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					Building Regional Leadership
  Tampa Bay Partnership

   CEO Direct Class VIII
   Participant Directory
2012 – 2013 Program Overview

                                       Leadership is the Foundation. Developing regional leadership is one
                                       of the Tampa Bay Partnership’s core priorities and the stakes are higher
                                       than ever before. While investment dollars are vital, leadership drives the
                                       success of our short and long-term objectives. CEO Direct is a program
                                       to ensure that we have our region’s leaders engaged to reach our
                                       potential.

                                       The Partnership has a Proven Track Record for Success. Since
                                       the inception in 1994, the Tampa Bay Partnership has proven to be the
                                       region’s organization for business attraction marketing, public policy
advocacy, research and leadership. The CEO Direct program will engage participants in the Partnership’s Regional
Model for Prosperity and the four focus areas we are working on, including 1) the Regional Business Plan for
Tampa Bay; 2) quality places (livable communities & transportation); 3) public policy & advocacy; and 4) a
broader advocacy and leadership model.

                                      Your Return on Investment. By participating in the CEO Direct
                                      program, you will gain a thorough understanding of how the Tampa Bay
                                      Partnership fits into the regional model for economic development and the
                                      process for handling regional issues. You will learn from the region’s
                                      leading executives about the issues affecting our regional economic
                                      competitiveness, and be given the opportunity to collaborate, engage,
                                      discuss and debate these issues with fellow leaders.


Your Commitment. We understand the busy schedules you manage each
day as CEOs and Senior Level Management. While we will plan the year
with that in mind, we hope that you will find the time spent with the group
valuable, by gaining knowledge from the key influencing leaders in our
region and by being able to network with leaders who are genuinely
interested in supporting and influencing the regional agenda. To get the
most out of the program, we strongly encourage that you participate in at
least 75% of the programs throughout the year.



For More Information:

    Kasey Smith
    Marketing & Event Coordinator
    Tampa Bay Partnership
    (813) 872-2806
    ksmith@tampabay.org
                               Schedule-at-a-Glance


Thursday, September 20, 2012 2:30 p.m.                     February 2013
            Kick-Off Meeting                          Legislative Session Briefing
        University of South Florida
                                                         March 2013 - TBD
            October 2012
            Florida Hospital                             April 2013
                                                  Tampa International Airport
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 3:00 p.m.                    May 2013
     Tampa Port Authority Boat Tour                        Publix

          December 4, 2012                                   June 2013
            PGT Industries                                CEO Direct Closing
                                                           Tampa Bay Rays
      Thursday, January 17, 2013
           Sparton Electronics
CEO Direct Class VIII
Leadership Now Chair                                     Chair
Mike Vail                                                Mark Fernandez
President & COO                                          Senior Vice President
Sweetbay Supermarket                                     Tampa Bay Rays

Participants

Jaime Austrich                                           Lorraine Lutton
Partner, Co-Administrator Litigation Department          Chief Operating Officer
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP                           St. Joseph’s Hospital
Ali Carr                                                 Cliff Manuel, Jr.
President & CEO                                          President & CEO
Ali Specialties                                          Coastal Engineering Associates, Inc.
Michael Condran                                          Jean Mayer
Vice President, Water Business Group Program Mgr.        Sr. VP Strategic Services
HDR Engineering, Inc.                                    Tampa General Hospital
Derrick Cox                                              Bill McCausland
Senior Vice President, Commercial Bank Team Leader       Executive Director, USF Alumni Association
PNC Bank                                                 University of South Florida
Scott Daigle                                             Kathy Panter
Senior Vice President                                    Vice President, Investor Relations
Wells Fargo                                              Central Florida Partnership
Afira DeVries                                            Cathy Pearson
Chief Development Officer                                Assistant County Administrator
United Way Suncoast                                      Citrus County
Deborah Garringer                                        Hope Peterson
Partner                                                  Vice Chair
Crowe Horwath, LLP                                       Pinellas Park / Gateway Chamber of Commerce
Alfred Goldberg                                          David Robinson
President & CEO                                          Director of Program Management & Security Officer
Absolute Mobile Solutions                                Sparton Electronics
Michael Gonsalves                                        David Scott
Tampa Business Line Manager                              Executive Director
Shaw’s Environmental & Infrastructure Group              Pinellas County
Steven Hendricks                                         Melissa Seixas
Senior Communications Consultant                         Community Relations Manager
Florida Blue                                             Progress Energy
James King                                               Thomas Sellers
Chief Operating Officer                                  Director
Fowler White Boggs PA                                    Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Kelly Kirschner                                          Jamie Spencer
Dean, Special Programs Division                          Executive Vice President of Sales
Eckerd College                                           Tampa Bay Lightning
Barbara Luikart                                          Chuck Warrington, Jr.
Partner                                                  Managing Director & Executive Officer
Phelps Dunbar, LLP                                       Clearwater Gas System
Bill Lutes                                               Tony Zinge
Senior Vice President, West & Central FL Corp. Banking   Executive Director
BankUnited                                               JP Morgan Chase
                                                2012 Leadership Now Chair




                                                                Mike Vail
                                                    President & Chief Operating Officer
                                                          Sweetbay Supermarket

                                      In 2001, Mike Vail transitioned from New England to Tampa and
                        Mike Vail     became Vice President of Merchandising for Kash n' Karry, providing
                                      leadership for the evolution to Hannaford supply chain systems. In
Mr. Mike Vail                         2004, Mike assumed responsibilities of Senior Vice President of Retail
President & Chief Operating Officer   Operations. In this role, he successfully led the operational transition
Sweetbay Supermarket                  from Kash n' Karry to Sweetbay Supermarket through the execution of
3801 Sugar Palm Drive                 the concept and early success. His role in the creation of Sweetbay
Tampa, FL 33619                       Supermarket has demonstrated his ability to support an organization
                                      that is unique to Florida, while leveraging the best of all operating
TEL: (813) 620-1139                   companies of Delhaize Group. In June 2008 he assumed the role of
mtvail@sweetbaysupermarket.com        President/COO of Sweetbay Supermarket.

                                      After earning his Bachelors of Arts from Colby College in Waterville,
                                      Maine, Mike began his career in the retail industry, which has spanned
                                      more than 20 years at Sweetbay and Hannaford. During that time, he
                                      has gained deep and broad experience in all areas of the supermarket
                                      business. During his years at Hannaford, he held several positions
                                      such as Retail Management Trainee, Store Manager, District Manager,
                                      Category Manager, and eventually Director of Deli Merchandising.

                                      Currently, Mike serves on the Board of Directors of America’s Second
                                      Harvest as the Immediate Post Chairman. This local food bank serves
                                      ten counties in West Central Florida, as well as many other
                                      organizations that serve Sweetbay communities.

