Kay has made a tremendous impact on community agency boards, and she financially supports many community causes. She is chair of the United Way of North Central Florida, serves on the board of directors for the Community Foundation of North Central Florida, and is a member of the Women’s Giving Circle, the CEO Council and the Girls Place Foundation Board of Directors. Kay also works with the Santa Fe College Women of Distinction Steering Committee, was a past member of the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Alachua County, has volunteered for the American Heart Association’s Heart Ball Committee for the past seven years and is currently a lector at Holy Faith Catholic Church.
Having spent most of her career at the same great organization, Kay feels that she has been provided many opportunities to grow, learn and advance. She feels that this impactful career along with raising her two fantastic daughters with her husband in the Gainesville community have been her biggest accomplishments.
Kay is keenly driven to support children’s causes, especially those for girls and education.
The economic growth of Gainesville through new businesses and job opportunities excites Kay about the future. She feels that keeping the next generation local is key and that the partnering among community agencies and educational institutions to address the poverty that exists in the area will go a long way to creating the needed job growth.
Kay has worked for AvMed now for 30 years and counting.