Alumni Service Award

The Alumni Service Award recognizes an alumnus for the significant contribution of time and resources to Palm Beach Atlantic University or the community. The individual has been a graduate of the University for at least 10 years.


2017: Lorraine Desravines ’05
Communication Studies
Science Meets Art (SMART) Coordinator
Urban Youth Impact

2016: Shaun Castillo ’01
Communication Studies
Business Development & Event Manager
The Sun Sentinel

2015: Jason Carlson ’00/ ’05 PharmD
Biology & Pharmacy
Publix Supermarkets

2013: Paul Giles ’94
Computer & Information Systems
Vintage Property Group

2012: Robert Elliott ’87
Vocational Trainer
Ken’s Krew, Inc.

2011: Ben Starling III ’92
Business Administration
President Consultant
Southern Philanthropy

2010: Ryan & Kelly Chandley ’99
Management & Physical Education
Director of Sales
Ready Mix USA

2009: Delesa Hinkle Morris ’85/ ’14
Business Administrations & Leadership
President – Tidewell Foundation

2009: Bridgette Francis ’99
President Consultant
International College Planning Firm

2008: Beth Everette ’96
Church Music
Associate Professor of Music & Director of Choral Ensembles
LaGrange College

2008: Perry Brown ’90
Business Administration
V.P. of Wealth Management
Union Savings Back


2006: Freddie Cox Daughtridge ’77
Behavioral Studies
Researcher & Author


2006: Patti Johnson Hovey ’87
Health Training Consultant

2005: Richard Grimm ’83
Sr. V.P. for University Services & Strategy
Trinity International University

2004: William Yarick ’92
Business Administration
President – Retired
Yarick & Associates

2003: James Finch ’88
Business Administration
Franchise Owner & President
Signarama Coral Springs

2002: Mary Outlaw ’76
Elementary Education
Sr. Lecturer of Teacher Education
Emertius Berry College

2001: Joe Windham ’75
Bachelor of Art
Director of Training
Woener Holdings Easy Billing

2000: Michael Lee ’90
Business Administration
Sr. V.P. Wealth Management
UBS Financial

1999: Darden Kettler Daves ’73
Elementary Education
Darden Kettler Daves Enterprises

1997: Joy James Foster ’75
Astro Self Storage

1995: Gary Van Fortfleet ’74
Business Administration
Owner, President
Custom Cabinetry

1994: Jack Meeds ’72
Elementary Education
Principal- Retired
Acreage Pines Elementary

1993: Lew Leach ’77
Owner- Retired
Palm Beach Classic Cars

1992: Anne Garland Conner ’75
Behavioral Studies
School Counselor- Retired
Palm Beach County School District