Central Florida Dreamplex Foundation

Board Members

Amanda Nethero


New Heights Communication

Susan Saunders

Vice President

Saunders Prosthetics and Orthotics

Shawn McNiel

Board Member

Family Jewelry & Pawn

Amy Gomes

Board Member

Central Florida Dreamplex

Bruce Haase

Board Member

RedChip, Inc. “Money Report”

Kristy Calloway

Board Member

Blake Moore

Board Member

Wheels Up

Marla Smith

Board Member

Sarah Klosterman

Board Member

Lake County Schools

Dr. Odett Stanley-Brown

Board Member

Pediatrician, Nemours Children’s Clinic

Lianne Robinson

Board Member

Noblegate Realty & Robinson Enterprises USA LLC

Kelly Wells

Board Member

Debra Lampe

Advisor to the Board of Directors

Insperity, Inc.

Central Florida Dreamplex


Cameron Gomes

Chief Executive Officer
Cameron Gomes, CEO

Cameron Gomes grew up in Clermont, FL and graduated Summa Cum Laude in business management from the University of Central Florida.  He earned his MBA from Florida Institute of Technology.  He spent four years at Lockheed Martin in Orlando while also serving as a board member for the Central Florida Pediatric Therapy Foundation (the 501c3 “owner” of the Dreamplex).

In late 2012 he moved to the Kansas City, MO, area to be closer to his future wife and to gain experience running a recreation facility.  Cameron has served as Executive Director/CEO of the Dreamplex since the summer of 2014, before its Grand Opening in January of 2015.  He enjoys spending time on the lake with his wife, Sarah, and daughters, Rory and Elsie.  He is also a huge UCF football fan!  He loves to bring new opportunities to children and adults living with disabilities through Dreamplex programs and services!

Jenny Buchanan

Chief Development Officer
Jenny Buchanan, CDO

Jenny Buchanan is a seasoned business professional with over 26 years of experience driving sales revenue growth, fundraising development, event planning, marketing & PR, and management. Having spent the majority of her career in South Florida, she relocated to Winter Park, Orlando in 2022 to embrace new opportunities.

Her previous roles include serving as a National Advancement Officer at the onePULSE Foundation and spearheading the establishment of numerous 501(c)(3) organizations. With over 16 years of dedicated experience in the non-profit realm, she has held executive fundraising positions at esteemed organizations such as The Sharing Center, Florida Fury Hockey Foundation, HANDY, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and the American Heart Association.

Jenny’s passion for making a difference is palpable in her commitment to helping underprivileged youth and tackling homelessness within the community. Her hands-on experience at HANDY, where she worked closely with disadvantaged youth to improve their mental health, education, and overall well-being, has greatly influenced her current endeavors.

In addition to her non-profit background, Jenny boasts a successful corporate career spanning nine years, during which she managed over 150 sales executives across 11 states. Her exceptional leadership skills led her to become the top Sales Director in the United States, earning her multiple promotions.

Throughout her career, Jenny has been recognized with various accolades, including The Circle of Excellence award for her outstanding achievements in revenue generation and team building. Her fundraising efforts have encompassed diverse strategies, from securing government grants to cultivating corporate partnerships and closing major gifts.

With a track record of orchestrating celebrity events, strategic planning, and senior executive volunteer recruitment, Jenny brings a unique blend of skills and experiences to any organization. Passionate about helping others and fueled by her love for all sports, she is eager to contribute her expertise to Central Florida Dreamplex and make a meaningful impact within the community.

Amy Gomes

Founder & Referral Relations Coordinator
Amy Gomes, PT

Amy graduated in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Florida International University. She began working at the largest county hospital in Dade County with her goal of working primarily in the pediatric rotation. When she was moved from Pediatrics, she resigned and began working at Miami Children’s Hospital (now Nicklaus Children’s Hospital). Amy has since worked in the school system, out-patient facilities and home based therapy.

Amy and an OT friend started their own home-based pediatric therapy company in 1991. Central Florida Pediatric Therapy Associates covered 6 counties in Central Florida and employed over 20 full times therapists until merging with Central Florida Dreamplex in 2019.

Amy is the now the lead Physical Therapist performing evaluations, writing up Plan of Cares and overseeing the Physical Therapy Assistants. She continues to cast patients for custom braces.

Amy is the proud parent of 5 adult children and 4 grandchildren. She enjoys reading, playing on her tablet and meeting friends for coffee.

Katie Burg

Therapy & Site Director – Clermont
Katie Burg, M.S. OTR/L

Katie is originally from Pennsylvania where she was born and raised. She attended the University of Scranton and graduated in 2006 with her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy. Over the years, Katie has worked with a variety of children with varying exceptionalities including Autism, Down Syndrome, ADHD, Auditory Processing Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Feeding Concerns, Prematurity, Developmental Delays, and Sensory Processing and Integration Disorders. She has developed and administered a range of treatment plans to improve child’s ability to complete ADLs, IADLs, functional transfers, self-care, fine motor, visual motor, visual perceptual, handwriting, play, sensory regulation, sensory processing, feeding, bilateral integration, direction following, and attention to task in the school, clinic, and home settings.

She started her career at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital working with populations such as spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, hip/ knee replacement, amputee, and motor vehicle accidents.

