Leadership Tampa, a program of the Tampa Bay Chamber, celebrated the graduation of 37 members of the class of 2021 on June 23, 2021, at the Yacht Starship in Tampa, FL. The 2021 class marks the 50th class to graduate from the nationally recognized leadership program established in 1971.
Members of Leadership Tampa are local business people who hold mid-to upper-level management positions within their companies or organizations. They represent a wide variety of industries across the Tampa Bay area and are accepted into the program following a selective application process.
The 2021 Leadership Tampa class was led by Class Chair Jill Manthey of Yacht Starship and Pirate Water Taxi, a 2010 Leadership Tampa graduate and Vice Chair Amana Uliano of Law Office of Amanda M. Uliano, P.A., a 2013 Leadership Tampa graduate.
Leadership Tampa Class of 2021 graduating class members:
Josh Baumgartner – TECO Energy
Carey Cox – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Sara Dodds – St. Joseph's Hospitals/BayCare
Sean Fenton – USAA
Michael Flores – J.P. Morgan Private Bank
Dolores Garcia – Tampa Bay Wave
Simon Gaugush – Carlton Fields
Nicholas Glover – Tampa Bay Chamber
Chris Kamke – Tampa Bay Lightning
Elizabeth Key-Raimer – Hillsborough Community College
Bill Kuzmick – The Victory Ship, Inc.
Jordan Maglich – Quarles & Brady
Ann Maglio – U.S. Special Operations Command
Michael McAuley – Hillsborough County Public Schools
William McFetridge – GrayRobinson, P.A.
Stacy Miller – Bright Investments, LLC
Daniel Mineo – United Way Suncoast
Liza Mizel – Cadence Bank
Jennifer Moore – Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
Jill Neuman – Keller Williams Realty Tampa Central
Donald Noble – Noble Self Defense
Cameron O'Connell – ZooTampa at Lowry Park
Nikki Pardo – Global Alliance Solutions
Katrina Pasteur – The Beck Group
John Patierno – PNC Bank
Kenji Plennert – KCI Technologies
Carole Post – City of Tampa
Jeffrey Reese – Ultimate Medical Academy
Brice Rich – Tampa Bay Trane
Anna Richardson Griffin – Tampa Police Department
Col Benjamin Robins – U.S. Air Force
Lt Col Jerry Snider – U.S. Air Force
Elizabeth Stoddard – Simetria Health / Beyond Billing
Donna Tope – Tampa General Hospital
Philip Whitten – One More Child
Jeffrey Wilcox – Hill Ward Henderson
Dr. James Wilson – Moffitt Cancer Center
Applications for the 2022 Leadership Tampa class recently closed, and the class will be announced in July. For more information on Leadership Tampa, please contact Michelle Ciudad Real.