Sarasota Chamber’s Adult Leadership Program Holds Drive-Through Graduation

The graduates include Julia Heide, Sarasota Magazine's director of marketing and events.

By Staff August 3, 2020

An Adult Leadership Sarasota graduate receives her diploma at the drive-through ceremony.

An Adult Leadership Sarasota graduate receives her diploma at the drive-through ceremony.

Thirty-nine citizens from across the community graduated from the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce’s Adult Leadership Sarasota program last week. A drive-through celebration was held outside the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce complete with breakfast, diplomas and live music. Leadership Sarasota County is an opportunity for people in the area to further develop their leadership abilities, make connections and contribute to the community.

The 2020 Adult Leadership graduates include:

Clare Arguedas, ExamWorks

Tameka Burch-Moore, Manatee Community Federal CU

Kimberly Chavers, Chavers Law

Janine Colpitts, Kerkering, Barberio & Co.

Shelby Connett, Visit Sarasota County

David Crawford, Catalist Realty

Henry Decoo, SouthTech

Shauna Donahue, CareerEdge Funders Collaborative

Tiffany Elder, Tandem Construction

Justin Fornataro, PNC Bank

Daniel Fuerstman, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota

John Getty, Williams Parker Attorneys at Law

Worth Graham, Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A.

Susan Grimwood, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System

Melissa Hembree, Hembree & Associates, Inc.

Julia Heide, Sarasota Magazine

Anthony Holds, Northwestern Mutual

Angelica Hull, Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Peggy Kronus, Willis Smith Construction, Inc.

Mollie Lounds, Sun Hydraulics Corporation

Bianca Manos, Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A.

Briawna Marcano, Insula Companies

Jennifer Perez, Zenith Insurance Company

Eddie Perez-Ruberte, Baycare Health Systems

Kristen Richards, LuxCon Pros

Kathy Ross, Sean McCutcheon’s Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc.

Colette Russell, field representative for Rep. Vern Buchanan

Millicent Schandorf-Lartey, Elikem Realty

Meghan Serrano, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Melanie Singletary, Stratum Health System

Elizabeth Stephen, SunTrust Bank

Karen Stults, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Steven Thomas, Sarasota County Government

Kathy Tomlinson, Tidewell Hospice

Chelsa Vahtomin, Coldwell Banker Real Estate

Stacey Velardi-Spagnuolo, Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency, LLC

Dana Watkins, BB&T

Andrea Wood, Miles Partnership

Kaitlin Yelle, RBC Wealth Management

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