OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The team at BEST Academy is comprised of caring and professional individuals that believe in the potential of every student. Under the leadership and direction of Dr. Dexter Frederick, the team has worked to encourage and inspire young people through hands-on clinical training, educational workshops, and mentoring. 

phildra swagger.png
Phildra Swagger, Ph.D., MBA

Combined Expertise

Board Chairperson

barbara-nabrit-stephens-nabrit-stephens.
Barbara Nabrit Stephens, M.D.

Community Pediatrician

Treasurer

christina mathis.png
Christina Mathis, MBA, TTS

Area Health Education Centers

Secretary

Erin Aebel, Esq

Trenam Attorneys at Law

Brian Philpotts, M.D.

St. Luke Eye & Cataract Center

Ivonne Hernandez.jpg
Ivonne Hernandez, Ph.D. RN

University of South Florida

Marlo Smith

HSN HOST

k%20richardson_edited.jpg
Kevin Richardson, MPA

Department of Justice, Retired

BEST ACADEMY STAFF

DSC_8671_edited.jpg
Aria Broxton

Table Twelve Events

Special Events

INTERESTED IN GETTING INVOLVED?

Are you interested in learning more about joining our Board and making an impact with BEST Academy? Connect with us today!