|The Board of Governors of Leadership Manatee is pleased to announce the selection of the 2013-2014 Leadership Manatee class. Leadership Manatee, a program of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce Foundation in partnership with Kiwanis Club of Bradenton, is designed to expose business and community leaders to the opportunities and challenges facing Manatee County while honing their leadership skills to make a difference in our community. Thank you to our program sponsors: Blake Medical Center, C1 Bank, Sun Hydraulics and Tropicana Products.
Sharon Barhorst, Manatee County Property Appraiser
Katherine Becker, United Way of Manatee County
Rick Bisio, The Educated Franchisee
Lauren Blenker, Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, Inc.
Tammy Boggs, Manatee County Building & Development Services
Brian Carter, Mauldin & Jenkins CPA, PLC
Alicia Cotton, Women’s Resource Center
Beth Deyo, Williams Wealth Management Group, Inc.
Bill Edwards, Armstrong Brothers Plumbing
Matthew Ennis, State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota
Mayu Fielding, Pittsburgh Pirates
John Freeman, Raymond James & Associates
Mark Giddings, Ethical Recovery Solutions, LLC
David Grantham, Boyd Insurance & Investment Service, Inc.
Paula Hancock, Tidewell Hospice
David Hutchinson, Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization
Hilarie Jackson, Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County
Arthur Jefferson, Manatee County Government
David Lanni, Shinn and Company, LLC
Lindsey Leech, Manatee Chamber of Commerce
Michael Magidson, Blalock Walters, P.A.
Ashley Masuga, Eye Center, Inc.
Huldah Mathis, Northwestern Mutual
Warren Merriman III, City of Bradenton Police Department
Michelle Mohr, Manatee Sarasota Eye Clinic
Paul Morrison, Manatee County Health Department
Tiara Moten, The Mosaic Company
Troy Newport, Webtivity Design Solutions
Patricia Persson, International Executive & Family Etiquette
Robert Sanchez, Manatee County Sheriff’s Office
Christopher Sharek, Atkins Global
Diana Shoemaker, Manatee County Habitat for Humanity
Andrew Smith, Blake Medical Center
Julianne Sunseri, Ad-VANCE Talent Solutions
Melanie Teves Bell, Manatee Glens
Lori Tolksdorf, Manatee County Clerk of the Court and Comptroller
Andrea Torkelson, The Nolan Group, Inc.
Gerhard Toth, Regions Bank
Matthew Whyte, Kirk Pinkerton, P.A.
Jeffrey Woodin, Fifth Third Bank
Jossie Zapata, Tropicana Products