Stan Muessle – Director

Stan MStan Muessle is a retired IBM marketing and product development executive who then spent several years as a Management Consultant in the field of teamwork and effective persuasion skills in internal corporate relationships. In 1997 he founded Global Outreach to introduce computer literacy into the Tanzanian secondary school curriculum as a way of improving student skills and increasing educational opportunities. He is a leading advocate of the power of computer and internet technology to change the quality of education in developing nations. In 2015, he received the Thomas J Oddo Award from the University of Portland (Oregon) as its Alumnus of the Year for Public Service.

He is an active member and former President of the Sarasota Sunrise Rotary club. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Woman’s Exchange. He is a member of St. Thomas More church, where he is an active member of the Social Justice Committee.

Mr. Muessle and his wife Betty live year-round in University Park. Betty is a licensed MSW who was the first Director of Community Resources, an organization which reached out to local community members with developmental disabilities and their caregivers in Potomac, MD. She participates in several volunteer counseling activities in the Sarasota community.