Meet the Team

Marisol C. Barbosa
Chief Executive Officer
Marisol comes to us with over 17+ years of leadership experience. She has worked in both for profit and non profit environments in both small and large organizations. Most recently she spent the last 7 years as a branch manager for Wachovia Bank but has held other roles such as VP of Operations and Project Director for the Tampa Metro Area YMCA, leading a 29 member coalition. Her professional experience includes educator, teaching English as a Second Language to adults, Translator (English to Spanish) and Voice over Talent. Marisol graduated from the University of Tampa with both a Bachelor’s in Communications and Masters Degree in Business Administration. Outside of her profession, she spends her spare time participating in various walks supporting causes such as Cancer Awareness and March of Dimes. A longtime resident of Hillsborough County, she now considers Polk County home.
Picasso Griffin
Membership Coordinator
Valerie Howze
Member Relations Manager