                                      Mike has become engaged in the Tampa Bay Partnership over the last
                                      couple of years, having chaired the CEO Direct Leadership Class VI
                                      and the Regional Economic Scorecard. He currently serves on the
                                      Executive Committee as Chair of the Partnership’s Leadership Now
                                      initiatives.
                                             CEO Direct Class VIII Chair




                                                          Mark Fernandez
                                                         Senior Vice President
               Mark Fernandez                              Tampa Bay Rays
Mr. Mark Fernandez              Mark Fernandez was named Senior Vice President/Chief Sales Officer in
Senior Vice President           December 2005. He oversees the Rays’ corporate sales and marketing
                                efforts, broadcast operations, community relations efforts, the Rays Baseball
Tampa Bay Rays                  Foundation and team merchandising operations. Under his leadership, Rays
One Tropicana Drive             corporate sponsorships have grown in record numbers, the team's TV and
St. Petersburg, FL 33705        radio networks have greatly expanded throughout Florida and the
                                organization has become deeply entrenched in the Tampa Bay region.
TEL: (727) 825-3295
mfernandez@raysbaseball.com     Mark also serves in a similar capacity for Sunburst Entertainment Group, a
                                wholly owned subsidiary of the Rays which serves as a vehicle for the
                                franchise to invest in new sports and entertainment-related business
                                opportunities.

                                A native of Tampa, Mark has 20 years of experience in professional sports.
                                He joined the Rays from the Arizona Diamondbacks where he served as
                                Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Previously, he spent two years
                                as the Diamondbacks Vice President of Community Affairs and Executive
                                Director of Arizona Diamondbacks Charities, followed by four years as the
                                team's Vice President of Corporate Sales. His initial tenure with Arizona was
                                a two-year stint representing both the D-backs and the Chicago White Sox
                                in the development and construction of Tucson Electric Park. Mark also
                                spent five years with the Phoenix Suns organization as director of marketing
                                and booking for America West Arena.

                                In April 2009, Mark was elected to the Board of Directors of the prestigious
                                Helios Education Foundation. He also currently serves on the Board of
                                Directors for the United Way of Tampa Bay, University of South Florida
                                Foundation, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Tampa/Hillsborough
                                EDC, Downtown Tampa Partnership, Junior Achievement of West Central
                                Florida, Rays Baseball Foundation, Clear Channel Tampa Bay Advisory
                                Board, the Junior League of Tampa Community Advisory Board and the
                                Tampa Bay Partnership, Chair of the CEO Direct program, Class VIII. Mark
                                was honored in 2010 as the inaugural recipient of the United Way's
                                Advocacy Award for his outstanding service as volunteer community leader.
                                In 2011, Mark chaired the United Way's Tocqueville Society fundraising
                                efforts and in 2012 he will assume the role of Campaign Chairman for the
                                United Way of Tampa Bay.

                                He and his wife, Trudie, have three children: Grace, Jamie and Eden.
                                                         Jaime Austrich
                                           Partner, Co-Administrator Litigation Department
                                                   Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP


                                   Jaime Austrich has extensive experience in representing both domestic
                                   and foreign corporations in complex commercial litigation including
                  Jaime Austrich   shareholder disputes, contract disputes and manufacturer claims. Jaime
                                   also regularly represents national commercial landlords in a variety of
Mr. Jaime Austrich
                                   complex matters.
Partner, Co-Administrator
Litigation Department
                                   Jaime is a member of The Florida Bar and the Hillsborough County Bar
                                   Association. He has received a number of honors and accolades, including
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick,
                                   AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell; Florida Legal Elite by
LLP
                                   Florida Trend magazine, 2008; Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers
101 E. Kennedy Blvd.
                                   magazine, 2012; and Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine,
Tampa, FL 33602
                                   2009 and 2011.
TEL: (813) 227-2273
                                   Jaime earned his J.D. with honors from the University of Florida in 1996
jaustrich@slk-law.com
                                   and his B.A. from Florida State University in 1992.
                                                                        Ali Carr
                                                                        President
                                                                     Ali Specialties


                                      Ali Carr is the founder and President of Ali Specialties, LLC, a full-service
                                      promotional branding agency based in Tampa, Florida.
                           Ali Carr
                                      Prior to establishing her own company, Ali was a Public Relations
Ms. Ali Carr                          Coordinator at Innisbrook Resorts & Spa where she coordinated corporate
President                             golf outings for all of the guests. She is a graduate of the University of
                                      South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communications
Ali Specialties                       where she also studied abroad in Spain for a brief period of time.
3001 N Rocky Point Dr. E
Suite 200                             Ali is not only known for her ingenuity and business skills but she is
Tampa, FL 33607                       quickly becoming known around the Tampa Bay area for her philanthropic
                                      work. She has worked closely with the Spine Foundation and is a
TEL: (813) 357-9373                   contributor to the Pediatric Cancer’s Foundation “Brinner of Hope” among
ali@alispecialties.com                many other initiatives in the Tampa Bay area.

                                      Ali is a graduate of both the Leadership Tampa and the Leadership Tampa
                                      Bay program. She is also heavily involved with The University of Tampa’s
                                      Board of Counselors. In 2008, she chaired the Top Shot Tournament, a
                                      signature event for The Board of Counselors. In 2009, with the same
                                      organization she was the Chair of the Spartan Golf Classic which grossed
                                      the highest amount of money in donations to date. She is currently
                                      serving as the Chair of the Board of Counselors for the 2012-2013 year.

                                      In five years, Ali is confident that her company will be able to make a
                                      positive economic impact on the Tampa Bay area by being able to provide
                                      jobs and stability for local talent. Ali Specialties is on the rise and she has
                                      nothing but expansive plans for this rapidly growing enterprise.
                                                    Michael Condran, PE
                                    Vice President, Water Business Group Program Manager
                                                     HDR Engineering, Inc.


                                 Michael Condran relocated to the Tampa Bay region in 2000 from
                                 Colorado. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in the field of Geology
                                 & Geophysics from the University of Wisconsin and a Master of Science
                                 degree in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University. He has worked
                                 in the engineering consulting industry for nearly 30 years, and currently
           Michael Condran, PE
                                 manages the statewide program for HDR’s Water Business Unit with a
Mr. Michael Condran, PE          focus on the Tampa Bay region.
Vice President, Water Business
Group Program Manager            Michael has managed and delivered engineering, planning and design
                                 projects for large water infrastructure systems to municipal utilities across
HDR Engineering, Inc.            the state and around the world. As a public health professional, he has a
5426 Bay Center Drive            broad focus of applying innovative technical solutions to complex projects
Suite 400                        that reduce costs and enhance quality of life.
Tampa, FL 33609
                                 He serves on several technical committees for state professional
TEL: (813) 282-2397              engineering organizations. Internal to HDR, Michael actively participates
Michael.condran@hdrinc.com       as a mentor to junior engineering staff and as a technical facilitator for
                                 several of the company’s formal training programs. He has a keen interest
                                 in a wide variety of local issues that influence the community and the
                                 environment of the entire Tampa Bay region. Michael enjoys many
                                 activities that take advantage of the region’s tremendous outdoor
                                 recreational opportunities. He resides in an historic neighborhood of South
                                 Tampa.
                                                              Derrick Cox
                                                          Senior Vice President,
                                                       Commercial Bank Team Leader
                                                                PNC Bank

