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Board of Directors

Katie Wilcox

Marketing Chair & Secretary of the Board of Directors

Advanced Musical Theatre Instructor for Theatre eXceptional

      Katie Wilcox is a girl of many trades. She completed statewide and nationally in commercial photography competitions with SkillsUSA, co-founded Accio Actors, a nonprofit community theater group that performed parodies of popular fiction free to the public, and now has started her career in Public Relations and Social media Management with Blue Butterfly Productions.  Away from Blue Butterfly, Katie is a Digital Media Buyer and Account Manager at Marshall Advertising in Tampa. 

       With an undying love for theater, Katie has always found a way to be involved in the community.  After high school, she joined Actors Reaching Out and performed children's theater at local libraries and schools.  Then she co-founded Accio Actors where she directed and produced their first production A Very Potter Musical by Starkid Potter, and took on the role of her favorite literary character: Molly Weasley. She also played various colorful aliens in Trek: An Intergalactic Spoof Musical at Studio @620 in St. Petersburg. 
     Aside from managing the website and social media for Blue Butterfly, Katie also teaches Theatre eXceptional’s Advanced Musical Theatre Classes. She is excited to be a part of such a loving and giving program and cannot wait to see where Theatre eXceptional and Blue Butterfly Productions soar for years to come.

 

Phillip Cole

Board of Directors

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Johanna Frediani

Board of Directors

       
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Linnea Paolillo

Board of Directors
 

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Perry Larson

President of the Board of Directors      


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Rick Hart

Vice President of The Board of Directors

 

        During his 25 year career, Rick Hart had the opportunity to work in several different areas within the financial services industry. For the first 6 years, Rick worked as an insurance agent at Florian Insurance, helping clients with their insurance needs. In 1997, Rick transitioned to work for one of the largest bank broker-dealers in the country. In this role, Rick worked with regional banks to develop, implement and manage investment programs within their branches. In 2002, Rick was promoted to Senior Vice President, with this new title Rick was responsible for more than 200 financial planners. During this time, Rick had the opportunity to travel extensively within the US visiting clients and working with financial planners.

         In 2005, Rick was involved in an accident that left him paralyzed. Although confined to a wheelchair, Rick continued traveling both personally and for his job and learned to play golf, tennis, and softball from a wheelchair. In 2015, Rick decided to retire to explore other opportunities with several different areas within the disability community. Rick is currently working with Indego, a robotic exoskeleton company helping demonstrate their device. This exoskeleton allows persons with paralysis to be able to walk with robotic assistance. Rick is also the Volunteer Regional Director for The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis.

         Rick has been married to his wife Laura for 29 years. Rick stays very active with golfing, tennis, biking, boating, theater and traveling. Rick is a lifelong resident of Pinellas County.

Susan Huddelson

Treasurer of the Board of Directors

Volunteer Coordinator for Theatre eXceptional

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