Event  Organizers

Tammy Bursick  has worked for the City of Vero Beach for over 36 years in the City Clerk's office. She served as the Deputy City Clerk for the first 10 years before being promoted to the City Clerk. She is a member of the Treasure Coast Pilot Club and is active with the local United Way. Tammy has served on the Board of Trustees for Unity Spiritual Center. She owns a wine shop in Charleston, South Carolina, with her husband, Jim.  Email:  tammybursick@comcast.net

Barbara Petrillo   is a tireless worker in the Vero Beach community. She was an active participant in the St. Jude CT Network, which raised over $300,000 for St. Jude Research Hospital. She is also a member of the Indian River Ladies' Guild for Hibiscus Children's Center and has co-chaired many events, including 'Wine and Dine: A Taste of Italy.' Barbara serves as a board member for Unity Spiritual Center.

Email: thepetrillocollection@gmail.com


Patti Carlson moved to Vero from Michigan over 5 years ago. Along with her husband, Mark, they formerly owned and operated Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery in Suttons Bay, Michigan. She is a retired registered nurse and embraces the value of giving back. Patti presently serves on the board for Unity Spiritual Center.  Email:  patti_carlson@hotmail.com

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Susan Rane  has been a resident of Vero Beach since 2001. She is a Real Estate agent with Keller Williams Realty Vero Beach, where she has been the top-producing agent for most of those years. Susan is a certified Feng Shui consultant, QiGong instructor, and author of the book 'Celebrate Life!'. Her most recent endeavor, SOMA-ZEN, develops a profound meditation technique focused on breathwork. SOMA-ZEN helps individuals function at their highest potential. She has also served as President of the Board of Trustees at Unity Spiritual Center of Vero Beach.   Email:  SusanRane@kw.com

Tarcisius Ferdinand (Marketing Director). Tarcisius enjoyed 10 years of radio broadcasting before moving to Vero Beach over 20 years ago. Born and raised in New Orleans, he was influenced by his father's passion for music.  The 'Have Piano will Duel' concert is an extension of that experience.  Tarcisius envisions the 'Have Piano' concert expanding in content and context each year. Email: havepianowillduel@gmail.com