Board of Directors

Kerry Colvett, President
Kerry Colvett joined G4S (then the Wackenhut Corporation) in 1996 and spent nine years in Business Development on the Florida west coast where she was a two time national Salesperson of the year and five time sales performance award winner. In 2006 she was promoted to Vice President for Strategic Accounts and relocated to the corporation’s headquarters in Palm Beach County where she has served in a variety of business development and sales management roles. Her current focus is on the development and implementation of the corporation’s solution sales strategy as well as overseeing a team of seven bid managers supporting all strategic and global bid opportunities. In addition to her sales expertise, Ms. Colvett has an extensive background in the contracting field, previously holding mechanical and pollutant storage contractor’s licenses. Prior to joining G4S, Ms. Colvett was appointed by the Florida Governor to serve on the State Board of Building Codes and Standards. Ms. Colvett holds a Bachelor's degree in Education from Harding University and has completed postgraduate work in mechanical engineering. Ms. Colvett has served as an ASIS International Chapter Chairman, Vice Chairman and Treasurer as well as being appointed to the CAI Foundation National Board of Directors.
Stephen K. Lawrence, Vice President of Fund Development
Stephen K. Lawrence is an investment advisor in Palm Beach, Florida serving high net worth individuals and institutional clients in the management of their investment securities portfolios. Steve received a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1973, and an MBA in Finance from Georgia State University in 1979. Besides serving on the Board of Directors of HFHPBC, Steve is a member of BENS, or Business Executives for National Security, and he is Board Chairman of the Florida chapter of Operation Homefront. Both are non-profit organizations which support the United States Military.
Michael Sabatello, Vice President of Retail Operations 
Michael Sabatello is General Counsel at Rendina Companies and has extensive experience in commercial real estate development and most recently was a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, the seventh largest international law firm. Mr. Sabatello worked at Greenberg Traurig's West Palm Beach office for approximately nine years representing developers, owners and investors in the acquisition, development and financing operation and dispositions of real estate projects throughout the United States and the Caribbean. Prior to that, Mr. Sabatello served as an Associate Attorney in the real estate department for Moyle, Flanigan, Katz, Breton, White and Krasker, PA. Mr. Sabatello holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from Farleigh Dickinson University, and a Juris Doctorate Degree from the Rutgers School of Law. Mr. Sabatello served as President of the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County from 2006 - 2008. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the New Jersey Bar, and is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Monica Graham, Treasurer
Monica Graham recently served as a Client Advisor at Seaside National Bank & Trust with over 17 years in the banking industry.  She began her career in a Management Associate Program for SouthTrust Bank in Birmingham, Alabama after graduating with a Bachelors degree in Finance/Marketing from Florida State University.  After seven years at SouthTrust Bank holding various positions including Portfolio Manager and Assistant Vice President of Middle Market Lending, Monica joined Fidelity Federal Bank & Trust in West Palm Beach as a Vice President of Commercial Lending.  In 2006, Monica joined Seaside National Bank & Trust, focusing on commercial lending and wealth management for her clients.  Her involvement with Habitat for Humanity began in 2012 when she joined the Finance Committee.  In 2014, she joined the Board of Directors.  Active in her community, she also serves as Treasurer for Hobe Sound Little League and Secretary for Hobe Sound Elementary School Advisory Council.
Erin Maddocks - Secretary
Erin Maddocks is an attorney with Akerman LLP, a national law firm based in South Florida.  Erin focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, fiduciary dispute resolution, and litigation involving contested trusts and estates.  She is admitted to practice in New York and Florida, and she has litigated in state and federal courts throughout the state.  A native of South Florida, Erin moved to West Palm Beach after obtaining her Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate from University of Florida.  Over the past several years, she has seen the positive developments in the local area and has been actively involved in the community to help further those changes.  Erin acts as an advocate for Guardians ad Litem in Florida state courts and helps give a voice to abused and neglected youth in Palm Beach County.  She also participated in and remains involved with Leadership West Palm Beach, a community involvement program organized through the local Chamber of Commerce.   

Howard Erbstein
Howard Erbstein is Chief Operating offer for The Kolter Group. As the COO of Kolter, Howard manages the firm’s on-balance sheet, capital and relationships with capital providers. He directs the firm’s financial and internal control activities, including planning and reporting, accounting, human resources and risk management.

At Kolter, he has been involved with the acquisition, financing, development and disposition of over $7 billion of expected transaction value (both in-development and realized) of residential, commercial and hospitality-focused transaction throughout the Southeastern United States. His previous work experience includes acting as managing principal of The Strategic Partners, UK Fund in London and earlier as a real estate investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in London and New York. Howard began his career as a corporate lawyer at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York.

