Board of Directors


Bridget Jenkins-WilsonCardinal Roofing and Solar Tech

wilsonBridget 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. or 813-478-7663


Chairman of the Board


Board Members

Marie Gilmore – Osprey Observer

Marie GilmoreFor 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. or 813-657-2418

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. or 813-785-4620




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