Business Voice members include business and community leaders from across Brevard County and a diverse mix . of industries. The Board of Directors meets regularly to discuss issues affecting the business community and local quality of life. Current members are:

Larry McIntyre – Clear Channel Outdoor

Executive Level

Todd Pokrywa – The Viera Company

Tammie Watts – Space Coast Association of Realtors

Shirley Buchanan – Victory Casino Cruises

Bart Gaetjens – Florida Power and Light

Jim O’Brien – Melbourne Greyhound Park

Board Level

Dawn Mays – Sheldon Cove

Jim Ridenour – Ridenour Consulting Services

Al Taylor – Titusville Chamber Representative

Brent People – Raymond James

Travis Proctor – Artemis IT

Wayne Cooper – Whittaker Cooper CPA’s

Bob Baugher – Cocoa Beach Surf Company

Bill Blewitt – Valkaria Partners, LLC

Tom Brandon – Brandon Development

Bob Cochran – Secureway Self Storage

Jeff Godwin, DVM – Animal Medical Clinic

Tom Hermansen – Ocean Partners

Bruce Moia – HBCA / MBV Engineering

Kyle Moyles, MD – Brevard Hand Center

Cole Oliver – EKS, Inc.

Eric Ponce – State Farm

Jack Ryals – National Realty

Summit Shah – Southeast Petro

Natasha Spencer – Shelter Mortgage

Mike Williams – MH Williams Construction

Dan Pollock – AT&T*

Michael Ayers – Melbourne Chamber Representative*

Activist Level

Scott Sorenson – Sorensen’s Moving and Storage

Tom Williamson – Cocoa Beach Hotel Association

*non-voting director


Larry McIntyre, Chairman

Larry McIntyre Business Voice

Graduated from Western Michigan University with a BBA in 1979
and moved to Florida in 1980. He began his 34-year career with Clear Channel Outdoor in 1981 and has had several positions before being named President of the Melbourne division in 1990. Managed multiple divisions throughout his career in Florida. Married to Beth since 1978. Two children, Dr. Molly McIntyre and Adam McIntyre. Larry is active in the community and past president of:

  • Cocoa Village Playhouse, Space Coast Sport and Tourism Association, CocoaBeach Chamber, Brevard Library Association, Prevent of Brevard, Junior Achievement of Space Coast.
  • Currently serving on the Civ-Mil board, Cocoa Village Playhouse, JuniorAchievement, Florida Outdoor Advertising Association, and Business Voice of the Space Coast
  • Has served on five other boards in Brevard County

Honors include Cocoa Beach Chamber Distinguished Service Award, Chairman’s Club Award Winner Clear Channel.

Eric Hoppenbrouwer, Executive Director

A longtime resident of Brevard County, Hoppenbrouwer attended Melbourne Central Catholic High School. He graduated from Florida State University and then joined the US Army as an enlisted soldier and an All-Source Intelligence Analyst. As a member of the 101st Airborne Division’s 4th Brigade Combat Team, he was deployed to Afghanistan and received several awards and medals during his tour of duty. Hoppenbrouwer was honorably discharged from the Army and returned to Brevard, working with a veteran-owned small business in the defense industry. After earning his Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Arts in Business and Organizational Security Management from Webster University, Hoppenbrouwer started a management consulting firm.

Hoppenbrouwer was a member of Florida Today’s Editorial Advisory Board in 2015 and is currently an organizer for their Civility Brevard Project. Hoppenbrouwer was also a finalist for the LEAD Brevard Four Under Forty Leadership Award in 2016.

Hoppenbrouwer is active in the community and has served as:

  • Vice-Chairman of the Brevard County Citizens’ Budget Advisory Committee
  • Past District 4 Representative on the Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization’s (SCTPO) Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) for two years.