Meet Our Staff & Board of Directors
Laura Michalski brings extensive leadership experience and has served as Executive Director for over 15 years at various non-profits. Her background includes expertise in growing non-profit organizations and increasing community impact. Laura has also won many awards for her accomplishments and impact throughout her career.
Laura is excited to establish her roots in Clermont to serve the South Lake community through her new role as CFSLC’s Executive Director and be closer to family.
Director of Finance
Haleigh Smith joined the Community Foundation of South Lake as the Director of Finance in 2017. She attended the University of Kentucky, where she was on the swim team and pursued her undergraduate degree in Accounting. Following her 4 years at UK, she received her Masters in Accounting from the University of Central Florida while working towards her CPA certification. Before joining our team, Haleigh served as the Director of Finance for an international non-profit and worked in the public accounting sector. She is excited share her accounting and financial knowledge with an organization committed to developing personal relationships and enriching the local community.
Haleigh is originally from Mobile, AL but has enjoyed settling and starting her family in Central Florida. When she’s not crunching numbers, Haleigh can be found spending time with her family, baking or on the pool deck at the National Training Center. She enjoys sharing her passion for the sport of swimming with the future swimmers of Central Florida!
Support Services Coordinator
Monica Rojas joined the Community Foundation of South Lake as the Support Services Coordinator in 2022. She worked for the Walt Disney Company for 5 years prior to joining the team and studied Business Administration at Broward College. She relocated to the Central Florida area in 2017 from South Florida and found that Lake County was right for her family. Outside of work she spends her time with her children enjoying all that Florida has to offer.
Sellstate Innovation Realty
Board Vice President
Net Communications, Senior Vice-President, Policy & Government Affairs
Financial Advisor – Vice President
Moors & Cabot, Inc.
Disney, Director (retired)
Immediate Past President
United Southern Bank
Retired, Comtech Corporation, Director of Finance
State Farm Insurance
Pat the Dog
President of Keene Creative Ideas
Mental Health Liaison, Lake County Public Schools