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Our goal is to implement a long-term master plan for the Sarasota Bayfront area that will establish a cultural and economic legacy for the region while ensuring open, public access to the Bayfront. Increasing Sarasota's visibility as a cultural capital, The Bay will exist for broad-based enjoyment of our Bayfront for all generations. 

BPC Board and Executive Team


Cathy Layton - Chair

Cathy Layton is a retired commercial real estate broker who has lived in Sarasota since 1970. She wa...

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Robert J. Lane - Treasurer

Robert "Rob" J. Lane is a CPA and Managing Shareholder of Kerkering Barberio. His practice areas inc...

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Jennifer Compton - Secretary

Jennifer Compton is Attorney and Managing Partner for the Sarasota office of Shumaker, Loop & Ke...

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Steven R. Cover, AICP

Steve is the City of Sarasota's Planning Director. Steve's focus is on the big picture for city plan...

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Carlos R. de Quesada

Continuing his 25+ years of business, managerial and finance work, in October 2011, Carlos de Quesad...

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Keith Dubose

Keith Dubose is an attorney and shareholder with the Matthews Eastmoore law firm. Keith is involved ...

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Rodney Hershberger

Rod Hershberger

Rod Hershberger serves as PGT Innovations, Inc. non-employee Chairman of the Board. Mr. Hershberger ...

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Michael Klauber

Michael Klauber is President and Founder of Michael’s on East (30 years). As a 47-year resident of S...

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Cynthia Mc Cague

Cynthia P. McCague

Cynthia P. McCague is a Director for Pier 1 Imports and former senior executive with Coca-Cola. She ...

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Emily Walsh

Emily Walsh

Emily Walsh is publisher of Observers - East County Observer, Longboat Observer, Sarasota Observer, ...

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A.G. Lafley, Startup CEO

A.G. Lafley is former CEO and Chairman of Procter & Gamble. In his first term as CEO, P&G sa...

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William D. Waddill - Managing Director

Bill Waddill is a certified planner and landscape architect with 31 years of experience managing the...

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