Daytona’s Dancing with the Stars


Justin Anselmo

Justin Anselmo

Justin Anselmo is an Account Executive at Brown & Brown, Inc., a graduate of FSU and loves all athletic competitions.

Kate Bell

Justin’s professional dance partner is Kate Bell, who began dancing tap, jazz, ballet and modern when she was two-and-a-half years old and has extensive competitive dance experience. She began ballroom dancing in 2007 with Joe Mounts.

Mandy Rossmeyer Campbell

Mandy Rossmeyer Campbell is the events and marketing director for her family’s famous businesses – Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Harley-Davidson and Destination Daytona.

Joe Mounts

Mandy’s partner is Joe Mounts, who learned ballroom dancing at the age of 19. Joe continues to share his years of dance experience with others at Absolutely Ballroom, Ormond Beach. Joe’s passion is directing and choreographing ballroom dance showcases. We are lucky to have him as the director and choreographer for our event.

Eva Garcia

Eva Garcia

Eva Garcia is the Luxury Rental Director at MG on the Halifax and loves boating, the beach and bicycling.

Felix Solis

Eva’s professional dance partner is Felix Solis, who has over 30 years of Ballroom dance experience. A few of his dance accomplishments include: Former Fred Astaire Ballroom and Latin Champion, Finalist at the United States Ballroom Championships.

Patrick Hukill

Pat Hukill

Pat Hukill is the owner of ARC Resin Corp., a national engineering plastics distribution company, and a proud member of the Rotary Club.

Diedre Williams

Pat’s dance partner is Diedre’ Williams, who became a professional dancer at age 16 and began her teaching career. She has won national and regional championship titles and has performed with many of the “Dancing with the Stars” professional dancers.

Tasso Kiriakes


Tasso Kiriakes is a fitness guru, radio personality and owner of Bodez by Tasso.

Annie Hawkins

Tasso’s professional dance partner is Annie Hawkins, a classically-trained Ballet and Modern dancer who performed with the Florida Ballet Company. She has participated in many Ballroom and Latin dance competitions throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

John Martino

John Martino

Movie star John Martino has appeared in The Godfather and many other films.

Angela Ionita

John’s professional dance partner is Angela Ionita. Angela has danced competitively, choreographed, and performed in Latin and Standard ballroom routines. She teaches at The Ballroom in Ormond Beach.

Eileen McDermott

Eileen McDermott Portrait

Eileen McDermott grew up in Daytona Beach and marketed high-end real estate in Texas. Now she’s returned to her hometown!

Caleb Young

Eileen’s partner is Caleb Young, owner of Absolutely Ballroom, Ormond Beach. Caleb has been in the entertainment industry for many years, trained with many of America’s top professionals and has placed in the top three at National Competitions.

Christie Mucciolo

Christie Mucciolo

Christie Mucciolo was formerly a radiology technologist and is now a homemaker with a passion for the well-being of all children.

Viorel Ionita

Christie’s professional dance partner is Viorel Ionita. Viorel has danced competitively, choreographed, and performed in Latin and Standard ballroom routines. He teaches at The Ballroom in Ormond Beach.

Catie Ferritto – Special Guest


Miss Daytona Beach 2014 Catie Ferritto will be a special guest at the event and perform an extraordinary dance routine for the audience.

Masters of Ceremonies

Masters of Ceremonies

Dr. Warren Hersch is a dentist with many talents. He has appeared in national commercials, television shows, independent movies, radio, a documentary and a sitcom pilot. Jackie Rector is a dancer, singer, writer and former executive with Allstate. As the “conductors” of the evening’s festivities, they will entertain and delight us all.



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