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Juan Santallana
A & A's Cleaners, Inc.
Account Manager/Sales
Tina Hurless
The Magnolia Spoon
Audrey Perez
Mr. Empanada Inc. and Mr. Empanada Franchise Corp. dba/Mr. Empanada
Tommy Castellano
Castellano Air Conditioning
Rick Caldevilla
Caldeco Mechanical Services, Inc.
Leo Alvarez
BayFirst Financial Bank, NA
VP, Banking Center Manager
Danah Lee
St. Lawrence Church - Higgins Hall
Director of Development
Fred Henry
Domain Homes
Domain Homes Neighborhood Liaison
Salvatore Ingrassia
Dan Gysel
DANG designs, Inc.
Richard Rohde
R Processor Inc
Viet Nam veteran. Born in Miami. Lived in Cleveland, OH for 55 years. Graduate of Ohio State University. Broker for merchant services for 28 plus years. Christian.
Melisa Martin
MacFarlane Neighborhood Association & Crime Watch LLC
President - Melisa Martin
Vice President - Yvette Collazo
Secretary - Marlene Maseda-Lee
Treasurer - Cynthia Alvarez
Board Members:
Maria Castillo - President Elect
Manny Novo
Cathy Bartolotti
Bronya Dimas
Nelson Marrero

THAN Representative - Cathy Bartolotti
Crime Watch Coordinator - Nilda Martin
WTCOC Representative - Cynthia Alvarez/Cathy Bartolotti
Melisa Martin
Roche Surety and Casualty Co., Inc.
Compliance Officer
Melisa Martin, serves on the Board of Directors and is the Compliance Officer of Roche Surety and Casualty Company, Inc.  Melisa has been in the bail bond and surety bond profession for over 30 years and is a graduate of the University of Tampa where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1995.

She is licensed with the Florida Department of Financial Services (FLDFS) as a Managing General Agent and a Limited Surety Agent.  Ms. Martin is a member of the Professional Bail Agents of the United States (PBUS) and the Florida Bail Agents Association (FBAA), the University of Tampa’s Alumni Association.

Melisa is a former member of the Board of Directors for the West Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Immediate Past President of the Macfarlane Park Neighborhood Association and an Adjunct Instructor at Hillsborough Community College.  

Eddie Diaz
West Tampa Memorial American Legion Post 248
American Legion serving our Veterans for over 70 yrs. Please support our efforts in marketing plans, we have a rental hall to serve any meeting or activities that help support our programs.
Elvin Martinez
Vice President of Corporate Engagement
BAYS operates Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Programs throughout the State of Florida. Our programs are child and family centered with a focus on at-risk behaviors and include evidence and research based interventions.  Since 2014, BAYS has participated in The Tampa Bay Times Top Workplaces Survey and has been named a Top 100 Workplace numerous times, and most recently being honored as a 2023 Top Workplace in the USA.  This is an especially meaningful designation because the honor is 100% based upon employee feed back.  Our Mission: BAYS works in partnership with individuals, families, and communities to inspire change, growth and success.  Our Vision: BAYS envisions communities that believe in the value and worth of all people and their ability to change, grow, and succeed.
Danny Camacho
Hillsborough Community College
Academic Assistant Dean for AA - Math and Sciences
Mr. Alberto (Danny) Camacho is the Academic Assistant Dean for Mathematics and Science on the Dale Mabry Campus of Hillsborough Community College.  He brings over 20 years of secondary teaching and administrative experience in education to the HCC family.  Mr. Camacho has an extensive background in dealing with students and families from under-represented groups and from disadvantaged circumstances, and is proud of his work in the Tampa community.  He is a former Guardian Ad Litem, and works extensively with education foundations.  When not working, he can often be found at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park playing tennis and walking his beloved dog, Hemi.
Mike Zalansky
Partner Payments
Managing Partner
Current Manging Partner at Partner Management Group, LLC. dba Partner Payments.  Partner Payments offers a full suite of non-cash payment solutions for businesses across all industries. 

?Mike Zalansky is a s
enior sales & operations management executive; 25 years in sales, business development & call center operations with 15+ years in the payments & financial services industry focused on managing top tier processing companies, strategic partnerships, process improvements, sales management & operations, business development, marketing, merchant processing improvements & expansion strategies.
Vince Montes
Partner Payments
Senior Account Executive
Barbara Keskiner
Clinical Research of West Florida, Inc.
David Goldschein
Generations Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
LaVell Monger
RTW Photography, LLC
Jerry Soller
TeamLogic IT Northwest Tampa
Kelly Hicks
Equity, LLC
Office Administrator
Angela Carrera
Carrera Financial
Marketing and Business Development
Marketing and Business Development Specialist, Angela is a fifth generation Tampa native with a enthusiasm for creativity and design. Angela studied Marketing and Sales at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business and has been a part of the Carrera Financial team since 2022.

In addition to marketing, Angela has a significant passion for real estate and she is currently pursuing a real estate sales license.

Additionally, Angela is a proud to affiliate herself with local organizations including: The Boys and Girls Club of Tampa Bay, West Tampa Chamber of Commerce and St. Lawrence Parish and School.


University of South Florida: Muma College of Business

Associate in Arts, Business Finance 2019

Bachelor of Science, Marketing and Sales 2022

Felix Figueruelo
DJ Felix Event Productions