our team


President, John Curtis Hicks

President and Executive Director of Business to Start, Inc. The President is responsible for daily operations, raising capital and contributions. Results-driven individual eager to contribute broad scope of experience in Real Estate, Project Management, Marketing, Advertising, Promotion, Customer Service and Analytical skill sets in a challenging Business Development assignment


Vice President, Kathryn Knee, PA

Kathryn Knee is the second in command. As an accomplished estate attorney, her background and knowledge is helpful in adhering to the guidelines this organization. Recipient of the first annual Truxall Writing Award for excellence in estate planning. Moot Court Honors recipient


Secretary - Kenneth Waski

is responsible for employing our strategies and assist in the administrative organization and operation of our organization. Twenty-five years in Production and Small Business Management starting as direct production and quality supervisor to Director of Operations to Vice President of Operations.  Last eight years spent using management skills in entrepreneurial environment running my own business.


Treasurer - John Holbrook

is responsible for accounting. His extensive knowledge of real estate will be helpful for market data. Also he has several contacts he has been a resident of Amelia Island for over 15 years.