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Across the Tampa Bay area, ladies are taking charge at companies big and small, including their own. The women featured here have conquered all kinds of industries, from construction, interior design and law to medical aesthetics, dentistry and retail. Learn the stories behind some of the women writing Tampa Bay’s next chapter.
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Loretta Nguyen Zanetti, APRN & Kristen Capo, APRN Co-owners of Erasable Medspa

When Loretta Nguyen Zanetti began the journey to Erasable Med Spa in 2014, she had no idea how fast the business would grow. A military officer with over 18 years of service, she currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. It was this military background that brought Zanet... Read More

Tampa
(813) 333-9971
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Brittany Hummel, Head of Service Delivery For Wipro

Brittany Hummel is the head of service delivery for Wipro, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. A woman in leadership and technology, she works with cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emer... Read More

(813) 289-1000
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Deana Genders Buckley, Gallery Director at Michael Murphy Gallery

As the gallery director for Tampa’s premiere fine arts gallery and custom framing resource, Deana Buckley brings 20 years of sales and business development experience and a lifelong love of the arts to Michael Murphy Gallery. When Buckley decided that she wanted to pivot to a ... Read More

Tampa
(813) 902-1414
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Shannon Callan, MSN, APRN, NP-C, Owner, Sol Aesthetics, LLC

Shannon Callan believes that self care isn’t selfish. Her path to founding Sol Aesthetics began during her own personal journey of self-love. As a full-time working mother of three and board-certified family nurse practitioner, Shannon wanted to remove the stigma associated wi... Read More

Tampa
(813) 526-0007
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Lauren Companioni Strahan, D.M.D

Board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Lauren Companioni Strahan has positively shaped the way thousands of children feel about going to the dentist. Children love to visit her at her practice, South Tampa Dental Krewe, and feel safe and comfortable with her and her caring, gen... Read More

Tampa
(813) 835-5437
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Faces of South Tampa Injectors

Faces of South Tampa is home to five of the nation’s top facial aesthetics injectors. With 75 years of combined aesthetic experience, the expertise and collaboration among this team of nurse practitioners is what has made Faces so unique and the go-to med spa in the Tampa Bay ... Read More

Tampa
(813) 443-5134
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Rashae Doyle, MPAS, PA-C Owner and Founder of BevelUp

Rashae Doyle’s journey to BevelUp began when she worked as a surgical and clinical physician associate in the specialty of dermatology. It was there that she discovered her passion for aesthetics. Rashae learned the art of injectables after the U.S. launch of Botox in 2002, a... Read More

Tampa
(813) 807-7200
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Crystal Dukes Realtor at Premier Sotheby’s International Realty

A fourth-generation Tampa Bay native and accomplished luxury REALTOR®, Crystal Dukes knows that today’s buyers and sellers want to work with a knowledgeable agent who deeply understands the local market. This is exactly what Dukes delivers. She has developed a wealth of marke... Read More

Tampa
(813) 928-9795
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Kristen Hanenian, APRN, AGNP-C, LE Owner of Elite Medical Aesthetics

Kristen Hanenian, APRN, AGNP-C, LE, is the owner of Elite Medical Aesthetics, Tampa’s premier medical spa for comprehensive skin care, that includes lasers and injectables. A highly credentialed medical provider, Kristen provides her patients with extensive experience, superi... Read More

Tampa
(813) 291-4911
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Laura Maita Owner of Emerald Events & Catering & ROQ Boxing

Laura Maita’s passions led to her entrepreneurial endeavors, launching Emerald Events & Catering in 2018 and ROQ Boxing in 2022. Laura has been in hospitality for 18 years, working up to restaurant general manager. Raised in an Italian family with her father and uncle in ... Read More

(813) 892-0039
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Michele Krohn President of Full Circle PR

A light bulb moment led Michele Krohn to launch her business. She was marketing for BayCare Health when Krohn identified an opportunity to grow specialty physicians’ practices. With her vision, she started Full Circle PR in 2007. Offering a wide range of services, the company ... Read More

Tampa
(813) 887-3277
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Valerie McAllister CEO of Premiere Center for Cosmetic Surgery

Valerie McAllister is a trailblazer in anesthesia and plastic surgery. Certified as a registered nurse anesthetist in 1983, she discovered office plastic surgery soon after in Miami. In 1987, the ambitious visionary started her own agency, Southern Anesthesia Services Inc., th... Read More

Tampa
(813) 981-1975
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Karina Perez Ilić Managing Attorney of Vanguard Attorneys

An aggressive litigator and fierce advocate for clients who have been wronged or injured, Karina Perez Ilić has diverse experience in the field of civil litigation, including motor vehicle collisions, catastrophic workplace accidents, wrongful death and more. A Florida native... Read More

Tampa
(813) 680-2007
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Cody Calvo, Realtor

Cody Calvo is passionate about bringing people’s luxury dream homes to life. The University of South Florida graduate got her real estate license in 2005 and established her niche in custom homes – buying lots and overseeing the construction, design and build. Calvo has worke... Read More

(813) 389-3425
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Laurie Champagne-Bumberg Owner of Champagne Aesthetics

Laurie Champagne-Bumberg has always been interested interested in physiology and histology, so a career in aesthetics was an obvious choice. “I love helping people feel good in their own skin,” she says. “I’ve always admired beautiful skin and after 30, was when I really star... Read More

Tampa
(813) 892-9794
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Donna DeVaney Stockham, Esq., President of Stockham Law Group, P.A

At Stockham Law Group, Donna DeVaney Stockham specializes in property damage insurance claims, representing homeowners, business owners, condominium associations and more. Stockham got into law wanting to be an FBI agent, but realized that she enjoyed and excelled at trial wor... Read More

Tampa
(813) 867-4455
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Jessica Eckley & Jennifer Renspie Partners at Crackerjack Media

CEO Jessica Eckley is a veteran in the sports and entertainment industry. Before launching Crackerjack Media in 2014, both she and COO Jennifer Renspie managed marketing efforts for professional sports teams and one of the nation’s top-ranked venues. At Crackerjack, they lever... Read More

Tampa
(813) 344-1770
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Margie Kaercher: Lead Designer of Hearth and Honey Homes

As the founder of Hearth and Honey Homes, Margie Kaercher knows that an eye for design isn’t something you learn – it comes naturally. A talented designer with a creative eye and depth of industry knowledge, she has a natural gift for creating beautiful, functional spaces wher... Read More

(913) 522-7866
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Kari LaRocco: Owner & Private Wealth Advisor of LaRocco & Associates

Kari LaRocco, CFP, CRPC, APMA, has been excelling in finance for 20 years. After working for Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC as an employee, she started her own franchise in 2014, LaRocco & Associates, a Private Wealth Advisory Practice of Ameriprise. “Being a woman in... Read More

Tampa
(813) 603-8400
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Carly McClure Owner, Faces by Carly

The expertise Carly McClure brings to her craft is born of a lifelong passion for makeup and beauty, a wealth of education in the field, and over a decade of experience in cosmetics and makeup artistry. Recognized as one of South Tampa’s best microblading artists for 2022, Mc... Read More

Tampa
(813) 713-5082