Florida Tech Board of Trustees Adds Three New Members

Dyer, Harvey and Prestwood Bring
Business and Community Viewpoints

MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology has named three new members to its Board of Trustees.

The new members are Bobbie Dyer, Debbie Harvey and Alan L. Prestwood.

Dyer is division president of Dyer Mortgage Group of Melbourne. The Indialantic resident has previously served as branch manager at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. She is also known to the Florida Tech community for her support of The Scott Center for Autism Treatment’s Evening of Hope fundraiser and the university’s athletics fundraiser, A Sporting Affair.

Dyer’s community involvement also includes serving on the boards of the Bridges Foundation, the Health First Foundation and the Kerosene Lamp Foundation.

Harvey is president and chief operating officer of Ron Jon Surf Shop, where she has worked since 2000. Prior to joining Ron Jon, she served in executive roles at Goody’s, HSN and Bealls Department Stores. Harvey is a past supporter of Florida Tech’s weVENTURE and former member of the Nathan Bisk College of Business Advisory Board. She lives in Cape Canaveral.

Prestwood is senior vice president of investments at Wells Fargo Advisors in Melbourne and has served as a financial advisor since 1989. He earned a bachelor’s degree in management science and an MBA from Florida Tech, where he later served as vice president and then president of the Florida Tech Alumni Association. In 2014, Prestwood was recognized with the Outstanding Alumni Award for the Nathan Bisk College of Business.

A Melbourne resident, Prestwood’s community involvement also includes serving as vice president of Hosts of Brevard and on the boards of Health First, Brevard Neighborhood Development Coalition and the Evans Center. He was a former board member of Brevard Cultural Alliance and Master’s Workshop.

“It is our honor to welcome these new members to our board,” said Florida Tech President Dwayne McCay. “As a school with students from around the world, we know the value of expanding perspectives, and we look forward to benefiting from their insights and guidance.”


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