Jessica Muroff, CEO, United Way Suncoast

Past Speakers

  • Photo of Jessica Muroff, CEO, United Way Suncoast

    October 17, 2022

    Jessica Muroff, CEO, United Way Suncoast

    Jessica Muroff, one of the area’s most recognized and successful nonprofit and civic leaders, serves as United Way Suncoast’s chief executive officer.

    Muroff joined United Way Suncoast in November 2019 after establishing a record of transformative change as the CEO of Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (2015-2019) and the CEO of Frameworks of Tampa Bay (2013-2015). She has extended her list of professional achievements since assuming the top role at UWS, an organization committed to creating lasting community change in its five-county region: Hillsborough, Pinellas, Manatee, Sarasota, and DeSoto.

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  • Photo of Stephen Morgan, Senior Vice President and Investment Director, Hancock Whitney

    September 19, 2022

    Stephen Morgan, Senior Vice President and Investment Director, Hancock Whitney

    Stephen Morgan is the investment director at Hancock Whitney, where he facilitates a team of investment professionals focused on
    delivering superior investment strategies and client outcomes. Stephen has been in the investment industry for over 25 years. He
    joined Hancock Whitney as part of the acquisition of Capital One Asset Management LLC.

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  • Photo of Richard Nicholas, SVP, Corporate Development and Strategy

    September 12, 2022

    Richard Nicholas, SVP, Corporate Development and Strategy

    Rick leads the conception and execution of Hivelocity’s strategy for growth via M+A and organic paths and has been with Hivelocity for over five years. Prior to Hivelocity, Rick spent 5+ years leading E Solutions, an interconnection-focused data center business in Downtown Tampa through a period of rapid growth to a sale in 2012 followed by 3+ years at Cable Company Knology/WOW as the head of their data center and cloud practice. Rick moved to Tampa in 1998 and attended Plant High School.

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  • Photo of Deanna Obregon, Chief Executive Officer, Cove Behavioral Health

    August 29, 2022

    Deanna Obregon, Chief Executive Officer, Cove Behavioral Health

    With 20 years progressive leadership experience as a healthcare executive, Deanna demonstrates success in targeting and planning operational performance aligned with strategic initiatives and growth objectives. Deanna has successfully held Cove’s Chief Administrative Officer position for the past five years before being selected as Chief Executive Officer for Cove. She has earned a Master of Health Administration from USF as well as a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Holyoke College, and is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality. Her focus is to engage her team, while creating a positive and productive culture, so that future innovations can flourish in this ever-changing healthcare landscape.

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  • Photo of Dana Young, President and CEO, VISIT FLORIDA

    August 22, 2022

    Dana Young, President and CEO, VISIT FLORIDA

    As VISIT FLORIDA’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Dana Young leads Florida’s official destination marketing organization in partnership with its Board of Directors and the statewide tourism industry.

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  • Photo of Douglas A. Holt, MD., F.A.C.P. Health Officer Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County

    August 15, 2022

    Douglas A. Holt, MD., F.A.C.P. Health Officer Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County

    Douglas A. Holt, M.D., F.A.C.P., has been Health Officer of the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County (DOH-H) since 1996. The health department provides services to the county’s 1.4 million residents and is responsible for assessing, maintaining, and improving health and safety within the county. Dr. Holt is also a Professor of Medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) where he teaches and sees patients.

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  • Photo of A.R. SAVAGE & SON – Mr Arthur R. Savage, President, A.R. Savage & Son

    August 8, 2022

    A.R. SAVAGE & SON – Mr Arthur R. Savage, President, A.R. Savage & Son

    Mr. Arthur R. Savage is the president of A.R. SAVAGE & SON. Arthur Savage has been involved in Trade and Ocean Shipping throughout his life. He is a fifth generation Tampa Native whose family sailed into Tampa in 1845, established regular shipping operations and has been continually involved in the development of the port and community.

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  • Photo of Lincoln Tamayo, Head of School, Academy Prep Center of Lakeland Chief Operating Officer, Academy Prep Foundation

    August 1, 2022

    Lincoln Tamayo, Head of School, Academy Prep Center of Lakeland Chief Operating Officer, Academy Prep Foundation

    Lincoln Tamayo is the founding Head of School at Academy Prep Center of Lakeland. Prior to coming to Lakeland, he served as the founding Head of School for the Academy Prep Center of Tampa from 2002 to 2019. He also serves as Chief Operating Officer for the Academy Prep
    Foundation, which oversees all three Academy Prep campuses in Lakeland, St. Petersburg, and Tampa. Academy Prep, all 501 (c)(3) middle schools, serves its needs-based students tuition free for up to 11 hours a day, 6 days a week, 11 months a year, followed by intensive graduate support through high school and college.

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