Emerge Tampa Bay Announces 2015 Protégé Program Participants

Emerge Tampa Bay and the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce are proud to announce the pairings of the 2015 Protégé Program. The Protégé Program kicked off in 2006 and has paired more than 200 young professionals with experienced mentors and business professionals throughout the Tampa Bay area. The pairs will meet once each month to discuss topics including leadership, career development, communication skills, networking and influencing/negotiating.

The 2015 Protégé Program pairings are (mentor first):

  1. Jonathan Brill (SOE Software Corporation) with David Abbate (RTT Realty)
  2. Lisa Rose (My Frameworks of Tampa Bay) with Brandi Ahonsi (LifeLink Foundation)
  3. Kerri-Lyn Francis (Klynergy Massage & Wellness) with Lauren Albert (Elevate, Inc.)
  4. Bill Latta (Focus on Performance, LLC) with Felicia Ally (WellCare)
  5. Melanie Griffin (Dean Mead) with Rayla Bailey (GulfShore Bank)
  6. Jake Hartigan (MacDill Air Force Base) with Stuart Bromfield (Englander Fischer)
  7. Kareem Spratling (Bryant Miller Olive P.A.) with Christopher Brooker (21st Century Financial Inc.)
  8. Carrie Kovacs (Gresham, Smith and Partners) with Danielle Brown (Zenzio)
  9. Renee Vaughn (Williams Consulting Group) with Erin Cassidy (Majesty Title Services, LLC)
  10. Brian Hanrahan (Mercer Health & Benefits) with Zachary Chauhan (Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP)
  11. Elizabeth Hapner (Hapner Law) with Amanda E Chazal (Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Prosser, P.A.)
  12. Doug Pace (Bayshore Solutions) with Jeff Chernoff (IAT, Inc)
  13. Barb Zant (WTSP/Channel 10) with Jarrod Cole (USF IMG Sports Marketing)
  14. Debbie Lundberg (Presenting Powerfully) with Cindy Coronado (USAA)
  15. Robin DeLaVergne (Tampa General Hospital) with Leonardo Dosoretz (Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP)
  16. Rolfe Arnhym (Vistage) with Daniel K Farmer (M.E. Wilson Co., Inc.)
  17. Paul Huszar (VetCor LLC) with Scott Fleming (Bright House Networks, LLC)
  18. Justine Burke (Metropolitan Ministries, Inc.) with Kathryn Forbes (Veritiv)
  19. Brian Carson (MacDill Air Force Base) with Patrick Ford (Wehr Constructors, Inc.)
  20. Ryan Freking (Cassidy Turley) with David Fusco (TLC Engineering for Architecture)
  21. Mandelyn Cloninger (Metropolitan Ministries) with Lauren Geraci (LN Geraci Partnership, LLP
  22. Lorrie Hero (Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce) with Sophia Goode (Raymond James Financial)
  23. Michelle Norris (Navigen Leadership) with Gioia Harman (Wellcare Health Plans, Inc.)
  24. Kerry O’Reilly (Tampa Bay Times) with Brittany Jackson (Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce)
  25. Adrian Martinez (EKS Group, LLC) with Micah P Johnson (PLS Logistics Services)
  26. Bob Rohrlack (Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce) with David K Judd III (Wehr Constructors, Inc.)
  27. Mike Griffin (Vertical Integration) with Trent A Kennelly Esq. (The Kennelly Law Firm, PL)
  28. Stephanie Krebs (The University of Tampa) with Rebecca L Kennelly (Apple)
  29. Jill Witecki (Tampa Theatre) with Jelena Klisura (Grow Financial Federal Credit Union)
  30. Dianne Jacob (PNC Bank) with Jennifer Lawson (HCI Group, Inc.)
  31. Mark House (The Beck Group) with David A Loos (Beaux-Arts Group)
  32. Todd Newton (Synovus Bank) with Andrew Machota (Robert Half)
  33. Alex Kaptzan (Visit Tampa Bay) with Michael Marino (Verified Label & Print, Inc.)
  34. Christopher Karlo (Mercury New Media) with Kasi Martin (Depository Trust & Clearing Corp.)
  35. Kim Woollard (Grow Fiancial Federal Credit Union) with Jill McSpadden (Prida-Guida & Company P.A. CPAs)
  36. Jennifer Wainman with Ashley Moore (LifeLink Foundation)
  37. Holly Tomlin (Tomlin Talent Solutions) with Courtney Muscatello (Workscapes Inc.)
  38. Stephanie Agliano (Agliano Utility Solutions) with Andrew Peluso (Hill Ward Henderson, PA)
  39. Eileen Sweeney (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) with Cynthia Plunkett (Socius Marketing)
  40. Jeremy Daniel (Regenerative Medicine Solutions) with Matthew Ransdell (Akerman)
  41. Lance Lansrud (Florida Executive Realty) with Dani Ratner (Tampa Bay Lightning/Amalie Arena)
  42. Joanne Sullivan (The University of Tampa) with Miranda Reiter (She & Money Financial)
  43. Debbie Lundberg (Presenting Powerfully) with Richard Rippy (Synovus Bank)
  44. Paul Halpern (New Life Village) with Katie Roders-Turner (Francis House)
  45. Karin Coleman (HCI Group, Inc.) with Sarah Schwirian (Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners)
  46. Aakash Patel (Elevate) with Tony Selvaggio (Scrap on Spot)
  47. Christian Calcines (Banker Lopez Gassler P.A.) with Matt Smith (Second District Court of Appeals)
  48. Bemetra Simmons (BB & T Alison) with Ali St. Cyr (Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
  49. Chris Swink (BNY Mellon Wealth Management) with Brendan Sweeney (HCI Group, Inc.)
  50. Gail Wean (Grow Financial Federal Credit Union) with Rebekah Torres (Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority)
  51. Jessica Aspiras (Tampa Bay Partnership) with Hannah Vartanian (Winters and Yonker)
  52. Drew Marshall (CI Group) with Curtis Walker (Tampa Bay Lightning/Amalie Arena)
  53. Robert Teachey (Workscapes, Inc.) with Adam Walton (Eagle Asset Management)
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