Who We Are

Keith Marks

Founder/Executive Director

Keith Marks was born in New York and grew up in Florida and studied at the University of North Florida and Tel Aviv University. After college, he lived in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Central America. A jack-of-all trades, he’s taught university-level English, freelanced as a journalist/writer/editor, owns a massage/Pilates business with his wife, and has produced numerous arts and cultural events with the focus on bringing communities together. He worked in the field of communications, marketing, and public relations and has founded community initiatives Party, Benefit, & Jam; No Meat March, The Jacksonville Memorial Light Festival. He enjoys spending time with his family and listening to new music. 

Peter Bailet

Founder/Board President & All Things Finance

Peter Bailet was raised in the Boston area and studied at UMass and Northwestern University. Following university, he pursued a career in corporate finance. He has a wide range of professional experience, working at both Fortune 500 and start-up companies. He held senior positions at CSX, e-MedSoft.comand APL Direct Logistics. Currently, he sits on the Board and is Managing Director of a local private equity company with a portfolio of real estate and small businesses. He also provides financial consulting services to growing, small companies. He previously served as Treasurer on the non-profit boards of the Timacuan Parks Foundation and First Coast Soccer Association. He enjoys sailing, travel and music.

Kedgar Volta

Founder/Board Vice President & All Things Design 

Moe Ricks

Partner/Engineer for Avant Radio

Christina Ramey

Partner/Web Developer