Joe Troy – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Boasso Global, Inc.

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  • Photo of Joe Troy – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Boasso Global, Inc.

    March 7, 2022

    Joe Troy – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Boasso Global, Inc.

    Joe Troy is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of private equity-owned Boasso Global, Inc., a Tampa-based multi-national and leading supplier of logistics and depot services to the ISO tank container industry. Prior to Boasso, Joe was EVP & CFO of bulk liquid logistics provider Quality Distribution, Inc. for over 10 years, and before that held senior leadership positions with multi-industry conglomerate Walter Industries, Inc., including EVP & CFO.

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  • Photo of Ernest Ferraresso, Associate Program Director of Partnerships and Projects for Cyber Florida

    February 28, 2022

    Ernest Ferraresso, Associate Program Director of Partnerships and Projects for Cyber Florida

    As the Associate Director of Partnerships and Projects for Cyber Florida, Ernie Ferraresso oversees the Center’s partnership program, working with industry, academia and the private sector to collaborate on projects of mutual interest.

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  • Photo of Bemetra Simmons

    February 21, 2022

    Bemetra Simmons

    Bemetra Simmons is the president and chief executive officer of the Tampa Bay Partnership, a coalition of regional business leaders working together to improve the personal and economic well-being of Tampa Bay residents.

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  • Photo of Darryl Shaw, Co-Founder & CEO, BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Hospital

    February 14, 2022

    Darryl Shaw, Co-Founder & CEO, BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Hospital

    Darryl is the Co-Founder and CEO of BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Hospital for Pets. Darryl has been CEO of business operations since he and his brother, Neil, opened their first veterinary hospital with three employees in Tampa in 1996 and has managed the growth to over 100 specialty veterinary hospitals throughout the United States.

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  • Photo of Chad Chronister, Hillsborough County Sheriff

    February 7, 2022

    Chad Chronister, Hillsborough County Sheriff

    A veteran law enforcement officer, Sheriff Chad Chronister has served with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office for the past 28 years. He has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from St. Leo University. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy's 260th Session.

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  • Photo of Craig Latimer, Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections

    January 31, 2022

    Craig Latimer, Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections

    Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Craig Latimer was elected to his position in November 2012 and took office on January 8, 2013. He was re-elected in 2016 and 2020, and is now proudly serving his third term in office. His vision is to make Hillsborough County the best place in America to vote.

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  • Photo of Bob Miles, Executive in Residence, University of Nebraska at Omaha

    January 24, 2022

    Bob Miles, Executive in Residence, University of Nebraska at Omaha

    Our Harbour Island neighbor, Bob Miles, is well known in Tampa for his creative leadership energy in many civic initiatives with the Economic Club and other organizations. Beyond Tampa, Miles is an acclaimed global subject matter expert regarding the values and practices which distinguish the iconic investor Warren Buffett and drive the historic success of Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway investment firm.

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  • Photo of Don Barnes

    January 10, 2022

    Don Barnes

    Economic Club member Don Barnes manages day-to-day operations of the civic organization (Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla) which dedicates itself solely to enriching the vitality and imagination of greater Tampa through its highly successful annual calendar of Gasparilla festival events. In this tradition, each year the Krewe hosts the third largest parade in the US States and the largest children’s parade in the country, now more than 350,000 spectators.

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