Sertoma-Central Florida District
Thursday, June 01, 2023

CFD Speakers Bureau

This page is for Sertoma clubs in the Central Florida District to identify speakers who have spoken at their club and who are willing to speak at other Sertoma clubs. 


Speaker's Name & Organization Speaker Contact Information Speaker Topic(s) Recommending Club & Contact
Linda Walker
Program Manager
Hillsborough House of Hope
(813) 231-5122
Transitioning form Incarceration to Productive Citizenship Through Christian Counseling & Practical Help
Tampa East Sertoma Club
Jesse Brown (813) 935-0711,
Crime Prevention Consultants
(813) 661-3700 (office)
Seminars are approximately 30 minutes and covers criminal threats in your community such as burglary, home invasion, purse snatching, assaults, identity theft and other self-defense tips recommended by local Law Enforcement (flyer)
Seaport Sertoma Club
Harvey Rhinhart (
Ms. Jeanine Bedell
Hillsborough Kids
(813) 225-1105
Hillsborough Kids is a non-profit agency created  to ensure the safety and permanency of abused and neglected children in Hillsborough County by providing comprehensive services that promote strong families
Tampa Breakfast Sertoma Club
John Tragon
Steve Schadt
Sertoma Youth Ranch
(813) 971-1623
Craig McCart
Sertoma Speech & Hearing
(727) 834-5479
David Ball
Sertoma Camp Endeavor
(863) 420-1766
Marc Baumann
Annual Sertoma Fund
(813) 340-0345
Lisa Braswell
The Children's Home
(813) 864-1536
The Children's Home is a place where children learn to smile and families learn to flourish  
Barbara Ritter/Elizabeth Bonni
HCC-Hearing Course
(813) 253-7344
Becki Forsell
(813) 968-5818
A program to enrich the lives of of persons with disabilities via education outreach  
Chief Jane Castor
City of Tampa
(813) 931-6599    
Bob Williams
Support the Troops
Connie Blaney
Liberty Manor for Veterans
(813) 900-9422
Liberty Manor - A Place of Dignity, Respect & Acknowledgement  
Jack Parrish
(813) 368-9722
Winter storms project manager  
Steve Sellers
Ameriprise Financial
(813) 207-9010

Areas of focus include: Retirement Plan Distribution; Retirement Planning Strategies;Estate Planning Strategies

Barry Marcone
Driving Sober to Save a Life
(352) 279-4365
Sandy Liberatore
Director of Community and Strategic Partnerships
Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay, Inc
(813) 932-5228
(813) 727-7166
Foundation for Dreams Inc
16110 Dream Oaks Place
Bradenton, FL34212
Phone: (941) 746-5659  
Fax: (941) 745-1409
Elaine M. MCArthur  EEOC Tampa Field Office
Robert Graves
Rick J. Gallegos & Associates, Inc
Elizabeth Ann Janovsky
Caption Call
Caption Call is a State of the Art Captioning Phone that is designed for people who have difficulty hearing on the phone or are hard of hearing. Phone has many features that enhance the communication between caller and the listener  
Valerie Stafford-Mallis
Florida Coordinating Coucil for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing    
Joe Romano 
The Hearing Loop Group
Tricia Parish
Guitar Soloist

Robert Frisina, Ph.D.

Professor and BME Director

Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering Director - Global Center for Hearing & Speech Research

Discusses his research on: Determination of Brain Mechanisms Responsible for Encoding of Speech and Complex Sounds in Young and Aged – Towards Therapeutic Interventions (He uses biomedical engineering techniques to study how we hear, and what goes wrong in cases of hearing loss and deafness, with a special emphasis on age-related hearing loss).

Brent Weisman, Ph.D
USF Professor of Anthropology
History of Seminole Indians
Jesse Brown
Ryan Dilkey
Coordinator of EC-SAR
(727) 864-8288
Discusses the not-for profit, volunteer run Search & Rescue Waterfront Program run out of Eckerd College  
Kim Hanna

President and CEO

The ALS Association Florida Chapter
1-888-257-1717 ext. 105
Discusses ALS and its impact in the Tampa area and Florida
Andrew Cannons
John J. Walkinshaw
Executive Director
Hillsborough River Watershed Alliance 
(813) 245-0583 

Tampa East
Yvonne Marrone
Guardian ad Litem Program
813-307-3325 – Office
813-956-5242 - Cell
The Guardian ad Litem Program’s sole responsibility is to represent the best interests of children who are involved in dependency court proceedings. More info here
Seaport Sertoma Club
Harvey Rhinhart (
James O. Smith, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.C.C.P.
Dr Smith is a cardiologist. He goes on Mission Trips with his church and has very interesting topics to speak on.
Seaport Sertoma Club
Harvey Rhinhart (
Dr. Tracey Crocker
Phone: 813-410-6573
Tracey Crocker has a background in operations and social services. She has experience in front line management working with homeless and addictions/mental health clients as well as working with management and Board of Directors on long range strategic planning, fund raising, and strategic networking. Tracey has developed and implemented conferences, fundraising events, trainings, and employment programs. Tampa Breakfast Club
Dr Alan Cornelisen

Dr. Alan Cornelisen is a published author, recognized marketing expert and creator of numerous award-winning marketing campaigns. He has over 16 years experience working with thousands of businesses nationwide and internationally. He resides in the Tampa Bay area. Dr. Cornelisen’s focus is the application of Internet Marketing to small- to medium-size businesses. His key areas of expertise are: Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Social Media Marketing (SMM), Social Customer Relationship Management (sCRM).

Recommended topics: How can my business use search engines to increase my sales? What is social media marketing? How can social media become my new customer service department?
Seaport Sertoma Club
Harvey Rhinhart (
Sal Gentile Discusses tinnitus from the personal side -a sufferer for 13 months who is learing how to deal with it and get on with his life. He is a local member of the American Tinnitus Association and is currently raising funds for the tinnitus sufferers in the military:
Andy Cannons
Greater Tampa Sertoma Club
Pauls Project
Amy WHitehurst
(727) 460-1027
Inspired by a 4th grade student and a family’s journey through childhood cancer, Paul’s Project is dedicated to enlightening the community to the urgency and importance of supporting families of critically ill children.
Seaport Sertoma Club
Harvey Rhinhart (
Kelly Bell
Judeo Christian Health Clini
(813) 870-0395  
Jesse Brown
Kristi Lefferts
Trinity Outreach of Tampa Bay
Jesse Brown
Samantha Lee
Manor Care -Rehab Care
(813) 968-8777  
Jesse Brown
Bob Helms
Toy Makers of East Lake
(727) 942-3528  
Jesse Brown
Andrea Brogen
Meals on Wheels
(813) 238-8410  
Jesse Brown
Sandra Johnson
Seniors in Service
(813) 932-5228 x 226  
Jesse Brown
Tess Crowder
Communications Access
(813) 814-7736  
Jesse Brown