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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Public Policy 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 Public Policy Committee is to cultivate awareness for Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay members and encourage them to have a voice on issues and policies affecting Greater Tampa Bay.

The Public Policy Committee meets the first Tuesday of every month unless otherwise published in the Weekly Happenings.

The Public Policy Committee Works On:

  • Planning an annual public policy event
  • Generating government involvement
  • Providing access to community leaders

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!


David Loos
Beaux-Arts Group


Vice Chair:

Eric Ortiz
McKay Adveritisng + Activation