CareerSource Tampa Bay Announces 2020-2021 Board Members

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CareerSource Tampa Bay (CSTB) announces Board Officers, Committee Chairs, and Board of Directors in 2021. The CSTB Board consists of business owners, chief executives,
operating officers, and individuals with policymaking or hiring expertise. Members are from entities that provide training and development for in-demand industry sectors in Hillsborough County.

The individuals nominated are a representation of the demographic characteristics in Hillsborough County. Board members include leaders of community-based organizations that demonstrate
experience addressing individuals’ needs with barriers to employment. The CSTB Board comprises community-based educational or training organizations, government representatives, and community development bodies dedicated to promoting economic development locally.

“I am very excited to be working with such a professional and experienced team,” said CSTB CEO John Flanagan. “Thank you to all those who served on the board in the past year. I especially look
forward to getting to know and work with our new Chief Elected Official, Pat Kemp.” Kemp replaces former Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandra Murman, who held the Chief Elected Official Board seat previously. Kemp was elected Commissioner in November 2020.

CSTB board members serve for a total of two years, fixed, or staggered between the two terms.

2021 Board Executive Committee Members:

Benjamin Hom, McKibbon Hospitality, Vice President of Human Resources – Chair
Michael Bach, Bach & Partners, LLC, General Partner- Vice Chair, Chair HR Committee Chair
Patricia ‘Pat’ Kemp, Hillsborough Board of County Commissioners, County Commissioner 2nd Vice-Chair Chief Elected Official
Donald Noble, VetCor, LLC, Chief Financial Officer- Treasurer, Chair – Finance Committee
Sophia West, C.S. West & Associates, PA, Partner- Secretary
Sean Butler, Butler Global HR Solutions, Owner- Immediate Past Chair
Tom R. Aderhold, Veterans Council, President Chair – Youth Development Committee
Rick Bennett, Florida Blue, Strategic Programs & Local Partnership Manager Chair – Workforce
Performance Committee

Lindsey Kimball, Hillsborough County, Economic Development Director
Steve Morey, Tampa Hillsborough EDC, Senior Vice President of Business Development

PY 2020-2021 Board Members:

Warren Brooks, Hillsborough County Public Schools, Executive Director Career & Technical
Stephanie T. Brown-Gilmore, Tampa Housing Authority, Director of Programs & Property Svc.
Andrea Cichon Tampa General Hospital, Director of Human Resources
Dr. Ginger Clark, Hillsborough Community College, Campus President, Ybor City Campus
Richard E. Cranker, U.A. Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union 123, Business Agent
Constance Daniels, Law Office of Constance Daniels, Owner
Elizabeth Gutierrez, Enterprising Latinas, Inc., Founder/CEO
Mireya Hernandez, Division of Blind Services, Program Administrator
John Howell, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Area Director, State of Florida
Randall K. King, IBEW LU 915, Business Manager/Financial Secretary
Paul J. Orvosh, FL Finishing Tracks Inst., IUPAT, Training Coordinator (Retired 12/31/20)
Roy Sweatman, Southern Manufacturing Technologies, President

New Board members seated in PY 2020-2021 include the following:

Conchita Canty-Jones, Hillsborough County Public Schools, Coordinator of Academic Support &
Federal Program
Karen Koundourakis, Suncoast Credit Union, Senior Vice President of Member Experience
Ian Lieberman, AJI Holdings, LLC (dba – Fuzzy’s Taco Shop), Owner
Richard Padilla, Florida West Coast NECA, Executive Manager
Felecia Bell, Concorde Career Institute, Director of Student Affairs
Dr. Vanity Barr-Little, CNA Training & Testing Center, Managing Director
Robert “Geordie” Hyland, Ultimate Medical Academy, Executive Vice President
Nikita Patel, Schellman & Company, Compliance Manager
Thayne Swenson III, Swenson Construction, Owner
Jason Woody, Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research, Inc., President/CEO
Ocea Wynn, City of Tampa, Administrator of Neighborhood & Community Affairs
Gil Schisler, City of Temple Terrace, Council Member

About CareerSource Tampa Bay

CareerSource Tampa Bay programs and initiatives are fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling

CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided
240,269 services to 36,960 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during program year 2018-2019.

CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our five career centers is the single largest source of job candidates in the region from entry-level to executive-level candidates. Businesses can access CareerSource’s wide range of services that include recruiting, training for new and existing employees, targeted hiring events, and retention support strategies. All resources and services are provided at no cost to both businesses and job candidates. Programs funded through CareerSource Tampa Bay are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network to learn more, visit

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