Posted by: tampachamber on Thursday, May 3, 2018
(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 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 [email protected] About the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce is committed to serving our members and enhancing our community by building business success. The Chamber provides a greater return on investment and involvement by providing innovative leadership, inside access, influential advocacy and increased opportunities.