Beth Ross

Founder/Executive Director, Blanket Tampa Bay

Our mission is to make the lives of the homeless and less fortunate more comfortable by providing the daily necessities needed for life.

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David Harder

President and Founder/Inspired Work, Inc.

DAVID founded Inspired Work in 1990, which has helped over 42,000 professionals transform their relationship towards work.

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Edie Dopking

Founder/Executive Director, Quantum Leap Farm

Edie Ebbert Dopking, Founder and Executive Director started Quantum Leap Farm in 2000 after she began investigating the physical and psychosocial benefits of therapeutic horseback riding for disabled adults for her dissertation research.

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Howard B. Esbin, Ph.D.

CEO, The Prelude Suite

My experience as a senior executive spans threes decades in the retail industry, international development, and philanthropy.

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Dr. Jeb S. Hurley

Co-Founder, Xmetryx

Jeb’s passion is focused on helping organizations build better teams and improve the well-being of the people on them. His ‘real world’ experience includes GM / VP / CEO roles at companies ranging from Fortune 500 to VC-backed startups across the US, Europe, and Asia, as well as having cofounded three software start-ups.

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Jennie Ward-Robinson, Ph.D.

President and CEO, t UfHI

Dr. Jennie Ward-Robinson, a native of Barbados, West Indies, has over 20 years of innovative executive leadership within nonprofit and for-profit communities.

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Joel Greenberg

Founder/Executive Director, Navicore Solutions

Joel founded Navicore Solutions in 1991, and he is a nationally recognized leader in the industry. As Executive Director, in partnership with the Board of Trustees, Joel is responsible for the execution and realization of Navicore Solutions’ mission, vision and overall success.

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Jonathan Solomon

Executive Trustee, The International Metropolitan Foundation

Jonathan has been involved in various projects in over 20 countries. He is the Executive Trustee of an American Foundation involved in humanitarian projects.

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Jule' Colvin

President, Pathways To Growth

Helping people, organizations and businesses achieve high-impact growth and increased income generation through coaching, training, strategic planning, leadership development and grant writing.

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Kay McDonald

CEO / Founder, Charity Charms

Charms have the power to tell a story, connect people in a meaningful way, and build a legacy of love. Charity Charms founder, Kay McDonald’s love for charms began as a child. Kay was enamored with her grandmother’s charm bracelet, adorned with small treasures each holding special significance that embodied the stories of her life. Today, Kay wears her grandmother’s charm bracelet as a connection to the past and a reminder of the future of charms.

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Lisa Barham

President, Hotel Resources

Chairwoman of Faithworks, the missions initiative of Whites Chapel UMC in Southlake (Dallas) Texas, a 16,000 member Methodist church, where she and her husband have been participating in mission trips for more than 15 years.

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Mandy Cloninger

Executive Director, Trinity Cafe

Trinity Cafe is a free restaurant, serving more than 380+ hot and hearty meals daily, at two locations, 365 days a year. Anyone who comes to our door is welcome and served with kindness, compassion, dignity and respect – without question or qualification.

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Michael Barnes

Founder/CEO, Awakened Innovations, Inc.

Michael Barnes is Founder and CEO of Awakened Innovations, Inc. Awakened Innovations helps nonprofits save time and money. We do that by connecting them with high-quality, vetted, service-providers.

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Michelle A. Turman, M.A. CFRE

CEO, Catalyst Consulting Services

Michelle established Catalyst Consulting Services and has been responsible for increasing the impact and best practices of nonprofit organizations she serves and has raised over $60 million for the Tampa Bay community through her professional and personal philanthropic efforts.

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Mindy Suissa Cohen

President, Higher Talent Executive Search

I am the co-Founder and President of Higher Talent, a nationally recognized boutique executive search firm providing services to higher educational institutions and nonprofits.

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Paul Barham

CEO, Harrell Hospitality Group LLC

Hospitality is my business – helping others is my passion...

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Sean Swentek

Executive Director, A Walk On Water

Sean Swentek is a passionate advocate for disadvantaged and vulnerable populations, spending nearly 20 years in nonprofits working on behalf of children in need. He currently serves as the Executive Director of A Walk On Water, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing Surf Therapy to families of children with special needs.

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Stephen J. King

Executive Director, Meals On Wheels Of Tampa

Meals On Wheels of Tampa has been committed to nourishing and enriching the independent lives of the homebound and seniors of Tampa since 1975.

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Tim Kachuriak

Founder/Chief Innovation/Optimization Officer, NextAfter

Tim Kachuriak is the founder and Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer for NextAfter, a fundraising research lab and consulting firm that works with businesses, nonprofits and NGOs to help them grow their resource capacity.

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Wendy Watson-Hallowell

Founder, Belief Works

As an outcomes expert and trained life coach in transformational and experiential learning, I have spent the last 20 years coaching, growing and supporting entrepreneurs, grantmakers, nonprofit leaders, and sustainable communities.

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