006 – 2008. The company is a Regional manufacturer and distributor of products and services for retail grocery chains with $50 million in sales and $7 million in assets. Additionally, Mr. Payne was the CFO of National Cinema Supply Corporation in Tampa, Florida from 1999 – 2006. National Cinema Supply Corporation is a National distributor and manufacturer of products and construction services for motion picture theatres, $75 million in sales and $28 million in assets.