Terry Simmers



As President and CEO, Terry works in partnership with the board of directors to provide overall management and leadership of the Community Foundation.

Terry is a graduate of Robert Morris University with a business degree majoring in accounting. He is a past Chairman of the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce and has served on a number of local, state and industry boards, including Lakeland Economic Development Council, United Way of Central Florida, Lakeland YMCA, Florida Chamber of Commerce, Florida Citrus Processors Association, and National Juice Products Association.  He is a past recipient of the Campbell Soup Spirit of America Award for his community service.

He is interested in helping with business plans, networking, community involvement, and accounting.