• Community Relations

    Salvatore Ingrassia
    Ed Turanchik
    Akerman LLP
    Audrey Perez
    Mr. Empanada Inc. and Mr. Empanada Franchise Corp. dba/Mr. Empanada
    Carla Williams
    HART
    Joseph Touger
    Gomez & Touger, P.A.
    Gilbert Munoz
    Munoz & Company, CPA
    CPA
    Earl Haugabook
    Rick Caldevilla
    Caldeco Mechanical Services, Inc.
    President
    Dan Gysel
    DANG designs, Inc.
    Creative Director
    Richard Rohde
    R Processor Inc
    President
    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
    President - Melisa Martin
    Vice President - Joe Procopio
    Secretary - Julie Perez
    Treasurer - Cynthia Alvarez

    THAN Representative - Cathy Bartolotti
    Crime Watch Coordinator - Jerry Scaglione
    WTCOC Representative - Cynthia Alvarez
     
    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 profession for twenty five 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 on the Board of Directors for the West Tampa Chamber of Commerce, President of the Macfarlane Park Neighborhood Association and an Adjunct Instructor at Hillsborough Community College.  Melisa just recently completed the City of Tampa's Mayor's Neighborhood Univeristy (MNUV) in May of 2016.

    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
    BAYS Florida
    BAYS operates the Juvenile Diversion Alternative Program, the Teen Outreach Program, BAYS Community Care, STOP Substance Abuse Prevention Program, and the Step-Up Program. These 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 for two years in a row!  This is an especially meaningful designation because the honor is based upon employee feedback.  Our Mission: BAYS Florida works in partnership with individuals, families, and communities to inspire change, growth and success.  Our Vision: A Florida that believes in the value and worth of all people and their ability to change, grow, and succeed.
     
    Ruben Alfaras
    American Momentum Bank
    SVP, SBA Lending
    Ruben Alfaras is SVP of SBA Lending at American Momentum Bank and has been a commercial and SBA lender in the Tampa Bay Area since 1989. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland where he received his BA in Political Science and also earned an MBA from Nova-Southeastern University. He is a Past District Governor for Rotary International and has been involved in many civic and charitable organizations throughout his banking career in Tampa. Ruben has been married for 23 years to Yuyi Alfaras, who owns and operates Divas Full Service Salon in West Tampa since 1996.
    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.
    Anthony Serrano
    Credit Union Insurance Services