Board of Directors

Leadership Tampa Bay 2019-2020 Executive Committee/Board of Directors

Executive Committee
Chair - Frank Rygiel, Walbridge Construction - 2013
Vice Chair - Jackie Skryd, St. Pete College - 2015
Immediate Past Chair - Tim Jarrett, Oneida - 2013
Treasurer -  Skip Miller, SunTrust - 2014
Program Co-Chair/Secretary - Nancy Newkirk, Humana – 2013
LTB Foundation Chair -  DeDe Grundel, Friends of Joshua House Foundation - 2006
Executive Director Alice Bessette, Leadership Tampa Bay

Committee Chairs
Marketing Chair - Jason Baker, Tampa Bay Business & Wealth Magazine (TBBW) - 2017
Communications Chair - Aakash Patel, Elevate, Inc. – 2011
Recruitment Chair - Brady Harris, Gilbane - 2015
Alumni Membership Chair  - Cole Robinson, Fish Window Cleaning - 2016
Alumni Events Chair - Gilbert Broco, CI Group - 2015
Sponsorship Chair -  Dan Newhart, Tampa Bay Rays – 2014
Power of Access Chair - Felipe Ramirez, Bank of America - 2018

Board Members
Marcia Alvarado, TRC Worldwide Engineering - 2017
Eric Dailey, Rizzetta & Company - 2017
Gilit Kontny, Berkshire Hathaway - 2017
Joanne LeBlanc, Colliers International - 2016
Damien McKinney, The McKinney Law Group - 2017
Lisa Metheny - 2015
Rhonda Nelson, SPP Waterside - 2016
Joanne Sullivan, USF Health - 2010
Freddy Williams, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast - 2019
Bryan Wilson, The Beck Group - 2013
Terry Zelen, Zelen Communications - 2019

Past Presidents/Chairs (Ex-Officio)
Natalie Cacciatore, Sensory 5- 2006, President 2012
DeDe Grundel, Friends of Joshua House/Kids Charity of Tampa Bay  - 2006, President 2013
Jim Hackman, HHI Partners – 1999, President, 2006, 2008, 2011
Steve Himes, Berkshire Hathaway - 2005
Debra Hoffman, Hoffman Chiropractic Centre- 1999, President 2007 and 2011
Danny Jackson, RSM US, LLC – 2007, Chairman 2015
Sarah Lindemuth, HCP Associates - 2012, Chairman 2016
Machelle Maner, Wells Fargo -1998, President 2009
Tom Martin, Directors Mortgage- 2000, President 2010
Tom Masterson, Masterson & Hoag- 1998, President 2005
Charlie Reese, JC Audiology – 1998, President 2004
Brian Richeson, Tampa Bay Rays – 2008, Chairman 2014
Michelle Robinson, Dialogue Public Relations – 1998, President 2003
Russ Sampson, DTZ– 1998, President 2002
John Simmons, Growth Advisors – 1988, President 1990
Trey Starkey, Starkey Land Group – 1997, President 2001
Bill Tapp, CBIZ, Kirkland Russ Murphy Tapp, PA – 1990, President 1993
John Toppe, Toppe Consultants Architects Planners – 1988, President 1989
Renee Vaughn, Williams Consulting Group – 1994, President 1996
Susan Welsh, USF Health – 1991, President 1998 and 1999
Larry Wilder, Wilder Architecture, Inc. – 1994, President 2000
Stu Williams, Retired - 2010, Chairman 2017
Doug Williamson, Williamson Diamond & Canton, PA – 1991, President 2005