Leadership Tampa

LT '22 Arts & Culture Day

Posted Friday, October 8, 2021 By Jacquelyn Vasvari-Toke

On September 29th we had Art and Culture Day for Leadership Tampa Class of 2022, chaired by the incredible Jill Witecki, Director of Marketing & Community Relations at the Tampa Theatre, who had us running all around Tampa to see all that we ...

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LT’21 Law Enforcement Day

Posted Thursday, May 13, 2021 By Dee Garcia

Tampa Firefighters Museum We started our day at the museum, filled with a treasure trove of historic mementos, photos and equipment – bringing out the kid in everyone – what a great place to host a party, whether a wedding reception or ...

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LT’21 Sports Day

Posted Monday, April 26, 2021 By Cameron O’Connell

Written by Cameron O’Connell, ZooTampa The Leadership Tampa Class of 2021 had the distinct pleasure of experiencing Champa Bay in-depth via a tremendous agenda organized by Travis Pelleymounter & Sheri Anderson (Vinik Sports Group),with ...

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LT'21 Arts & Culture Day

Posted Wednesday, January 27, 2021 By Stacy Miller

Leadership Tampa’s 50th class spent a golden day exploring arts and culture in the region. The theme of the day was small to large; illustrating how individuals and small businesses can lead to a big community impact. Each stop was a poignant ...

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LT'20 Tallahassee

Posted Tuesday, March 3, 2020 By Conan Gallaty

The trip started in Tampa. Eager as they could be at 6:30 in the morning, the nearly 50-member class of leaders boarded the bus headed to Tallahassee. Ahead of them was a full, two-day agenda with business leaders, lobbyists and elected officials. ...

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LT'20 Government & Economic Development Day

Posted Tuesday, February 25, 2020 By Tampa Bay Chamber

The Leadership Tampa 2020 class recently embarked on the Government & Economic Development program day, and the agenda did not disappoint! The day was spearheaded by Program Day Chairs Bemetra Simmons (LT ’13), Managing Director, Florida ...

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LT'20 Military Day Recap

Posted Tuesday, January 21, 2020 By Kris Knox

Kris Knox, LT'20 Military Day for the LT class of 2020 will be one of the highlights of the year. The day was full of acronyms, astonishing statistics, state of the art technology and most of all, the amazing men and women of our armed forces. We ...

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LT'20 Education Day

Posted Tuesday, December 3, 2019 By Tate Kubler

Throughout Tampa, we are witnessing transformational change with the presence of cranes in downtown and other infrastructure projects spreading to the north, south, east and west. Established businesses are moving to the region and local ...

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LT'20 Media Day

Posted Friday, November 22, 2019 By Rob Kane

With so much focus and attention on the media in today’s world, the Leadership Tampa Class of 2020 continued on their immersive syllabus throughout Tampa Bay recently, visiting iHeartMedia, the Tampa Bay Times Printing Plant and 10News WTSP. ...

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LT'20 Law Enforcement Day

Posted Tuesday, November 5, 2019 By Eddie Phillips

The cornerstone of civilization has been the rule of law since ancient times. As defined in the Oxford English Dictionary, rule of law is “the authority and influence of law in society, especially when viewed as a constraint on individual ...

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LT'20 Community Outreach Day

Posted Friday, October 25, 2019 By Susan Nunn Williams

Leadership Tampa 20 Community Outreach Day was an impactful experience for all of those in attendance. The Children's Board of Hillsborough County hosted the program. It's central-local in Ybor City was a great location from which to explore the ...

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LT'20 Arts & Culture Day

Posted Monday, October 7, 2019 By Heather Rubio

For the 50 classmates of Leadership Tampa Class of 2020, Arts & Culture Day brought to life the rich history of Tampa and how it formed the city into what it is today. The perseverance of early Cuban entrepreneurs who settled here instilled in ...

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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: 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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