The Community Foundation provides endowment investment expertise through professional investment consultants and money managers engaged by the Foundation to help us attain our goal of achieving superior long-term investment performance. The Board of Directors and the Investment Committee of the Foundation provide additional oversight, monitoring and evaluation.
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Capital City Trust Company
Seth is a Senior Vice President and Senior Investment Officer of Capital City Trust Co., a subsidiary of Capital City Bank Group. He leads a portfolio management division responsible for the oversight of $700 million of client assets. A native of Columbus, Ohio, Seth has called Tallahassee home for more than twenty years. An entrepreneur while in college, Seth has spent his entire career with Capital City Trust Co. since completing undergraduate studies at Florida A&M’s School of Business & Industry. Along with his mentoring activities, Seth also serves on the boards of the Miccosukee Youth Education Foundation and Fathers, Brothers, and Sons Inc.
City of Tallahassee
Jim Cooke is the current City of Tallahassee Treasurer-Clerk, appointed by the City Commission in 2012. Prior to his appointment as City Treasurer-Clerk, Jim had served as Deputy Treasurer-Clerk for 10 years. Jim graduated in 1985 from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He received his Master of Accounting degree from Florida State University in 1986. As the Treasurer-Clerk, Jim manages the City’s asset/liability, records, revenue collection, risk management, and retirement divisions. In addition to his City responsibilities, Jim serves as a member of the Florida State Seminole Boosters Investment Committee and is an active member of the First Baptist Church of Tallahassee, where he has served as chairman of deacons and of the building committee. Other professional affiliations include serving on the board of the Florida Cooperative Liquid Assets Securities System (FLCLASS) and active membership in the Government Finance Officers Association and the Florida Government Finance Officers Association
Strategic Investments at State Board of Administration of Florida
Terrance Davis is a Portfolio Manager in the Strategic Investments asset class at the State Board of Administration of Florida (SBA). Terrance started his career at the SBA in 2000 as an Assistant Portfolio Manager for the Domestic Equities asset class. He left in 2004 to join a start-up money management firm in Atlanta, GA and ultimately rejoined the SBA in 2009 as a Fixed Income Analyst. In 2013, Terrance was promoted to Portfolio Manager and transferred to the Strategic Investments asset class. He is currently responsible for the management and oversight of the SBA’s investments in timberland, infrastructure, royalties, private credit, real estate credit and hedge fund strategies. Terrance earned both his Bachelor of Science and Master degrees in Business Administration from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. He also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation.
Eric is President of Municode. Eric joined the Municode team in 2007 as Vice President of the Corporation's Supplement Department after graduating from the University of Virginia's School of Law. Prior to receiving his Juris Doctorate, Eric served as a Tank Platoon Commander in the United States Marine Corps. As a Marine, Eric served stateside and abroad with his unit deployed during Operation Enduring Freedom shortly after September 11, 2001. As prepartion for his career as a Marine, Eric attended both the United States Naval Adademy and Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. While at the Naval Academy, Eric served as the Brigade Commander, responsible for the development, training and welfare of over 4,000 of America's finest young men and women. While serving as a Marine, Eric served in Virginia, Kentucky, California and abroad as a member of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Eric serves on a number of boards including John Paul II Catholic HIgh School and the Boys and Girls Club of the Big Bend.
Capital City Investments
Alison Horton Mewborne joined Capital City Investments in 2005 from an independent financial planning firm and is now a registered representative of LPL Financial through Capital City. Her focus is wealth management and financial planning using investments, insurance, retirement plans and long term care insurance to help clients reach their goals. She is series 7 & 66 licensed and holds both a Certified Financial Planning (CFP ©) and Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA©) designation.
In her prior career, Alison was a Senior Vice President in Corporate Finance/Investment Banking at Banc of America in Charlotte, NC. She attended the University of Georgia where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and received the Terry College of Business “Young Alumni” award in 1996. Alison is active in her church on the Benevolence Team and serves on the House Corporation Board of the Gamma Chapter of Chi Omega Fraternity.
Pople Financial Consulting, Inc.
Randy Pople is a Certified Financial Planner® and an Accredited Estate Planner® with over thirty years of experience in Estate Planning and Wealth Management. Randy is a graduate of Memphis State University.
Prior to joining Pople Financial Consulting, Inc., Randy was president of Capital City Trust Company. He also worked as a consultant with Cannon Financial Institute and in management roles in the Trust Divisions of Wachovia Bank and First Tennessee Bank. Randy is a member and past president of the Tallahassee Regional Estate Planning Council, and former president of the Florida Bankers Association Trust and Wealth Management Division. Randy has served on the board of the Gadsden Arts Center, the Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science, Big Bend Cares and the Tallahassee Chapter of the American Red Cross. He is the past president and Emeritus Board Member of Elder Care Services. Randy was a member of the Leon County Investment Oversight Committee for three terms.
In 2005 the Florida Bankers Association honored Randy with the Trust Banker of the year award and he was inducted into the Trust Banking Hall of Fame in 2013.
In March, 2014 Governor Rick Scott appointed Randy to the Tallahassee Community College District Board of Trustees.
Susan Payne Turner
Prime Meridian Bank
Susan Payne Turner is the Bank's Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer/HR Director. She was formerly a Regional Retail Leader for Centennial Bank, where she managed ten branches located in Leon, Wakulla, Calhoun and Liberty Counties. Prior to this position, Mrs. Turner was Chief Financial Officer for a local community bank with responsibilities in: financials, budgeting, staff management and development; AML/BSA compliance; deposit compliance; facility expansion; GLBA-Technology; and audit/exam initiatives. Mrs. Turner began her banking career while working part-time in high school and has worked in many areas of banking including operations, marketing, compliance, financials and human resources. She is a graduate of Florida State University and received a Master's in Business Administration from Troy University in 2005. Mrs. Turner is also a graduate from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. She is a Past Chair for the Tallahassee Community College Foundation and currently serves on the Foundation's Board. She also serves as Past Chairman for the Tallahassee Community College Alumni and Friends Association, as a Director on the board for the Wakulla County Senior Center, Associate Director for the Wakulla Historical Society and Director Emeritus on the board for the Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Turner is a member of the Coastal Optimist Club.