HSMC: 2515 14TH STREET W., BRADENTON CÓMO LLEGAR CONTACTO HORARIO
CLÍNICA: 2415 14TH STREET W., BRADENTON CÓMO LLEGAR CONTACTO HORARIO
ADOPCIONES: 941-747-8808 ext. 313

Our Caring Team

    Administration

  • Rick Yocum
    Rick Yocum
    Executive Director
    Rick Yocum
    Executive Director
  • Valerie Bliss
    Valerie Bliss
    Director of Development
    Valerie Bliss
    Director of Development
  • Hildy Russell
    Hildy Russell
    Finance & Communications Director
    Hildy Russell
    Finance & Communications Director
  • Jill Johnson
    Jill Johnson
    Office Manager & Human Resources
    Jill Johnson
    Office Manager & Human Resources
  • Connie Gilliam
    Connie Gilliam
    Connie Gilliam
  • Samantha Harris
    Samantha Harris
    Event & Volunteer Coordinator
    Samantha Harris
    Event & Volunteer Coordinator

    Clinic

  • Dr. Lindsay Rollend
    Dr. Lindsay Rollend
    Medical Director
    Dr. Lindsay Rollend
    Medical Director
  • Terri Romano
    Terri Romano
    Clinic Practice Manager
    Terri Romano
    Clinic Practice Manager
  • Victoria Davis
    Victoria Davis
    Clinic Services Rep
    Victoria Davis
    Clinic Services Rep
  • Racine Guimond
    Racine Guimond
    Racine Guimond
  • Jenna Wanamaker
    Jenna Wanamaker
    Jenna Wanamaker
  • Sherry Hines
    Sherry Hines
    Sherry Hines
  • Kayla Wackerbauer
    Kayla Wackerbauer
    Kayla Wackerbauer
  • Jennifer Mattocks
    Jennifer Mattocks
    Jennifer Mattocks
  • Elise D'Eufemia
    Elise D'Eufemia
    TNR Coordinator
    Elise D'Eufemia
    TNR Coordinator

    Shelter

  • Lisa Zalewski
    Lisa Zalewski
    Shelter Manager
    Lisa Zalewski
    Shelter Manager
  • Skylar Bevis
    Skylar Bevis
    Skylar Bevis
  • Erica Willard
    Erica Willard
    Erica Willard
  • Star Brown
    Star Brown
    Star Brown
  • Jennifer Irving
    Jennifer Irving
    Jennifer Irving
  • Nikita Ilyenko
    Nikita Ilyenko
    Nikita Ilyenko

    Board of Directors

  • Tom Grier
    Tom Grier
    Board President
    Tom Grier
    Board President
    A Bradenton native and a United States Marine Corps Veteran, Tom has served in different capacities for a variety of organizations and boards over the past 15 years.

    Tom is currently the General Manager for Entech’s Bradenton location providing IT Support & Security for medium to large businesses and Non-Profits throughout Manatee and Sarasota Counties. In this capacity, Tom is very active in the local communities and passionate about volunteering

    Married for 25 years, Tom and Nicole have 2 sons attending college at USF (Tampa) and live in Bradenton with their 9-year-old boxer Miller.
  • Lisa Hoffmaster Hess
    Lisa Hoffmaster Hess
    Vice President
    Lisa Hoffmaster Hess
    Vice President
    Lisa is a licensed architect with over 30 years of experience in design and construction, primarily commercial and healthcare architecture. Her experience includes master planning, programming, and schematic design, design development, detailed construction documents- through construction administration, and final occupancy and post-occupancy follow up.

    Throughout her professional career, she has been active in animal rescue on many levels (from working in the trenches on rescues to creating programs on humane education). In 2016, she incorporated Strays and Grays, a non-profit corporation that mutually benefits and serves senior living residents and rescue animals, working together with local humane societies and senior living facilities.

  •  Michael Dinsmore, CPA
    Michael Dinsmore, CPA
    Treasurer
    Michael Dinsmore, CPA
    Treasurer
    Michael Dinsmore has been active with the humane society for over 10 years, first as a volunteer, then later as a client (adopting Munchie and Sweet Melissa), donor, committee, and board member. Michael is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has served as Treasurer since 2016; he has over 10 years of experience in the Accounting field, including experience as an external /internal auditor and financial analyst.

    Michael holds two B.S. degrees from the University of South Florida, one in Accounting and the other in Finance; he also holds a Master’s of Accounting and Financial Management degree from Keller Graduate School of Management.

