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Bob Ryan, CPA, joined the foundation in May 2017. As part-time bookkeeper, he handles all of the accounting needs of the Deering Estate Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Bob has served many community organizations in different capacities, including as CFO of the Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida and Controller of the Deering Bay Yacht […]


Dee Diaz is originally from Michigan and is now a Floridian for life. She has over 8 years of experience in Fundraising and Events in South Florida. She currently assists in all areas with the Deering Estate Foundation.


Michelle Streit originally from Kansas has been with the Foundation for over 8 years now. She is the driving force behind the Deering Estate Foundation’s signature events including Wine on Harvest Moon and Deering Seafood Festival.