Bridget Jenkins-Wilson –Cardinal Roofing and Solar Tech
Bridget Jenkins Wilson joined the Chamber in 2012. After a year on the sidelines, she is prepared to lead the Chamber. She is a 3rd generation state licensed roofing contractor. She attended USF where she received her degree in Elementary Education and she went on to teach 3rd grade as her first career. Bridget attended Contractor’s School as soon as she finished at USF and has been involved in her industry her entire life. Her leadership skills won her a college scholarship in Leadership. She has held offices in leadership since high school and is currently President of her company. Her proudest leadership role is that of a mom. Bridget is a former FANG member. firstname.lastname@example.org or 813-478-7663
Chairman of the Board
Michael Holmes – Delta Credit Restoration
Michael has served the business community for 15 years as a bank manager for financial institutions as Washington Mutual, Chase Bank, Fifth Third. Now the owner of Delta Credit Restoration, he continues to assist small business owners in developing strategies to grow their business.
As one of the original founders of the Valrico Fishhawk Chamber, he has served on the board since its inception and recently held the President position. His number one goal has been to “push the needle” for local businesses as President, and feels the role of the Chamber should be to continue doing what it can to serve as a conduit for local businesses members.
Thank you all for a wonderful year one and I look forward to working with you all during this very exciting new year. email@example.com or 813-380-4392
Marie Gilmore – Osprey Observer
For Marie, journalism has been a lifelong passion. She graduated with honors, in 1996, with a communications degree from the journalism program at Mount Royal College in Calgary, Alberta. Working at the Calgary Sun daily newspaper was an excellent prerequisite for her 1996 move to Tampa, FL, where she accepted the Assistant Editor position at the Advisor Magazine. Marie then worked as a features correspondent for the Tampa Tribune and accepted a position at the New Tampa Neighborhood News. In a few short years, she advanced from assistant editor to assignment editor and finally managing editor. In 2001, she moved to FishHawk Ranch and launched the Osprey Observer Community Newspaper in January 2002. The Osprey Observer grew from a 750-home hand-delivered newsletter to four monthly editions direct-mailed to more than 80,000 homes per month. In 2008, the Osprey Observer purchased the 12-year-old Christian Voice Monthly newspaper and doubled the circulation of the newspaper in South East Hillsborough County. Marie enjoys getting to know people and sharing her experiences and knowledge of being in business and is happy to speak and share her knowledge with groups, organizations and individuals. Marie is the founder of FANG. firstname.lastname@example.org or 813-657-2418
Teresa Fink – American Dream Home Mortgage
Teresa Fink has been a resident and active business professional in the Tampa Bay community since Tampa Bay community since 1987. Teresa began her career in the mortgage industry as a mortgage processor and became a licensed mortgage broker in 1990. As one of the communities top-producing loan originators, she decided to partner with her husband, Mike, in opening their own company in 2006. It was Teresa’s dream to help prospective homebuyers to assist them in achieving their dream of home ownership and assist homeowner’s in achieving their financial goals by refinancing, consolidating debt or to accomplish their personal dreams by utilizing the equity in their homes. Teresa’s extensive mortgage background provides borrower’s a wealth of knowledge in all mortage lending products including FHA, USDA, VA and Conventional. Teresa is an advocate for her clients and will work diligently to assist the borrowers in obtaining their goals Teresa has helped the Valrico Fishhawk Chamber in various ways over the past year. She has assisted as Secretary to the Board, provided photography coverage for events through her husband Mike’s business, and has supported and attended almost all the events the Chamber has placed. She looks forward to serving the Board and the members of the Chamber with the same professionalism and diligence as she has her business for the past seven years. email@example.com or 813-655-4663
Joe Svehla – Get The Facts Home Inspection
Joe Svehla – Is currently the owner of Get The Facts Home Inspection. He Started the business 4 years ago, after earning his state license as a home inspector. He has grown his business to become a one stop shop for all your inspection needs. He was born and raised in Chicago IL. For the past 7 years he has lived in Valrico with his wife of 15 years and 2 children. Jake 13 and Emily 9 years old. firstname.lastname@example.org or 813-785-4620