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Ade T. Adebisi '81, MBA '83
Ascellon Corporation
Dirk Montgomery
Interim CEO
Fiesta Restaurant Group
Charlotte Baker
Chair of the Board of Trustees
The University of Tampa
Digital Hands
Michael Nursey
Executive Director Middle Market Florida
TD Bank
Ronice Lauck Barlow MBA '17
Senior Vice President, Co-Head US Retail Sales
Franklin Templeton
Alan G. Randolph '90
First Senior Vice President
Director, Community Banking Strategy
Valley National Bank
Thilo D. Best
Senior Advisor
Longview Senior Housing
Lynda Remund
President and CEO
Tampa Downtown Partnership
G. Robert Blanchard Jr.
President, CEO & Chairman
WRB Enterprises Inc.
Benson Alexander Riseman '78
President and CEO
BENSEA Enterprises LLC
Gregory L. Canty '92
Chair of the Alumni Advisory Board
The University of Tampa
Director, Executive Services
Office of the U.S. Army Surgeon General
Robert J. Rohrlack Jr., CCE, Ph.D.
President and CEO

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Vincent J. Cassidy
Majesty Title Services
Douglas C. Rothschild '81
Executive Managing Director
Cushman & Wakefield
Jane Castor '81
City of Tampa
Nipesh H. Shah
President and CEO
Anchor Glass
Patty A. Martini Clark, MBA '85, Ph.D.
Realtor Associate
The Toni Everett Company
Michael S. Southard '82
Secretary of the Board of Trustees
The University of Tampa
Managing Director
Elvisridge Capital LLC
Debra W. Cook
Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
Ronald L. Vaughn, Ph.D.
The University of Tampa
Michael J. Culotta
Chair of the Family Association
The University of Tampa
Consultant and Private Investor (Retired)
R. Vijayanagar, M.D.
R. Vijayanagar, M.D., P.A.
Steven L. Dehmlow
Chairman and CEO
Composites One LLC
Alexander Walter MBA '09
Thundercloud Gun Club LLC
A. Gerald Divers
Chairman Emeritus
The Bank of Tampa
Helen Wesley
TECO Peoples Gas
Robert Dutkowsky
Executive Chairman
US Foods
Evan Wojtkowiak '12
Chair of the Board of Counselors
The University of Tampa
Regional Leasing Manager
HomeRiver Group
James W. Eyer, Jr.
Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees
The University of Tampa
Co-Founder and CEO
Angels Senior Living/Angels Care Health System
Karen Zaderej
Chairman, CEO and President
Axogen Corporation
Beth Garcia
The Chiselers, Inc.
Coastal Security Title Inc.
Bill Goede
Tampa Bay Market President
Bank of America
Phillip E. Casey
Chairman (Retired)
Gerdau Ameristeel
Charlene Ann Gordon
Aerospace and Defense Sales and Management (Retired)
Pilgrim Software Inc.
Don DeFosset
Chairman and CEO
DJD Group
Thomas H. Graham '82
T.H. Graham and Associates LLC
James L. Ferman Jr.
Ferman Motor Car Company Inc.
Bobby Harris
President and CEO
BlueGrace Logistics
Eugene H. McNichols
Chairman and CEO
McNichols Company
Misha Hart
Chair of the Board of Fellows
The University of Tampa
Vice President, Marketing
John H. Sykes '98 Honorary Degree
Founder and Chairman Emeritus (Retired)
Sykes Enterprises Inc.
Sheilina Henry
Senior Vice President, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Off-Premises Dining
Bloomin' Brands Inc.
Rick Thomas '72
Founder and Chair Emeritus
Thomas Financial Group
Paul B. Heth
Chairman and CEO
Patton Ventures LLC
John B. West
Lion Investments Inc.
Paul Johan
Ballast Point Ventures
Raymond T. Kelly
Senior Advisor
New Markets Venture Partners
Robert C. Calafell '66, '75 MBA
Senior Vice President (Retired)
GTE (Verizon)
James S. MacLeod '70
Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Trustees
The University of Tampa
CoastalSouth Bancshares Inc.
Stephen F. Dickey, M.D.
Dickey Holdings Inc.
Jason Magee
Chief Executive Officer
The Honorable Dick A. Greco '56
Former Mayor/City of Tampa
Stephen H. Mauldin '90
Co-Chief Executive Officer
CNL Financial Group
A.D. "Sandy" MacKinnon
Founder and Former CEO
MacKinnon Equipment and Services
Roy J. McCraw Jr.
Regional Chairman and President (Retired)
Wachovia Bank Tampa Bay
The Honorable Bob Martinez '57
Former Governor of the State of Florida
Senior Policy Advisor

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