Member News

Mary Lynn Ulrey (LTB'10), CEO, Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office (DACCO) on being named Leader of the Year 2016 by the Florida Behavioral Health Association. Mary Lynn has done a tremendous job over the years leading DACCO in becoming one of the top substance abuse organizations in the state.  

Julie Wills (LTB'13), has left Chapters Health and is now with Keller Williams Realty, 1425 Monte Lake Drive, Valrico, FL33596 -

Melissa Seixas (LTB'10) was promoted to Director of Government and Community Relations for Florida at Duke Energy.  Melissa will lead the Florida government and community relations team and direct the company's efforts to further strengthen relationships with county, community and civic organizations in order to best meet their needs.

Frank Rygiel (LTB'13), has joined Walbridge as Vice President - General Manager Fl Group, new contact information is Walbridge, 9942 Currie Davis Drive, Tampa, FL33619,

Fred Lay (LTB'13) and Jackson Smigiel (LTB'17) with CSI Construction Services, Inc. have moved offices, they are now located at 1907 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL33606

Patrick Harrison (LTB'05), was promoted to Chief Marketing Officer at Visit Tampa Bay.  Patrick oversees all domestic and international marketing programs as well as directing all brand efforts for the company and other partner organizations.

Donna Longhouse (LTB'16), Attorney/Shareholder, in the Tax, Trusts and Estate Practice
Group of Allen Dell is the new board Chair at The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay Board of Trustees.

Darren Farfante (LTB'07), Counsel at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America 2016 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation.

Tammy Rattray (LTB'09), Partner, Ford Harrison has been listed in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America.

Congratulations to Sarah Lindemuth (LTB'12), HCP Associates; Nancy Newkirk (LTB'13), Humana; and Lisa Metheny (LTB'15) on graduating from the FBI Citizens Academy

James Dickson (LTB'90), Partner, Adams & Reese was named a 2017 Best Lawyer in Construction Law and Litigation - Construction. 

Congrats to Miriam Velez Valkenburg (LTB'14), elected Hillsborough County Judge

Congrats to Jackie Toledo (LTB'15), elected Florida House of Representative District 60

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