FCIS Sponsors

Thank you for your support, sponsors!



Cherry and Company
11000 49th Avenue N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33708
Tel. 727-393-7737
Fax 727-478-4615
Liz Cherry

Cherry+Company is a brand marketing firm specializing in private, independent schools and universities. Founded in 1981, Cherry has worked with more than 350 schools across the globe. Services include strategic brand development and brand messaging, website design, admissions and advancement marketing campaigns, and custom photography.

City National Bank
1450 Brickell Ave., Suite 2800
Miami, FL 33131
Tel. 786.313.5713
Noel A. Mauro

Headquartered in Miami, City National Bank (CNB) is the financial institution to which Floridians have turned for more than 70 years. With more than $8 billion in assets, CNB is one of the largest financial institutions based in the state and remains a South Florida-based community bank with local decision making. City National Bank is one of the most liquid and best capitalized banks in Florida and is rated 5 stars "Superior" by BauerFinancial. CNB was voted Best Community Bank, Best Business Bank, Best Bank for Commercial Real Estate, Best Bank for Jumbo Loans, Best Private Bank and Best Foreign National Mortgage Lender by the readers of the Daily Business Review for the past four years. The South Florida Business Journal named it Business of the Year in 2013 and Community Bank of the Year in 2013 and 2011. CNB offers a diversified portfolio of financial products and services at 26 convenient banking centers from Miami-Dade County to Central Florida.




Chase Bank
Rebecca Reynolds-Russell covers North and central/east Florida, including Orlando, Jacksonville and Melbourne – 407-236-7074
Creedence Gonzalez covers South Florida including, Miami-Dade, Broward and the Palm Beaches – 305-579-9504
Gary Mele covers West and central Florida, including Tampa Bay and Sarasota – 813-584-2537

Chase Bank is proud to sponsor the Florida Council of Independent Schools. In addition to supporting such a wonderful organization we have a team of dedicated Relationship Managers who work directly with independent schools for all of their banking needs: treasury services, purchasing card, merchant services and lending.

4850 Millenia Blvd., Suite 329
Orlando, FL 32839
Tel: 305-775-6674
Timothy H. Czerniec

"Better Benefits Through Collaboration" The Mission of IUCBA is to provide high quality, cost-effective health and well being benefits to our members through collaboration. Celebrating our 14th Year of Service to Private Florida Education.

1330 Bellevue Street
Green Bay, WI 54302
Tel: 920-468-8100
Linda Case

KI manufactures furniture specifically designed for high-performance learning environments. KI educational furniture includes classroom furniture, powered tables, auditorium seating, tables, desks, task seating, guest/side seating, lounge seating cafeteria furniture, moveable walls and panel systems. KI is your one source.

401 Edgewater Place
Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880
Tel: 781-303-1128
Keith Krass

Veracross is the leading provider of School Information Systems for Independent schools. Designed specifically to meet the unique needs of schools, Veracross combines the power of a truly integrated database with personalized, data-driven communication tools.

Veracross offers high quality and integrated solutions for the following areas: Admissions and Enrollment, Scheduling and Academics, Classroom Tools/LMS, Business Office, Advancement, Alumni Relations, Communications, Athletics, Boarding, Health, Calendaring, Resource Management, After School and Summer Programs, HR, Transportation and More. Veracross provides one streamlined approach to data management for your entire school.