Leadership Sarasota, a program of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, is proud to announce the participants of the next upcoming class, which will graduate in 2022. According to the chamber, this year the program had a record number of applicants; each applicant goes through a rigorous interview process with members of the Leadership Council, who are also Leadership Sarasota graduates.
The 2022 class includes Rachel Bradley, All Faiths Food Bank; Max Brandow, Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee; John Briggs, SouthTech; Maria Buitrago, Children First; Cody Carson, Tandem Construction; Tami Caruso, Tidewell Hospice; Colton Castro, Williams Parker; Helena Cauchon, Willis Smith Construction, Inc.; Stevan Collins, Professional Benefits, Inc.; Laura Conaboy, Sanofi Pasteur; Larry Cuervo, Truist; Ginger Diegert-McLean, AlongSide U and Fill the Need Staffing; Joseph Dunn, WWSB- ABC 7; Chelsea Garner-Farris, Ringling College of Art and Design; Roscelyn Guenther, Boys & Girls Club of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties; Connor Hancock, Community Lending Powered by Hamilton Home Loans; Melinda Haney, Aviva Senior Living; Jamie Kahns, Bank of America;
Jamie Kattrein, Girls Incorporated of Sarasota County; Demetri Konstantopoulos, City of Sarasota; Rafael Labrin, Observer Media Group; Amber Lamerson, Gulf Coast Community Foundation; Rhonda Leiberick, Habitat for Humanity Sarasota;
Will Luera, Florida Studio Theatre; Kelli Maldonado, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; Taylor Marini, Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, Suncoast Region; Bradley Marner, Ameris Bank; Kathleen Martin, Kerkering, Barberio & Co.; Laura McCann, Animal Rescue Coalition; Craig McGonigal, The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce; Michelle Mitchell, Herald-Tribune Media Group; Jared Motzenbecker, Gulfside Wealth; Brittany Nielsen, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota; Lucia Panica, City of Sarasota; George Parpas, Williams Parker; Daniel Paulling, U.S. Masters Swimming; Samantha Phillips, Kerkering, Barberio & Co.; Justin Senior, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP; William Skaggs, The Players Centre for Performing Arts; April Smith, Fifth Third Bank; Mark Smith, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art; Jennifer Storch, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System; Lauren Tominelli, Sarasota County Government; Rex Troche, City of Sarasota interim police chief; Brie Tulp, Ian Black Real Estate; Lashelle Williams, Teen Court of Sarasota; Thomas Williams, Education Foundation of Sarasota County/PLANit Sarasota; and Greg Wood, Sarasota Scullers Youth Rowing Program Inc.