2017 Award Nominations

Nominations are now open for the following awards. Click a link below to download an application.

H.L. Culbreath Jr. Profile in Leadership Award

Parke Wright III Leadership Award

Annual Award Winners

H.L. Culbreath Jr. Profile in Leadership Award

The H.L. Culbreath Jr. Profile in Leadership Award was created in 1997 to annually recognize an individual whose leadership has made a positive impact on the greater Tampa community. Named in honor of its first recipient whose civic philanthropy and long service personified leadership. The award has quickly become the area’s most prestigious honor.

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2016 Recipient
Chuck Sykes


Dottie Berger MacKinnon Woman of Influence Award

The Dottie Berger MacKinnon Woman of Influence Award was created to annually recognize a woman whose leadership has made a positive impact on Hillsborough County. It pays tribute to an individual who exemplifies outstanding professional values; demonstrates the ability to go above and beyond the normal expectations of a leader; and serves as an inspiration to the community.

Robin DeLaVergne

2017 Recipient
Robin DeLaVergne


Parke Wright III Leadership Award

The Leadership Tampa Alumni Parke Wright III Leadership Award recognizes a Leadership Tampa Alumnus who demonstrated leadership above and beyond his or her job and made a significant difference in our community.

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2016 Recipient
Jane Castor


Deanne Dewey Roberts Emerging Leader Award

The Emerging Leader Award was created to annually recognize an Emerge participant whose leadership has made a positive impact on Hillsborough County. It pays tribute to an individual who exemplifies outstanding professional values; demonstrates the ability to go above and beyond the expectations of a leader; and serves as an inspiration to the community.

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2016 Recipient
Erin Cassidy