Judy Genshaft

University of South Florida

“The Tampa Bay Trade & Protocol Council is an integral part of our region’s international trade strategy"

President Ronald L. Vaughn

The University of Tampa

"The Tampa Bay Trade & Protocol Council has a lead role in helping to rebuild these relationships for our community.”

Bob Rohrlack

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce commends the Mayor and County on their vision to strengthen Protocol with an international trade component.
Bob McDonaugh
Economic Opportunity Administrator
City of Tampa


Bob McDonaugh is the Administrator of Economic Opportunity.  He brings a wealth of public and private development experience to the position.

Prior to his positions with the City, Bob held a development position with Equity One, a publicly traded REIT, who owned and operated almost 200 shopping centers in the southeast.  He was a development partner with Tampa based Hunt Douglas Real Estate Services where he developed retail properties in Florida, Colorado and Arizona.  Prior public sector experience included 5 years for the Port of Tampa as Manager of Real Estate.  He also spent more than 8 years with CB Richard Ellis as a Downtown Tampa Specialist.  

He has lived in Tampa for over 40 years and has served as a volunteer for several area organizations including; The City of Tampa Variance Review Board, the Better Business Bureau, Second Harvest Food Bank and the Tampa Bay Little League. Bob is a graduate of the University of Tampa with a degree in Economics.