Howard received his BA degree at Queen’s University (Canada), earned an MSC degree (Econ) from the London School of Economics and an LLB degree with honors from Cambridge University.

Michael DeBock
Michael DeBock is the Executive Director of Gas Infrastructure for NextEra Energy. Mr. DeBock began his career as an attack helicopter pilot in the United States Army. He held a number of key leadership positions in peace and combat operations during his 8 years of service to the nation. In 2004, Mr. DeBock joined NextEra Energy and worked in multiple commercial roles supporting and developing renewable energy projects in the US, Canada and Spain.
Mr. DeBock is now responsible for the development of gas infrastructure interstate pipeline projects for NextEra Energy. His current pipeline projects include the Florida Southeast Connection, Sabal Trail Transmission and the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
Mr. DeBock holds an undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy and a Masters in Business Administration from the Florida Atlantic University. He is a decorated combat veteran.
He is married with 2 children and resides in Jupiter, Florida.
 
Christopher Heggen 
Chris Heggen earned a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia. For eight years he has worked as a transportation engineer with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. in West Palm Beach and is currently an associate with the firm. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida and primarily works on the land use entitlements for private land development clients throughout Palm Beach and Broward Counties. He has been active with Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County since 2001.
Reverend Nicholas O'Neal
A native of Stratford, Connecticut, Reverend Nicholas Trotta O’Neal joined Gray’s Temple C.M.E. Church in 2014. Prior to that he spent more than a decade serving as a Pastor at churches in New York, Connecticut, Alabama and the Carolinas. He is the First President of the Palm Beach County Clergy Alliance, a member of the service-focused fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc., and a leading voice for community activism in West Palm Beach.  In addition to leading the congregation at Gray’s Temple C.M.E., Rev.
 
O’Neal serves as Chaplain for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department and teaches 8th Grade Language Arts at JFK Middle School in Riviera Beach. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Miles College in Birmingham, Alabama and a master’s degree in Theology from Emory University. He is currently pursuing an M.B.A. and enjoys spending quality time with his wife and three children. Rev. O’Neal refers to his favorite line of scripture (Acts 20:23b-24) to describe his spiritual mission: “I count my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me in the task of testifying to the Gospel of God’s Grace.” 
Jeremiah Parisoe

Jeremiah is the District Manager of Wells Fargo Community Bank and supports the Greater Palm Beach region.   Along with his Branch Managers, Jeremiah strives to provide the resources and support needed for his team members to provide excellent service to customers and the community. He has worked closely with Habitat for Humanity in Lake County and Habitat Global Village in prior years.   Jeremiah was a mentor with Take Stoke in Children while living in Orlando, Florida. 

He earned his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida.  Jeremiah loves spending time with his wife and daughter.  He enjoys going to the beach, spending time at the pool and just having fun any way possible.   Jeremiah also enjoys home projects including tiling the bathroom, repairing the fence, dry walling; anything handy is fun for him.   Spending time with his family, building his career, helping the community and working on his house is his dream.  

 
 
Philip M. Reagan
Mr. Reagan serves as an Executive Director and Private Banker and is the Co-Lead for the J.P. Morgan Private Bank’s Closely Held Business Group in South Florida. Mr. Reagan began his career with J.P. Morgan and has held various positions within the firm, including Senior Banker in Palm Beach and Miami, Analyst Manager and Senior Analyst. Additionally, after graduating with his Master’s degree, Mr. Reagan joined Hyde Park Capital Partners in Tampa as an Investment Banker, representing corporate clients in mergers & acquisitions and private capital raising efforts. 

Mr. Reagan has been active in a variety of community endeavors including Board Director and Golf Committee Chair for Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, Board Director and Young Friends Committee Chair for the Palm Beach Symphony, Board Director and Investment Committee Member for Chapman Partnership in Miami, Committee Member for Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches, as well as several other organizations over time.

Mr. Reagan received a Master’s of Science in Finance degree from the University of Florida and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Stetson University. He is an avid golfer and active participant in various endurance and Ironman triathlon competitions, including Ironman Lake Tahoe, Ironman Texas, Ironman Copenhagen and Ironman Augusta 70.3

Founder & Board Member Emeritus
James "J.B." Bramuchi is the founder of Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, Inc. He served in WWll and in the Korean War, and graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in civil engineering. Prior to starting the affiliate in 1986, JB was a self employed General Contractor in Palm Beach County. Retired now, J.B. spends his free time serving on the Board of Directors and leading volunteers onsite. When not motivating volunteers, JB can be found traveling the country with his wonderful wife, visiting his 7 children and many grandchildren.