BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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
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
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*
Scott Sorenson – Sorensen’s Moving and Storage
Tom Williamson – Cocoa Beach Hotel Association
Larry McIntyre, Chairman
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.