A Florida special development financing authority since 1993.
Meet our Team
David Rogers, Senior Director Business Development
David Rogers is a Tennessee native but has called Florida home for over 30 years. He is a graduate of The University of Tennessee where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in public administration and a Master of Science degree in safety. He has worked in a variety of industries including manufacturing, customer service, utilities, and entertainment. David brings to FDFC business management and economic development experience. Most recently, David served as Chief Operating Officer, overseeing the daily business operations, for Enterprise Florida, Inc. He continues his contribution to Florida economic development by utilizing his experience and business acumen to assist FDFC in achieving its mission of assisting businesses in securing capital.
Ryan Bartkus, Sr. Director Program Management
Ryan Bartkus brings 13 years of experience in the mortgage underwriting business to provide oversight and management to the FDFC PACE Program. Ryan has over 20 years of experience in Finance, Insurance, Analytics and Business Management fields. Prior to working for the FDFC, Ryan began his career as a Manager in the Home Improvement Industry. Ryan obtained his General Lines Insurance License, which he used to launch his own insurance agency. He later obtained his Mortgage Broker License and was recruited to manage operations and sales for several nationally recognized builder-owned mortgage companies. Ryan was hired as a Forensic Underwriter to analyze credit documentation for companies working to recover financial damages during the downturn in the housing market. He then continued to expand his career as the Executive Director of a Camp and Retreat Facility, where he managed the operating and capital budget and developed relationships with local business leaders throughout the State of Florida.
Ahisha Rodriguez, Programs Manager
Ahisha Rodriguez is a graduate of Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Psychology. She has a specialty for coordinating departmental services, implementing change and process improvement. She joined FDFC in 2017 to help implement its new PACE program. Previously, she worked for ten years in the government software industry and then went on to coordinate administrative and organizational development in the not for profit sector for five years.
Jennifer Jenkins, Director Administrative Services
Jennifer Jenkins’ professional career began in the Association Management Industry where she worked her way up and became part of the Senior Management Team, serving as a Director for a 501(c)3 organization from 1995-2010. Jennifer left that industry to assist running her family’s business and then entered the corporate world again in 2013 as an Office Manager. She thoroughly enjoys being a strong support to Executive Leadership in her management roles and prides herself on outstanding customer service. Jennifer graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor in Science in Early Childhood Education. She identifies her most important and blessed role in her life as being a Mom to her two children, where they all reside in Orlando, Florida.
Mildred Morales, Director of Systems
Mildred Morales believes that data is at the core of every company. She creates a world for the user to be able to do their job easier, faster, and better analyze the data they are working with daily. Ms. Morales has over 20 years of experience in the Economic Development industry previously working with Enterprise Florida. Her technology and database administration experience ranges from data migration to building a system from scratch. She started using Salesforce.com in 2011 and became a Salesforce Certified Administrator in 2018. She is the wiz formula maker and Salesforce Super Admin (cape and all!)
Chris Bryan, Program Analyst
Chris Bryan is a native of Syracuse, New York but after a snowy Freshman year, he decided that he’d had enough of the cold weather and moved to the Florida Keys. He has over five years of experience as a Financial Advisor and analyst before joining FDFC. Chris is an avid technical analyst of financial data and can produce market charts with precision. He is also a graduate from the University of Central Florida, with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.
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