The Van Wezel Foundation recently named three new board members. Sharon Hillstrom, Rochelle Nigri and Walton Pearson were each unanimously approved to serve a three-year term. Hillstrom is president and CEO of the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation. Nigri is a financial advisor with The Bellwether Group at Morgan Stanley. Pearson is a managing director at Brown Capital Management headquartered in Baltimore, MD.
In addition, foundation officers were voted to renewed terms, including board chair James Travers, vice-chair Jenne Britell, secretary Julie Harris and treasurer Vernon Chalfant.