Coalition Support Staff
FPP Coalition has a dedicated team of coalition support staff members who embrace their part in making the Guiding Principles of FPP—Learning, Influence, Connection and Partnership—come alive.
President and CEO
Leads: Strategic Direction for FPP, Conference Planning, Team Leadership, Financial Edutainment Initiatives
About Bill: While working for a large regional bank, Bill started volunteering with FPP in the very early stages of the organization, helping to form its strategic plan.
Now, as FPP’s President and CEO, he continues to share his passion for empowering individuals and organizations to engender a more prosperous Floridian.
He holds a BSBA in Marketing from University of Central Florida. Bill is a proud father of three and is married to the love of his life, Emma.
Director of Coalition Outreach
About Pamala: Pamala L. McCoy, who collaborated with FPP for many years, has recently joined FPP as Director of Coalition Outreach (2022) is also CEO of BONA5D Credit Consultants, LLC and B5 ReAffirm (2008 and 2020 respectively). She received her BA-Business Management with a concentration in Economics from North Carolina State University (NCSU) in 1989. In 1995, she married the love of her life, Maurice D. McCoy, Sr. and they are the proud parents of four boys and nine grandchildren and one great grandson.
Pamala’s career in the credit industry spans over 25 years. During that time, she worked for three entities in the private label and the banking arena. In each of these organizations, she held various progressing positions. Her professional success in the workforce uniquely prepared her for the passion that is being fulfilled via BONA5DCC, B5 ReAffirm and FPP.
All three of her current mind-shift endeavors allow her to not only “Fuel one’s full potential” but also EMPOWER PEOPLE TO BECOME BETTER VERSIONS OF THEMSELVES”
Director, Operational Impact & Technical Development
Leads: Grant Writing and Coalition Initiative Development
Kayla began her professional career originally in the field of veterinary medicine as a veterinary assistant in Boston, MA, while pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree at Northeastern University. Upon completion of her degree, she moved back to her hometown of West Palm Beach, FL, to take time away from studies and weigh future academic options.
During this time, Kayla connected with FPP to assist in data work and member outreach. Since beginning her position, Kayla has grown a deep appreciation for FPP and the opportunity to serve community members serving others.
She is also a proud animal advocate and pet parent to 3 dogs, 2 cats and 7 chickens.
Director, Bank On Florida
Leads: All Florida Statewide Bank On and Financial Inclusion Initiatives
About Patrick: Patrick recently completed a thirty-one-year career in the mortgage banking industry, including a decade at JP Morgan Chase, where he worked closely with community stakeholders as a Relationship Officer in Chase’s Community Engagement Division.
Patrick has participated in hundreds of first-time homebuyer and financial education workshops over his career and focuses heavily on affordable lending. He currently serves as the Chair of the Palm Beach Affordable Housing Collaborative and the Broward Affordable Housing Task Force, and is a strong advocate for financial learning and the vital role it plays in financial access, financial capability and wealth building.
Patrick’s Bank On introduction occurred while at JPMC, where he participated in several Bank On Coalitions. Immediately an advocate, Patrick integrated Bank On into the financial learning sessions he facilitated in communities and the technical assistance training provided to non-profit partners. Building awareness of Bank On became a cornerstone of his strategic plan to increase Financial Capability in underserved communities.
He is excited and eager to serve as Director of Bank On Florida and seeks to be a catalyst for the increase of newly banked individuals throughout the State of Florida.
Director, Florida Taxpayer Opportunity Network (FLTON)
About Carmen: Carmen, a resident of southwest Florida, serves as the Director of the Florida Taxpayer Opportunity Network, for the FPP Coalition. Carmen spent several years in bookkeeping roles, and as a project accountant in the construction industry. Helping people organize their finances is a passion of hers, making her a strong fit for her role supporting VITA and other Coalition Financial Capability initiatives.
Ms. Pena likes to help empower and inspire others to be the best version of themselves. She enjoys supporting community organizations whose missions help young children as they shape tomorrow’s future.
Spondulics Brand Manager
Mirrikat’s professional journey with FPP Coalition began after her junior year of high school, when she participated in the initial team-based Summer Internship experience, Bright Minds Fresh Ideas Think Tank, Powered by FPP Coalition, in 2017. She fostered her professionalism skills, elevated her Financial Capability, and gained a deep respect for the work of FPP Coalition. This led her to participate in the Summer Internship again in 2018, and return a third time in the role of Cohort Lead in 2021.
Mirrikat’s academic career carries a managerial and marketing focus, with an artistic perspective. While attending Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, Florida, she was a visual arts magnet student, and held leadership roles in DECA and FIDM Fashion Club. Her academic pursuits continued to the collegiate level by majoring in Fashion Marketing and Retail at Johnson & Wales University. Mirrikat received the Emerging Leader Award for her dedication to her leadership positions in the Black Student Union, Caribbean Student Association, and Fashion & Business Club.
Mirrikat’s eclectic mix of creative marketing and operations leadership experience brings her to her current role as the Brand Manager for Spondulics, The Financial Edutainment Streaming Platform.
Spondulics Media Manager
Mabrak is a graduating senior who attends Dr Phillips High School for their VPA Film magnet program. His five years of experience in the streaming and film industry has equipped him with the program certifications, video editing skills, and a passion for diverse content creation. This culmination of skills is what he uses to support FPP as the Spondulics Media Manager.
He produces and manages the live content for Spondulics TV, the internet and streaming broadcast platform powered by FPP, along with assisting the development of film-based special projects.
Spondulics Associate Producer
About Nikolas: Nikolas is a rising professional from Crooms Academy of Information Technology in Seminole County, Florida. As the Associate Producer for Spondulics, The Financial Edutainment Streaming Platform Powered by FPP Coalition, he brings content ideas to fruition by preparing and conducting expert interviews, editing content, engaging with content creators, and more. Nikolas also assists in developing film-based special projects.
Nikolas is a former Intern with the Spondulics Technical Education Program, known as STEP, also Powered by FPP Coalition. Nikolas engaged in the STEP Internship experience in Spring 2022.
Supports: Technology Platform Development
About Matthew: Matthew is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science at the University of Central Florida after having completed his Associate of Arts degree at Broward College. He updates and maintains the many websites the FPP Coalition and its partner organizations currently manage, along with assisting the development of technology-based special projects, such as Spondulics TV, the internet and streaming broadcast platform powered by FPP.
About Michael: Mike joins the FPP Coalition Technology team in Spring 2022 to focus on maintenance and continuous improvement for the suite of FPP Coalition and key partner website platforms. Mike has also worked for Marine Fasteners, Inc., a central Florida business, since 2012. Mike and wife, Hayley, are proud parents of two wonderful children, Mason and Candace. Mike is excited to help FPP Coalition continue to grow and accelerate into the future.