Board of Directors
Oak Hall School is organized as a not-for-profit corporation which was certified in the State of Florida in 1970. The governing body of Oak Hall School is the Board of Directors. At present the Board consists of 16 members, including present parents, past parents, and alumni who serve two-year, renewable terms. Board members come from a broad range of professions and backgrounds, but they share in common a love for and dedication to the school.
The overall responsibility of the Board is to advance the mission of the school and secure its long-term future. The Board leads the strategic planning process, sets major school policies, hires and evaluates the Headmaster, and has fiduciary responsibility for the school. There are six standing committees: Executive, Finance, Committee on Trustees, Advancement, Facilities and infrastructure, and Audit.
Kirsten Rowe is an attorney, mediator and professor. A graduate of the University of Florida, she and her husband, Scott, have lived in Gainesville since 2004, and are parents of two daughters attending Oak Hall.
Kirsten serves on the Oak Hall Board of Directors as a member of the executive committee, and as chair of the Committee on Trustees. In addition, Kirsten serves on the Board of Directors for the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation, benefiting pediatric healthcare services at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital, and in 2013, was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to serve on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 8th Judicial Circuit.
Kirk Klein is a Managing Partner of Koss Olinger, a wealth management firm founded in Gainesville, FL in 1969. He oversees the operations of the business as well as helps clients manage and preserve their wealth. He has a background in finance and marketing from Illinois State University. He currently serves as the Chair of the Oak Hall Advancement Committee and is also a member of the OHS Finance committee. Kirk and his wife Michelle, live in Gainesville with their three children, Shailey, Mackenzie, and William, all of whom attended Oak Hall since pre-kindergarten.
Karin Montini taught elementary and middle school mathematics in both public and private schools. She attended the Harvard Graduate School of Education, studying in the School Leadership & Development program. Outside the classroom, she has worked mentoring teachers at the Teacher Training Institute, as a program writer for IvyTown Educators, Inc., and developing curriculum for Kaplan K-12 Learning Services.
Karin serves as a member of the Executive Committee and as chair of the Head Support & Evaluation Committee. She and her husband, Reid, have two boys who have attended Oak Hall since pre-kindergarten.
Tim Broom is the Co-founder and CEO of ITProTV. Prior to developing ITProTV, he spent 15 years of his professional career in the learning and certification training industry.
As an entrepreneur who has a passion for empowering others through learning of Information Technology, Tim focuses on bringing learning opportunities to all of those that desire, from around the world. Tim brings a global perspective on learning and technology to the Oak Hall Board, and has served on the board since 2010. He and his wife Denise have three daughters, that have attended Oak Hall since Pre-K.
Evangeline Tsibris Cummings
Evangeline (Evie) Tsibris Cummings is University of Florida’s Assistant Provost and Director of University of Florida (UF) Online, working to provide an elite education to students across the country and around the world. Following graduate school in Baltimore at Johns Hopkins University, Ms. Cummings enjoyed a 16-year career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Under the Clinton administration, Ms. Cummings’s focused on the EPA’s work to share and disseminate information products as a means of promoting public access and internally, evidence-based decision making. During the two terms of President Bush, Ms. Cummings established and lead a new division at EPA focused on cross-agency use of information for strategic management including performance reporting and quarterly accountability functions, earning the President’s Quality Award. She has always enjoyed working with diverse sets of experts to rally meaningful and sometimes transformational change in how organizations deliver on their mission and in particular, how organizations share and promote broad access to information and now, education. A proud public servant, she was delighted to return to her home state of Florida, her hometown of Gainesville, and UF, her undergraduate alma mater, to work with remarkable colleagues and students at UF. She lives with her husband, Derek, and their two boys, here in Gainesville and the family can’t get enough of the beautiful Florida outdoors. Both boys attend Oak Hall.
