Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Growing up in the world of dance, the arts have always played a central role in Alexis Miller’s life. After attending the University of Georgia in Athens (a very art heavy town), Alexis moved to Santa Rosa Beach in 2009 and quickly learned the area was rich with culture offerings in all forms of artistic expression.
As the Director of Events at Alys Beach, she started attending and volunteering at CAA events and knew she wanted to get involved as a board member. Alexis joined the Board in 2017 and was elected Board President in August 2020. She is also heavily involved with Food for Thought Outreach as well as the Point Washington Medical Clinic. When not volunteering or working, you can find her by any form of water or enjoying time with her friends.
A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Mimi Gavigan and her family moved to Santa Rosa Beach in 2014. She is a graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. After working in investment banking and commercial insurance, Mimi transitioned out of the corporate workplace upon her move to the beach. She enjoys textile arts, including sewing, marbling, and dyeing and produces handbags and accessories for Mimi G Studio.
In addition to her Board position with the Cultural Arts Alliance, Mimi also serves on the Outreach committee at Christ the King Episcopal Church and volunteers with area hurricane and poverty relief organizations.
A native of Massachusetts, Kevin and his wife moved to Walton County in 2011. Kevin has earned both an BA and MBA degrees in Business and he and his wife have been property owners in Walton County since 2001.
After a successful career spanning the country in Sales and Marketing in the food industry. Kevin moved to the area and has been a local small business owner for the past eight years. Fortunate to enter retirement in 2019, he joined the CAA Board of Directors after years of volunteering and working with the CAA since becoming residents.
Kevin and his wife continue to enjoy the benefits of living in our community where they both stay active, playing tennis and golf while enjoying the beach, food and arts events within the community.
Brian Salter is a native of Jacksonville, FL and relocated to Northwest Florida in 2010 as part of a corporate relocation. After working in corporate finance and accounting for over 20 years, Brian recently opened his own CPA firm, saltercpallc.com, to be of service to others. Brian is a licensed certified public accountant and holds a BBA in accounting from Stetson University and an MBA from the University of North Florida.
In addition to pursuing his dream of starting his boutique CPA firm, Brian enjoys the outdoor lifestyle that South Walton offers. If not in the office you can often find Brian running the vast trails in the forest or swimming, paddle boarding or kayaking in the Gulf of Mexico.
Brian has served as treasurer for the Cultural Arts Alliance since 2014. Additionally, he serves as treasurer for Seaside Schools Inc., as treasurer for the Friends of the Coastal Branch Library and in the position of treasurer as a member of the Parish Council of Apostles by the Sea church. Brian resides in South Walton with his wife and their two sons.