Jill McSpadden

Prida, Guida & Company, P.A.

Emerge has given me many opportunities to develop professionally. I have met some wonderful people and feel more connected to the community.

David Loos

Beaux-Arts Group

Emerge is a great first step for making your mark and making a difference.

Jasmine Riber

Bank of America

Emerge offers more than just engaging networking events. It provides resources and growth opportunities to help keep you relevant and effective within Tampa Bay.
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Community Outreach Committee

Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay concentrates on four main segments – Professional DevelopmentCommunity OutreachMembership, and Public Policy  - designed to amplify the professional development of our members while also focusing our community efforts.

The mission of the Community Outreach Committee is to connect Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay members with opportunities for community involvement in Greater Tampa Bay and provide educational opportunities about local community organizations.

The Community Outreach Committee meets the first Monday of the month unless otherwise published in the Weekly Happenings.

The Community Outreach Committee Works On:

  • Planning the annual Nonprofit Volunteer Fair 
  • Promoting community involvement by scheduling service based activities for Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay members
  • Generating awareness of local organizations by distributing and communicating organizational information

If you have specific questions about committee meetings or when the next meeting will take place, please email the Leadership Programs Manager at emerge@tampachamber.com.  Sign up for a committee here!


Tammy Charles
Metropolitan Ministries


Vice Chair:
Jill McSpadden
Rivero, Gordimer & Co., PA