Breeder of Arabian Horses, businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist and devoted family man, Frank Hennessey of Hennessey Arabians LLC, and his wife of 47 years, Carol, have proudly called Ocala home for over five years. A native of Massachusetts most recently from Detroit, his core philosophy centers on the premise that “there is never a good reason to do a bad thing”. He and Carol are the very proud parents of three grown children Kate, Frank Jr., and Michael.
Barbara Fitos, former County Commissioner, is the Foundation’s Executive Director. Retired from a 25 year career as a banking executive in human resources, Barbara is active in many civic, cultural and community causes. She has one married son, Joseph, an attorney in Orlando, and is the very proud grandmother of four – Jackson, Kaelynn, Payton and Carter.