34th Class of Leadership Bay Graduates

Chamber News


Panama City, Fla. – The Bay County Chamber is pleased to announce the 34th class of Leadership Bay.

This group creates a broadened network of well-informed leaders whose strengthened commitment to community involvement will affect positive change in Bay County. Leadership Bay was founded in 1983 and is a community leadership development program of the Bay County Chamber of Commerce. Based on the premise that people are our most important resource, the purpose of the program is to offer potential leaders a curriculum in community leadership training.

Congratulations to the 2016-17 Class: Alex Baird, City of Panama City; Kathy Bedford, Carpe Diem Solutions, Inc.; Olivia Crosby, Florida Realtors; Dr. Stephanie Curley, Ideal Dentistry; Cynthia Fuller, Holy Nativity Episcopal School; Shay Hannon, Gulf Coast State College; Niki Kelly, Girls, Inc. of Bay County; Kasey Killebrew, Life Management Center of Northwest Florida; Austin Klanjac, Summit Bank; Jacob Mann, Community Bank; Eddie Navarez, LockMasters USA; Amy Pfau, Tipton, Marler, Garner & Chastain; Holly Pituch, St. Andrew Bay Land Company; John Pollman, GAC Contractors, Inc.; Michael Richardson, Gulf Power Company; Scott Sitkiewitz, Trane-Ingersoll Rand; Jerry Sowell, Trustmark Bank; Michaelean Stewart, Visit Panama City Beach.

Also thanks to the 2016-2017 Steering Committee for all of their hard work and dedication: Chairman Nick Beninate, Harrison Sale McCloy; Brooke Bullard, Anchorage Children’s Home; DeAnne Carlson, Summit Bank; Jacob Fish, St. Andrew Bay Land Company; Kevin Francis, Bay County Sheriff’s Office; Elizabeth Hooks, Gulf Coast State College; Jenny Howell, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City; Amanda Jowers, Summit Bank; Rebecca Kelly, Florida State University Panama City; Brian Leebrick, Barron & Redding, P.A.; Tricia Pearce, Life Management Center of Northwest Florida; Shelley Scarborough, Gulf Power Company; Brian Upton, Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center; Michelle Weiss, Harris Corporation; Jennifer Wolgamott, ZHA, Inc.