Board of Directors

Brad Jankowski, President 
As an Associate Attorney, Brad Jankowski brings almost a decade of legal and banking experience to the firm.   He began his second tenure with the Law Office of Jack B. Owen, Jr., P.A. at the beginning of this year, and prior to that, he was a Trust Officer and Private Banker with JPMorgan Private Bank in Palm Beach, FL.  At JPMorgan, Brad worked with high and ultra-high net worth clientele in regards to financial planning, trusts and wealth transfer strategies, private banking and investments.  He brings this experience to the Law Office of Jack B. Owen where his practice focuses principally on estate planning, trust and estate administration, real estate and business law. Outside of the firm, Brad is a member of the Florida Bar, serves on the Town of Palm Beach United Way Allocation Committee, and takes part in several other charitable endeavors.  He is an avid tennis player, enjoys traveling, and spending time with family, including his two dogs – Lulu and Ella.
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).

Wilton White, Vice President of Legal Affairs
Wilton L. White graduated with high distinction from the University of Virginia in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He was awarded his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1988. Admitted to The Florida Bar in 1988, Mr. White practices in the areas of real estate and general business law. Mr. White lectures on real estate related topics. Besides serving on the Board for Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, Mr. White’s community activities include serving as a board member for SunFest of Palm Beach County, and the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches.

Monica Graham, Treasurer
Monica Graham is 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.
Kerry Colvett, Secretary
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.
Nicole M. Bessette

Nicole Bessette began her legal career as a litigation associate in New York, New York. She handled a wide variety of general liability matters in Courts throughout the State of New York, at both the trial and appellate level. After relocating to Florida in 2006, Nicole focused her litigation practice on defending legal and accounting professional and insurance coverage disputes.  After starting her family in 2009, Nicole pursued an LLM in Estate Planning and Elder Law.  She opened her own firm where she focuses on estate planning, elder law and non-profit law and governance. 

Nicole is committed to serving her community through the support of several local charitable organizations. Nicole serves on the Board of Directors of her family's private foundation, the Berlin Family Foundation.  She has co-chaired the annual Hammers, Nails and Cocktails event for the past two years and looks forward to another successful event this year. 

Nicole earned an LLM in Estate Planning and Elder Law from Western New England School of Law, a J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law and a B.A. in Sociology and Spanish from Furman University. She is admitted to practice in New York and Florida.

Erin Maddocks
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.   
​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.” 
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.