Leadership Tampa Bay enhances awareness, education and knowledge of major regional issues through learning experiences and discussion. The program fosters a better understanding of regional challenges and opportunities so that Leadership Tampa Bay graduates can develop solutions that benefit the Tampa Bay community.
Running from September through June, Leadership Tampa Bay’s participants attend 10 classes that focus on regional issues and opportunities. The agenda for each class session consists of panel discussions with business, civic and government leaders, Q&A sessions and facility tours. In addition, each class member participates in two retreats and a trip to Tallahassee.
After joining the Firm in 2014 and beginning their accounting recruiting subsidiary, Derek Johnson founded and leads the Firm’s Staffing & Recruiting office for the Tampa market. He became a Member in 2017 and he is instrumental in building lasting relationships between the Firm’s CPAs and businesses that need accounting solutions. Johnson enjoys helping closely-held, small to mid-size businesses thrive in today’s environment.
“I am honored to be a part of Leadership Tampa Bay’s Class of 2022. I have a strong passion for the Tampa Bay area, and I can’t wait to see how the program helps me evolve professionally and personally,” said Johnson.
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