Disability:IN North Florida Board Members
Ang Pracher, President
Ang joined Florida Blue in 1995 and has served in a variety of roles in Human Resources, currently as a Senior Consultant, Culture & Inclusion. She leads work around helping senior leaders better connect with employees, engaging employees in promoting our values, listening first hand to cultural barriers that employees face and identifying solutions, and integrating our values into business processes, procedures, policies, etc. Additionally, Ang leads the company’s various employee Communities which enable GuideWell to hear the voice of the customer and better speak to the various needs and interests employees have.
John Wagner, Treasurer
Chris Oakley, Director
Christopher L. Oakley is vice president and coordinating regional executive of the Bank’s Regional Economic Information Network (REIN). In this role he serves as the lead regional executive, assuming responsibility for coordinating the REIN strategic plan, outputs, and talent pipeline for the Sixth District. He also works with the Research director to determine REIN engagements and priorities, consolidate inputs from the REIN team for monetary policy deliberations, and provide guidance to the REIN team on performing their responsibilities.
He is responsible for the Jacksonville Branch’s board of directors and the District’s Advisory Council on Trade and Transportation, and provides regional input into the Atlanta Fed’s monetary policy process.
Outside of the Bank, he is involved in a number of activities, including having roles on the Florida Council on Economic Education, the Disability:IN First Coast, and the JaxUSA Partnership. He is a member of the Leadership Jacksonville Class of 2010.
He joined the Jacksonville Branch in 1988 as a management intern in the Cash Services Department and has held various management positions, including operational and administrative oversight in cash services, payment services, and human resources. Mr. Oakley was promoted to financial services director in 1992 and then to assistant vice president in 1996. He was named assistant branch manager in 1997, vice president and branch manager in 2002, vice president and regional executive in 2007, and was previously responsible for branch support services, law enforcement, cash services, check processing, and check adjustments.
A native of Hendersonville, North Carolina, and raised in Dalton, Georgia, Mr. Oakley received his bachelor’s degree in management and a certificate in industrial and organizational psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has also participated in the executive education curriculum at the University of Virginia and the Federal Reserve System’s Senior Officer Development program.
Tara Lundy, Director
Tara is a native of Jacksonville. She joined the Federal Reserve Bank in 1988, holding a number of administrative support and operational management positions. She is presently involved in the Human Resources arena with a large focus on corporate engagement and staff wellbeing. She has been a member of the Disability IN: North Florida since 2018.
Meg Richardson, Director
Megan Richardson has spent more than ten years providing human resources guidance to numerous organizations, including some of the country’s most prominent businesses.
Megan provides strategic support to multiple business units by designing the Company’s interviewing and onboarding strategy, managing HR compliance, consulting on organizational design and other key areas with the human resources arena. She works closely with all levels of leadership to exceed workforce goals and shape organizational culture.
Megan is a seasoned trainer and consultant, who leads multi-state management courses, leadership initiatives and policy/procedural implementations. She has spoken at national, state and local conferences and is called upon as an HR expert for SHRM Jacksonville and HR Florida.
Megan received two Bachelor of Arts Degrees from Flagler College of St. Augustine, Florida. She is certified as a Professional of Human Resources (PHR). Megan thrives on being able to take on a new challenge and provide a positive impact on an organization’s most valuable resource – its employees.
Megan Smith, Director