The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, a non-profit supporting groundbreaking research and helping foster the next generation of ocean conservationists, has announced the appointment of the following new board members:
Jessica Harvey (pictured) is project manager for the GHOF. Daughter of founder and chairman of the GHOF, Dr. Guy Harvey, Jessica’s love of the environment fueled her passion to pursue a career in conservation. Jessica started her career with a degree in Zoology at the University of Edinburgh and worked at the Cayman Islands Department of Environment. An accomplished angler, Jessica is an IGFA Jr. World Record Holder and part of the Guy Harvey expedition team that travels the world to study and document sea life and wildlife.
Robert Kornahrens is founder, president and CEO of Fort Lauderdale-based Advanced Roofing, Inc., a company that has a long association with solar energy and conservation.
Steve Roden is the CEO of Guy Harvey Enterprises, overseeing operations, developing new products and services and implementing creative and innovative strategies. He was named “Partner of the Year” by the FSU Research Foundation and has been recognized twice as a top entrepreneur in Florida by FSU’s Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship.
George Schellenger is a two-time Emmy award-winning film producer and videographer and author. With more than 30 years of experience in television and content development focused on science, ocean and space exploration, he currently serves as the executive producer for Guy Harvey Enterprises where he oversees all multimedia content creation and editing at the company.
“We welcome these new board members who will work closely with us to develop and expand our educational programming,” said Dr. Harvey. “They all have extensive experience in curriculum development, educational focused fundraising and content production, all of which will be a tremendous asset to the GHOF.”