Humane Society of the Treasure Coast, President & CEO
Frank Valente has been serving as the President and CEO of the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast (HSTC) since June 2007. Located in Palm City and serving Martin County and the Treasure Coast Region since 1955, HSTC is a 501c3 non-profit, no-kill animal welfare organization that also provides contracted services for Martin County Animal Services. Frank also sits on the Board of Directors for the Florida Association of Animal Welfare Organizations and the National Alliance for Eating Disorders.
Frank Valente was born in New Jersey and received a BA in Political Science from Gettysburg College. Prior to joining HSTC, he served for six years as General Manager and Assistant Executive Director of the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League in West Palm Beach. Frank previously served as Chair of the former South Florida Animal Welfare Association for two years. He has also been a member of the Pethealth CEO Advisory Council and the Best Friends Steering Committee for Florida. Today, Frank continues to lead HSTC as a model organization for lifesaving culture and change in Martin County.