                                    Derrick Cox is a Team Leader for the Florida West Commercial Banking
                                    Group. He is a Senior Vice President and has been with PNC Bank for over
                                    a year and a half. Derrick is responsible for the growth of the Commercial
                                    Bank in the Florida west region. His team includes five Relationship
                                    Managers and an Associate Relationship Manager.
                      Derrick Cox
                                    PNC is the second bank that Derrick has worked for in his 19 year banking
Mr. Derrick Cox
                                    career. He has held several credit, production and leadership roles in his
Senior Vice President, Commercial
                                    17-plus years with Wells Fargo Bank and predecessors.
Bank Team Leader
                                    Derrick is a graduate of Florida International University and holds a
PNC Bank
                                    Bachelor of Arts in Finance.
5422 Bay Center Drive
Suite 100
                                    New to the Tampa market, Derrick is looking forward to getting involved
Tampa, FL 33600
                                    in the community. He is now active with the Sarasota Economic
                                    Development Committee and the Tampa Bay Association for Corporate
TEL: (407) 242-7481
                                    Growth.
Derrick.cox@pnc.com
                                                               Scott M. Daigle
                                                             Senior Vice President
                                                                 Wells Fargo

                                    Scott Daigle is the Regional Business Development Executive for
                                    Commercial Banking covering the Tampa Bay region and the Greater Gulf
                                    Coast for Wells Fargo Bank. The Commercial Banking Team provides
                  Scott M. Daigle
                                    diverse financial products and services to middle market and corporate
Mr. Scott Daigle                    clients. Specifically offering a variety of tailored financing, treasury
Senior Vice President               management and international banking services for business customers.

Wells Fargo                         Scott joined Wells Fargo in 2002 as a Business Banking Relationship
100 S. Ashley Drive                 Manager in Tampa, Florida. In 2005, he was promoted to the Commercial
Suite 1000                          Real Estate Product Manager for Florida. In this role, Scott worked closely
Tampa, FL 33602                     with the eight-community market team throughout Florida to develop and
                                    implement a sales process focusing on stable investment real estate
TEL: (813) 225-6558                 projects.
Scott.daigle@wellsfargo.com
                                    Previous to Scott’s current role, he was named Business Banking Manager
                                    of the West Central Florida Business Banking team, consisting of Polk,
                                    Pasco, Citrus, Hernando, Sumter, Lake and Highlands counties. During
                                    this time, he led the efforts to integrate Wachovia and Wells Fargo for
                                    bank employees and more than 1000 business banking clients throughout
                                    the foot print.
                                                                Afira DeVries
                                                          Chief Development Officer
                   Afira DeVries                            United Way Suncoast

Ms. Afira DeVries                  Afira DeVries has dedicated her life and career to helping to improve the lives
Chief Development Officer          of people in the communities in which she has lived and worked. She is
                                   responsible for raising approximately $200M as a development professional.
United Way Suncoast
5201 W Kennedy Blvd.               Afira’s first job upon graduating from Averett University in Danville, VA, with
Tampa, FL 33609                    degrees in Political Science and Public Policy in 1997, was part-time, teaching
                                   English as a second language at night for a class of adult immigrants. At this
TEL: (813) 274-0918                same time, her day job began her career with United Way as a Campaign
Adevries@uwsuncoast.org            Associate at the United Way of Central Massachusetts.

                                   In early 2000, Afira joined United Way of Greater Los Angeles, where she
                                   eventually became the Director of Development for the Public Sector. In this
                                   position, she was responsible for raising more than $5M annually through
                                   campaigns involving public employees. In late 2002, she was recruited as VP
                                   of Resource Development at the United Way of Silicon Valley. This move
                                   earned her the distinction as the youngest executive in a multi-million dollar
                                   United Way in the U.S. After growing the campaign from $13M to over $16M
                                   in three years, Afira was encouraged to apply for a similar role in Tampa, FL
                                   as part of a national search.

                                   Afira took on the role of VP of Resource Development for United Way of
                                   Tampa Bay in June of 2006. Since her arrival, despite economic turmoil, the
                                   campaign has raised over $125M in the last six years. This year, Afira was
                                   promoted to the position of Chief Development Office for United Way
                                   Suncoast – following the successful merger of United Way of Tampa Bay and
                                   United Way of Sarasota.

                                   She is a member of the United Way Worldwide Executive Resource
                                   Development Institute, the Fortune 500 Development Task Force and is a
                                   nationally recognized speaker and trainer for other United Ways across the
                                   country. Locally, Afira is a proud participant of Leadership Tampa and was
                                   recently recognized by the Tampa Bay Business Journal as an “Up and
                                   Comer” Award Winner.

                                   Aside from her professional pursuits, Afira enjoys quality time with her
                                   daughters, Ava Rosa (6) and Amora (4), and her husband, Jason. Afira also
                                   loves to travel and spends as much time at the beach as possible.
                                                      Deborah P. Garringer
                                                            Partner
                                                       Crowe Horwath, LLP

                                 Deborah Garringer has 24 years of public accounting experience. She
                                 has worked in the areas of governmental and not-for-profit auditing her
                                 entire career. Deborah is a frequent speaker in the area of governmental
                                 auditing standards. In addition to assurance services, her experience
                                 includes internal audit services and consulting in areas of financial
                                 reporting, funds reporting, A-133 compliance, operations and accounting
                                 systems, internal controls performance auditing and other agreed-upon
                                 procedures.
          Deborah P. Garringer

Ms. Deborah P. Garringer
Partner

Crowe Horwath, LLP
101 E Kennedy Blvd.
Suite 1250
Tampa, FL 33602

TEL: (813) 223-1316
Deborah.garringer@
crowehorwath.com
                                                    Absolute Mobile Solutions


                                                           Alfred Goldberg
                                                            President & CEO
                                                        Absolute Mobile Solutions


                                  Alfred Goldberg is the President of the Americas for Absolute Mobile
                                  Solutions, an international mobile strategy and execution consultancy.

                                  Alfred co-founded Absolute Mobile Solutions in 2000 and has been an
                                  independent technology voice for mobile ever since. His passion is helping
                Alfred Goldberg   visionary companies effectively develop successful mobile strategies. Over
                                  the years, Alfred's business and IT background led to his involvement with
Mr. Alfred Goldberg               innovative mobile technology companies and their customers in over a
President & CEO                   dozen countries.
Absolute Mobile Solutions         In the 90’s, he and his partners built one of the first mobile app stores, an
4017 W Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd.          ecommerce site selling Palm applications called PalmCenter.com.
Tampa, FL 33614
                                  Alfred attended the University of South Florida where he pursued a B.A. in
TEL: (813) 908-6862               Economics. Alfred has recently designed a curriculum to teach mobile
Alfred.goldberg@                  design and development to students at the International Academy of
absolutemobilesolutions.com       Design and Technology Online (IADTO), one of the first such curriculums
                                  in the country.

                                  Alfred devotes a great deal of his time to the pursuit of “giving back,” a
                                  personal commitment he made after learning the value of service as a
                                  student at Jesuit High School. Alfred has held leadership roles in a number
                                  of organizations including AIGA Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay WaVE, Connect
                                  Florida, the Tampa Bay Technology Forum’s CEO Council, the Florida
                                  Holocaust Museum and the Romanian-American Chamber of Commerce.
                                  He has also served as an advisor to the WEDU New Media Task Force,
                                  Hillsborough Community College, the Employ Florida Banner Center for
                                  Creative Industries, the Museum of Science and Industry and the Florida
                                  Orchestra.

