ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA – Leadership St. Pete® (LSP) announces the selection of the Executive and Planning Committees for the Class of 2022.
The LSP Executive Committee includes:
LSP Chair: Lindsay Petty, Pyper, Inc., LSP Class of 2017
LSP Chair-Elect: Maggie Knaust, Trenam Law, LSP Class of 2016
LSP Immediate Past Chair: Lucinda Grant, City of St. Petersburg, LSP Class of 2000
LSP Alumni Association President: Debbie Turner, LSP Class of 2016
St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce: Chris Steinocher, President & CEO
To serve on the LSP Planning Committee, candidates must be graduates of Leadership St. Pete® and must submit a written application. The Planning Committee is selected based upon the program needs for the upcoming year. Those selected to serve must be active members of both the LSP Alumni Association and the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce members.
Planning Committee members for the Class of 2022 include:
Stacy Alexander, Shorecrest Preparatory School, LSP Class of 2020
Jene’t Bolden, City of St. Petersburg, LSP Class of 2021
Brandee Bolden, Visit St. Pete Clearwater, LSP Class of 2021
Julie Bostick, Florida Resurrection House, LSP Class of 2020
Mike Brassaw, LSP Class of 2018
Nikki Bromley, Pinstripe Marketing, LSP Class of 2018
Treva Davis, Planned Systems International, LSP Class of 2021
Matt Dieter, RecoupeTax, LSP Class of 2013
Scott Drouin, City of St. Petersburg, LSP Class of 2020
Michael Dudek, Tampa Bay Rays, LSP Class of 2020
Esther Eugene, All Administrative Solutions, LSP Class of 2021
Raymond Fajardo, Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Co, LSP Class of 2021
Chloe Firebaugh, M/I Homes of Tampa, LLC, LSP Class of 2020
Tina Fischer, Collaborative Labs at St. Petersburg College, LSP Class of 2004
Patrick Gessleman, Osborn Engineering, LSP Class of 2020
Audrey Grounds, Rococo Steak, LSP Class of 2017
Leslie Hafer, St. Petersburg College, LSP Class of 2020
Heidi Joswig, Student, LSP Class of 2015
Powers Kane, RecoupeTax, LSP Class of 2019
Megan Kramer, Eckerd College, LSP Class of 2002
Stephanie Morge, Power Design, LSP Class of 2020
Bridget Narvaez, Cherished Memories Doula Services, LSP Class of 2021
Jeffrey Rathmell, Hancock Whitney, LSP Class of 2017
Susan Robertson, Retired, LSP Class of 2001
Julie Rocco, Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg, LSP Class of 2019
Roger Ross, Morean Arts Center, LSP Class of 2021
Melissa Salamanca, Professional Bank, LSP Class of 2020
Frank Sepcic, Harvard Jolly Architecture, LSP Class of 2020
Jessica Small, GTE Financial, LSP Class of 2021
Mark Sprague, St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, LSP Class of 2020
Lynne Stamey, LSP Class of 2019
Jenna Stock, Raymond James, LSP Class of 2021
Debbie Viveiros, The Bank of Tampa, LSP Class of 2020
David Walker, Zen Glass Studios, LSP Class of 2016
Carson Williams, City of St. Petersburg, LSP Class of 2021
Alex Zesch, UPC Insurance, LSP Class of 2020
Leadership St. Pete® Class of 2022 applications are now open and are due Monday, October 4, 2021 at 4:30pm. Following the opening of the application, several information sessions will be held to answer questions about the application process and the program. Information session dates and times are:
Friday, Sept. 10 at 8am
Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 12pm
Thursday, Sept. 16 at 6pm
Monday, Sept. 20 at 12pm
Applications will be reviewed anonymously by the Selection Committee and Executive Committee and the top 50 applicants will be invited for interviews in early November.
“Recruitment is a really important time of year for us. We’re dedicated to recruiting a premiere group of current and up-and-coming leaders who represent the diversity of our local community and are ready to learn and serve. The LSP Planning Committee and our fellow alumni focus a lot of time and energy into finding the best candidates for the program,” said Class Chair, Lindsay Petty of Pyper, Inc.
This year’s patron sponsors are Collaborative Labs at St. Petersburg College, Duke Energy, and Eckerd College Leadership Development Institute.
To learn more about sponsorship, nominate a candidate, or apply for the Class of 2022, visit www.leadershipstpete.com.
ABOUT LEADERSHIP ST. PETE
The mission of Leadership St. Pete® (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 Duke Energy, Eckerd Leadership Development Institute, and Collaborative Labs at St. Petersburg College, Patron Sponsors of the Class of 2021. Learn more at www.leadershipstpete.com.
ABOUT THE ST. PETERSBURG AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE®
The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®, originally founded in 1899, now serves over 1,300 member businesses and organizations. Continually identifying ways to create and enhance opportunities to do business in St. Petersburg, the Chamber works to improve the local economic climate and to build a thriving business environment. The Chamber represents perspectives of local business in St. Petersburg, providing and fostering leadership on important business and community issues. Information is available at stpete.com.