Leadership Tampa, a program of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the graduation of 50 members of the class of 2019 on May 1, 2019 at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) in Tampa, FL. The 2019 class marks the 48th 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 Tampa and Hillsborough County and are accepted into the program following a selective application process.
The 2019 Leadership Tampa class was led by Class Chair Dr. Julie Serovich of the University of South Florida, a 2014 Leadership Tampa graduate and Vice Chair Lance Lansrud of Agentry Real Estate, a 2015 Leadership Tampa graduate.
Leadership Tampa Class of 2019 graduating class members:
Katherine Androff, Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
Van Ayres, Hillsborough County Public Schools
Aimée Jeansonne Becka, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Eric Blankenship, Tampa Bay Lightning
Mariana Bugallo-Muros, Moffitt Cancer Center
Kevin Caldwell, Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
Janessa Canals-Alonso, BayCare
Janette Carter, Visit Tampa Bay
Wyatt Castellvi, Rhyno Glass
Lindsay Claytor, Bank of America
Christopher Collins, MacDill Air Force Base
Ruben Delgado, Tampa Police Department
Megan Proulx Dempsey, TECO Services, Inc.
Jennifer Dunn, Conversa
Gina Evans, Tampa International Airport
Mark Fetterman, United Way Suncoast
Joseph Freeman Jr., Analog Devices Inc.
Shadel Hamilton, Saint Leo University
Christopher Harris, Crossover Church
Nicole Justice, Tampa General Hospital
Elena Ketchum, Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A.
David Lechner, University of South Florida
Laura Lenhart, Frontier Communications
Michele Leo Hintson, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
Terri Parnell Longphee, Florida State Fair Authority
Julian Mackenzie, Museum of Science and Industry
Holly Markham, GTE Financial
Amanda Marshall, Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA
Grace Maseda, Helios Education Foundation
Charlotte McHenry, Senior Connection Center
Jason Mehta, Bradley
Rich Mullins, Tucker/Hall, Inc.
Keith O'Malley, USAA
Deborah Pond, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida
Benjamin Powers, Valley Bank
Erik Raines, Hill Ward Henderson
Jeanine Romano, AACSB International
Michael Schackne, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc
Shelley Sharp, Ryan Nece Foundation
Cindy Sofarelli, Metropolitan Ministries
Jennifer Suarez Jankes, Citigroup
Adam Thomas, Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP
Stephen Thomas, Rays Baseball Foundation, Tampa Bay Rays
Darrin Thomson, J. O. DeLotto & Sons, Inc.
Monnie Wertz, University of Tampa
Steven Wirth, Akerman LLP
Andrew Wood, The Florida Aquarium
Angel Wynn, Mosaic
Fabian Yepez, Prospera
Applications for the 2020 Leadership Tampa class are available online at www.leadershiptampa.com. The deadline for application submission is May 3, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.