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The Rays 100

The Rays 100 is made up of business and community leaders who are dedicated to ushering in the next generation of Rays baseball in Tampa Bay.

Jason Woody of Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research

Jason Woody


Jason K. Woody serves as the President and CEO of the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research. He and his dedicated team have helped bring the “gift of sight” to over 130,000 men, women and children around the world. His true commitment to help those blind or visually impaired has been demonstrated by his 27-year tenure with the Lions Eye Institute.

Jason serves on multiple boards and committees such as the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, University of Tampa Board of Fellows, and the Executive Committee of the Eye Bank Association of America and Donate Life America as the Chair.

In addition Jason is the immediate past president of the Donate Life America board and serves on the Organ and Tissue Education Panel for Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) to represent the interests of the public with regard to increasing the number of organ and tissue donors around the country and across the state.

Mike Griffin - Vice-Chair of the Rays 100

Mike Griffin


Michael (“Mike”) E. Griffin is a Senior Managing Director for Savills Studley Occupier Services.  During his career, Mike has completed commercial real estate transactions totaling more than 5.5 million square feet across the globe for a diverse occupier clientele ranging from Fortune 500 companies to all levels of government entities.

Complementing his professional experience, Mike is well-known for his civic endeavors. Mike is the immediate past Chairman of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce (“GTCC”) and was recognized as it’s youngest Chairman in the more than 130 year history of the organization.

Transcending his servant leadership to the GTCC and USF, Mike, an Eagle Scout, serves on the Executive Board of the Gulf Ridge Council for the Boy Scouts of America. He is a graduate of Leadership Florida (Class XXVI), and in 2017, was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the Tampa Port Authority/Port Tampa Bay Governing Board.

The Rays 100

Jason Accardi 717 Parking Enterprises
John Accardi 717 Parking Enterprises
Todd Aidman Ford Harrison
Hope Allen North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce
Steve Anderson Steven A. Anderson, P.L. Attorney at Law
Paul Anderson Port Tampa Bay
Jake Austin Plant City Economic Development Corporation
Lee Bell The Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce
Steve Bernstein Fisher Phillips
Ramon Bosquez The Bosquez Group, LLC
Todd Buchanan Valic Financial Advisors, Inc.
John Byczek Northwestern Mutual
Hugh Campbell AC4S
Frank Capitano Radiant Oil Company of Tampa Inc.
Blake Casper Caspers Company
Vince Cassidy Majesty Title Services
Erin Elser Majesty Title Services
Colleen Chappell ChappellRoberts
Ronald Christaldi Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP; Shumaker Advisors
Chloe Coney HNTB
Sean Coniglio HCP Associates, Inc.
Ana Cruz Ballard Partners
Scott Daigle TD Bank
Alan Denham TECO
Scott DeThomas GTE Financial
Chip Diehl Diehl & Associates
Jeff Eakins Hillsborough County Public Schools
Bruce Faulmann Tampa Bay Times
Randy Feldman Feldman Orthodontics
Jason Fernandez Historic Hospitality
Kelly Flannery South Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Seth Forman ForCare
Yvonne Fry Fryed Egg Productions
Fassil Gabremarian Hillsborough County Limousine and Taxi Cab Coalition
Justice Gennari GaYbor District Coalition
Roger Germann The Florida Aquarium
Deveron Gibbons Amscot
Henry Gonzalez Mutual of Omaha
Lee Green Moffitt Cancer Center
Mike Griffin Savills Studley Occupier Services
Jamie Harden Creative Sign Designs
Matthew Herring UDC USA
Travis Horn S3 Media
Mark House Beck Group
Carmine Iavarone Carmine's Restaurant
Mickey Jacob BDG Architects
Jack Jarrell Florida Gulf Coast Building Trades
Dean Kent Trenam Law
Lauren Key Florida Hospital
Guy King M. E. Wilson
Jim Kirkpatrick Republic Bank
Cathie Koch Bloomin' Brands, Inc.
Rhea Law Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Yvette Lewis NAACP
Rick Lewis The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce
Chad Loar PNC
Patrick Manteiga La Gaceta
Troy Manthey Yacht Starship
Ileana Martin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay
Merritt Martin Moffitt Cancer Center
Andy Mayts GrayRobinson
Copeland More La Segunda Central Bakery
Bob Morrison Hillsborough County Hotel & Motel Association
Jessica Muroff Girl Scouts of West Central Florida
Ed Narain AT&T
Corey Neil The Bank of Tampa
Eric Newman J.C. Newman Cigar Company
Linda Olson Tampa Bay Wave
Doug Pace Stonehill Innovation
Aakash Patel Elevate Inc.
Martin Peate AECOM
JP Peterson Ron and JP Sports Radio Show / 620 WDAE
David Pizzo Blue Cross Blue Shield
Lou Prida Prida, Guida & Perez, P.A.
Lynda Remund Tampa Downtown Partnership
Craig Richard Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation
Christopher Rogers Sykes Enterprises
Bob Rohrlack Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Bill Schifino Burr & Forman
Julianne Serovich University of South Florida
Michael Seton Carter Validus
Mark Sharpe Tampa Innovation Alliance
Kevin Shukur BBVA Compass
Bemetra Simmons Wells Fargo
Paul Sisco Jung and Sisco PA
Andrew Smith Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay
Chase Stockon Panther International
Roger Swinford Calhoun International
Chuck Sykes Sykes Enterprises
Holly Tomlin Tomlin St. Cyr Real Estate Services
John Tomlin Tomlin St. Cyr Real Estate Services
Jose Valiente Jose Valiente CPA
Ron Vaughn University of Tampa
Patrick Venable Ybor City Museum Society
Robert Watkins Robert Watkins & Co.
Ron Weaver Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson
David Weinstein Greenberg Traurig
Jim Weiss Fifth Third Bank
India Witte USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy
Jason Woody Lion's Eye Institute for Transplant and Research

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