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From local folks

Restaurants, Bars & Things to Do

Catherine Ansel

Owner, Couture Designer Resale Boutique

John Holton

Vice President of Client Services, Rita Technology Services

Jeff Borysiewicz

President, Corona Cigar Company & Davidoff Tampa

Ken Stoltenberg

Director, Mercury Advisors

Ally Lamb

Event Planner, The Social Revelry

Dr. Joseph Castellano

Cosmetic Surgeon, Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center

Dr. Kenneth Pages


Grymes Cannon

Business Development, Lacroux Streeb/LogIQ Supply

Brian Wexler

Vice President Local Division, Television Advertising Bureau

Harry B. Lee III

Works for family-owned Sea Wall Company

Domingo Quintero III

Realtor, Keller Williams Realty

Ian Beckles

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer, Co-Host of The Ron and Ian Show on 620 WDAE

Mandy Valenti

Works at CBRE, a commercial real estate firm that specializes in multi-family debt and equity finance

Christy Quinlan

Partnership Manager, Skinade

Saloni Patel

Coach and Trainer/Owner, Onicx and The Bod

Dr. Michael McIlwain


Bella Twins

WWE Superstars

James Ramos

Owner, Ramos Design Build & RE/MAX Bay to Bay

Gabby Soriano

Marketing Director, Hyde Park Village

Michael Hayes

Owner, Process Medical Sales

Hannah Kurial

Billing Intern, DLA Piper

Shannon Sorbara

Owner, Hair Solutions of Tampa

Brian Killingsworth

Chief Marketing Officer, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Laura Roy

Property Manager, The Morrison

Alex Antonakos

Real Estate Professional, Antonakos Luxury Group – Pineywoods Realty LLC

Rod Martinez

Author of Middle-Grade and Young Adult Mystery Novels

Vincent Jackson

Tampa Bay Buccaneer

Dr. Hilary Dalton

Dentist, Dalton Dental

Derek Alvarez

Attorney at Genders, Alvarez, Diecidue Attorneys at Law

Jacqui Colina

Account Coordinator, Social Forces

Jessica Thompson

Program Manager, Monsour Executive Wellness Center at USF Health

Nicole Blake

Owner of Amazing Lash Studio

Clarissa Gerlach Purk

Digital Content Coordinator, Moffitt Cancer Center

Brett Markowitz

Director of Operations, Tampa Rejuvenation

Joanna Olsen

Owner, Coyote Ugly Saloon – Tampa, Daytona, Destin, Panama City Beach

Heeda McAuley


Toni Sloman

Owner, Skin Savvy RX

Sarah Burke

Attorney for Butler, Weihmuller, Katz and Craig, LLP

Ashley Young

Occupational Therapist, Tampa Kids Therapy

Lance Ponton

Commercial Real Estate

Dhvanit Patel

President/CEO, Onicx

Chris Barbosa

Band musician and music teacher at Rockstar Music Academy

Brandon Wright

Owner, Cigar City DJs, stay-at-home dad

Eric R. Polins

Senior Brand Strategist/Partner, HCP Associates, Inc.

Rashae Doyle

Physician Assistant – Aesthetics Specialist, Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center

C. Todd Marks

Managing Attorney, Westchase Law & Title

Austin Hiday

Personal Stylist, Nordstrom

Ernesta Chicklowski

Music Educator, Owner of The Studio of South Tampa

John Marazzi

Co-Owner/Managing Partner, Brandon Honda