    Michael currently lives in Palmetto with his wife Rebecca, 2 dogs (Comet and Lani) and the 2 cats listed above (renamed Miles and Missy, respectively). His love for animals is what drives him and his efforts with the humane society. He encourages anyone that is able to help support the humane society's mission with their time and/or financial resources to help "be the voice for the voiceless."
  • Andy Churchill
    Andy Churchill
    At Large Member
    Andy Churchill
    At Large Member
    Andy Churchill has been a Board Member since 2019. He brings more than 20 years of experience in executive leadership and operations experience, from working with many global leaders in various industries including Oil & Gas, Fast Moving Consumer Groups, Healthcare, Mining, Shipping, Cement and Furniture. Delivering change programs that deliver bottom-line results. He is the Founder of Andrew Churchill Solutions, which provides consulting and mentorship to small businesses to help them master their operations and business execution. Primarily focused in Manatee and Sarasota Counties. www.AndrewChurchill.Solutions

    He is very passionate about improving the welfare and health of people and animals.

    When he is not working you can find him swimming, cycling or running as he is passionate about the sport of Ironman. He uses his races to bring awareness and raise funds for charity.

    He is originally from London UK, but now calls Parrish his home.
  • Lorraine Sarnowski
    Lorraine Sarnowski
    Secretary
    Lorraine Sarnowski
    Secretary
    Lorraine Sarnowski is a New Jersey native who moved to Bradenton in 2003. She and her husband, Joe, followed their son, Eric, and daughter, Kristin, to Florida. She is a proud Grammy to Mia and Andrew.

    Lorraine holds a Bachelor's degree from Kean College of New Jersey and a Master's degree in Administration and Supervision from Rutgers University. Lorraine retired in 2002 after a 33-year career in education.

    Lorraine has served in various positions on the Board of Directors of her HOA in the Inlets at Riverdale.

    Lorraine is a devoted animal lover who recently lost her beloved pug at the age of 17. She is proud that she and her family have given forever homes to many dogs and cats. She looks forward to working with HSMC to further it's mission to educate, care, and collaborate within the community for the humane treatment of animals.
  • Michael Maddaloni
    Michael Maddaloni
    At Large Member
    Michael Maddaloni
    At Large Member
    Michael has over 36 years of finance experience, first as a NY-based CPA for 11 years, and then as a finance executive for Beall’s, Inc. for over 25 years. Michael’s primary roles at Beall’s are in the areas of tax, treasury, and investments, and is currently the Vice President of Tax & Shareholder Relations. Michael holds a BBA in Accounting from Siena College.

    Michael moved from Albany NY in 1996 and currently lives in Parrish with his wife Amy, daughter Emma, and their 3 dogs (Winston, Rocky, & Ralphie) and 3 cats (Peanut, Reese, & Jill). They also are caregivers for their daughter Elise’s dog (Casper) while she finishes up College. The Maddaloni family (Michael, Amy, Brooks, Elise, Chloe, and Emma) clearly loves animals and Michael hopes to leverage his financial knowledge to assist the humane society in achieving their mission.

    When not working Michael enjoys reading (primarily military history), rooting for Tampa’s sports teams, and staying active.
  • Jane Pfeilsticker
    Jane Pfeilsticker
    At Large Member
    Jane Pfeilsticker
    At Large Member
    Jane retired from State College of Florida after 22 years as a professor of biology and microbiology. During her term at SCF, she served as teaching faculty, chair of the Natural Science Department, and as founder and Director of the Biotechnology Program. She also served as a Manatee County School Board member from 2006-2010, and as chair of the board for the 2009-2010 school year.
    Jane’s education includes undergraduate degrees from Pennsylvania State University and graduate degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. During and after her schooling, she participated in biomedical research that covered fields of virology, genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, and immunology. The research institutes at which she served include medical schools at the University of Pittsburgh, Baylor University, and the University of South Florida. She brought this research experience to SCF (then MCC) and used it to modernize the curriculum taught within the Natural Science Department.
    Jane has devoted much of her spare time to serving her local community as a volunteer with Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy, Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue, and as a member of the Governing Board of Just For Girls organization that assists and educates young ladies facing life challenges.
    In her private life, Jane is married to Ed Valley and has 4 amazing children, ranging in age from 30 to 44, and 4 grandchildren (so far) who brighten her world. She is a lifelong animal lover and equestrian, having shared her life with dozens of dogs, cats, and horses over many decades. In retirement, she is working within the community to improve the lives of animals and children whenever the opportunity arises.
  • Henry Kiel
    Henry Kiel
    At Large Member
    Henry Kiel
    At Large Member
    Henry Kiel is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 35 years of accounting, tax planning, audit, financial and business consulting experience. He has served a diverse clientele including not for profit entities and has provided expertise to many small-to-medium sized companies; helping guide them through their growth and success. He takes great pride in training and mentoring his clients to help them achieve the best possible outcomes.
    Henry welcomes the opportunity to volunteer his expertise to start up and not for profit entities to “give back” to the communities he serves and has participated in directing other not for profit entities in the past.
    Henry lives with his wife in Sarasota, FL and has numerous pets, all of which are rescues. He firmly believes that every animal deserves to be placed in a forever home and treated with dignity. Henry is enthusiastic to donate his time and skill sets to serving the Humane Society of Manatee County.