Sunday Brunch Panel

The Pivot: Overcoming obstacles with a strategy

Perseverance and passion for achieving long term success takes grit and these boss ladies have pushed through adversity to live life on their own terms. During this brunch panel, Teresa Rand, Darlynn Tacinelli and Mandy Jon will share their stories of how they faced obstacles, balanced motherhood and made huge shifts in their lives and work to reach their goals.


Meet Teresa Rand of the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA

Teresa Rand is the President/Chief Executive Officer for the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA. Her responsibilities include day-to-day oversight of seven YMCA facilities and a budget responsibility of over 10 million dollars. She has worked for the YMCA for 26 years; beginning her career as an aerobics instructor with the Albany, Ga. YMCA. She moved to Jacksonville, Fl in 1998 to work for the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast. During her tenure in Jacksonville, she was the first female Executive Director of the downtown Yates Family YMCA and upon leaving, had risen to be the Chief Operating Officer with responsibility of more than 20 YMCA locations and a $32 million dollar budget. She moved to Volusia County in 2008 as the President/CEO of the newly merged Volusia Flagler Family YMCA. The Volusia Flagler Family YMCA consists of seven sites with 450 employees and an annual operating budget of $10 million.