Published: January 11, 2011
Executives from the semiconductor, real estate and mobile communications
industries will be on hand to discuss their experiences at the Business
Network Symposium on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at The University of Tampa. It
will start with a continental breakfast at 7:15 a.m., and the program
will run from 7:45 to 9 a.m. in the Crescent Club on the 9th floor of
the Vaughn Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Lateef is CEO of St. Petersburg-based Plasma-Therm, a leading high-tech
process equipment manufacturer for systems used in specialty markets
throughout the semiconductor industry. Using wafer- etch and deposition
technologies, Plasma-Therm’s equipment is used to produce a diverse
range of everyday items such as LED TVs, cell phones, hard drives and
Roxanne Amoroso has worked in commercial
real estate development in Florida for more than 20 years developing
office, retail and multifamily real estate. Amoroso is a senior vice
president with the Banc of America Community Development Corp., leading
all multifamily and master development activities in the state of
David W. Hitchcock has been executive vice president
and chief financial officer of Syniverse since June 2007. Prior to
joining Syniverse, he was CFO of North America for Alcatel-Lucent.
Hitchcock has nearly 20 years of experience in corporate finance, mainly
with AT&T and Lucent Technologies.
The Board of Fellows
holds this networking event three times a year to give well-known, new
or changing businesses in the Tampa Bay area the opportunity to share
their accomplishments and plans with the business community. The event
is sponsored by The University of Tampa Board of Fellows, Boston Asset
Management, the Tampa Bay Business Journal and Sodexo Campus Services.
Those interested should RSVP by Friday, Jan. 21, online at
or call (813) 253-6220.