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Jeff Borysiewicz

President, Corona Cigar Company & Davidoff Tampa

Jessica Thompson

Program Manager, Monsour Executive Wellness Center at USF Health

Dr. Hilary Dalton

Dentist, Dalton Dental

Grymes Cannon

Business Development, Lacroux Streeb/LogIQ Supply

Gabby Soriano

Marketing Director, Hyde Park Village

Ashley Young

Occupational Therapist, Tampa Kids Therapy

Ian Beckles

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer, Co-Host of The Ron and Ian Show on 620 WDAE

Hannah Kurial

Billing Intern, DLA Piper

Jacqui Colina

Account Coordinator, Social Forces

Eric R. Polins

Senior Brand Strategist/Partner, HCP Associates, Inc.

Ken Stoltenberg

Director, Mercury Advisors

Domingo Quintero III

Realtor, Keller Williams Realty

Brian Wexler

Vice President Local Division, Television Advertising Bureau

Heeda McAuley


Dhvanit Patel

President/CEO, Onicx

Christy Quinlan

Partnership Manager, Skinade

Ernesta Chicklowski

Music Educator, Owner of The Studio of South Tampa

Sarah Burke

Attorney for Butler, Weihmuller, Katz and Craig, LLP

Ally Lamb

Event Planner, The Social Revelry

John Holton

Vice President of Client Services, Rita Technology Services

Catherine Ansel

Owner, Couture Designer Resale Boutique

Brian Killingsworth

Chief Marketing Officer, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Dr. Kenneth Pages


Dr. Michael McIlwain


Rod Martinez

Author of Middle-Grade and Young Adult Mystery Novels

Brandon Wright

Owner, Cigar City DJs, stay-at-home dad

Nicole Blake

Owner of Amazing Lash Studio

Saloni Patel

Coach and Trainer/Owner, Onicx and The Bod

John Marazzi

Co-Owner/Managing Partner, Brandon Honda

Alex Antonakos

Real Estate Professional, Antonakos Luxury Group – Pineywoods Realty LLC

Chris Barbosa

Band musician and music teacher at Rockstar Music Academy

Shannon Sorbara

Owner, Hair Solutions of Tampa

Dr. Joseph Castellano

Cosmetic Surgeon, Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center

Harry B. Lee III

Works for family-owned Sea Wall Company

Vincent Jackson

Tampa Bay Buccaneer

Derek Alvarez

Attorney at Genders, Alvarez, Diecidue Attorneys at Law

C. Todd Marks

Managing Attorney, Westchase Law & Title

Rashae Doyle

Physician Assistant – Aesthetics Specialist, Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center

Michael Hayes

Owner, Process Medical Sales

Brett Markowitz

Director of Operations, Tampa Rejuvenation

Austin Hiday

Personal Stylist, Nordstrom

Bella Twins

WWE Superstars

Lance Ponton

Commercial Real Estate

Clarissa Gerlach Purk

Digital Content Coordinator, Moffitt Cancer Center

James Ramos

Owner, Ramos Design Build & RE/MAX Bay to Bay

Mandy Valenti

Works at CBRE, a commercial real estate firm that specializes in multi-family debt and equity finance