Staff & Board | Pensacola MESS Hall

Staff & Board


The staff of the MESS Hall are enthusiastic about sharing science with our community and carrying out our mission to inspire curiosity, experimentation, and creative problem solving through exploration of math, engineering, science, and stuff.

The MESS Hall is hiring!

Board of Directors

  • Mr. David Bear, VP, The Lewis Bear Co
  • Ms. Madrina Ciano, community volunteer
  • Ms. Veronica Dias, senior commercial loan officer, Charter Bank
  • Ms. Philomena Madden, community volunteer and retired systems analyst, Eastman Kodak
  • Mr. Mark McBride, Power Delivery-Human Performance Coordinator, Gulf Power
  • Ms. Lindsay Myers, digital content producer, WUWF
  • Ms. Chuntell Patterson, listing specialist, Realty Masters
  • Ms. Leah Ralls, Vice President of F.M. Nalty Timberlands
  • Mr. Joe Rector, Senior Associate at Dewberry | Preble-Rish
  • Mr. David Taylor, Beggs & Lane
  • Mr. Jonathan Thompson, VP, Thompson-Briggs Developers
  • Mr. Bruce Vredenburg, regional president, Northwest Florida, Hancock Bank

Foundation Board

  • Ms. Madrina Ciano, community volunteer
  • Mr. Hal George, Human Resource Manager, Walmart
  • Mr. Dave Hoxeng, owner, ADX Communications
  • Mr. Perry Palmer, VP, Bank of Pensacola
  • Ms. Michelle Salzman, president, Escambia County Council of PTAs/PTSAs
  • Mr. Stephen Simpson, president, Heliworks, Inc.
  • Mr. David Taylor, Beggs & Lane
  • Mr. Bruce Vredenburg, regional president, Northwest Florida, Hancock Bank