TAMPA, FL – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Lawyer Cristina J. Ayo has been appointed to the Art Conservatory for Teens (ACT) Board of Directors. ACT educates, empowers, and enriches the lives of youth and teens in order to foster healthy, productive, and responsible citizens and provides the tools for self-improvement, leadership development, and arts and cultural enrichment, especially for underserved and at-risk youth, creating a lasting and measurable impact on high school graduation rates and opportunities for college placement.
“The Arts Conservatory for Teens is excited to welcome one of our newest members to the Board of Directors, Cristina Ayo,” said CEO and Co-Founder, Dr. Alex Harris. “Cristina’s professional expertise and passion for making a difference in our community, particularly the lives of our youth and teens who are less fortunate due to the lack of access to opportunities that enables one to her/his fullest potential, is a great addition to our team. I believe with dedicated, compassionate, and passionate leadership we are poised for an enormous increase in measurable impact. ACT is on a trajectory upward and we are excited on the number opportunities we have to continue our work with youth and teens in St. Petersburg - Clearwater - Tampa vicinity. Therefore, we are looking forward to Cristina’s leadership and expertise.”
Cristina focuses her practice on advising board members and professional managers of condominium and homeowners’ associations. As a member of the Community Associations group and Litigation practice, she represents associations in collection and foreclosure cases, covenant enforcement, and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights.
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