Katie transitioned to the school-based therapy setting in 2008 and spent 10 year working with special education department providing services to students with special needs in the education setting. Over the years in the school system, Katie worked closely with the special education teachers, supervisors, and speech therapist to create and aid in the setup of functional life skills courses and pre-vocational training classes in order to assist with the transition from the school setting to adulthood.

In August 2016, Katie decided to move to the sunny state of Florida. She worked as a pediatric home health therapist providing medical based services in the natural environment including home, school, and daycare setting. Here she worked closely with the parents, teachers, staff, and child to educate and teach strategies and skills to becoming more independent in their natural environment.

Katie transitioned to Central Florida Dreamplex and started as an occupational therapist, but quickly transitioned into the OT Lead role running the Clermont OT department supervising OTR and COTAs. Katie then transitioned into the Therapy and Site Direction for the Clermont location where she supervises the OT, PT, Speech, and Intake Departments. She also assists in program development and management for Dreamplex.

Katie currently has a Feeding Certification (from Feed the Peds course work), Handwriting Certification ( from Learning without Tears/ Handwriting Without Tears), and is an IEP advocate (her experiences in the school system taught her how to understand the educational system and opportunities for a special needs children in the academic setting. While her years as a home health therapist has taught me how to advocate for the parents and caregivers for appropriate educational plans for the child).

Katie is excited to continue to grow both personally and professionally in her role as Therapy and Site Director at Central Florida Dreamplex and assisting and supporting families navigate their ever changing world with their children with special needs.

Carol Rodriguez

Therapy & Site Director – Orlando
Carol Rodriguez, COTA, M.S. Educational Leadership

Carol is the Orlando Site and Therapy Director. She came to Dreamplex working in our OT department as a COTA and then moved to our Orlando location when we opened in January 2020. She has 7 years of experience as a COTA and 15 years of experience as a teacher. She has a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and a master’s degree in educational leadership. She has certifications in Handwriting without Tears, a feeding certificate from Feed the Peds course, and Brain Gym. She has a passion for working with young children and is an advocate for families to have access to excellent therapy 

Dr. Miranda Muscato

Lead Therapist – Orlando
Dr. Miranda Muscato, CCC-SLP
Miranda was born and raised in a small town outside of Kansas City, MO. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor in Communication Science and Disorders. After graduation, Miranda moved to sunny Florida and achieved her Master of Science in Speech-Language-Pathology from Florida State University. In 2022, she graduated with her Clinical Science Doctorate from Rocky Mountain University. Her doctorate research capstone was titled “The Effects of Vestibular Input on Expressive Output and Attention in Young Children with Autism.”
Miranda loves her job and the relationships she builds with her clients and co-workers. With nearly 12 years of practicing in the field, she has found her true passion working with the families at the Dreamplex. On the weekends, you will catch her spending time with her three children and husband. Miranda enjoys running, drinking strong coffee, and all things Disney.

Melissa Ramos

Occupational Therapy & Speech Language Pathology Lead

Shirica Gulledge

Director, Dreamplex Therapeutic School
Shirica Gulledge, Director of Dreamplex Therapeutic School
Shirica Gulledge, an accomplished and passionate educator, brings a wealth of experience to her new role as DTS Director. With over 20 years of teaching experience, Shirica has dedicated her career to inspiring and empowering students and teachers alike.
She pursued her higher education at the University of Phoenix, earning a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Throughout her teaching career, Shirica has been recognized for her exceptional dedication and innovative approach to education. She has been instrumental in transforming classrooms into dynamic learning environments, where students are encouraged to think critically, collaboratively, and discover their passions. Her commitment to fostering inclusivity and diversity has played a pivotal role in creating safe and nurturing learning environments for all her students.
Beyond her role as an educator, Shirica also advocates for teacher professional development. She firmly believes in the power of continuous learning and has facilitated workshops and meetings to empower, motivate, and encourage teachers to help them stay abreast of instructional strategies. This has not only earned her the respect and admiration of her colleagues and peers, but also awarded her Teacher of the Year in 2023.
With her wealth of experience, unwavering dedication, and infectious enthusiasm, Shirica Gulledge is poised to make a lasting impact as Director of Dreamplex Therapeutic School.

Pedro Rodriguez

Director, The Friendship Place
Pedro Rodriguez, Director of The Friendship Place
Pedro Rodriguez is a native New Yorker; he is a diehard Yankee fan. He moved to Minneola FL, with his family, in 2004. Pedro has been married, to his High School sweetheart, for 27 years. Together they have 3 adult sons, including a son with developmental disabilities.
In 2005 Pedro started volunteering for the Miracle League of South Lake and that’s where his passion for the special needs community began. For over 17 years Pedro has coached children and adults, with disabilities, in the sport of baseball. He’s even tolerated wearing a red socks uniform for several seasons, and has laughed it off saying, “anything for my players”. Pedro is a professional truck driver of over 29 years. Two years ago, he felt called to change his career path. Pedro began working as a Direct support provider for adults with developmental disabilities.
He enjoys fostering and rehabilitating shelter animals with his wife. Pedro attends church regularly at Family Christian Center. He feels God has led him to help individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities. Pedro’s goal is to aid the special needs community to attain their highest level of skills, purpose, and independence. He hopes to achieve this through an ongoing commitment to quality services, advocacy, and family partnership, through The Friendship Place at Dreamplex

Jeannette Rivera

HR Generalist

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