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Clarence H. Brown III, MD Chair
Clarence H. (Buck) Brown III, M.D. served as President and CEO of MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando from 1997 to 2012. He was the founding medical director of MD Anderson – Orlando which became the first affiliate of the renowned cancer center in Houston in 1991. In 2012, Dr. Brown joined the Orlando Health Foundation as Vice President of Development for Oncology. He also has the title of President Emeritus of MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando.
Dr. Brown was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and grew up in Orlando, then attended Emory University in Atlanta where he graduated with a BA degree in chemistry in 1962 and an MD, summa cum laude, in 1966. Dr. Brown trained in internal medicine and hematology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and in medical oncology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. Following the completion of his training, he became a member of the faculty of the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he was a Howard Hughes Research Fellow.
In 1975, Dr. Brown returned to Central Florida to practice hematology and medical oncology. He has served as medical director of the Hemophilia Association of Orlando and the Hospice of Central Florida. In 1988, Dr. Brown served as President of the Orange County Medical Society. He has served on numerous boards in Orlando and is past-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Orlando Health Foundation. He has served on the Florida Division Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society and as a delegate to the National Assembly of the ACS. From 2001 through 2003, Dr. Brown was chairman of the Cancer Research and Advisory Council for the state of Florida, appointed by then-governor Jeb Bush. He was named one of the “Best Doctors in America” from 1996 to 2011 and in 1998 was named one of the 25 most influential leaders in health care in Central Florida. He has been identified by Orlando Magazine as one of the “Best Doctors in Orlando” and by Orlando Business Journal as a “Who’s Who in Health Care.” In 2002, he was inducted into the William R. Boone High School (Orlando) Athletic Hall of Fame.
Dr. Brown currently is a Professor of Medicine within the University of Central Florida College of Medicine.
In July 2013 he was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the University of Central Florida Board of Trustees.
Marcos R. Marchena Ex Officio
MARCOS R. MARCHENA is the senior partner of Marchena and Graham, P.A. an Orlando business and government law firm, and serves as general counsel to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. Currently Marcos serves on the Board of Trustees and also as an officer on the UCF Foundation Board. Marcos has served as Chairman of the Florida Transportation Commission, which provided oversight to the Florida Department of Transportation. He has also been Chairman of the Federal Middle District Court Nominating Committee, Chairman of the Valencia Community College Board of Trustees, the Orange County Planning and Zoning Commission and the City of Orlando Nominating Board. This year he was selected one of the 50 most powerful people in Orlando, Florida by Orlando Magazine. His prior recognitions include being selected as one of the Orlando Business Journal top 40 community leaders under 40. He has been recognized as one of the 10 top businessmen in Central Florida, and was also previously named to the Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine. Marcos was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1971 and has lived in Orlando since that year. Marcos received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Central Florida and graduated cum laude from Stetson University College of Law with a Juris Doctor degree. He has been a member of the Bar of the State of Florida since 1985 and is also a member of the United States Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida. Marcos and his wife Nancy have three daughters.
Robert A. Garvy
Robert A. Garvy, founder and chairman emeritus of INTECH, joined the company in January 1991, and in partnership with Dr. E. Robert Fernholz, has helped build the firm from a single product provider into a solutions-based global investment manager with over $50 billion in assets under management in 2014. Mr. Garvy’s broad exposure to plan design, asset allocation, manager selection and performance analysis provided a unique background and perspective that led to the growth and development of INTECH among institutional investors around the world.
Mr. Garvy earned his M.B.A. at Georgia State University in 1976 with special emphasis on investment theory. After graduation, Mr. Garvy joined Blackburn & Company in Atlanta, GA where he was a vice president of their pension consulting division. He later joined Wilshire Associate, a well-known and highly regarded national investment consulting firm. At Wilshire for 12 years, he was a senior vice president and general partner and co-founded their pension consulting division. In that role, he assisted in the growth and development of the division into one of national prominence.
Mr. Garvy has more than 40 years of investment experience. He is a well-known speaker at investment conferences and seminars and he has been invited to present INTECH’s research at universities and consultant gatherings throughout the world. Mr. Garvy sits on the Board of Directors of the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance (The Q-Group).
Mr. Garvy was appointed to the University of Central Florida Board of Trustees in June 2011 and is Chairman of the Educational Programs Committee. UCF is the second largest university in the U.S. with over 60,000 students. He also serves on the business school advisory council at the University of Notre Dame.
Mr. Garvy has been active in community affairs. He has served as a member of the Palm Beach County Investment Board and is currently a trustee of the Palm Beach Retirement Board. He is a past Chairman of Rosarian Academy and has been active with Cardinal Newman High School. He is a member of the Society of the Four Arts and served on the board of the Sailfish Club.
Mr. Garvy was appointed to the University of Central Florida Board of Trustees in June 2011.
Keith Koons joined the UCF Department of Music in 1990. A native of Maryland, he holds degrees from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (BME), the Manhattan School of Music (MM) and the University of Southern California (DMA). His primary teachers include Thomas Silliman, Mitchell Lurie, Leon Russianoff, Robert Genovese and Donald Oehler. His teaching areas include graduate and undergraduate clarinet performance, woodwind chamber music, and woodwind techniques.
Dr. Koons is a frequent recitalist and chamber musician, often featuring new music and premiere performances. He has held the position of Principal Clarinet with the Brevard Symphony Orchestra in Melbourne, FL since 1992, and also performs with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Recent world premiere performances include Passage to Petra by Michael Daugherty, Three Impressions by Ney Rosauro, and Spectrum by Howard Buss, all written for Dr. Koons.
He has performed or presented at conferences of the International Clarinet Association in Chicago, Ohio, Utah, Belgium, Portugal, Texas, California, Nebraska, Italy, and Louisiana, national and regional conferences of the College Music Society, the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors, the National Flute Association, the International Double Reed Society, the American Musical Instrument Society, the North American Saxophone Alliance, the European Clarinet Association and the Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium.
He has held several leadership positions with the Southern Chapter of the College Music Society, and served as President from 2003-2005. He is a longtime member of Toastmasters International, and has achieved the recognition of Distinguished Toastmaster, the organization’s highest award.
Dr. Koons formerly taught in the public schools of Maryland and at Arkansas Tech University. After previously serving as Interim Chair of the UCF Department of Music, he is currently Professor of Music, Graduate Coordinator and Associate Director of the School of Performing Arts. He has developed and sponsored the annual UCF Clarinet Day, featuring guest artists from the United States and abroad.
Dr. Koons served from 2008-2014 as President-elect, President, and Past President of the International Clarinet Association, the world’s largest clarinet organization with more than 3500 members in 80 countries. He was the founding Chair for 13 years of the ICA Research Presentation Committee, and also served the Association as Research Coordinator and Library Liaison. In the future, he will serve as Artistic Director of the 2017 ICA ClarinetFest® in Orlando.