The American Marketing Association Tampa Bay Chapter (AMATBC) is proud to announce its new leadership. Goals for the new board include increasing service to area non‐profits, increasing membership and benefits as well as raising visibility for the chapter through its new branding campaign.
The new board members are:
Karin Arden, president. Arden is a partner with JFD Advertising & Public Relations in Tampa.
Velma Knowles, president‐elect. Knowles is managing director, marketing with AAA Auto Club
South in Tampa.
Terre Paz, chairman of the board. Paz is with Ryah Creative Group in Palm Harbor.
Pam Smith, vice president programming. Smith is product development manager with PSCU
Financial Services Inc. in St. Petersburg.
Don Gage, vice president of membership/volunteers. Gage is owner of GAGE in Palm Harbor.
Chris Vivian, vice president of communications. Vivian is president of ClearEcho
Communications, LLC, in St. Petersburg.
Jody Beste, treasurer and vice president of finance. Beste is a CPA with JBJ Enterprises in Port
Ginger Reichl, vice president collegiate relations. Reichl is president of Pinstripe Marketing in St.
Vince Bailey, vice president of research. Bailey is owner of Vincent Bailey Consumer Research in
Agnes Bradford, creative brand director. Bradford is a graphics manager with United Way of
Brooke Fletcher, vice president of records and administrative marketing assistant. Fletcher is an
assistant product marketing manager, membership with AAA Auto Club South in Tampa.
The AMATBC has evolved to bring its members outstanding benefits and activities designed to provide
ongoing education, inspiration and professional networking opportunities. The monthly events are open
to members and guests and feature speakers from well‐known companies and brands in Tampa Bay and
nationwide. Last year’s events featured AAA Auto Club South, JetBlue Airways and Chick‐fil‐A and the
chapter is looking forward to presentations from MasterCard, Entravision and Clear Channel Radio,
among others. For more information about events, call Jim Slusser at 727‐865‐7687.