People with Purpose: Roger Pettingell
Occupation: Real-estate sales
Years involved in Southeastern Guide Dogs: 10+
Current other organizations involved in: Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe board member; Child Protection Center, Inc.
"I feel that after all the community has given to me, it’s critical to give back. One of the things I most like about Sarasota is its philanthropic nature; we are a community in the truest sense of the word — supporting one another and keeping our city vibrant."