Gutierrez joins North Florida Land Trust

Roney Gutierrez has joined the North Florida Land Trust as chief operating officer. In this role he will oversee all day-to-day operations and administrative functions for the nonprofit including human resources and information technology. He will lead NFLT’s strategic financial planning and will monitor operations to maximize effectiveness and organizational stability. Gutierrez will report directly to the president and work closely with the directors of conservation acquisitions, stewardship and philanthropic services, according to a media release.

“We are happy to welcome Roney to our team and look forward to having his guidance as we continue to preserve land throughout north Florida and within the critical O2O wildlife corridor,” said Allison DeFoor, interim president of NFLT, in the release.

Gutierrez comes to NFLT after working with the USDA National Resources Conservation Service where he managed multiple land conservation programs with a more than $1 billion combined budget in multiple states including North Carolina, California, Hawaii and Florida.