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Men We Admire

High Achievers and Community Builders - We Celebrate Some of Central Florida’s Great Men.

Caleb Paull

Director of Membership Sales

The Citrus Club 

Caleb, Director of Membership at The Citrus Club, is driven by a passion for facilitating transformative experiences in people's lives and relationships. He brings together business owners, community leaders, and entrepreneurs to foster connections and elevate both their business and social networks.

Caleb organizes "Citrus Social," connecting local non-profits with professionals to boost visibility and purpose-driven networking. With 50-120 monthly attendees, the series grows, impacting the community. He's an active volunteer "career speaker" in schools and serves on the Leadership Council for Junior Achievement of Central Florida. Passionate about youth, he coaches AAU volleyball through Celebration Community Athletics.

Secret To Success 

“I surround myself with individuals who are older, wiser, and more experienced and try to remain thoughtful by calling and texting friends and colleagues when I think of them. Small gestures when done with the right frequency and at the right time make the biggest difference.  Collaboration is my currency. Rather than doing it all alone, I’m always looking for ways to link arms with like-minded people and organizations.” 

Best Advice You’ve Received

Something I’ll never forget that an old friend told me during a difficult growth period in my life was; “don’t be fake… It kills you inside”. And, throughout my life I have learned that authenticity, vulnerability, and transparency can be difficult feelings but are necessary concepts to become acquainted with and pillars with which we should build life and relationships. 


Kevin Sutton

All Star Dads, Spectra Management, ITouch Orlando

Kevin, a devoted husband and father of two, is renowned for his work with All Star Dads, a 501c3 father-to-father community offering "bootcamp for dads" workshops. These workshops teach infant care and empower men to engage with their children, support their partners, and navigate fatherhood confidently. Serving men of diverse backgrounds, ages, and economic levels, Kevin finds fulfillment in helping fathers connect with their children and break generational cycles and cultural stigmas. All Star Dads' programs, modeled after national standards, provide ongoing education for fathers with children from infancy to high school, endorsed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Military.

Favorite Quote

“I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.” Abraham Lincoln. 


Thomas Capone 

Business Development and Technology Executive 

Concepta Technologies

Strategically navigating the complex technology landscape for over a decade, Thomas (Tom) Capone helps guide companies on the creation of robust digital products and innovation using AI and emerging technologies. Tom’s consultative approach helped to secure collaborations with industry giants such as AdventHealth and Disney and to shape digital transformation of many others. He believes in empowering technology teams with the right questions and strategies to achieve the unexpected “Wow” moment that changes everything. His leadership at Concepta is marked by a commitment to fostering a culture that prioritizes the client relationship and iterates quickly towards a shared vision of success.

Best Advice You’ve Received  

The co-founders of Concepta taught me early on in our journey together to fail fast. Failure is inevitable, and this is exponentially true in technology but if we recognize failure quickly, it provides a chance to pivot and becomes an amazing learning tool, bringing us one step closer to success.

Favorite Quote 

“You can get everything you want in life if you just help enough other people get what they want." - Zig Ziglar 

Concepta Technologies is a top rated software and app development firm and technology partner headquartered in Orlando. 

Pedro Turushina 

President & CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Metro Orlando

Driven by creativity, passion, and strategic thinking, Pedro is the leading voice of Hispanic business in central Florida. Cultivating an environment that drives profitable growth and unlocks strategic partnerships, he’s committed to making a difference through the impact of the Hispanic Chamber of Metro Orlando. 

His primary focus is to empower local businesses by providing them with vital resources and visionary leadership. Prior to his work with the Hispanic Chamber Pedro worked as a creative director and designer helping businesses with their branding and marketing. After serving as Director of Marketing and Membership Development for the Hispanic Chamber he was promoted to Vice President in 2022 and just stepped into the role as President in February of 2024. We honor and celebrate his rising leadership.

Ross Williams

Event creator and Digital Marketing Expert

Ross has +20 years of experience in sales, digital marketing, and event creation. He is best known for his work educating and training entrepreneurs on how to perfect their personal brand and master the art of speaking from stage. Ross created a cruise ship mastermind for entrepreneurs where he helps entrepreneurs, sell more courses, get more high ticket coaching clients and grow their businesses by becoming an authority. By joining the mastermind cruise business owners can learn digital marketing strategies and network all while enjoying a luxury vacation with amazing like-minded people.

John Croke 

Top Producing Mortgage Loan Officer

Seacoast Bank 

A nationally ranked 20 year veteran providing mortgage broker services, John joined Seacoast Bank in 2018 and has been acknowledged by National Mortgage News, Orlando Magazine and Seacoast as the top producing residential loan officer in the state of Florida. Whether his clients are looking for a jumbo loan, conventional loan, or construction to permanent loan, he works diligently to find the best product and program for each unique scenario.  

John also teaches pro bono consumer finance educational seminars to college students and young novices in our community to provide finance, credit and investing general financial knowledge, an important part of personal and professional development. 

Secret To Success 

“Effective follow up techniques combined with taking the time to educate and inform my clients so together we can make the experience as smooth as possible. I have seen every scenario and learned how to work through even the most complex underwriting hurdles as I shephard my clients through best practices and help get them to closing. This is most likely the single biggest purchase in their life and I take my role in this chapter of their life very seriously.Over the years I’ve helped friends, neighbors, business owners, multi-generational families buy first and second homes or investment properties and even secure construction funding to finance building their dream home.” 

Favorite Quote

“The Harder You Work the Luckier You Get” golfer Gary Player  

Best Advice You’ve Received  

The best and most valuable advice is don’t just work for money. Make your money work for you. Take the time to plan, save and invest to achieve financial freedom and security.


Steffen Brandt

Owner, Bodystreet

Steffen Brandt, the visionary owner of Bodystreet, is a beacon of inspiration around Winter Park. With a passion for helping others achieve their health goals, Brandt has revolutionized fitness in the area with this approach from Europe. Bodystreet, offers a unique fitness solution that combines cutting-edge technology with personalized training, allowing clients to achieve remarkable results in just 20 minutes a week.

Brandt's journey to success is as inspiring as his business model. Born and raised in Germany, he honed his entrepreneurial skills early on and embarked on a mission to change lives through fitness. His dedication to excellence and commitment to his clients have earned him widespread notoriety.

Beyond his business endeavors, Brandt is a philanthropist at heart, always eager to give back to his community. Whether it's supporting local charities or participating in community events, he is dedicated to making a positive impact wherever he goes.

With his infectious energy and dedication to helping others live their best lives, Steffen Brandt is a true trailblazer in the world of fitness. As the owner of Bodystreet, he continues to inspire men everywhere to reach their full potential and embrace a healthier lifestyle.