Top Priorities Include Community Growth and Community Transformation
CLEARWATER, FL. – Hope Villages of America, a leading nonprofit organization in the Tampa Bay area, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Nick DiCeglie as its new President and CEO. As the nonprofit enters a pivotal phase of growth and expansion, DiCeglie will play a vital role in guiding its strategic direction and driving positive change within the Tampa Bay area.
With a remarkable track record of leadership in the Executive and Government sectors, DiCeglie brings a wealth of experience and a passion for creating sustainable solutions to address the needs of the community. Prior to this position, DiCeglie served as the President of Solar Sanitation, as a Florida State Representative, and currently holds the position of Florida State Senate. In 2019, DiCeglie partnered with Hope Villages of America and Spectrum to ensure Pinellas County residents were ready and equipped with hurricane kits. DiCeglie has dedicated his career to championing social causes and empowering vulnerable populations.
“I am incredibly honored to accept the role of President & CEO of Hope Villages of America,” expressed DiCeglie. “I’m looking forward to building strong relationships with our community partners and focusing on advancing our mission to serve those in need with hope, dignity, and compassion. I want to thank the Pinellas Community and the Board at Hope Villages of America for their faith in my leadership and experience. I’m ready to get to work with a great team to change lives for the better.”
In the upcoming months, DiCeglie will concentrate on cultivating strategic partnerships, enhancing existing programs, and implementing innovative solutions to address the community’s needs. Under his guidance, Hope Villages of America aims to establish a sustainable future where all individuals have access to nutritious food, secure and stable housing, and live free from abuse.
“Nick DiCeglie approaches everything he does with a servant’s heart, putting the needs of his community first, always,” said Senate President Kathleen Passidomo. “As the next President & CEO of Hope Villages of America, I am confident he will lead with the same compassion and determination he has in the Florida Senate.”
There will be a ‘Meet and Greet’ open to the public with Nick DiCeglie on July 20th from 4-6 p.m. at 1403 North Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33755. Together, we look forward to making a lasting impact in the lives of those in need and creating a community where hope and opportunity thrive.
About Hope Villages of America: Established in 1967, Hope Villages of America is a registered 501(c)(3) organization that operates through three integrated divisions: Food Distribution & Basic Needs, Housing Stability Services, and Abuse Services. These divisions operate in more than 60,000 square feet of service space and serve more than 150,000 individuals who rely on them annually. The Abuse Services Division provides a range of services to survivors of abuse, including crisis intervention, counseling, and legal advocacy. The organization also works to increase awareness of the issue of abuse and to develop strategies to prevent it from occurring in the first place.
For more information about Hope Villages of America and its services, interested individuals can visit their website at hopevillagesofamerica.org or call 727-584-3528.