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Mayor Frank D’Ambra Mayor Frank D'Ambra

Frank D’Ambra, replacing long time Council Member Vince Arena, is a familiar face to the Village.  He was born in Rhode Island and has since lived in virtually every corner of the United States. Frank met his wife Lisa while he was attending law school at the University of Miami. He has over 30 years of experience in the retirement and financial services industry having held senior executive positions for Horace Mann Educators Corp., GE Financial Assurance, Swiss Re and Conning Investors. 

Mr. D’Ambra has been active in Village affairs having served as Council Member for six year, Vice-Mayor for a year, Chairman of the Tequesta Public Safety Pension Board and as a member of the Village of Tequesta Audit Committee.

Frank is a graduate of the University of Miami –“Go Canes”. He and his wife have resided in Tequesta since 2003 and are the proud parents of three grown children and have been blessed with two grandchildren.

Favorite Quote: “He who would trade his freedom for security shall have neither.” Thomas Jefferson

Council Member Molly Young       Council Member Molly Young

Molly Young grew up in the Tequesta area, relocated to Seattle for 11 years, and returned to Tequesta in 2017.  She is a graduate from Florida State University where she received a B.S. in Economics and Environmental Studies.  She also received a certificate in Construction Management from University of Washington.  Prior to being elected, Molly served as an Alternate on the Village Planning and Zoning Board. 

With a successful career in the Commercial Development and Construction industry, Molly has experience with financial budgeting and forecasting, negotiating contracts, research and analysis, managing schedules, and collaboration with project stakeholders.  She has served on several professional committees, advisory teams, and national networks.  

Molly has a passion to serve her community and will tirelessly uphold her duties to the residents and Village.  

Council Member Laurie Brandon     Council Member Laurie Brandon

Laurie Brandon, a Native Floridian, studied art design, commercial marketing and business operations and has management experience in business and human resources.  Laurie is an active member of the community, serving on the social committee for the Tequesta Country Club HOA, and is an active volunteer in the local schools. 

Vice-Mayor Kyle Stone   Vice-Mayor Kyle Stone

Kyle is a 5th generation Palm Beach County native. He graduated from The University of Tennessee, majoring in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Administration. He worked for 11 years for Rinker Materials, specializing in creating and improving value in manufacturing facilities. In 2014, he changed careers and became a Financial Advisor. He is privileged to run his business in the heart of Tequesta.

He serves on the Leadership Council of the Alzheimer’s Association, the Advisory Board of First Priority Church, is a member of the Associated General Contractor Florida East Coast Chapter and volunteers as a Dad’s Boot Camp Coach for first-time fathers at Jupiter Medical Center. Kyle and his family are blessed to call Tequesta home.

Council Member Bruce PrinceCouncil Member Bruce Prince

Before starting his own company, he worked on numerous construction projects where he gained experience in heavy site work to include, project coordination and management, bidding, and estimating.  Utilizing the skills and experiences he acquired in his professional career, he established Prince Land Services Inc. in 1989 in Central Florida.  Since then, the company has continued to grow and is owned and managed by his son.   Moving to South Florida in 2013 to develop the site for the Aldi Food Distribution Center in Royal Palm Beach, FL, He soon realized he loved South Florida, and founded Prince Land, Inc., in 2014, in Tequesta, FL. 

He enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, and traveling.  Bruce is thankful that he was lucky enough to have found a hidden gem called the Village of Tequesta.  Bruce is a member of the Palm Beach North Chamber and the Tequesta Country Club.

He is excited and honored to be serving the residents and businesses of our community.