                                  He is a dynamic and articulate technologist that utilizes his broad
                                  knowledge to effectively communicate the most complex solutions in a
                                  clear, direct ways customers embrace and utilize. Alfred has presented at
                                  more than 20 industry events.
                                                      Michael Gonsalves
                                                 Tampa Business Line Manager
                                          Shaw’s Environmental & Infrastructure Group
            Michael Gonsalves

Mr. Michael Gonsalves           Michael Gonsalves has more than 19 years of experience in the
Tampa Business Line Manager     transportation and environmental fields. He earned his Bachelor of Science
                                degree in Hydrogeology/Water Resources from the State University of
Shaw’s Environmental &          New York (SUNY) at Oneonta. Michael is a registered Professional
Infrastructure Group            Geologist in the State of Florida. His unique perspective and
725 US Highway 301 S.           understanding of regulatory approaches has made him an effective
Tampa, FL 33619                 manager of complex environmental services programs.

TEL: (813) 612-3644             Currently, Michael is the Business Line Manager for Shaw Environmental &
Michael.gonsalves@shawgrp.com   Infrastructure, Inc.’s Tampa office. In this role, he is responsible for all of
                                the activities associated with the Tampa facility, including daily operational
                                issues, business expansion and planning, profitability statements, contract
                                executing, contract compliance and corrective actions.

                                Michael previously served as a regulator with the Florida Department of
                                Environmental Protection (FDEP). Prior to that, he served as District
                                Contamination Impact Coordinator (DCIC) and Hazardous Materials
                                Project Manager with the Florida Department of Transportation District
                                VII, located in Tampa.

                                His work with the state at both FDEP and FDOT provided Michael with the
                                opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of a wide range of state and
                                federal regulations, including regulations related to transportation
                                programs, environmental cleanups and the Florida and USEPA Brownfields
                                programs, as well as a thorough understanding of the needs and priorities
                                of local and state governmental agencies.

                                Michael is currently a member of the Tampa Propeller Club, Tampa Bay
                                Partnership’s committee on alternative fuels and an affiliate member of
                                The Transportation Research Board. Additionally, he is involved with the
                                Tampa Chamber of Commerce and the City of Clearwater Chamber of
                                Commerce. Mr. Gonsalves has volunteered at multiple local events hosted
                                by Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful and Beyond Our Rails.
                                                           Steven Hendricks
                                                    Senior Communications Consultant
                                                              Florida Blue

                                   Steven Hendricks is one of Florida Blue’s senior communications
                                   consultants for the company’s Corporate Communications Department. In
                                   this role, Steven is responsible for partnering with and advising the
                                   company’s Local Market Presidents in Tampa and Orlando on the
                                   development and implementation of internal and external
              Steven Hendricks
                                   communications. He participates as a business team member helping to
                                   achieve business and communication objectives, business results and
Mr. Steven Hendricks
                                   resolving business issues. He also serves as company spokesperson for
Senior Communications Consultant
                                   the Tampa and Orlando areas.
Florida Blue
4350 W Cypress Street              Prior to joining Florida Blue in 2010, Steven was an independent Sports
Suite 400                          Public Relations Consultant for the 2009 Tampa Bay Super Bowl Host
Tampa, FL 33607                    Committee and Communications Counsel to Brazilian-owned, Tampa-
                                   based, Gerdau North America Steel.
TEL: (813) 882-6718
Steven.hendricks@floridablue.com   Steven has served as a Global Communications Director for Motorola,
                                   managing and supporting global product marketing events, worldwide
                                   trade shows and numerous sports marketing sponsorships, including the
                                   NFL Super Bowl, Major League Baseball, NBA All-Star Game, NASCAR, and
                                   other major marketing events.

                                   Steven also revitalized Xerox Business Services’ worldwide image through
                                   the company’s ‘executive evangelist program’, a successful speakers’
                                   bureau. He created an award-winning product review program for the
                                   former Compaq Computers Corporation; spearheaded AT&T’s Southwest
                                   Region’s executive communications department; worked as Creative Editor
                                   for the “Mahogany” line of greeting cards for Hallmark Cards; and served
                                   as an Assistant to the Governor of the State of Kansas.

                                   Throughout his career, Steven has received numerous awards and has
                                   been active in various community and professional organizations. He
                                   serves on the board for the Academy Prep School in St. Petersburg and
                                   Grace Family Church in Tampa. He is a member of the Public Relations
                                   Society of America (PRSA), International Association of Business
                                   Communicators (IABC) and the 2011 Leadership St. Pete class.

                                   Steven holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Communications from
                                   Wichita State in Wichita, Kansas. He and his wife of 20+ years, Andrea
                                   have four children; Olivia (a student at the University of Central Florida in
                                   Orlando), Sierra, Aaron and Joshua.
                                                             James F. King
                                                          Chief Operating Officer
                                                         Fowler White Boggs, P.A.


                                   James F. King serves as the firm's Chief Operating Officer, overseeing the
                   James F. King   firm's administrative departments. He is a certified public accountant and
                                   has more than 20 years experience at the law firm. Prior to joining Fowler
Mr. James King                     White Boggs, James was with the R.A. Jones & Co., a manufacturing
Chief Operating Officer            company, and the multi-national accounting firm of Peat Marwick.

Fowler White Boggs P.A.            James has been published in the November/December 2011 issue of Legal
501 E Kennedy Blvd.                Management - The Fit Firm: A law firm manager's guide to establishing an
Suite 1700                         effective wellness program.
Tampa, Florida 33602
                                   He is a member of several organizations, including the Association of
TEL: (813) 222-1101                Legal Administrators (ALA): Suncoast Chapter and the National Leadership
Jking@fowlerwhite.com              Caucus.

                                   James earned a B.A. with cum laude honors in Accounting and Business
                                   Administration from Furman University in 1982.
                                                            Kelly Kirschner
                                                     Dean, Special Programs Division
                                                             Eckerd College

                                   On July 1, 2012, Eckerd College appointed Kelly Kirschner as their new
                                   Dean of Special Programs. As Dean, Kelly provides leadership for the
                 Kelly Kirschner
                                   College's non-credit adult education, continuing education and lifelong
Mr. Kelly Kirschner                learning programs. He is responsible for the College’s Continuing
Dean, Special Programs Division    Education Center, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), the Center
                                   for Conflict Dynamics, the Eckerd College Writers in Paradise Conference,
Eckerd College                     and the Leadership Development Institute, a network affiliate of the
4200 54th Avenue South             Center for Creative Leadership. Special Programs also includes Continuing
St. Petersburg, FL 33711           Education/Conferences and Summer Programs, the Academy of Senior
                                   Professionals at Eckerd College (ASPEC) and the ELS Language Center.
TEL: (727) 864-8880
Kirschkm@eckerd.edu                Prior to joining Eckerd, Kelly served four years in local public office.
                                   Elected in March 2007 as the youngest City Commissioner in Sarasota
                                   history, he was selected as Sarasota's youngest Mayor in April 2010. He
                                   served a year-long term and did not seek reelection.