Svein Dyrkolbotn has over 15 years of development experience as principal owner of Viking Companies. Svein has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Florida and is a licensed general contractor in the State of Florida (CGC1517065). He has been developing residential projects in the Gainesville area for a number of years, including highly acclaimed Campus View. Dyrkolbotn has developed and managed over 2,000 multi-family units for Gainesville based Davis & Sons across the Southeast United States. Svein is actively engaged with the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce and local public/private initiatives to improve transportation mobility within Alachua County. Recently, Svein secured the entitlements for Celebration Pointe, which, when fully built-out, will be comprised of approximately 1,000 residential units and 1,000,000 square feet of commercial space.
Born in Bergen, Norway, Svein was a member of the Norwegian National Basketball Team before moving to Florida in 1990 as an Oak Hall High School exchange student staying with the Davis family in Newberry, Florida. Svein was a scholarship athlete who played four years of college basketball for the University of Florida, including a trip to the Gators first Final Four in 1994. He and his wife, Heather, continue to pass on the Oak Hall tradition within their family, as their three daughters are attending Oak Hall.
Freddie Wehbe is President of Wehbe Marketing and Make It Happen, Gainesville based companies specializing in Marketing, Branding and Management Consulting. His Team manages and consults with a multitude of clients from a variety of industries, including QSR, financial, automotive, and professional sports, in the Gainesville area and across the globe. His areas of expertise include branding, activation, and improvement management.
Freddie established Gator Domino's in Gainesville in 1995. His pizza franchise grew to 11 stores and became one of the busiest and most successful Domino's markets in the world, winning a multitude of national and global awards including 3 National Manager of the Year awards and 6 International Golden Franny awards. He added several locations to the Florida Gator stadiums in 2012. In February of 2016, Freddie sold his Domino's franchise to allow him to spend more time with his family. Freddie attended the University of Florida and graduated with degrees in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology.
He serves on the Board of Directors for several organizations, including CenterState Bank and Keep Alachua County Beautiful, among others. He also works closely with the Children’s Miracle Network, Tyler's Hope, the March of Dimes, the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation, the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Santa Fe College and LifeSouth Community Blood Bank. He has won numerous local and state awards, such as Gainesville Citizen of the Year, Spirit of Gainesville award, UF Spirit of Entrepreneurship award, Volunteer of the Year, James M. Parrish award, Boy Scouts American Values award, Business of the Year and many, many more. Freddie also serves on the Advancement and Carnival Committees at Oak Hall School. He and his wife, Daurine, have two young boys, Ronnie and Dany, who attend Oak Hall
Larry Gleim is President of Gleim Internet, Vice President of Gleim Publications, President of Coral Acoustics, which produces electricity from solar panels, and a cofounder of Gleim Conferencing, which is a startup technology company in the education industry. He has over 20 years of experience in business and information technology. He especially enjoys using the Spanish he learned at Oak Hall to coordinate International Sales. Larry's two daughters are students at Oak Hall. He is an Oak Hall alumnus and graduate of the University of Florida.
Jennifer Hunt serves as Chief Financial Officer of CAMPUS USA Credit Union, headquartered in Jonesville. She joins the Oak Hall Board of Directors as Chair of the Finance Committee.
Jennifer earned a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and a Master's Degree in Accounting, both from the University of North Florida. Jennifer is a Certified Public Accountant and formerly served as CFO for Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU). Jennifer and her husband Ken have two sons enrolled at Oak Hall - Matthew and David.
Randall C. Jenkins, Esq.
Randy Jenkins is the administrator for the University of Florida, FSU, UCF, FIU and FAU professional liability entities created to protect the State of Florida healthcare providers and the Shands Gainesville and Jacksonville hospitals. Mr. Jenkins is a member of the Florida Bar and primarily practices professional liability and insurance defense. Randy and his wife Jaime, live in Gainesville with their two children, Lindsay and Matthew, both of whom have attended Oak Hall since pre-kindergarten. Randy is also an Oak Hall alumnus.
Dr. Charles Lane
Charlie Lane is the University of Florida’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for overseeing university operations, including Business Affairs, Information Technology, Human Resources, Internal Audit, and Real Estate. He was appointed to the position in March 2014. Charlie holds a doctorate in public administration. He came to UF from the University of Southern California. Prior to that, he worked at the University of Houston, lntermedics, Inc., and Texas Instruments, Inc. Charlie and his wife, Natasha, live in Gainesville with their daughters, Grace and Hope, both of whom attend Oak Hall.
