American Heart Association logoAmerican Heart Association

Tampa Bay Leadership

A relentless force for longer, healthier lives.

happy senior couple walking outdoors

Tampa Bay Board of Directors

Chair

Kyle Mitchell
Chief Operations Officer
Kforce

President 

Lucila Ramiro, MD, FACP, MBA
Vice President, Tampa General Medical Group
Tampa General Hospital

Bruce Bergherm
Senior Executive Officer for Acute Care Services
AdventHealth West Florida Division

Ravi Chari, MD
President
HCA - West Florida Division

Theresa Crocker, PhD, RD
Director, Nutrition and Dietetics Program
Assistant Professor
University of South Florida College of Public Health

Javier Cuevas, PhD
Assistant Dean of Faculty & Academic Affairs, MCOM
Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
University of South Florida College of Medicine

Addison Davis
Superintendent
Hillsborough County Public School

Tash Elwyn
President and CEO
Raymond James & Associates

Artemis Emslie
CEO
Cadence Rx

Kimberly Guy
President
St. Joseph's Hospital, BayCare Health System

Connor Lewis
VP Development, Healthcare
Ryan Companies

President Elect

Guilherme Oliveira, MD, MBA
President Elect
Professor Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
Executive Director, Heart & Vascular Institute
University of South Florida
Tampa General Hospital

Danny Persuad
President/CEO
MidFlorida Armored

Debbie Rinde-Hoffman, MD FACC FACP FHSFA
Medical Director TGH Cardiac Transplant Program
Advanced Heart Failure and Mechanical Assistant
Tampa General Medical Group

Robert Sanchez, MD, FACC
Medical Director  | The Heart Institute
West Florida Cardiology Network | HCA Physician Services Group

Kevin Sneed, PharmD
Senior Associate Vice-President, USF Health
Dean and Professor
USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy
University of South Florida

Chuck Sykes
CEO
SYKES

Jim Thompson, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Director, Interventional Cardiology
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Dr. Kanika Tomalin
COO & Vice President for Strategy
Eckerd College

Trey Traviesa
Founder & Managing Director
Fort Brooke Merchant Partners, LLC