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Coffee with the CEO-Jessica Muroff

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Virtual Coffee and Networking Event with, United Way Suncoast CEO, Jessica Muroff

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As we adapt to working remotely and Zoom replaces in-person meetings, building a strong network is more important than ever. Join us for Coffee and Conversation with the CEO, an opportunity to speak with United Way Suncoast CEO Jessica Muroff, learn about her career, and UWS impact in Tampa Bay and network with other young leaders from across Tampa Bay.

You’ll have the opportunity to make connections while discussing how to facilitate community change in a series of breakout rooms led by a networking facilitator. Don’t miss this networking in a new era event!

Participants will receive :

  • access to the event
  • a list of participants before the event
  • coffee from Blind Tiger Café(event sponsor)
  • a branded UWS-YLS mug

*Event packet pick up from UWS Tampa Office Dec.14th-16th. COVID-19 CDC Guidelines must be followed inside the building. (5201 W. Kennedy Blvd).

Come together with like-minded individuals to make a positive impact through volunteerism, advocacy, and philanthropy while developing community leadership skills.

About Jessica

Jessica Muroff is the Chief Executive Officer for United Way Suncoast, one of Florida’s largest United Ways, ensuring connections are made that cultivate growth, increase community impact and optimize delivery of the organization's strategic priorities that fight for the education and financial stability of every person in the community through educational programs that give children the skills to succeed, helping adults achieve long-term financial stability and activating caring individuals through volunteerism. Proudly serving the people of DeSoto, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota counties by operating and funding services and programs to help create a stronger, more vibrant community.

Jessica exhibits a strong combination of nonprofit executive experience with corporate experience, and exceptional leadership skills. Prior to joining United Way Suncoast in 2019, Jessica was the CEO for Girl Scouts of West Central Florida which serves nearly 19,500 girls and nearly 8,500 adult members in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sumter counties. She began her nonprofit career at Frameworks of Tampa Bay, Inc. where she served as CEO for two years; and was previously the organization’s director of marketing and communications. Prior to working in the nonprofit sector, Jessica was manager of account services at Raymond James Financial, Inc., director of marketing at Saks Fifth Avenue, and an account executive at Roberts Communications.

As an active member of the community, Jessica currently serves on the boards of directors for the Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay and the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. She is a member of the CEO Council of Tampa Bay, the Athena Society and USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy. In addition, she has served as a board member for Frameworks of Tampa Bay and is a founding member of Emerge Tampa Bay, a networking and volunteer organization for young professionals, a graduate of Leadership Tampa Class of 2015 and graduate of Leadership Florida Cornerstone Class XXXVI.

For her outstanding leadership in business and community involvement, Jessica has received several significant awards from the Tampa Bay Business Journal which include Young Business Woman of the Year of 2005, Up & Comers Hall of Fame in 2013 and Business Woman of the Year in 2018. She was also awarded the Deanne Dewey Roberts Emerging Leader Award from the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce in 2014, USF’s Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications Outstanding Alumni 2018, and Business Professional Women’s Woman of the Year in 2019.

Jessica is a graduate from the University of South Florida with a M.A. in Secondary English Education and B.A. in Mass Communications with a minor in International Studies. She lives in Tampa, Florida with her husband Owen LaFave and is the proud mother of two daughters. With a passion for writing, in her free time Jessica runs a parenting blog called The Be Present Project.

Connect with Jessica Muroff on Twitter and Instagram @JessMuroff.

Young Leaders' Society

Young Leaders’ Society is for professionals who are passionate about community involvement. Our members bring more than energy and professional stature: they are leaders with a vision for their future and our community.

Full of enthusiasm and energy, they know that collectively they can drive great community change. Young Leaders’ Society fosters the participation, commitment and growth of philanthropic-focused professionals in furthering the mission of United Way Suncoast with a special focus on adult financial stability issues.

In addition, Young Leaders’ Society offers opportunities to:

  • Attend exclusive professional networking and professional development events with business and community leaders
  • Participate in leadership development programs
  • Increase personal and professional contacts
  • Volunteer on community projects and activities supporting United Way programs and partners
  • Learn about key issues impacting our community
  • Attend Young Leaders’ Society social events

YLS is an affinity group of donors who invest $500 or more annually in United Way Suncoast to fund education and financial stability initiatives to ensure every person in our community has the opportunity to achieve their full potential. Join Here

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