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LT'19 Military Day

Posted Thursday, February 14, 2019 By tampachamber

By: Nicole Justice, Tampa General Hospital Tampa’s "Skies are Filled with the Nation's First Line of Defense"(1). This is because every 2.8 minutes, an Air Mobility Command aircraft departs worldwide (2) and Tampa is home to the prestigious ...

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LT’19 Health Care Day

Posted Monday, February 4, 2019 By tampachamber

By: Charlotte McHenry, Senior Connection Center, Inc. “In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” Charles Darwin Leadership Tampa’s ...

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LT'19 Arts & Culture Day

Posted Tuesday, November 6, 2018 By tampachamber

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain a child when we grow up.”- Pablo Picasso “I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense ...

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LT 2017: Law Enforcement Day

Posted Thursday, October 13, 2016 By tampachamber

By Michael Ferrone, CIGNA “Good morning, please pull a card from the bowl and find your Bus Buddy.” Program Day #2 – Law Enforcement Day – kicked off with a new concept, the Bus Buddy. As the LT class pulled a playing card ...

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LT 2016: Military Day

Posted Friday, April 15, 2016 By tampachamber

By Maggie Fowler, Peak 10, Inc. Paying attention? – sure. To my own life, to the lives of my family and friends, work, community, politics, and a reality show from time to time. But today paying attention meant to realize that our normal ...

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LT 2016: Sports Day

Posted Monday, March 28, 2016 By tampachamber

By Tim Ford, Shareholder, Hill Ward Henderson LT 2016 Sports Day can probably be summed up as "how to keep fans in the stands" day. This theme permeated our conversations with Tampa Bay Rays president Brian Auld, Tampa Bay Lighting president Steve ...

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LT 2016: Port Tampa Bay & Agriculture Day

Posted Tuesday, March 22, 2016 By tampachamber

Rich Marulanda, Executive Director, Head of Internal and Client Communications, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) Strawberry Fields Forever Often times, many of us go about our busy days waking up early, sitting in traffic, ...

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LT 2016: Health Care Day

Posted Wednesday, February 3, 2016 By tampachamber

by Brian Harris, Akerman, LLP On January 13, 2016, the Leadership Tampa Class of 2016 got a firsthand look into the state of heath care in Tampa. We started at Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel with a presentation by Denyse Bales-Chubb, President ...

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LT 2016: Media Day

Posted Friday, December 18, 2015 By tampachamber

By Clint Shouppe, State Government Relations Manager, BayCare Health System Do I #LoveMyNewspaper? Do you? On December 2nd, 2016, those of us in the Twitterverse were asked that question. It was a social media conversation started here in Florida ...

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LT 2016: Arts & Culture Day

Posted Wednesday, November 25, 2015 By tampachamber

By Gerri Kramer, Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Office Do you get so busy sometimes that you forget to play? Stephanie Agliano told our Leadership Tampa class that Arts & Culture Day was our chance to learn what makes Tampa a ...

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Leadership Tampa: Sports Day

Posted Wednesday, February 25, 2015 By Darcy Calhoun

By: Darcy Calhoun, Tampa Bay Rays Sports Day! It was finally here. It was a day a lot of us in Leadership Tampa were looking forward to and it definitely lived up to the expectations. The morning began with us crossing over the bridge to the Tampa ...

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Leadership Tampa: #LTMediaDay

Posted Wednesday, December 17, 2014 By tampachamber

By Laura Crouch, TECO Energy Laura Crouch On December 3, the Ybor City office of ChappellRoberts was buzzing as the Leadership Tampa Class made their way in to collect name tags, bus buddy assignments and a quick coffee as we prepared for another ...

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Leadership Tampa: Education Day

Posted Tuesday, November 18, 2014 By Stephanie Russell Krebs

By: Stephanie Russell Krebs, Ph.D., The University of Tampa Stephanie Russell Krebs, Ph.D. My Leadership Tampa Education Day started like a typical day (just a tad earlier). I got up bright and early and went into my 8-year-old daughter’s ...

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New World Economy: LT '14 Economic Development Day

Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014 By tampachamber

By Jill Witecki, Tampa Theatre A generation or two ago, Economic Development looked like steam and soot, steel and ships. But today’s economic engine is powered not by sweat equity, but by information and ingenuity. This “New World ...

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My experience at Leadership Tampa's Sports Day

Posted Tuesday, February 12, 2013 By tampachamber

Tina Cotton Assistant Vice President, Financial Foundations - USAA Leadership Tampa Class of 2013 Our most recent LT '13 (the best class ever) event was Sports Day! We were encouraged to wear a favorite sports attire, it was great seeing the ...

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My experience at Leadership Tampa's Government Day

Posted Tuesday, February 5, 2013 By tampachamber

Jimmy St. Louis Chief Executive Officer, Advanced Healthcare Partners Leadership Tampa Class of 2013 What a great day we all had together on Government Day! To be honest, optimism for an exciting day wasn’t high as we were scheduled to be in ...

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My experience at Leadership Tampa's Media Day

Posted Wednesday, January 16, 2013 By tampachamber

Tina Cotton Assistant Vice President, Financial Foundations - USAA Leadership Tampa Class of 2013 Our most recent Leadership Tampa 13 (the best class ever) event was Media Day. I feel like a tape recorder as we continue to think each event is the ...

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My experience at Leadership Tampa's Economic Day

Posted Monday, November 26, 2012 By tampachamber

Tina Cotton We started our day at the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce offices. Our sponsor for the Day was Dr. Ronald Vaughn, President of University of Tampa. Our Day Chair was Bob Abberger, Senior Managing Director, Trammell Crow. The day was ...

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