Leadership Tampa, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s leadership program, is proud to announce the graduates of the Class of 2016. The graduates were honored at a commencement dinner on Wednesday, May 4.
Stephanie Agliano, Owner of Aggie Enterprises, chaired this year’s class, which participated in nine months of biweekly educational sessions, tours and candid conversations with community leaders on topics ranging from economic development and education to health sciences and sports.
The graduates of the Leadership Tampa Class of 2016 include:
Neal Anderson, Senior Vice President, GM and Owner, CI Group
Robert Bincarousky, Assistant Treasurer, TECO Energy, Inc.
Angie Bradley-Brown, Director of Human Resources, The Florida Aquarium
Larry Braue, Director, Office of Veterans Services, University of South Florida
Brian Butler, President,Vistra Communications
Patricia Calhoun, Shareholder, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, PA
Jeff Chernoff, Vice President, IAT, Inc.
Michelle Clapper, Partner, Ernst & Young
Brian Devlin, Vice President of Development, Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Al Erdman, Vice President for Administration/CFO, Hillsborough Community College
Timothy C. Ford, Shareholder, Hill Ward Henderson
Maggie Fowler, Account Manager, Peak 10
Melanie Griffin, Equity Shareholder, Dean Mead Law Firm
Brian Harris, Attorney, Akerman LLP
Felicia Harvey, Senior Director, Marketing & Communications, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Kay Jefferson, Vice President of Operations, VoltAir Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Andrew T. Jenkins, Shareholder, Bush Ross, P.A.
Collin Jotham, Senior Associate, Mercer Health & Benefits
Gerri Kramer, Director of Communications, Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections
Ocea Lattimore, Director of Logistics & Asset Management, City of Tampa
Laura Lay, Director of Business Development, Construction Services, Inc. of Tampa
Mary Layton, Business Development Manager, Walbridge
Rob Liddell, Director of Career Planning, Saint Leo University
Jeff Locker, Financial Advisor, Raymond James
Richard Marulanda, Senior Director, Internal & Client Communication, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
Susan Mendelson, Vice President, The Elan Group, Inc.
Matthew Michini, President, Michini Wealth Management
Tiffany Morgan, Commander, 6th Medical Support Squadron, United States Air Force, MacDill AFB
P.J. Nassar, Private Banker, Hancock Bank
Scott Nolan, Director of Development, WUSF Public Media
Todd O’Donnell, Division Manager – Tampa Environmental, Wharton-Smith, Inc.
Al Renshaw, Assistant Vice President, Communications, AACSB International
Cherry L. Ritenour, Financial Reporting Group Manager, Citigroup, Inc.
Dana E. Rollison, Vice President, Chief Health Information Officer, Moffitt Cancer Center
Shilpa Saxena, President, SevaMed Institute, P.A.
Yvette Segura, Vice President/General Manager, USAA
Patrick Sharpton, Chief Executive Officer, Sharp 10 Group
Clint Shouppe, State Government Relations Manager, BayCare Health System
Melissa Silvest, Director of Sales, Busch Gardens Tampa & Adventure Island
Ryan Sladek, Market Director, PNC Capital Advisors
Ted R. Tamargo, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Lauren L. Valiente, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner LLP
Jennifer Wagner, Director of Development, Tampa Theatre
Eric Ward, Chief of Police, City of Tampa Police Department
Andrew H. Warren, Lucell LLC
Dierdre K. White, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Grow Financial Federal Credit Union
Kim Williams, Chief Education Officer, Frameworks of Tampa Bay, Inc.
Brian Winfield, Independent Consultant
Brian Yarborough, Project Executive, Skanska USA Building Inc.
Members of Leadership Tampa are business/professional people who hold leadership positions within their companies or organizations. Additionally, they have demonstrated a concern for community issues and volunteered their time with service and professional organizations. The selection process is rigorous and competitive for each of the 50 seats available in each class.
The Leadership Tampa year begins in September and runs through May with members meeting every other week for briefings, seminars and hands-on experiences. Each Leadership Tampa program brings in top-level business, civic and government leaders for panel discussions and question and answer sessions. Topics covered include healthcare, education, law enforcement, the environment, economic development, government and other important community issues.
For more information on Leadership Tampa, please contact MaryBeth Williams at (813) 276-9445 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.