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12/8/2016 Chamber News
Leadership St. Pete® is proud to announce the Class of 2017


Leadership St. Pete® is proud to announce the Class of 2017

DECEMBER 8, 2016 | St. Petersburg, FL – One of the oldest leadership programs in America and a division of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and its affiliated 501(c)(3) Foundation, Leadership St. Pete® is proud to announce the Class of 2017.

“On behalf of the LSP Planning and Executive Committees, I am excited to announce the Leadership St. Pete® Class of 2017. This year’s class is comprised of a diverse group of individuals who are eager to learn more about St. Petersburg and through their class project leave a lasting impact on our community. Members of the Class of 2017 can look forward to a series of new experiences that will embrace all the unique opportunities that LSP and St. Petersburg has to offer,” said Class Chair Paul Stellrecht.

The Class of 2017 was formally introduced for the first time at the LSP Alumni Association Holiday Social, Wednesday, Dec. 7, at The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg.

• Michael Seleman Albert, United States Air Force/Delta Airlines
• Shaun Narayan Amarnani, City of St. Petersburg

• Ben Blackman, SmashFly
• Jonathan Heller Bowman, Harmony Home Health
• Catherine Cardwell, University of South Florida St. Petersburg
• Sarah M. Colby, Biltmore Construction, Inc

• Jamelle Jeane Conner, St. Petersburg College
• Allyson Marie Crawford, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

• Adam Michael Curtis, Freedom Bank
• Tiffany Leigh Davies, Girl Scouts of West Central Florida
• Delphinia Noel Davis, James B Sanderlin Family Service Center

• Caroline Craig Dunkle, Bank of the Ozarks
• Ian Edward Elston, Tampa Bay Club Sport
• Michael C. Funsch, RBC Wealth Management
• Andrea G. Gordon, Times Publishing Company
• JerJuan L. Green, Virginia M. Leonard Community Education Center
• Audrey Raymi Grounds, Rococo Steak
• Tyler A. Hayden, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
• Patricia Sue Helton, University of South Florida St. Petersburg

• Curtis Edward Holloman, Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg
• Jonathan Smith Howse, LM Funding LLC
• Lindsey P. Jarrell, Healthlink Advisors

• Bryan Scott King, City of St. Petersburg
• Martin Knaust, Adams and Reese LLP
• James C. McEleney, Next Act Ventures LLC
• Melodie M. Menzer, Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP
• Wade Ferrell Milligan, Cromwell Building Corporation
• Michael John Ostrowski, Catalina
• Akash M. Patel, Elevate, Inc
• Lindsay A. Petty, Pyper Young
• Jeffery C. Rathmell, TD Bank
• Alison R. Reeder, Bayfront Health St. Pete
• Michelle Royal, RIDG, LLC

• Anna Rebecca Ruth, Eckerd College
• Ashley Cathryn Ryneska, YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg
• Christopher Len Scronce, Ceridian
• Robert Telford Skelton, Bon Secours St. Petersburg Health System
• Shannon Lynne Sloan, Great Explorations Children’s Museum

• Danielle Lee Weitlauf, Caregiver Accelerator

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.

Please direct media inquiries regarding Leadership St. Pete to one of the following Media Relations Contacts:

Matt Dieter
LSP Marketing Committee Chair
Paul Stellrecht
Chair, LSP Class of 2017
Janette Dean
Chair-Elect, LSP Class of 2018