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Emerging Professionals Fall Networking Event

   Fall in Florida has finally arrived

  Join your fellow ISM-FGC

Emerging Professionals,

members, and colleagues

October 21 at 6:30 P.M.

The location:

The Canopy on The Birchwood

340 Beach Dr. NE, St. Petersburg, FL. 33701

More Info   


                              YOUR OPINION CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!                                                          Take the Member Survey by  September 30th                                                    A $1 donation will be made to FATB Logo                                  for EACH completed survey   

                                         5 minutes of your time can                                           help feed our hungry neighbors

                                               CLICK TO TAKE  THE SURVEY NOW


Drum Circle Distillery Tour on Saturday, September 19

 Local artisan distillery shared their entrepreneurial story while we networked and sampled delicious rum.





Supplier Diversity and ISM’s  CPSD™ Certification

raineyRainey Alban,  Director of Diversity at ISM led an insightful presentation that sparked meaningful discussion on diversity as well as the importance of Supplier Diversity and ISM’s certification program –  CPSD™  at our August 10 dinner event at the Centre Club in Tampa.  Click below for the PowerPoint slides.

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                                    INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS:                                               During the June 18th meeting, the Board of Directors were sworn in for the  2015-2016 year:


Jane Gevo, 2015 President prepares to swear in the 2015-2016 Board.


2015-2016: Phillip Jarvis, Director-at-Large, Sam Farney, President and Pat Gray, Director-at-Large


2015-2016 Melissa Thue, Treasurer; Diana Hummel, Treasurer; Carol Rosenauer, 1st Vice President; Tara Brees, Director-at-Large, and Philllip Jarvis, Director-at-Large.


On Thursday, June 18th, Feld Entertainment Studios hosted a exciting tour of their facility.  

Located on Florida’s Gulf Coast, the global headquarters of Feld Entertainment® is home to the largest and most innovative studio of its kind in the world.

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ISM-Florida Gulf Coast Emerging Professionals Spring Event
On May 21st, we had our second Emerging Professional Event and what a great paradise location and chance to meet and network with lots of new faces.   Thanks to everyone for attending and looking forward to seeing you soon.
The ISM-FGC Emerging Professionals group, headed up by Phillip Jarvis, Carol Rosenauer and Tara Brees focuses on students and Supply Management professionals with less than 10 years in the vocation who are interested in establishing or strengthening connections, networking with peers as well as opportunities for personal and career growth through education, certification and mentoring. This is one of the many focuses that our affiliate has prioritized and we are looking forward to continually offering additional benefits to our members. ISM exists to lead and serve the supply management profession!!



Enjoying the evening at The Getaway – Emerging Professionals – IFM-FGC, May 21


Emerging Professionals at The Getaway, May 21, 2015

Emerging Professionals at The Getaway, May 21, 2015


Looking for Additional Committee Members!!

We are looking for additional Board Members for our 2015-2016 affiliate year – starting in July, 2015.

Do you have a five to ten hours a month to volunteer? Want to add skills to your resume? Ever wanted to know how to run a non-profit organization?

This is YOUR ISM affiliate. If you want to help us become The best affiliate in ISM, we need your skills and leadership experience. It only takes five to ten hours a month to make new friends, learn about different companies or commodities, and give back to the profession that feeds your family. The variety of skills you can develop will support your upward progression throughout your career.   You also receive a 7 hours CEU certificate each year you serve. To Volunteer – please complete the form below:

Comments or What role would you Iike to assist with? *

To be an ISM Florida Gulf Coast Sponsor, please contact jgevo@tampabay.rr.com. ____________________________________________________________ ISM 2016 Conference SAVE THE DATE – May 15-18, 2016 for ISM2016



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