Making a Difference

ZENON POST- President Emeritus
ZenonPost-w-150Long-time supporter of the arts, Foundation president Zenon Post was born in Cyprus and came in to the U.S.  in 1953. He attended New York University and the New School for Social Research. He had a long career as a realtor and insurer, and as a professor at Long Island University in Finance and Management  Department.                                                                     Read More
Denise-Warner-150Denise A. Warner is a strong supporter of not-for-profit organizations such as the PanCyprian Association of Florida, The Wounded Warrior Project, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, and the Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate CARES program, in addition to being a founding board member of the Kathleen Monahan Foundation. Read More
RHutchisson-150Randy Hutchisson is a certified financial planner professional, who has dedicated more than 26 years to providing individual solutions to fulfill his clients financial needs. He graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting and Master’s Degree in finance. Randy and his wife Rene have two sons. In his free time, Randy enjoys doing martial arts, scuba diving and playing golf and tennis with his family.Read More
VarnavasZagaris-w-150Originally from New York, Varnavas Zagaris is the son of Greek Cypriot parents and native of Tarpon Springs. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and had a career in real estate.  He also produced over 110 television shows and award-winning documentaries, and hosted a talk radio show for seven years. He feels that his artistic mission is to educate and elevate the human spirit and consciousness through film.Read More
B.Purchasew150Ms. Purchase has had a wide variety of experience working with not-for-profit organizations. In addition to being a registered nurse and a chaplain, she studied music at the Hartt School of Music. Throughout her career, she has worked with children in ministry and camp settings as part of several different churches and other organizations. After moving to Tarpon Springs,Read More
Julie-Peeler-150In addition to having an opera-singing background, Julie Peeler is an accomplished market researcher and business strategist with nearly three decades of experience in both the for-profit and non-profit arenas. Her experience includes forging strategic partnerships, encouraging corporate social responsibility and employee volunteerism, nonprofit board development, strategic planning and marketing. Read More
ChristopherStill-w-150Internationally  renowned artist Christopher Still is a native Floridian who resides in Tarpon Springs. He is a dedicated supporter of the arts in his community and a long-time friend and colleague of Kathleen Monahan. His outstanding career began with a full scholarship through a national competition to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and he continued his studies with courses in human anatomy at Jefferson Medical School and apprenticeship in traditional techniques in Florence, Italy.Read More
KATHLEEN MONAHAN, PH.D.- City of Tarpon Springs Liaison
KathyMonahan-w-150Kathleen Monahan has been the City of Tarpon Springs Director of Cultural and Civic Services for over 32 years. It has been her privilege and joy to work with local, visionary public officials and talented, enthusiastic staff and volunteers to establish and nurture a dynamic arts program that continues to aid in the revitalization of this historic city.
KathyMonahan-w-150Brent Wadsworth is a nationally recognized business leader and the founder of the acclaimed Wadsworth Golf Construction Company. He and with his wife, Jean, are generous philanthropists; their dedication to charitable work has been recognized by several prestigious national awards, including the ExxonMobil Community Philanthropic Award, among many others.