Annual Leaders Luncheon 2024

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Our leadership coalition invites you to the

Annual Leaders Luncheon To End Overdose



Friday, March 15, 2024
11:00am — 1:00pm


Hilton Carillon Park, St. Petersburg


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Thanks to our sponsors, all are welcome, and no one will be excluded. The price of tickets indicates the cost of the program for those willing to donate to cover the cost of their attendance.

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Sponsorship Levels:


Presenting Sponsorship

  • ZCenter stage signage and recognition during event
  • ZRecognition on videos and upcoming webinars
  • Z4 tables reserved for your guests
  • Enhance Our Strategies: $75,000 would fund a data specialist to coordinate collection of outcomes.


Presenting Sponsorship

  • ZCenter stage signage and recognition during lunch presentation
  • ZRecognition on upcoming webinars
  • Z3 1/2 tables reserved for your guests
  • Enhance Our Reach: $50,000 would fund a liaison for 1 year.


Platinum Sponsorship

  • ZCenter stage signage and recognition during dessert
  • Z2 1/2 tables reserved for your guests
  • Spread the Word: $25,000 would fund Employer & HR Curriculum on Substance Use Disorder.


Gold Sponsorship

  • ZDinner Plate signage and One full page program ad
  • Z1 1/2 tables reserved for your guests
  • Crisis Intervention: $10,000 would fund professional education expansion and incentives.


Silver Sponsorship

  • ZCenter Table signage and Half page program ad
  • Z1 table reserved for your guests
  • Community Care Coordination: $5,000 would keep life-saving interventions consistently available in all communities.


Bronze Sponsorship

  • ZCenter Table signage and Quarter page program ad
  • Z1/2 table reserved for your guests
  • Anti-Stigma and Storytelling: $2,500 would fund the recording, airing, and sharing of 1 Story of Recovery.


Vendor Tables

  • ZReserve 1 table for members who desire to present their business in a more visual manner
  • Z3 seats during lunch for you and your guests
  • Nonprofit Rate: $250 per table
  • Community AntiStigma Events: $500 would host one anti-stigma, awareness event within our communities.

Leadership Coalition

David Pizzo

Chair, Leadership Coalition
Market President
Florida Blue

Bemetra Simmons

President & CEO
Tampa Bay Partnership

Lainie Fox Ackerman

Assistant Vice President, External Affairs & Community Benefit
Orlando Health

Jenine Rabin

Executive Vice President
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Foundation

Holly Graziadio

Chief of Staff
Tampa General Hospital

Gail Ryder

Vice President, Behavioral Health
BayCare Health System

Rania Shehata

Vice President, Americas General Counsel
Tech Data Corporation

John Strong

Bankers Financial Corporation

Brian Auld

Tampa Bay Rays and Tampa Bay Rowdies

Bridgette Bello

CEO & Publisher
Tampa Bay Business & Wealth

Brian Butler

President & CEO

Chris Cavello

The Robin Foundation

Ravi Chari

HCA West Florida Division

Alan Hill

Director of Corporate Security and Emergency Management
Tampa Electric Company

Brent Hovan

DevOps Engineer
Seneca Solutions

Russell Meyer

Executive Director
Florida Council of Churches

For the full list of leadership coalition members, visit our about page:

Sobering Statistics for Tampa Bay:

75% of opioid fatalities impact prime work age population.

Narcan is 81% effective at reversing overdose.

Nearly 3 people die every day in Tampa Bay from an opioid overdose.

Help make a difference

Your support matters — together, we can make a lasting impact on the opioid epidemic facing Tampa Bay today.