Dr. Judy Genshaft

University of South Florida

“By working together through the Chamber, Tampa Bay institutions…play an important role in strengthening our economy and our community.”

Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz

Stetson University College of Law

"… The Greater Tampa Chamber has been instrumental in helping our students become better prepared for the demands of the marketplace.”

Dr. Ronald L. Vaughn

The University of Tampa

“... Appreciates our continuing partnership with the Chamber to build a better community, develop future leaders and strengthen businesses.”

Dr. Kenneth Atwater

Hillsborough Community College

"Being actively involved with the Chamber has helped us forge relationships that have benefited HCC as a whole.”

Dr. Bill Lennox

Saint Leo University

"Chamber membership has been an exceptional way to strengthen our ties to the community and provide opportunities for our students and faculty."

Greater Tampa Chamber Member Information for Education Connection Guest Speaking Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in speaking to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students through our Education Connection partnerships! So we may best match you to classrooms in our community, please email us with the following information:

  • name,
  • title,
  • academic background,
  • short professional biography,
  • area of expertise.

Students in our local academic institutions are waiting to hear from professionals who are currently working in the fields the students are considering. You can help a student decide early which direction to steer their career and your organization may even find their future workforce long before any interview process.

The Chamber's academic partners are: Hillsborough Community College, Hillsborough County Public Schools, Saint Leo University, Stetson Law, The University of Tampa, and University of South Florida.