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Meet Consolidated Credit’s Financial Advisory Council

Consolidated Credit is proud to introduce the Financial Advisory Council, an assembly of financial advocates, experts, and policymakers with a shared desire to uplift underserved communities and improve financial literacy and well-being for all.

“Financial education is one of the most important topics Americans need to master,” says Consolidated Credit President Gary Herman. “With more than a century of experience among the council members, we’re going to devise innovative ways to spread financial education and crucial knowledge about financial stability.”

Business Development Manager, Community & Affordable Lending at Chase Bank, Amadeo Marino

Business Development Manager, Community & Affordable Lending at Chase Bank

Amadeo Marino

Throughout his 23 years in the financial sector, Amadeo has consistently shown his strengths as a manager and someone whom people rally behind.

Ana Maria Ceballos, KOFE Relationship Manager

KOFE Relationship Manager at Consolidated Credit

Ana Maria Ceballos

Ana Maria Ceballos is skilled at developing, implementing, and evaluating cross-functional workforce management decisions that help organizations meet objectives, goals, milestones, and targets.

April Lewis-Parks, Director of Financial Education

Director of Education and Communications at Consolidated Credit

April Lewis-Parks

With more than 20 years in the financial sector, April Lewis-Parks is dedicated to creating educational programs and promoting financial literacy.

Charles W. Keys III, MBA, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility/CRA Officer at Valley National Bank

Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility/CRA Officer at Valley National Bank

Charles W. Keys III, MBA

Having over 25+ years of experience in financial industries, Charles aims to make a positive impact on society by promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Executive Director of the Community Reinvestment Alliance of Florida, Cornell Crews Jr.

Executive Director of the Community Reinvestment Alliance of Florida

Cornell Crews Jr.

After serving our country for over 20 years in the Army, Cornell’s 20+ years of experience in finance have allowed him to have a hand in affecting people’s lives in a different way.

Giovanna Gilliotti, Community Outreach Manager

Community Outreach Manager at Consolidated Credit

Giovanna Gilliotti

Giovanna is a dynamic bilingual relationship builder with proven experience in establishing and nurturing community relations across multicultural markets.

Jim Hutchens, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian at NSU

Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian at NSU

Jim Hutchens

Responsible for providing strategic leadership in addition to general administration of NSU’s libraries, Jim Hutchens is a strong advocate of Consolidated Credit’s mission to promote financial literacy in children and adults.

Sr. Mortgage Specialist at South State Bank, Karen Dorsey

Sr. Mortgage Specialist at South State Bank

Karen Dorsey

Karen Dorsey has been in the Residential Mortgage industry since 1992, working in all aspects of helping to secure a mortgage. Even after 30 years, her passion for helping clients hasn’t waned in the slightest.

Senior Vice President, Director CRA at City National Bank, Michele Edwards-Collie

Senior Vice President, Director CRA at City National Bank

Michele Edwards-Collie

With over 20 years of management experience, coaching, and growing successful teams, Michele is passionate about serving our community. She is also a proven community leader working with various local banks on the Community Reinvestment Act.

Mikesha Murray, Branch Manager/Assistant Vice President at TD Bank

Branch Manager/Assistant Vice President at TD Bank

Mikesha Murray

Having demonstrated a vast history of working in the banking industry, Mikesha has shown strong administrative skills throughout her career. Demonstrating a strong work ethic, she has worked her way up to Assistant Vice President.

External Affairs Market Manager for Florida at Comerica Bank, Monique Corker

External Affairs Market Manager for Florida at Comerica Bank

Monique Corker

Monique Corker is a financial community advocate and leader for young people, as well as a business and marketing strategist with a passion for changing one heart at a time.

Director of Housing Counseling & Community Outreach at Consolidated Credit

Sandra Tobon

Sandra Tobon has more than 18 years of experience in growing social-economic programs from inception to completion. Sandra lives for what she does: making an impact in the community and individuals.

Community Development Manager for the South Florida Region at Truist Bank, Tari F. Boldin

Community Development Manager for the South Florida Region at Truist Bank

Tari Boldin

Tari has been a banking professional for over 30 years and has had the privilege of helping numerous people get into new homes. “My purpose is to serve and add value to all that crosses my path to be better.”  

Joseph Scondotto headshot - Financial Advisory Council

External Affairs Market Manager at Comerica Bank

Joseph Scondotto

During his nearly 40 years of experience in the finance industry, Joseph Scondotto has always been a staunch advocate for community engagement through grants, sponsorships, and financial literacy classes.

Community Development Market Manager at Third Federal

Jamila Dawson

Jamila Dawson sees herself as an educator. Through her position, she works to expand financial education programs and mortgage access in Florida’s Palm Beach and Broward counties.