Originally from the City of Chicago, Jack Bataoel attended Lincoln College and Illinois State University. An entrepreneur at heart, Jack has owned many businesses for over 20-years. Jack has spent over 18 years on various non-profit boards. He currently serves on the Board of Directors as the President of Downtown Dunedin Merchants Association (DDMA).
In addition, he served as the President for the West Bloomington Revitalization Project and the Downtown Bloomington Association. He was a board member of the Friends Council for GLT at Illinois State University, Bloomington Bar Owners Association, Bloomington Normal Home Builder Association and was a Liquor Commissioner for the City of Bloomington. His dedication and passion for his community is never ending.
Jack is a Commercial Real Estate Agent with Bata Commercial Group at KW Commercial
Michelle Rocco, VP of DDMA, dedicated to assisting the businesses of Dunedin. Michelle assists with the 2ndFriday Tent to help showcase our merchants. She has worked on many different committees in Dunedin including but not limited to: City Elections, lead legal lodging businesses. She provides food and hours of donation, gives free nights at our B&B for non-profits (kids and military Veterans) and Dunedin Fine Art Museum, assists families displaced with home maintenance issues (air conditioning, termite tenting, renovations gone wild). Michelle is always willing to lend a hand and support our community, her community.
I moved to Dunedin, FL in 2006 but, I have been visiting since the early 1980’s when my parents moved here. I got active with the happenings of Dunedin when I joined City Commission Committees (PRAAC & Dunedin Causeway & Coastal Waterway Committee). I joined the Dunedin Chamber in 2013 and the DDMA in 2014. I joined the Board of Directors in March of 2020 and was asked to be the Secretary of the Board.
I became a “Community Music Activist” when I joined GoTonight.com in November 2013. The goal at GoTonight.com is to help people find live music in their area every day. We think music is fun, brings people together, and is important to the vitality of the community. The next time you ask “Where will we go tonight?”, let us help you. Our viewing area is Dade City to Cape Coral to Lakeland, and we are growing every day. Let GoTonight.com help you find great local live music!!!!
Kristina Garcia, I am your DDMA, Treasurer.
I have worked for Tampa Bay Newspapers (Dunedin Beacon) for over 3-years, and have over 17 years of experience working with non-profits. I love my community, and what I do brings great joy to me.
I am not a person that cares about titles it is about how I feel when I help. If someone needs something, I just want to reach out to them no matter what, everything I commit to comes from the heart.
I am proud to join the exciting, creative team of DDMA BOD! My position is stay united with all goals the DDMA plans and sets into motion! I am a community voice and also the voice that keeps Attorney Andrew Stinnette informed of what is happening in Dunedin.
Attorney Andrew Stinnette opened his office on 597 Main Street in 1997 after purchasing another long time building housing THE DUNEDIN FLORIST SHOP. This end of town was, at the time, sleepy and quiet.
It is an honor and so fun to be on the DDMA BOD
Co-owner of Blur Nightclub, 325 Main St.
I am on the DDMA board of directors, and have enjoyed many years of working with our Dunedin Community.
Working with Owners, CEO's and their Executive Management Team to maximize top and bottom line growth. Solving business challenges and making executives more effective.
I have been working with businesses to help transform, design and build organizations in the Culture they need to achieve goals they want. Having the right talent in the right roles is crucial to building the organization. As a result, many companies I have worked with have increased net worth substantially, personal goals have been achieved and the business thrives.
I specialize in assessing & analyzing current teams, leadership development, succession planning, turnarounds, sales growth, wealth creation, organization alignment, engagement, hiring and selection best practices.
Cameron is a board member of the Dunedin Merchants Association (DDMA). First she is a yoga teacher was Warrior ONE Dunedin, and second she is a film maker. Cameron has a short lifetime of movie making experience from growing up on film sets in Orlando Florida during the 80s and 90s. She was on the board of directors for the Downtown Los Angeles Film Festival while working in luxury brand advertising in Hollywood, CA. She received her first yoga teach certification from Yoga Vibe in Los Feliz, CA. Cameron directed Rachel's Law, produced in Dunedin, Florida. Cameron is the President and Director of Programming for the Dunedin Film Festival, a member of the Dunedin Merchants Association.