Jacob’s Touch is a non-profit 501(c)(3), community based organization in the Tampa Bay area, dedicated to providing CARE to families with children on the Autistic Spectrum.
Our Mission is to:
• Serve as a Resource for Referral Services
• Provide Grants and Assistance for Therapy, Medical and Educational Needs
Jacob’s Touch Board of Directors
Kimmie Fine, founder of Jacob’s Touch, is the proud mother of her beautiful son, Jacob Fine, the namesake of the foundation. After realizing Jacob was on the spectrum and discovering his many gifts, talents and abilities Kimmie was inspired to start a foundation to help other families and their children reach their fullest potential. Of this inspiration, Jacob’s Touch was born.
As a Tampa native, Kimmie has strong roots to her community. She is an active member of the Junior League of Tampa and the Hammond Elementary PTA. She is a life long member of Tampa Yacht and Country Club, loves travel, sports, exercising, decorating and family time. Kimmie is a Multi-Million Dollar Producer Realtor with Bay West Real Estate Services.
Kimmie received a Master’s Degree in Sociology in 1996 from University of South Florida. She is a Chi Omega Sorority Alumna, and member of the USF President’s Council/Green Jacket Club.
Dawn Magnuson is a pediatric occupational therapist employed by the largest growing therapy provider in the Tampa Bay area, Independent Living Pediatrics, Inc. Dawn received her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from St. Ambrose University and currently specializes in the treatment of children diagnosed on the autism spectrum with 8 years of experience. Dawn has a strong interest in autism research and an even stronger passion and commitment to provide care and support for children and families faced with a diagnosis of autism. She is an active member of the Tampa Bay community with involvement in Autism Speaks, Up with Downs, and UCP Ride Without Limits.
Natasha Cimino is the Logistics Coordinator for an international manufacturer of bulk shipping materials. She has over 15 years of experience in the logistics, shipping, and transportation industry. Originally from the Washington, DC area, and a magna cum laude graduate of Virginia Tech, Natasha relocated to theTampa area in 1999 for work. Shortly thereafter, she met and married a third generation Tampa native and has remained in Tampa ever since. She is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the Italian Club of Tampa, Roosevelt Elementary PTA, and the Propeller Club.
Natasha loves travel, running competitively, watching live sports, and boating with her husband, Jaime, and their two children.
Aadonia de la Torre
Aadonia de la Torre is the owner a virtual executive service business that provides outsourced operational and support services to clients, both individual and corporate. She has 15-plus years serving in a management capacity with a multi-national financial corporation, specializing in finance, operational auditing, project management and consulting. She is a graduate of Mercer University, Bachelor of Business Administration with a double major in Management and Finance. Aadonia has strong ties to the Tampa Bay community and has been as a member of The Junior League of Tampa since 1999, serving on the Board of Directors for 3 years, with a focus on improving the lives of families through fundraising efforts and hands-on community service.
Christopher Swink is a Client Advisor specializing in helping individuals and their families preserve, protect, and transfer their wealth. He offers business owners, executives and other clients more than 13 years of Wealth Management experience. Christopher came to SunTrust Bank from Wells Fargo Private Bank, where he was a Private Banker. Previously, he was an Investment Advisor at JPMorgan Chase. Christopher’s focus is advising on the development and implementation of investment strategies to help clients meet their immediate and future goals. He also consults on risk management, retirement planning, estate planning, and other critical financial strategies.
Christopher also serves on the board of Erase Hate Tampa Bay. A native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Florida Southern College. In his spare time, Christopher enjoys running and college football. He and his wife Ashley, have 2 children.
Sarah Longstreet is a district manager with Janssen Biotech, Inc., a member of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. For more than 30 years, Janssen Biotech has delivered on the promise of new treatments and ways to improve the health of individuals with serious disease. Built upon a rich legacy of innovative firsts, Janssen Biotech pursues solutions in immunology, oncology, urology and nephrology.
Sarah earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Psychology from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey.
In her spare time, Sarah enjoys volunteering, playing tennis, traveling and cooking.
Chief Legal Counsel
Danny Alvarez, May of 2010, Danny formed The Alvarez Law Group to help individuals whose voices are often drowned out in the legal system. While the Firm specializes in Personal Injury and Business law/litigation, a strong focus remains on Estate Planning and Entertainment Law.
Danny is a Business Law Professor at the University of Tampa. He is a member of the Florida Bar and is a graduate of the Hillsborough Bar Association Leadership Institute. In 2010, Danny was appointed by the Hillsborough County Commission to a four-year term on the Hillsborough Children’s Services Advisory Board. He is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Grant Selection Review Committee
Website Designer and Social Media Manager
Global Product Partners
Krista Mills, MED/CCC-SLP
Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist