Meet our Team

Vanessa Pinkney, Executive Director

Vanessa has been with Orange Blossom Trail Development Board for 27 years. She has a keen understanding of the OBTDB's mission coupled with the insight and knowledge to move the organization forward. Vanessa has worked in every area of service the OBTDB provides. She is honored to lead the OBTDB into its next phase of revitalization and bring the community together.

Bill Karr, MSTU Project Manager

Bill has managed the MSTU Project for 18 yrs, overseeing the continued maintenance of the South OBT Roadway Revitalization project. Prior to this, Bill worked with Tru Green Lawn Care. He has an A.S. in Ornamental Horticulture from Ohio State University.

Marcia Davis, Executive Assistant

Marcia Davis is a public servant who has served the Central Florida community for over 15 years with the Department of Children and Families and as a Commissioner’s Aide for the City of Orlando’s District 5. Marcia is passionate about helping people become the best versions of themselves as they can. Her motto is: "No one can do everything but everyone can do something".

Jessica Darden, Program Specialist

Jessica has served the Orlando community leading and implementing outreach initiatives for local organizations. She is passionate about community engagement and strives to build ongoing, permanent relationships with organizations for social benefits and outcomes.

 OBTDB Board of Directors

  • Demetrius Summerville, President (Resident, Executive Director, Kaley Square, LLC)

  • Avery Donaudy, Vice President

  • Tangia Hill-Smikle, Treasurer  (Resident)

  • Emmett O'Dell  (Resident, Chairman for Orange Countywatch Fl, Inc)

  • Commissioner Victoria Siplin  (Orange County BCC, District 6)

  • Tasha M. Golis  (Resident, Business Owner)

  • Richard Fender  (Resident, Business Owner, Cloud 9 Services & Fender Marine Construction) 

  • Brandon Lee, (Finance Administration Manager, Lee Wesley & Associates, LLC)