FOUNDING THRIVE LGBT+ BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Rev. Terri Steed Pierce Thrive LGBT+ Chairperson – Rev. Terri is the pastor of Joy MCC Orlando and has a huge heart for our community and especially the issues that Thrive is seeking to address and the people we are seeking to help. Rev. Terri is a champion for the LGBT+ community and we are honored by her helping us with Thrive LGBT+.
Loren Gill – Thrive LGBT+ Treasurer – Based here in Sanford Florida, Loren is a tax professional who owns a tax preparation company called Village Tax Services. Loren has a big heart, great friendship, wise leadership… and he can do math! We love having Loren on the board.
Daniel Karslake – Thrive LGBT+ Board Director – Daniel is a world-renowned documentarian based in Berlin, Germany, and another close friend. Randy Thomas will be featured in his documentary “For They Know Not What They Do” which will be the sequel to the award-winning documentary “For The Bible Tells Me So.” Daniel has incredible wisdom and insight. His experience, skillset, and ability to analyze and see through to the real issues and needs are necessary and will be an incredible asset to this board.
James Paresi – Thrive LGBT+ Board Member – Based in Los Angeles, James is an amazing architect and owner of Paresi Design Studio. His friendship and wonderful sense of humor really spurred our team on to start stepping up and speaking out more. Thrive LGBT+ benefits greatly from his, and Daniel’s, creativity as well.