                                   For the past year, Kelly served as Executive Director of UnidosNow.org, a
                                   nonprofit with the mission to better integrate Florida's rapidly growing
                                   Latino population in the state's civic, cultural and economic life, and
                                   remains on the organization's Board of Directors. Prior to his work with
                                   UnidosNow.org, he was Sr. VP of Accounts with The Media
                                   Maquiladora/Papel Media Network, a media services firm specializing in
                                   media planning and execution in U.S. Hispanic and Latin American
                                   markets.

                                   A graduate of Georgetown University with a bachelor's degree in Foreign
                                   Service and a master's degree in Latin American Studies, Kelly served as
                                   an intern in The White House during his years at Georgetown. After
                                   graduating, he joined the Peace Corps serving as a Municipal & NGO
                                   Development Volunteer in rural Guatemala. Following his Peace Corps
                                   service, he worked for Idaho State University, leading a USAID-funded
                                   land-titling and natural resource conservation project in Guatemala.

                                   Kirschner is married to Tracy Topjun with a son, Bodhi, and a daughter,
                                   Selby.
                                                              Barbara Luikart
                                                                  Partner
                                                            Phelps Dunbar, LLP

                                  Barbara Luikart practices in the area of business law with a focus on real
                                  estate, finance, leasing and other commercial and business transactions.
                                  Barbara represents individuals, businesses, developers and lenders. She
                                  has extensive experience in negotiating and documenting the acquisition,
                                  development, financing, sale and leasing of commercial, multi-use,
                                  apartment, hotel, restaurant, retail, golf course communities, large vacant
                Barbara Luikart   land tracts, and mixed use (retail, office and residential) developments.
                                  She has expertise in title insurance matters and serves on the 13th Circuit
Ms. Barbara Luikart               Advisory for The Attorneys Title Insurance Fund.
Partner
                                  Barbara has been awarded the “AV” rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law
Phelps Dunbar, LLP                Directory, which is the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethical
100 South Ashley Drive            standards. She is also among a select group of lawyers recognized by The
Suite 1900                        Best Lawyers in America in the category of Real Estate Law.
Tampa, FL 33602
                                  She holds memberships and affiliations with a number of organizations,
TEL: (813) 472-7854               including the Hillsborough County Bar Association; The Florida Bar; the
Barbara.luikart@phelps.com        Tampa Bay Partnership at the Market Maker level; the Tampa Bay
                                  Businesses for Culture and the Arts as the Vice Chair, Board of Directors
                                  and Executive Committee; Leadership Tampa (Class of 1999); and the
                                  Tampa Yacht and Country Club’s Board of Directors.

                                  Barabara was named a finalist for Tampa Bay Business Journal's 2006
                                  Business Woman of the Year award.
                                                                Bill Lutes
                                         Senior Vice President, West & Central FL Corp. Banking
                                                               BankUnited

                                     A 26 year banking industry veteran, Bill Lutes is Senior Vice President,
                                     West & Central Florida Corporate Banking of BankUnited. In this role, he is
                                     responsible for overseeing the BankUnited brand, including coordinating
                                     the efforts of all lines-of-business to clients throughout the region.
                                     Additionally, he manages a team of professionals delivering BankUnited’s
                                     wholesale suite of products and services to companies with annual
                                     revenues between $20 and $350 million.

                        Bill Lutes   Prior to joining BankUnited in July of 2010, Bill held similar positions with
                                     Wachovia, LaSalle Bank/ABN AMRO and SunTrust Banks and started his
Mr. Bill Lutes                       career in 1986 as a management trainee with a large Chicago Bank.
Senior Vice President, West &
Central FL Corp. Banking             He has spoken on various topics at industry conferences throughout the
                                     U.S. Bill holds the designation of Certified Treasury Professional (CTP)
BankUnited                           from the Association for Financial Professionals. In February of 2003, he
2202 N Westshore Blvd                was named to the Indianapolis Business Journal’s “40 under 40.”
Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33607                      Bill holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors and a Masters of Business
                                     Administration from Lewis University, both cum laude.
TEL: (813) 639-4225
Blutes@bankunited.com                He is involved in various civic organizations, including the St. Petersburg
                                     Area Chamber of Commerce; Great Tampa Chamber of Commerce;
                                     Tampa Bay Partnership; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Deliver the Dream;
                                     Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court, Member Grievance Committee F; March
                                     of Dimes; Museum of Discovery and Science; Caron Foundation; Junior
                                     Achievement of Central Indiana; and the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

                                     Bill resides in Tampa with his wife Paula and sons Kyle, Andrew and Will.
                                                             Lorraine Lutton
                                                           Chief Operating Officer
                                                            St. Joseph’s Hospital

                                   Lorraine Lutton is the Chief Operating Officer of St. Joseph's Hospital,
                                   the largest not-for-profit health care provider in Hillsborough County
                                   and one of the five hospitals that comprise the St. Joseph's-Baptist Health
                 Lorraine Lutton   Care system. St. Joseph’s is known for its advanced medical technology
                                   and surgery and its Centers of Excellence include the Cancer,
Ms. Lorraine Lutton
                                   Neuroscience and Heart institutes.
Chief Operating Officer
                                   Lorraine began working at St. Joseph's Hospital in 1992 and has served in
St. Joseph’s Hospital
                                   a variety of roles. Prior to her current position, she most recently
3001 W Martin Luther King Blvd
                                   served as the Chief Operating Officer of St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.
Tampa, FL 33607
                                   Previous work experience was gained at the University of California San
                                   Diego Medical Center, Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Carolina
TEL: (813) 870-4020
                                   Population Center and Duke University Medical Center.
Lorraine.lutton@baycare.org

                                   Lorraine received her bachelor’s degree in public health, health policy and
                                   administration from the University of Carolina at Chapel Hill and her
                                   master’s degree in business administration from the Anderson Graduate
                                   School of Management at UCLA.

                                   She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. In 2000,
                                   Lorraine received the Regents Awards: Early Career Executive for Western
                                   Florida. Other honors include, receiving the Tampa Bay Business Journal
                                   “40 under 40” Award in 2002 and the Tampa Bay Business Journal
                                   “Women in Business Award” in 2003.

                                   Lorraine is a graduate of Leadership Tampa Bay, Class of 2003. She is
                                   also member of the Athena Society and has served as a transport
                                   volunteer for the Tampa Bay Harvest since 1995. Additionally, she has
                                   served on the boards of various community organizations, including the
                                   Hillsborough County Healthy Start Coalition; the Junior League of Tampa
                                   Community Advisory Board; and for Leadership Tampa Bay. She currently
                                   serves as a board member and on the Finance and Strategic Planning
                                   committees for the St. John’s Episcopal Church Day School. She is also an
                                   active member of the Florida Hospital Association Annual Meeting
                                   Committee.

                                   Lutton is married to Andy Lutton, who is the Vice President of
                                   Administration for LifePath Hospice. They have three children, Katherine
                                   (16), Alexandra (13), and Matthew (10).
                                                            Cliff Manuel, Jr.
                                                            President & CEO
                                                   Coastal Engineering Associates, Inc.

