ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA – Leadership St. Pete (LSP) is proud to introduce the incoming Class of 2015.
“On behalf of the LSP Planning Committee, I am excited to announce the Leadership St. Pete, Class of 2015. For the 46th consecutive year, this year’s class is filled with successful leaders within our community. Our excitement builds for what the new class members will encounter and how they will shape the program. This year, we are considering at least 20 market segments as seminar topics for the class. Participants are set to receive a lineup of events that are relevant, timely and inspiring,” said Class Chair, Kathleen Larrison.
The Class of 2015 was formally introduced for the first time at the LSP Alumni Association Holiday Social, Wednesday, December 3, at the Vinoy Renaissance in downtown St. Petersburg.
2015 Class Members are:
Orlando Acosta, iBASEt
John Bothwell III, Compass Land & Title LLC Bo Brault, Gregory, Sharer & Stuart, P.A. Craig Brown, HCI Group, Inc.
Tim Church, STABIL Concrete Products
Lindsay Cross, Tampa Bay Estuary Program
Connor Davis, Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County
Clint Deronda, PNC
Jacob Diaz, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg
Joshua Gayne, Ceridian HCM
Ivan Hopkins, Mercurial Capital Partners, LLC Nikolas Hove, Raymond James Financial, Inc. Melanie Jackson, Colliers International Tampa Bay Heidi Joswig, Joswig Construction, Inc.
Kelly Kirschner, Eckerd College
Ya La’ford, University of Tampa
George Lofton, St. Petersburg Police Department
Christopher Mallardi, FIS
Canaan McCaslin, LSF Children and Head Start Services
Shaun McClung, CBIZ MHM LLC
Elena “Ele” Mesa, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Taylor Montgomery, St. Anthony’s Foundation Mika Slaughter Nelson, City of St. Petersburg
Christina Nethero, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
Thomas Plummer, Thomas Plummer Insights, Inc.
Woodrow Pollack, GrayRobinson, P.A.
Han Reichgelt, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg
Ed Sandford, Jormac Aerospace Abby Sterensis, observe4success Kathy Sterling, Sunstar Paramedics
J. Mark Stroud, C1 Bank
Ryan Tarrant, Courtyard by Marriott St. Petersburg Downtown
Stephon Thomas, Tampa Bay Rays
Dorothy Tucker, Warren Averett, LLC
Cathy Waters, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty
Amy Weber, Harvard Jolly Architecture
Matthew Westerman, Blalock Walters PA
Kevin Yeager, Colliers International Tampa Bay
Laura Zuppo, Stetson University College of Law
ABOUT LEADERSHIP ST. PETE
As one of the oldest leadership programs in America and a division of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce® and its 501(c)(3) Foundation, LSP is a dynamic, intensive, interactive, six-month experience designed
to promote and enhance community leadership through an in-depth introduction to social, economic, business and political issues in the St. Petersburg area. The mission of LSP is to identify, recruit and develop leaders who represent the diversity of our city and who will assume future leadership roles in our community. The LSP program is made possible through the generous support of community partners like Tibbetts Lumber Company, Patron Sponsor of the Class of 2015.