Outlined below are the various committees for ACG Tampa Bay which are led and run by a board member and consist of ACG Tampa Bay members.  It is a good way for members to become involved, meet other members and help shape our chapter.  It also serves as a path to board service.

We have monthly ZOOM meetings (regularly scheduled).  If you would like to find out more, you can email the chairs listed below directly or contact Sherry Smith, Chapter Executive, at (813) 205-0776,

Tampa Bay Board of Directors

Committees (September 2023 - August 2024)

Sponsorship Committee (Zoom meeting 9:30 to 10:00 am 2nd Wednesday of every month, beginning Aug 9, 2023)
The Sponsorship Committee has the ever important role of creating relationships with companies to secure commitments for financial sponsorships for the following levels - annual sponsorship, special events, and monthly meetings. A sponsorship package is developed by ACG Tampa Bay with committee input and contains multiple opportunities at various price points.
Jeff Mitchell, Woodforest National Bank, (813) 205-1538,

Programs Committee (Zoom meetings TBD)
The Programs Committee has primary responsibility for planning the content of our Tampa & St. Petersburg speaker meetings. The committee helps identify topics as well as speakers/panelists/moderators that will be of interest to members. The committee is also tasked with identifying venues for our networking events.  The committee also helps with "special events" including Pub Crawl, Wine Tasting, and other signature events
Jami Gold, LCG Advisors, (813) 226-2800,; Shannon Brown, Forvis, (407) 716-4743,

Membership Committee (Zoom meeting 9:00 to 9:30 am 2nd Tuesday of every month, beginning Aug 8, 2023)
The Membership Committee is responsible for member engagement/retention and new member recruitment/acquisition. This includes contacting members whose terms are expiring to ensure their renewal, obtaining feedback on why they may choose not to renew and finding ways to introduce new members to ACG. Remember, ACG Tampa Bay is a membership approval chapter, and thus the focus is on those that are involved in the middle-market.
Jeff Bauman, (813) 598-6236, jbauman002@gmail.comBrian Hanrahan, Aon, (813) 636-3110,

Sarasota Committee (Zoom meeting 9:00 to 9:30 am 2nd Wednesday of every month, beginning Aug 9, 2023)
ACG Tampa Bay holds meetings each year in Sarasota/Bradenton to help promote middle market activity and networking opportunities in the Sarasota/Manatee area.
Frank Harris, Strategy Partners Group, LLC, (770) 718-8290, fharris@strategypg.comPaul Rogalski, Robert W. Baird & Co, (312) 953-2395,

The Emerging Professionals Group was developed to serve Tampa Bay professionals under the age of 35 involved in corporate growth and mergers and acquisitions.  This committee assists with programming and socials for the EPs as well as our annual BIG CATCH fishing tournament.

Matt Felman, Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, (813) 984-3200,

The Marketing/PR committee works to promote ACG Tampa Bay, including members, sponsors and deals being done.
Brenna Hooker, CIBC Private Wealth Management, (850) 544-9526,