                                  Professionally, Cliff Manuel is a proven visionary and strategic leader that
                                  translates business strategies into maximum profits commensurate with the
                                  best interest of customers, employees, and the public. As President and CEO
                                  of Coastal Engineering Associates, Inc. since 1989, Cliff’s 30-year experience
                                  includes all areas of conceptual land planning, civil engineering, engineering
              Cliff Manuel, Jr.   management, marketing of engineering services, business development,
                                  construction management, municipal engineering works and government
Mr. Cliff Manuel, Jr.             regulatory agency experience regarding environmental regulation and
President & CEO                   enforcement.

Coastal Engineering               His major interests involve community planning, municipal design, land
Associates, Inc.                  development and dedication to the advancement of the engineering,
966 Candlelight Blvd.             planning and environmental professions.
Brooksville, FL 34601
                                  Coastal Engineering Associates, Inc. was established in 1958 by Cliff’s
TEL: (352) 796-9423               father. Cliff is responsible for the development, coordination and completion
Cliff@coastal-engineering.com     of key projects in Hernando County that have provided a direct positive
                                  result to the area transportation system and related economy. Projects
                                  included all aspects of sound engineering consisting of planning, survey,
                                  environmental and construction phase professional services.

                                  A native of Hernando County, Cliff takes personal pride and interest in all
                                  aspects of the community. He and his wife chose to have and raise three
                                  lovely children in the county, all of whom graduated from Hernando High
                                  School (Mr. Manuel's high school alma mater) and are all currently attending
                                  college. At home, Cliff and his family enjoy airboating, skiing, fishing, scuba
                                  diving, Gator football games and travel when time and opportunity permit.

                                  Community service is something that he believes in, as is evident by his
                                  being past President of Kiwanis Club of Brooksville and past Lt. Governor of
                                  Kiwanis Division 7. He is also a supporter of and volunteer coach for HYL
                                  (Hernando Youth League). Cliff is also currently involved with the Brooksville
                                  Vision Foundation and serves as Treasurer of Hernando Progress, Inc., past
                                  president of Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, and Advisory Board
                                  Member of Sun Trust Bank.
                                                               Jean Mayer
                                                         Sr. VP Strategic Services
                                                         Tampa General Hospital


                                   Jean Mayer is the Senior Vice President for Strategic Services for Tampa
                      Jean Mayer
                                   General Hospital. She joined Tampa General in 1998 and is currently
Ms. Jean Mayer                     responsible for strategic planning, managed care contracting, marketing,
Sr. VP Strategic Services          physician, community and public relations. Prior to joining Tampa General,
                                   Jean was Vice President of Strategic Planning for SSM Health Care’s St.
Tampa General Hospital             Louis Network hospitals and physician group. She has also worked as a
P.O. Box 1289                      consultant to the health care industry and began her career working in
Suite H018                         public health planning. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political
                                   Science from the University of Illinois and a Master’s Degree in Urban and
Tampa, FL 33601
                                   Regional Planning from Florida State University.
TEL: (813) 844-4828
Jmayer@tgh.org
                                                          Bill McCausland
                                              Executive Director, USF Alumni Association
                                                      University of South Florida
                Bill McCausland

Mr. Bill McCausland               William “Bill” McCausland, a University of South Florida alumnus with a
Executive Director, USF Alumni    Master’s of Arts in Business Administration is the Executive Director for the
Association                       USF Alumni Association, established to serve more than 400,000 alumni
                                  worldwide. He serves as a key member of the university’s leadership
University of South Florida       team. Bill was hired in early 2012 as a change agent charged with
4202 E Fowler Ave.                growing the Association to the position of one of the top three alumni
ALC100                            associations of similar size and age universities. His responsibilities include
Tampa, FL 33620                   external relationships with all constituents, member development and
                                  accountability of day-to-day internal operations.
TEL: (813) 974-1868
Mccausland@usf.edu                Prior to joining the University of South Florida, Bill served as the Chief
                                  Operating Officer and Interim Executive Director for the University of
                                  Texas (Longhorns) Ex-Students’ Association, which was founded in 1885
                                  rich in tradition.

                                  Before entering the field of higher education, Bill was Senior Vice
                                  President, Operations for Viziqor Solutions, Inc., provider of operational
                                  and business support systems (OSS/BSS) software to 90
                                  telecommunication site installations in 40 countries. Professional services
                                  and maintenance revenue increased from $9.5 million in 1999 to $16
                                  million in 2005 under his leadership. Bill also previously served as
                                  Senior Vice President for HighwayMasters Corporation and General
                                  Manager for GTE Telecommunications Services.

                                  Since 2007, Bill has served as Chairman of the TSAE Magazine Committee
                                  and authored numerous articles. He is an experienced speaker and
                                  moderator for more than 70 industry conferences or association events.

                                  Bill is married with two children, a volunteer for Sigma Phi Epsilon National
                                  Fraternity and has been active in his church and local theatre before
                                  moving to Tampa. He has his undergraduate degree from the University
                                  of Texas in Journalism.
                                                               Kathy Panter
                                                      Vice President, Investor Relations
                                                         Central Florida Partnership

                                     Kathy Panter joined the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce in 1999
                                     as an Account Executive in its membership department and served in that
                                     position for four years.

                    Kathy Panter     In July 2003, she was named Marketing Manager for Community
                                     Leadership/Leadership Orlando and was elevated to Vice President.
Ms. Kathy Panter                     Leadership Orlando, America’s largest Community Leadership program,
Vice President, Investor Relations   offers over 200 Business and Community Leaders each year the
                                     opportunity to connect and engage with the Central Florida Region
Central Florida Partnership          through its innovative curriculum and multi-faceted schedule, and is now
75 S Ivanhoe Blvd.                   one of the four lines of business of the Central Florida Partnership. In
Orlando, FL 32804                    2008, Kathy was named Vice President, Investor Relations, for the Central
                                     Florida Partnership, America’s Newest Regional Partnership and serves our
TEL: (407) 835-2499                  community in both roles.
Kathy.panter@ideastoresults.org
                                     Her background in international trade, retail operations and the
                                     transportation industry has served her well in understanding the needs of
                                     the expanding and evolving community. She has served in several
                                     leadership positions at her church and as a volunteer with Seniors First in
                                     Orlando. She currently serves as a member of the Executive Board of the
                                     Downtown Orlando YMCA and represents the Central Florida Partnership
                                     on the U.S. Army Grassroots Initiative Board. In addition to being a
                                     member of the national Community Leadership Association, she is a
                                     graduate of Leadership Orlando, Leadership Brevard and Leadership
                                     Seminole. She also served as Class Chair for Leadership Orlando Class 72.

                                     Kathy is a graduate of the University of South Alabama with a bachelor’s
                                     degree in International Marketing, and the Crummer Management
                                     Program at Rollins College. She graduated from London Central High
                                     School in High Wycombe, England, after attending schools in Alabama and
                                     Bahrain, all while her family was living in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
                                                          Cathy Pearson
                                                   Assistant County Administrator
                  Cathy Pearson            Citrus County Board of County Commissioners
Ms. Cathy Pearson                 Cathy Pearson is the Assistant County Administrator for Citrus County, as
Assistant County Administrator    well as the Director of the Community Services Division. Some of the
                                  subdivisions she oversees include Library Services, Extension Services,
Citrus County Board of County     Parks and Recreation, Animal Services, Housing Services, Historical
Commissioners                     Resources, Visitors & Convention Bureau, Support Services and
2804 West Marc Knighton Court     Transportation.
Lecanto, FL 34461
                                  Prior to assuming leadership at Community Services, her 25-year career
TEL: (352) 527-5907               includes work in organizations that provide care to seniors, plus a vast
Cathy.pearson@bocc.citrus.fl.us   background in marketing, public relations, business management and
                                  community programs. She holds her Masters in Business Administration
                                  from the University of New Haven.

