New Pasco Kids First Board MembersAfter becoming empty nesters Stephanie Howard and her husband, Clayton decided to leave Austin, Texas and relocated to Tampa Bay. Stephanie is an experienced and reliable and committed Realtor ®.
Stephanie is passionate about giving back to her community. She spent most of her time in Austin being involved with The Center for Child Protection. She joined Friends of Christopher Guild where she found her niche in Austin. She later served as Treasurer, Vice President and President. Stephanie has also been involved with Jr. League of Cleveland and Austin, Jack and Jill of America, The Links Incorporated, Women’s Shelters and Animal Shelters.
When not working or volunteering you can find Stephanie at the beach, boating, golfing, traveling or watching her favorite OHIO sports team. Yes, she is a die hard Cleveland Browns and The Ohio State University fan.

New Pasco Kids First Board MembersRodrigo Torres, MD, MPH, MBA serves as the Chief Medical Officer for AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City. He is responsible for leadership, direction and administration of the Medical Staff to ensure compliance with the hospital’s mission, strategic plan, and objectives to the realization of quality, cost-effective health care services for patients. He also manages the Quality and Patient Safety and the Risk Department.
Dr. Torres started his tenure of Chief Medical Officer in 2019 and prior to that, was the Lead Hospitalist at AdventHealth Tampa with Pioneer Medical Group. Dr. Torres also served as the Medical Director of AdventHealth Rehab North, from 2015 till 2018. He was announced Physician of the Year for AdventHealth Zephyrhills in 2016, then Physician of the year for Pioneer Medical Group in 2017 and continues to provide inpatient care as a Physician Hospitalist in AdventHealth Tampa.
Dr. Torres holds a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health degree from Saint George’s University School of Medicine as well as a Master of Business Administration from Saint Leo University. Dr. Torres has completed several additional leadership training courses including AdventHealth’s Patient Safety Academy as well as AdventHealth’s Leadership Fellowship for Hospital Medicine.
Dr. Torres and his wife, Amy, and their three children, enjoy spending time together as a family. In his free time, Dr. Torres like to stay physically active, read medical and nutritional journals, and enjoys traveling.