Dr. Michael Moser
Michael Moser, MD, MS graduated from the University of Notre Dame and earned his medical degree at the University of Florida in 1997, graduating with AOA honors. He then completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Florida and his fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery at the American Sports Medicine Institute, with renowned surgeons Drs. James Andrews and William Clancy.
Moser serves as an Associate Professor and faculty member for the Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship in the Department of Orthopedics and the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship in the Department of Family Practice. He is the Head Team Physician for the UF Athletic Association, Division Chief for the Sports Medicine Division, and serves as the Medical Director of both the graduate and undergraduate Athletic Training programs. He has served as the Medical Director and Physician Director of Quality for the UF Health Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
He is a member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has served on numerous society committees, including the Enduring Education Committee, By-Laws Committee, and Council of Delegates. He is also a member of several other professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has also served on several local committees including the Florida High School Athletic Association Sports Medicine Committee, UF Health Value Analysis Committee, and the Oak Hall School Board of Trustees.
Dr. Moser obtained a Masters of Business in Entrepreneurship from the Warrington School of Business at the University of Florida in 2008. Using this degree, he founded CareTraxx, Inc., a healthcare IT venture that leverages mobile platforms for population health in the delivery of Value Based Care programs. Dr. Moser’s wife, Tricia, serves as an Associate Professor and Division Chief of Body Imaging in the UF Health Department of Radiology. They have two children attending Oak Hall, Ella and Pene.
Denise Rosenberg is a professional photographer based in Gainesville, Florida. She has been active in philanthropic causes including the University of Florida, the American Cancer Society, the Children's Home Society, and the Gainesville Fisher House, where she serves on the Board of Directors. Denise and her husband, Jason, have four children and have been a part of the Oak Hall family for over 10 years.
Sonya Salkin is the founding partner of The Salkin Law Firm, a boutique bankruptcy firm practicing in Fort Lauderdale and Gainesville. She was appointed to the panel of United States Bankruptcy Trustees for the Southern District of Florida and has served as a Panel Trustee for the past twenty years. Sonya graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington and Washington University School of Law. In addition to serving on the Oak Hall Board of Directors, Sonya also serves as an executive board member of Congregation B’nai Israel.
Sonya has four children Jessica (’06) who attended the University of Missouri, Zachary (’12) who attended Boston College and is currently attending University of Florida Levin College of Law, Samuel (’14) who attends Amherst College, and Amanda (’22).
Dr. Katheryn Sarantos
Dr. Katheryn Sarantos has always had a strong passion for helping others. Coupled with her affinity for medicine, she has been serving the Gainesville community as a General Pediatrician for over 25 years. She began her career as a medical student at the University of Florida, where she also completed her residency, focusing on Pediatrics. Dr. Kathy, as her patients call her, teaches both parents and patients the importance of nutrition and exercise. She strives to instill in her patients the value of living a healthy lifestyle, both spiritually and physically. Most recently (April 2016), Dr. Kathy and her husband, Surgeon Peter Sarantos, MD were awarded both the North Florida Division and Corporate Level HCA Frist Humanitarian Award. They were honored for a life long commitment to supporting charitable organizations as well as their hands-on involvement with World Help, a Christian-based organization that provides relief for disparaged populations. The Sarantos' participate in medical missions, community sustainability efforts and host an annual 5K/10K race in Gainesville to benefit relief to the Syrian and Iraqi refugees.
Dr. Kathy has three children, Nicklas, Sydney, both in college and attended Oak Hall School, and Christina, who is currently a student at Oak Hall.
Domenic Scorpio is the President/CEO of the D.E. Scorpio Corporation, a commercial construction general contracting company. His professional career began in Gainesville in 1995 after receiving an undergraduate degree in Architecture and a graduate degree in Construction Management from the University of Florida. He has delivered many notable projects throughout Central and North Central Florida. Domenic is extremely active in the community and supports many non-profit organizations. He is married to Holly, and has 3 daughters who attend Oak Hall School.
Domenic serves as the Chairman of the Campus Facilities and Infrastructure Committee.