                                  Cathy has in-depth experience delivering quality presentations about
                                  senior services program management and development. She is proficient
                                  in best practices for senior programs and has successfully instituted many
                                  of these in her home community of Citrus County Florida.
                                                       Hope Peterson
                                                          Vice Chair
                                       Pinellas Park / Gateway Chamber of Commerce

               Hope Peterson   Hope Peterson is a Certified Mechanic and has been servicing vehicles in
                               the Tampa Bay area since 1994. She owns and operates her own garage,
Ms. Hope Peterson              New Hope Auto & Truck Services in Clearwater, FL.
Vice Chair
                               Hope is a graduate of Pinellas Technical Education Centers (pTEC), and to
Pinellas Park / Gateway        date has completed over 2,300 training hours in auto and truck
Chamber of Commerce            Diagnosing, Maintenance, Repairs, Shop Operations, Shop Management,
10801 49th St N                Service Advising and Marketing.
Clearwater, FL 33762
                               Hope is involved in the community through a number of organizational
TEL: (727) 572-8877            memberships and board positions, including the National Car Care Council
Newhopeauto@gmail.com          Women’s Board; the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA);
                               Ptec’s Automotive Trade Advisory Committee; the Pinellas Education
                               Foundation Centers of Excellence Certification Committee; and the Central
                               Pinellas Rotary Club. She also serves as Vice President of Network
                               Professionals International mid-Pinellas chapter and Vice Chair of the
                               Pinellas Park/Gateway Chamber of Commerce.

                               Hope is an advocate for consumers. Her passion to educate young adults
                               and women drivers is evident in the Car Care Classes she hosts.

                               A few of her recent awards include 2011 Tampa Bay Business Journal
                               Business Women of the Year nominee, 2010/2011 Rotary District 6950
                               Vocational Service Award and 2011 Pinellas Park/Gateway Chamber of
                               Commerce Business Women of the Year Award.
                                                         David Robinson
                                       Director of Programs Management & Security Officer
                                                        Sparton Electronics

                                  David Robinson serves as Director of Program Management and Security
                                  Officer for Sparton Corporation’s Complex Systems Business Unit, where
                                  he brings 25 years of project and program management experience. In
                                  this role, he overseas and manages customer relationships, contract
               David Robinson     management and growth initiatives. David joined Sparton in 2007 and has
                                  held previous roles as Customer Business Manager and Operations
Mr. David Robinson                Manager.
Director of Programs Management
& Security Officer                Prior to joining Sparton Corporation, he was the Owner and President of
                                  Propulsion Systems International, Inc., an international aircraft engines
Sparton Electronics
                                  sales, leasing and parts distribution company located in Tampa, Florida.
30167 Power Line Road
Brooksville, FL 34602             Prior to that, David served as Vice President of Turbine Solutions Inc.

TEL: (352) 293-1507               David holds a Bachelors of Science in Aeronautics from Embry Riddle
Drobinson@sparton.com             Aeronautical as well as Lean, Continuous Improvement and Program
                                  Managements certifications. He served six years in the United States Air
                                  Force.
                                                            David Scott
                                                          Executive Director
                                                           Pinellas County


                                   David E. Scott is the Executive Director for the Pinellas County
                                   Department of Environment and Infrastructure, which was
                                   created from a merger of three existing county departments -
                     David Scott   Public Works, Utilities and a part of Environmental Management.
                                   The consolidation was designed to combine three very vibrant
Mr. David Scott                    work cultures while providing cost effective and efficient services
Executive Director                 to Pinellas County residents.

Pinellas County                    David strives to be a leading, competitive provider of strategic
14 S Ft. Harrison Ave.,            planning, business development and infrastructure asset
Clearwater, FL 33756               management services through more than 20 years of municipal
                                   government experience. He delivers innovative solutions to
TEL: (727) 464-5226                complex issues and provides outstanding customer service to
Dscott@pinellascounty.org          Pinellas County citizens. He is dedicated to providing planning
                                   and management of solid waste, water, wastewater, storm
                                   water, transportation, fleet and facilities operations and assets
                                   with technical expertise and excellent client relations skills.

                                   A native of Baltimore, Maryland, he attended the University of
                                   Maryland, College Park where he graduated with a Bachelor of
                                   Science in Engineering and a Masters of Engineering degree.

                                   David has held positions as the Transportation Engineer for the
                                   City of Norfolk, Virginia; Director of Public Works for the City of
                                   Baltimore, Maryland; Commissioner of Public Works for the City
                                   of Atlanta, Georgia; Deputy Mayor for Operations, City of
                                   Baltimore, Maryland; Vice President at AECOM; and Deputy City
                                   Engineer for the City of Highland Park, Illinois. He also held
                                   several progressively responsible engineering positions with the
                                   Baltimore City Department of Public Works.

                                   David has managed public works departments of more than
                                   3,000 employees with annual operating budgets of $390 million
                                   and has been responsible for the oversight of municipal solid
                                   waste, transportation and traffic, building and facilities, fleet, and
                                   water and wastewater operations.
                                                          Melissa Seixas
                                                     Community Relations Manager
                                                          Progress Energy

                                  Melissa Seixas is the Community Relations Manager for the South Coastal
                                  Region of Progress Energy Florida. She is responsible for community
                                  involvement, corporate contributions and issues management in Pinellas,
                 Melissa Seixas   Pasco and Hillsborough counties, home to Progress Energy Florida’s
                                  largest concentration of customers.
Ms. Melissa Seixas
Community Relations Manager       Melissa is a veteran of customer service and operations at Progress
                                  Energy Florida. She joined Progress Energy Florida in 1986, starting in
Progress Energy                   distribution engineering and serving in a number of leadership roles
2166 Palmetto St., CW-13          including Customer Service Manager for Pinellas and Pasco counties.
Clearwater, FL 33765              Melissa has a strong tradition of supporting her community. She serves on
                                  the boards of the Heart Gallery of Pinellas and Pasco, Big Brothers Big
TEL: (727) 418-5275               Sisters, Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Clearwater Chamber and the Pasco
Melissa.seixas@pgnmail.com        Economic Development Council. Melissa also served as a Doorways
                                  mentor in Pinellas County for more than a decade.
                                  She holds a bachelor’s degree in American history from Eckerd College
                                  and a master’s degree in American history from the University of South
                                  Florida. Melissa and her husband Greg have four children.
                                                          Thomas Sellers
                                                              Director
                                             Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

