Tampa Film Institute, Inc. 
Gasparilla International Film Festival 
Mailing Address:
701 S. Howard Ave. 106-432
Tampa, FL 33606 

Tel: 813-693-2367

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FESTIVAL TEAM

Monica Varner | Executive Director

Ferdian Jap | Development Director

Nancy Collet | Programming Director

Hilda Sommariba | National PR

Cathy Cromar | Volunteer Coordinator

Chelsea Cromar | Volunteer Coordinator

Mitch Ritter | Operations Manager

Anne Fox | Guest Services & Film Traffic Manager

Michelle Canas | Marketing & PR Coordinator

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Joseph Alexander, President | AREA Real Estatce, LLC & Lieser Skaff Alexander, PLLC

Rachel Feinman, Immediate Past President | Florida Israel Business Accelerator

Tammy Briant, President Elect | Stetson Law

Roia Barrios, Vice President

Michael Cichon, Treasurer | BBT

Timothy Zehnder, Secretary | Hill Ward Henderson, LLP

Jonathan Ellis | Shumaker, Loop, Kendrick, P.A.

Steven Rybicki | Seminole Electric Cooperative

Kevin Ambler | Law Office of Kevin Ambler, P.A.

Robert A. Stines | Freeborn & Peters, LLP

Sheri Eaton | Suncoast Credit Union

Tyler Martinolich | Film Tampa Bay

Caroline Dues | Pro-Link Staffing

Santosh Govindaraju | Convergent Capital Partners
Riley Buchanan | Student Ambassador to the Board of Directors

Sara Scher | Tampa Bay Jewish International Film Festival

 

 

 

ADVISORY BOARD

Jason Ambler | Film Director

Armand Assante | SAG/AFTRA Actor

Leslie Cohen | HBO

Paul Cohen | FSU Film/Torchlight

Randall Emmett | Emmett/Furla Productions

Tom Garrett | Circa Films

Tom Gordin | Tagwear Commissioner

Ken Hagan | Hillsborough County

Miray Holmes | City of Tampa Dr.

Patrizia LaTrecchia, Ph.D., University of South Florida

*Charles (Chad) Moore | Morgan and Morgan, PA

*Eric Odum | ROI Commercial Property Brokerage

Ryan O'Nan | SAG/AFTRA Actor

Aakash Patel | Elevate, Inc.

*Eric Polins | HCP & Associates, Inc.

*Joseph J. Restaino | Film Producer

Robert W Sterrett III | Filmmaker

Michael Stewart | 717 South & AVA

Ted Warren | America Media Group

Bryan Glazer | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Phillip Sipiora | USF Professor

Cinda Snow | Snow Entertainment

Dori Sperko | Film Producer

Rob Malloy | Pinstripe Productions

Honorable Bob Martinez | Former Governer of FL

Honorable Dick Greco | Former Mayor of City of Tampa *

Elizabeth Fendrick | SAG/AFTRA Actor

Gregory Firestone | My Florida Mediator

Phara Mclachlan | nGenium

Evan Smith | Videographer

Frank Robertson | Frank Robertson Media

Francis Vayalumkal | India International Film Festival

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* Denotes Past President