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.

Algimantas (Al) A. Karnavicius


Education:
Graduated from University of South Florida in June 1973, with a BA in Language and Literature.

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE: 
1982 to present, Founder and President of Bayprint, a Digital Printing and Marketing Services firm in St. Petersburg, Florida. Responsibilities include supervising and directing sales and production personnel; implementing company marketing and advertising efforts; implementing and supervising pricing and estimating; implementing and supervising employee training.
Prior experience has included general real estate, automobile sales, retailing, advertising sales and food service business owner.

CIVIC AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
Current or former member:
Museum of Fine Arts, Florida Craftsmen, St. Petersburg/Gulf Beaches Board of Realtors, St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Pinellas County Arts Council, The Morean Arts Center, PrintImage International, Kiwanis Club of St. Petersburg, City of St. Petersburg Cultural Plan Steering Committee, St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Cultural Arts Committee, Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce, Tampa Bay Consular Corps, Clutch Hitters of Tampa Bay

Current or former Board of Director for:
St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors (Past Vice President Communications), the Chamber's Small Business Council (Past Chairman), Common Ground (Past President), American Stage Board of Trustees (Past President), American Stage Forum, The Morean Arts Center (Past President), Kiwanis Club of St. Petersburg (Past President), Chairman of Artworks! Festival in 1993 and 1994, Past-President of PrintImage International – (a national trade association with over 3000 members). Clutch Hitters of Tampa Bay (Steering Committee).

Honorary Consul to the Republic of Lithuania since 1999.

Co-Founder of ORIGINAL Third Tuesdays Networking St. Petersburg, 2012

Awards:
St. Petersburg's "Small Business Person of the Year" in 1987.
Co-recipient (with wife Nancy) of Pinellas County Arts Council's "Friends of the Arts" Award in 1992.
Co-recipient (with wife Nancy) of the Tampa Bay Business Committee for the Arts “Patron” Award in 2000.
Named PrintImage International’s “Printer of the Year” for 2000-2001

Interests:
Golf, Visual and Performing Arts, Automobile Racing (spectator), Ceramics, Photography, Travel.