(TAMPA, FL) – Leadership Tampa, a program of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the graduation of 46 members of the class of 2018 on May 2, 2018 at Bryan Glazer Family JCC in Tampa, FL. The 2018 class marks the 47th class to graduate from the nationally recognized leadership program established in 1971.
Members of Leadership Tampa are local business people who hold to mid-to upper-level management positions within their companies or organizations. They represent a wide variety of industries across Tampa and Hillsborough County and are accepted into the program following a selective application process.
The 2018 Leadership Tampa class was led by Class Chair Josh Bullock of University of South Florida, a 2012 Leadership Tampa graduate and Vice Chair Julie Serovich of University of South Florida, a 2014 Leadership Tampa graduate.
Leadership Tampa Class of 2018 graduating class members:
Jolyon Acosta, Bush Ross, P.A.
Chris Adkins, Tampa Marriott Waterside
Josh Adkins, Moffitt Cancer Center
Robbie Artz, Tampa Bay Rays
Heather Brock, Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney
Nick Buchanan, Keller Williams
Ernest Coney, Jr., Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Inc.
Adam DePiro, Visit Tampa Bay
Emily Farkas, MacDill Air Force Base
Craig Federer, Raymond James Financial
Rachel Feinman, Tampa Jewish Community Center and Federation
David Ferreira, Warren Averett
Nikki Foster, Mosaic
Jessica Fugate, Florida Southern College
Christine Glover, City of Tampa
Kari Goetz, Tampa International Airport
Leslene Gordon, Hillsborough County Department of Health
Lindsay Grinstead, Tonic Consulting Group
Sarah Ham, AACSB International
Dale Hoffman, Hillsborough County Tax Collector
David Judd, III, Wehr Constructors, Inc.
LaKisha Kinsey-Sallis, Johnson Jackson, LLC
Jennifer LaRocco, GrayRobinson, P.A.
David Loos, Beaux-Arts Group
Leah Millette, BayCare
Linda Olson, Tampa Bay WaVE
Sara Palmer, USAmeriBank
Dustin Pasteur, IV, Tampa General Hospital
Stacey Pittman, Bank of Tampa
Kevin Preast, Tampa Bay Lightning
Randy Prescott, KCI Technologies, Inc.
Ryan Reynolds, Cushman & Wakefield
Natalie Roberts, Flagship Law, PLLC
Kay Schwartz, USAA
Matthew Serynek, RS&H, Inc.
Eric Stewart, Synovus Bank
Rolfe Thompson, GTE Financial
Susan Thompson, CS&L CPAs
Charles Tiernan, Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
Marshall Tucker, TECO
Elias Vazquez, Tampa Police Department
Virginia Veit, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Caroline Vostrejs, The Beck Group
Jennifer Whelihan, Hillsborough County Economic Development
Kiana Wilson, A Sharper U, LLC
Jennifer Yeagley, Gulf Coast Jewish Family Community Services
Applications for the 2019 Leadership Tampa class are available online at www.leadershiptampa.com. The deadline for application submission is May 4, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. For more information on Leadership Tampa, please contact MaryBeth Williams at (813) 276-9445 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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