Florida Prepaid College Board Members
The Florida Prepaid College Board has seven members including the Chief Financial
Officer of Florida, the Attorney General of Florida, the Chancellor of the Board
of Governors of the State University System of Florida, the Chancellor of the Division
of Community Colleges and Workforce Education of the Florida Department of Education,
or their designees, and three members appointed by the Governor and subject to confirmation
by the Florida Senate.
Chairman Duane Ottenstroer
Duane Ottenstroer was originally appointed to the Florida Prepaid College Board
in 2001 as the designee for Florida Chief Financial Officer Tom Gallagher. In 2007,
Mr. Ottenstroer was reappointed as the designee for Attorney General Bill McCollum
and is the current Chairman of the Board. Mr. Ottenstroer serves on numerous, corporate,
charitable and community boards and is active in higher education policy as a board
member for Flagler College. Mr. Ottenstroer has a Bachelor's degree in business
from the University of Minnesota.
Vice Chairman Philip E. Marshall
Philip E. Marshall was appointed to the Florida Prepaid College Board in 2011 as
the designee for the Chief Financial Officer of Florida, Jeff Atwater. With more
than 30 years experience in the investment banking industry, Mr. Marshall serves
as a Principal at Advantage Capital Partners where he is responsible for the investment
activities and portfolio management of the firm’s investments in Florida. Prior
to this, he was associated with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, the investment banking
arm of SunTrust Banks for more than two decades. Mr. Marshall is active in the Central
Florida community and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Bishop
Moore Catholic High School in Orlando as well as a member of the Finance Committee.
Mr. Marshall earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in Agricultural
Economics and a M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School of
the University of Pennsylvania.
Frank T. Brogan
Frank Brogan was named chancellor for the State University System of Florida in
July 2009. Previously, Chancellor Brogan served as president of Florida Atlantic
University. Prior to joining his alma mater as its fifth president, he was twice
elected Florida's lieutenant governor with then-Governor Jeb Bush. His educational
career in Florida began more than three decades ago in Martin County where he held
several positions before being named Martin's County's superintendent of schools.
In 1994, he was named as Florida's Education Commissioner, the youngest person to
serve the position. Chancellor Brogan has extensive involvement in public service
on the local, state and national levels and has chaired Florida's Dialogue on Cancer
as well as the state's Blueprint Commission on juvenile justice issues. He was one
of sixteen university presidents serving on the board of directors of the National
Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Chancellor Brogan received a bachelor's
degree in education magna cum laude from the University of Cincinnati and earned
a master's degree in education from Florida Atlantic University.
Robert C. Champion
Robert C. Champion was appointed to the Florida Prepaid College Board by Governor
Rick Scott in 2013. With more than 20 years of investment experience, Mr. Champion
is a Family Wealth Director as well as, First Vice President, Financial Advisor
and Financial Planning Specialist for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Mr. Champion
is active in his community as a member of the Ponte Vedra Chamber of Commerce, Ponte
Vedra Club and Museum of Contemporary Art. Mr. Champion also serves as Program Chair
for the Rotary Club, as well as President for the Ponte Vedra Community Association.
Mr. Champion received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Rollins College.
Randy Hanna was named chancellor for the Florida College System in November 2011.
Most recently, he held the role of Managing Shareholder of Bryant Miller Olive since
1997, where he served as special counsel to numerous governmental units and represented
clients before state agencies. With a tremendous higher education background, Mr.
Hanna previously served as Chair of the Florida State Board of Community Colleges
and the Florida College System Foundation and member of Tallahassee Community College’s
governing board. He is a current member of the Board of Trustees for the University
of West Florida and has served as a trustee for Florida A & M University. His civic
involvement also includes serving as Chairman of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners
and is the current Chairman of the Chamber of the Tallahassee Area Chamber of Commerce.
Chancellor Hanna received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida
and a M.B.A. from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.
Patrick T. Hogan
Patrick T. Hogan was appointed to the Florida Prepaid College Board by Governor
Rick Scott in 2013. Mr. Hogan is an Attorney and Managing Shareholder of Hogan Legal
Services, P.A. In addition to being admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts
since 1996, Mr. Hogan is also admitted to the Bars of the United States District
Court for the Southern District of Florida and the United States District Court
for the Middle District of Florida. He is a member of both the American Institute
of CPAs and the Florida Institute of CPAs. Mr. Hogan received a Bachelor’s Degree
in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and graduated from
Notre Dame Law School.
Liana R. O'Drobinak
Liana R. O’Drobinak was appointed to the Florida Prepaid College Board by Governor
Rick Scott in 2011. Liana is the Managing Director of Bay Consulting Partners LLC.
Prior to Bay Consulting Liana served as Vice President for Jefferson Wells, President
and CEO of Acclaris, Inc., a business process solutions company that she co-founded
in 2001 and partner at Arthur Andersen. With more than 25 years of business consulting
and operational experience, she is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal
Auditor. Ms. O’Drobinak graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in accounting
and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida.