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Palm Beach Tech Hires 1, Promotes 2 Staff Members

on November 10, 2017 / by Joe Russo ,

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The Palm Beach Tech Association announced its hiring of Tyler Tornaben (Community Manager), and the promotions of Stephanie Buzano (Communications Manager) and Kellie Ames (Community Coordinator).

Cam Collins

“I’m proud that we’ve assembled such a talented and passionate team, dedicated to our mission of building the Palm Beaches into a Tech Hub,” said Palm Beach Tech’s Executive Director Joe Russo.

This staff team will oversee the day-to-day operations of Palm Beach Tech, including all of its programs and initiatives.

“Our Board is laser focused on building a strong, sustainable organization to fulfill our mission and this team will take us there,” said Palm Beach Tech Board Co-Chair Cam Collins

Palm Beach Tech Staff Tyler Tornaben

Tyler Tornaben

Tyler Tornaben | Community Manager

Tyler is a native South Floridian, formerly of the international coworking company Impact Hub, and now Palm Beach Tech‘s new Community Manager! She oversees PBT’s following programs:

She has a Masters in Social Entrepreneurship from Goldsmiths College of London and researched Microfinance and Reverse Innovation at the Yunus Social Business Center in Florence, Italy.

When she’s not with Palm Beach Tech, Tyler dedicates herself to her own startup; Snapgood. For fun, she enjoys cooking, traveling, Italian neorealism, going to the beach and researching puppies to adopt.


Stephanie Buzano | Communications Manager

Stephanie has risen from Hackathon participant, Web Development Intern, to her recent full time promotion as Communications Manager! She oversees PBT’s following programs:

  • Palm Beach Tech Website
  • Email Communications
  • Member Services

Stephanie holds a BS in International Business from Florida International University. She has spent the past year learning how to code on Free Code Camp, with her ultimate goal of being a front end developer.

When not working, Stephanie watches Manchester United games, goes to yoga, and plans her next travel destination.


Palm Beach Tech Staff Kellie Ames

Kellie Ames

Kellie Ames | Community Coordinator

Kellie joined Palm Beach Tech as a Digital Media Intern and now serves as Community Coordinator! She oversees PBT’s following programs:

Kellie earned her BS in Business Administration from the University of Miami. For the past year, Kellie has also developed her own eCommerce company Mantra Active, an e-boutique, bringing you the trendiest, newest designers in activewear and athleisure wear.

In her free time, Kellie spends time with puppy Kade, traveling with her husband Scott, exercising, and boating.

Palm Beach Tech Hires 1, Promotes 2 Staff Members