                                 Thomas Sellers is Director of the Cancer Center and the Moffitt Research
                                 Institute and Executive Vice President. He previously served as Associate
                                 Center Director of Cancer Prevention & Control. He joined Moffitt in
                                 August 2003.
                Thomas Sellers
                                 Thomas completed his undergraduate studies in Community Nutrition at
Mr. Thomas Sellers
Director                         the University of California at Davis. He received his Ph.D. in epidemiology
                                 from Tulane University in 1988 and completed postdoctoral training in
                                 genetic epidemiology at Louisiana State University. He joined the faculty
Moffitt Cancer Center &
Research Institute               of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, where he became a
                                 tenured Associate Professor, Program Leader and Associate Director of the
12902 Magnolia Drive
Tampa, FL 33612                  Cancer Center. In 1998, he joined the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in
                                 Rochester, Minn. as Professor and Associate Director of Population
                                 Sciences. In 2002, he became Deputy Director.
TEL: (813) 745-1315
Thomas.sellers@moffitt.org
                                 Thomas is the author of more than 260 publications, nine reviews and a
                                 textbook on epidemiology for public health practice that is in its fifth
                                 edition. He has received funding from the National Cancer Institute since
                                 1990. He serves on the editorial boards of several scientific journals and
                                 sits on the external advisory committee of numerous NCI-designated
                                 cancer centers.
                                                             Jamie Spencer
                                                     Executive Vice President of Sales
                                                          Tampa Bay Lightning
                    Jamie Spencer   Jamie Spencer is in his first season with the Tampa Bay Lightning,
                                    currently holding the position of Executive Vice President of Sales. In this
Mr. Jamie Spencer
                                    role, he maintains the day-to-day management of all ticket and suite
Executive Vice President of Sales
                                    sales, as well as retail operations. He is a key contributor in implementing
                                    strategies to generate revenue for all Tampa Bay Times Forum events,
Tampa Bay Lightning
                                    including Lightning hockey, miscellaneous concerts and entertainment
401 Channelside Dr.
                                    functions, as well as the Arena Football League’s Tampa Bay Storm.
Tampa, FL 33602
                                    Prior to joining the Lightning in August 2011, Jamie served as Vice
TEL: (813) 301-6717
                                    President of Customer Sales and Service for the Minnesota Wild,
Jspencer@tampabaytimesforum.com
                                    overseeing all aspects of the team’s ticket and client retention
                                    operations.
                                    A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, Jamie first established himself as a
                                    well-known figure in the sports business industry upon playing a pivotal
                                    role in resurrecting a strong hockey fan base in the Twin Cities. Under his
                                    guidance, the Wild franchise sold out its inaugural game during and went
                                    on to sell out every home game in franchise history, posting a final
                                    record 409 consecutive capacity crowds, which stood as the NHL’s
                                    longest active streak until its conclusion during the 2010 preseason.

                                    During his tenure with the Wild, Jamie served as Executive VP of
                                    Business Operations for Minnesota’s American Hockey League affiliate,
                                    the Houston Aeros. Other previous experience included facilitating the
                                    launch of the National Lacrosse League’s Minnesota Swarm, which
                                    enjoyed a rapid growth in popularity and fan support during his tenure.

                                    A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Jamie enjoyed a collegiate
                                    hockey career with the Badgers, where he served as captain his senior
                                    year. He then joined the professional ranks, playing in both the East
                                    Coast Hockey League and American Hockey League within the Anaheim
                                    Ducks minor league system. In addition, he represented the United
                                    States as a member of Team USA at the 1995 World Championships in
                                    Stockholm, Sweden. Spencer is also a member of the NHL Ticket
                                    Advisory Board and the AHL Sales and Marketing Committee.
                                                          Chuck Warrington, Jr.
                                                     Managing Director & Executive Officer
                                                           Clearwater Gas System

                                        Chuck Warrington is the Managing Director & Executive Officer of the
                                        Clearwater Gas System (CGS), the 34th largest publicly-owned gas
                                        system in America and the 4th largest municipally-owned gas system in
            Chuck Warrington, Jr.       Florida. CGS is one of the fastest growing gas systems in America
                                        (averaging about +5%/year) and serves 20 municipalities in two
Mr. Chuck Warrington, Jr.               counties in the rapidly growing Tampa Bay area of Florida with both
Managing Director & Executive Officer   natural and propane gas.

Clearwater Gas System                   Chuck is Past President and currently serves on the Board of the Florida
400 North Myrtle Avenue                 Natural Gas Association, which represents the 37 public and investor-
Clearwater, FL 33755                    owned gas systems in Florida, and is the Past President and Board
                                        member of the Florida Municipal Natural Gas Association. He is also
TEL: (727) 562-4901                     Past Chairman and currently serves on the Board of the American Public
Chuck.warrington@clearwatergas.com      Gas Association, which represents the nearly 1,000 publicly-owned gas
                                        systems in America.

                                        Chuck is a 40-year utility professional with both electric and gas
                                        background, having served his first 20 years with Florida Power & Light
                                        Company in positions including General Manager of Miami, Florida, &
                                        State-wide Director of Customer Services. He was intimately involved in
                                        FPL's winning of the Japanese Deming Award for Quality. He was
                                        recruited to lead CGS 20 years ago in 1992.

                                        Chuck is an Electrical Engineering graduate of Georgia Tech, attended
                                        the Utility Executive Management Training program at the University of
                                        Michigan, and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Florida.
                                                              Tony Zinge
                                                            Executive Director
                                                            JP Morgan Chase

                                  Tony Zinge is a Banker with the J.P. Morgan Private Bank in the Tampa
                                  Bay Area. He has extensive legal and wealth management experience,
                                  advising individuals and families with all aspects of investments, risk
                                  management, trust and estate planning, charitable planning, hedging and
                                  diversification strategies and structured credit.

                                  Tony grew up in the Tampa Bay area and spent several years practicing
                                  law with one of the most respected firms in the region, Johnson, Blakely,
                     Tony Zinge
                                  Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns. He then applied this legal training to the
Mr. Tony Zinge                    corporate world, leading various business units within the financial
Executive Director                services industry. Over the past 20 years, Tony has managed a multi-
                                  billion dollar investment management and trust business, launched and
JP Morgan Chase                   managed a family office unit for wealthy families, and advised wealthy
100 N Tampa St.,                  clients on a wide range of issues. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Tony was a
Suite 3300                        Senior Vice President for Wells Fargo & Co. at its corporate headquarters.
Tampa, FL 33602
                                  Tony serves on the Board of Trustees for the Museum of Fine Arts, the
TEL: (813) 483-8203               Professional Advisory Council on Planned Giving for the Straz Center for
Tony.zinge@jpmorgan.com           the Performing Arts and has previously served on the boards for the
                                  Geffen Playhouse and the Marine Mammal Center. He’s a member of the
                                  Florida Bar Association, University Club and the Association for Corporate
                                  Growth Tampa Bay.

                                  Tony graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Business
                                  Finance and received his law degree magna cum laude from Stetson
                                  University College of Law.
  The Tampa Bay Partnership is the regional organization that works with its
partners to market the region nationally and internationally, to conduct regional
   research and to coordinate efforts to influence business and government
                 issues that impact economic development.




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                         Stuart L. Rogel, President & CEO
                                   813-878-2208
                             SRogel@TampaBay.org
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                               Tampa Bay, FL 33607
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