SCF Foundation Names Two New Directors

(Bradenton, Fla., June 18, 2014) — State College of Florida (SCF) Foundation Board of Directors approved two new members – Chris Romine and Pamela Swain - at its recent meeting.

Romine, a senior vice president and managing director of Northern Trust Bank in Bradenton, is an SCF alumnus, graduating from then-Manatee Junior College. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, and a diploma from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Romine has served on the SCF audit committee and on several boards in the area, including the South Florida Museum, Humane Society of Manatee County and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

Swain, a co-owner of Saramar, Swain Properties, Swain SEV Properties and Swain Enterprises in Sarasota, has a bachelor’s degree in education from Virginia Tech and was a teacher in Virginia Beach public schools from 1985 to 2000. She has served on the SCF Foundation Scholarship committee for the past two years and was on the inaugural Avenues des Artistes committee earlier this year.

Leading the SCF Foundation Board of Directors are President Chris Pfahler, Venice; Vice President Cathy Kuhlman, Venice; and Treasurer Lisa Bristow, Bradenton.

Cassandra Holmes is the executive director of the SCF Foundation. 

For more information about the SCF Foundation, call 941-752-5390 or visit

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