2019 Presented by

Verizon   Straz Center BW

The annual University of Tampa Fellows Forum brings together a distinguished panel of business CEOs to share their perspectives with the Tampa Bay business community about their company, brand and any issues facing their industry and markets. Each year, the Fellows Forum attracts more than 1,000 business and community leaders and raises more than $100,000 annually. Proceeds from this event go towards student scholarships and other student related activities at The University of Tampa.


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Date: Feb. 19, 2019

7:15 a.m. – Continental Breakfast
8-9:30 a.m. – Program 

David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
Louise Lykes Ferguson Hall
Tampa, FL  33602


2019 Speakers include:

Mary Reemst
Mary Reemst
Managing Director and CEO
Macquarie Bank Limited
Pat Geraghty
Patrick J. Geraghty
President and Chief Executive Officer
GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation
John Forney
President and Chief Executive Officer
UPC Insurance

Beneficiary of Event

The University of Tampa Board of Fellows Endowed Scholarship to the Sykes College of Business and other student programs.

Tickets: $40

Tickets for the Forum are available in January through the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce or through various sponsorship packages.

A Good Value For Sponsors

The Fellows Forum offers a terrific way to get your company's name in front of hundreds of area decision-makers. All levels of sponsorship come with tickets, so your company's employees can attend. Proceeds from the Fellows Forum fund the Board of Fellows Endowed Scholarship to The University of Tampa's Sykes College of Business. View available sponsorship opportunities.   

UT Fellows

The Fellows are a group of UT supporters that consists of over 160 of the top business leaders in the Tampa Bay area. Their mission is to serve as goodwill ambassadors in the business community, helping to raise funds and awareness for the University. Visit the Board of Fellows.

Contact Information

Sharon McDonald
Director, Volunteer Engagement
(813) 257-3582

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors: 


Presenting Sponsor


Platinum Sponsors  

  Straz Center BW

  Beck Group

Brown and Brown

 Hill Ward Henderson

Student Award Sponsor  

  Riley Education Foundation

Gold Sponsors    


 RMS 2019  



Phelps Dunbar 2019

Prida Guida Perez

 Thomas Financial - 1.3.18


Silver Sponsors  

Ace Golf




CI Group

 Ciminelli Logo



Crowe LLP

 Ferreri Search

Florida First Foundation

Mary Jane and Buck Jones



Merrill Lynch 2019

Nielsen Logo     

PNC Bank - Color  

RR Simmons

Shumaker Loop Kendrick


Sykes Enterprises


TECO Energy

Walter P. Moore


  Media Sponsor  






"I greatly enjoyed my experience with the Fellows Forum, which was well designed for the discussion of the issues facing our economy." – Dennis Lockhart President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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