Bill Dagnall

Bill Dagnall is the Assistant Vice President of Business Development for Greater Pensacola Operations. He is responsible for planning, organizing and directing Navy Federal’s business development activities and strategies that promote brand identity and growth for the organization in Northwest Florida.

Bill has been employed with Navy Federal for 23 years, starting his credit union career as the Singapore Branch Manager in 1995. Prior to relocating to Pensacola in 2008, Bill held leadership positions within the organization in Jacksonville, FL and Virginia Beach, VA.

Bill currently serves on the Board of Directors for Florida’s Great Northwest. He also serves on the Achieve Escambia Operational Support Team, Greater Pensacola Chamber Military Affairs Committee, Greater Pensacola Defense Community Alliance, and the Pensacola International Airport Air Service Development Committee. Bill is a graduate of the Greater Pensacola Chamber’s Leadership Pensacola program (LeaP Class of 2014).

Bill obtained his bachelor’s degree in Speech Communications from Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia. He also holds Executive Leadership Certifications from Columbia Business School and Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

Bill, a native of Clarksville, TN, proudly calls Pensacola his true hometown, where he enjoys spending quality time his wife Khari, son Logan and daughter Madison.

Jim Gilmore

Felicia Harvey

Felicia Harvey is the Corporate Affairs Lead for Amgen’s Capability Center in Tampa responsible for directing community/corporate relations, philanthropy, internal communications, media relations and local government affairs.

An active and engaged member of her community, Harvey is a past Tampa Bay Business Journal “30 under 30” honoree, 2013 recipient of the Champion of Education Award from the UNCF Bay Area Leadership Council and was honored as the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida’s inaugural Woman of Promise in 2013. Harvey is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Florida Chamber Foundation,  Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida and serves as the Chair of the UNCF Tampa Bay Area Leadership Council.  Additionally, she is a member of the Athena Society, Tampa Chapter of the Links, Incorporated, Tampa Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and a graduate of Leadership Tampa (2016) and Leadership St. Pete (2007).  Harvey is a graduate of Florida A&M University.

Ed Jimenez

jimenez_ed_1696_1459Edward Jimenez is Chief Executive Officer for the University of Florida Health Shands system in North Central Florida. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for UF Health Shands Hospital from October 2010 to June 2014, and interim CEO for 10 months before being named CEO in April 2015. Mr. Jimenez guides the strategic direction for the academic medical center, specialty hospitals and clinical programs, collaborating with UF College of Medicine faculty and UF Health administrators to ensure the delivery of outstanding patient care and quality outcomes and support education and research.


UF Health Shands includes the academic health center’s flagship hospital, UF Health Shands Hospital; UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital; UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital; UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital; and UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital. Patients come to UF Health Shands from all 67 Florida counties and throughout the region, nation and a dozen countries each year. UF Health Shands has operating revenues of approximately $1.4 billion and employs more than 9,400 employees.


Mr. Jimenez has led improvements in all operating categories, financial performance and employee engagement. He has led construction projects, including construction for the new UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital, a $415 million project to create the Southeast’s most advanced home for the care of patients with heart, vascular and neurological illnesses, which will open in late 2017. He also has overseen electronic medical record implementation and national accreditation surveys in addition to having a key role in establishing several regional relationships and affiliations with other health systems.


From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Jimenez served as System Vice President for St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, a 900-bed health system in northern New Jersey. He oversaw hospital operations, business development and regional/physician partnerships; he was responsible for the faculty group practice of 200 physicians; and he was president of seven for-profit, joint venture LLCs.


Mr. Jimenez held management positions at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York; University Hospital in New Jersey; and the Valley Health System in New Jersey. He has an M.B.A. from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College in New York and a bachelor’s degree in politics from Brandeis University in Massachusetts.

Ken Morefield

Forty-five years of total transportation engineering experience, 34 with the Florida Department of Transportation and 11 years as a consult.

While at the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Mr. Morefield held the position of Assistant Secretary for Engineering and Operations, State Highway Engineer (Chief Engineer), District Secretary for District Two (Jacksonville), Design Director, State Roadway Design Engineer.

As a consultant Mr. Morefield held the following positions while employed at Jacobs Engineering from 2004 to 2014: National Highway Practice Leader, Florida Operations Manager and Southeast Region Manager.

Currently Mr. Morefield works for HNTB, an engineering firm, as the North Florida Regional Business Development Leader and the Jacksonville, FL Office Leader.

Cynthia O’Connell

Sam Stark

Ed Tancer

Ed Tancer is a shareholder who joined the firm in 2011. He is the chair of the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, a board member of the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce, and the Palm Beach County chapter of the American Heart Association, as well as numerous other philanthropic causes.

Ed spent more than two decades working with NextEra Energy and its subsidiary, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), as general counsel and senior vice-president of government affairs. He also served as president of U.S. Transmission Holdings.

Having spent most of his career as in-house counsel, Ed’s clients appreciate that he understands, from personal experience, what they need in terms of outside legal support as well as understanding business issues. Ed is known for his ability to work in tandem with other counsel and as a true team player with his clients and their professional staff.

Ed now advises business clients regarding a variety of corporate matters, focusing on corporate governance, commercial transactions and general business counseling.

Dr. Tonjua Williams