Staff

SENIOR STAFF

  • MARLENE SPALTEN
    MARLENE SPALTEN
    President & CEO
  • KORY BURKLEY
    KORY BURKLEY
    Vice President & CFO
  • JESSE CORAGGIO PHD
    JESSE CORAGGIO PHD
    Vice President, Community Impact
  • WILMA NORTON
    WILMA NORTON
    Vice President, Marketing/Communications
  • SHEILA KINMAN, CAP®
    SHEILA KINMAN, CAP®
    Vice President, Philanthropy

OPERATIONS STAFF

  • DENYVE BOYLE
    DENYVE BOYLE
    Director, Philanthropy
  • BECKY GILMORE
    BECKY GILMORE
    Program Coordinator, LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network
  • JAY JOSEPHS
    JAY JOSEPHS
    Executive Assistant/Office Manager
  • KIRAN LILANI
    KIRAN LILANI
    Operations Support Specialist
  • FLORENCE OUATTARA
    FLORENCE OUATTARA
    Grants Accountant
  • NICOLETTE REA, JD
    NICOLETTE REA, JD
    Member, Florida Bar Association Director of Donor Relations
  • JESSICA SCITES
    JESSICA SCITES
    Grants Management and Reporting
  • LORI STUBBS
    LORI STUBBS
    Senior Accountant
  • BERKELY SPAIN
    BERKELY SPAIN
    Controller
  • PATTI STRIPPOLI
    PATTI STRIPPOLI
    Donor Relations Coordinator
  • CHUCK TIERNAN
    CHUCK TIERNAN
    Senior Director
MARLENE SPALTEN
President & CEO

Marlene Spalten

President and CEO

Marlene Spalten joined the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay as its President and CEO in October 2012. With an objective of significantly increasing philanthropy in the region, she was listed on Tampa Bay Business Journal’s “25 People to Watch in 2013”. Since its inception in 1990, CFTB has distributed more than $210 million in grants while building assets to more than  $250 million through community leadership, philanthropic services, and creative grantmaking. Marlene serves on the boards of the Florida Philanthropic Network, the Florida College Access Network, and Community Foundations of Florida. She is a peer reviewer for the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations Accreditation Program.

KORY BURKLEY
Vice President & CFO

Kory Burkley VP & CFO

Kory Burkley joined the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay in 2017. He previously was Director of Finance for IMA World Health and a Senior Financial Analyst for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Kory has a BS in Finance from Creighton University and an MBA from the University of Denver.

Contact Kory by email or at 813.609.4854

JESSE CORAGGIO PHD
Vice President, Community Impact

JESSE CORAGGIO PHD

Jesse was previously the Vice President of Strategic Impact at St. Petersburg College. He is a former Chair of the Florida College System’s Council of Instructional Affairs (CIA) and a former President of the Florida Association for Institutional Research (FAIR). His involvement in the community includes serving as the Chair of the Seminole Educational Ecosystem and a member of the Leadership Council for LEAP Tampa Bay. He holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Measurement and Evaluation from the University of South Florida. A recognized influencer in his field, his work has been published, and he has presented papers and presentations at more than 75 conferences.

Contact Jesse by email or at 813.609.4867

WILMA NORTON
Vice President, Marketing/Communications

Wilma Norton

Wilma Norton joined the Community Foundation in 2014. She was a journalist at the St. Petersburg Times (now the Tampa Bay Times) for more than 20 years. Most recently, she was the assistant director of public information at St. Petersburg College. Wilma has a BA in journalism and in political science from Western Kentucky University and an MBA from Florida International University.

Contact Wilma by email or at 813.609.4858

SHEILA KINMAN, CAP®
Vice President, Philanthropy

SHEILA KINMAN, CAP®

Sheila joined the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay in 2019 and is responsible for connecting donors to philanthropic causes they care about, facilitating legacy and planned gifts and establishing charitable funds. She also works closely with professional advisors and facilitates complex charitable gifts. Sheila has worked within the community foundation industry for more than 10 years, including as Senior Vice President for Philanthropic Giving with the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties and Chief Advancement Officer at the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines.
Sheila earned her Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy designation in 2013. She is a board member and peer reviewer for the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations Accreditation Program. She is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a BA in communications and public relations.

Contact Sheila by email or at 813.609.4857

DENYVE BOYLE
Director, Philanthropy

Denyve Boyle, Director, Philanthropy

DENYVE BOYLE
Director, Philanthropy

dboyle@cftampabay.org (813) 609-4868

BECKY GILMORE
Program Coordinator, LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network

Becky Gilmore, Program Coordinator, LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network

BECKY GILMORE
Program Coordinator, LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network

bgilmore@cftampabay.org (813) 609-4866

JAY JOSEPHS
Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Jay Josephs, Executive Assistant/Office Manager

 

KIRAN LILANI
Operations Support Specialist

KIRAN LILANI

FLORENCE OUATTARA
Grants Accountant

Florence Ouattara, Grants Accountant

NICOLETTE REA, JD
Member, Florida Bar Association Director of Donor Relations

Nicolette Rea, Member, Florida Bar Association

JESSICA SCITES
Grants Management and Reporting

Jessica Scites, Coordinator, Grants Management and Reporting

LORI STUBBS
Senior Accountant

Lori Stubbs, Senior Accountant

BERKELY SPAIN
Controller

Berkely Spain, Controller

PATTI STRIPPOLI
Donor Relations Coordinator

Patti Strippoli, Donor Relations Coordinator

CHUCK TIERNAN
Senior Director

Chuck Tiernan,Senior Director, Community Impact and LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network,