Board of Directors & Committees

Guiding the Westshore Alliance are business leaders from a wide spectrum of Tampa's most important companies and organizations. These key players work together to determine the strategic plan the Alliance will follow to achieve its mission.


President Donald Skelton
Vice President Patrick Kelly
Franklin Street
Secretary Kenneth Tinkler
Carlton Fields
Treasurer Melanie Fowler
Immediate Past President Julie Harris Herndon*
Julie L. Harris & Associates
Executive Director Ann Kulig
Westshore Alliance

Executive Committee

Randy Coen* Coen & Company
Karin Coleman HCI Group
Edward Ellsasser PrimeGroup Insurance
Patrick Gehm Cousins Properties
Misha Hart Fintech
Dr. Barry Hubbard Hillsborough Community College
Gary Schaaf Becker
Ashley Watters Cogent Bank
Andrew Wright Franklin Street

Board Members

Alison Asher McKibbon Hospitality
Travis Barcomb New York Life
Lauren Brooks AECOM
Justin Clark Cigar City Brewing
Bob Clifford WSP USA
Lauren Coup Cushman & Wakefield
Laura Crouch TECO an Emera Company
Gina Evans Tampa International Airport
Allison Granell Tampa Bay Marina
Ron Gregory AECOM
Eric Hart Tampa Sports Authority
Felicia Harvey Amgen
Nancy Herz Parkway
Karen Hilton Synovus
Mary-Helen Horne PwC
Kyle Keith The Bank of Tampa
Roxanne Kemph CBRE
Ken Lane Avison Young
John LaRocca Murphy LaRocca Consulting Group
Gary Malfroid International Plaza and Bay Street
David Mechanik* Mechanik Nuccio Hearne & Wester, P.A.
Mark Micikas Atkins
Ben Milsom Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Eric Muller Pro-Ject International
Lee Nelson Shutts & Bowen
Angela Odell Cushman & Wakefield
Derek Pupello FIVE Labs
Rick Reinke AAA - The Auto Club Group
Jerome Ryans Tampa Housing Authority
Larry Scollo WestShore Plaza
Nancy Shirkman Moffitt Cancer Center
Phillip Smith Framework Group
Ronda Stoker Bloomin' Brands
Gerald Thomas Florida Blue
Enrique A. Woodroffe, FAIA* Woodroffe Corporation Architects
Dan Woodward* Highwoods Properties
Grace Yang GrayRobinson

Advisory Board

Jay Botsch* The Mall at Wellington Green
Bob Rohrlack Tampa Bay Chamber
James Wessman*
*Past President

Ambassador Committee

Co-Chairs: Jeff Andrews, Spirit Human Resources; Eric Pless, The Pless Group; Gregory Sinadinos, Edward Jones; Ashley Watters, Cogent Bank
This group of volunteers serves as an extension of our staff and assists at all our events by welcoming new members and guests and helping new members connect comfortably and engage through our mentor program. They focus on membership recruitment by educating nonmember companies about the Westshore Alliance. The Committee meets from 11 – 11:30 am prior to our monthly member luncheons. To sign up for this committee, email Jamie Farrell.


Master Plan Committee

Chair: Randy Coen, Coen & Company
This committee guides growth and development in the Westshore District. Active in the evolution and implementation of the Westshore Master Plan, Westshore Overlay District Standards and Areawide DRI. Works to enhance the District through consistent and aesthetically appealing design standards and streetscape. Finds sources of funding to implement recommended projects. Current efforts are to implement elements of the Westshore Public Realm Master Plan. To sign up for this committee, email Michael Maurino.


Transportation Committee

Chair: Ron Gregory, AECOM
Monitors, identifies and advocates for the funding of transportation improvements to increase mobility, accessibility and ease traffic congestion in Westshore and on major corridors within the District. To sign up for this committee, email Michael Maurino.