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
  • SHEILA KINMAN, CAP®
    SHEILA KINMAN, CAP®
    Senior Vice President, Philanthropy
  • WILMA NORTON
    WILMA NORTON
    Vice President, Community Connections

OPERATIONS STAFF

  • DENYVE BOYLE
    DENYVE BOYLE
    Director, Philanthropy
  • BECKY GILMORE
    BECKY GILMORE
    Program Coordinator, LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network
  • GRACE HENGESBACH
    GRACE HENGESBACH
    Nature Coast Community Consultant
  • JAY JOSEPHS
    JAY JOSEPHS
    Executive Assistant/Office Manager
  • HENRY KURUSZ
    HENRY KURUSZ
    Information Systems Manager
  • KIRAN LILANI
    KIRAN LILANI
    Operations Support Specialist
  • JENNIFER R. MALIN
    JENNIFER R. MALIN
    Senior Director, Strategic Communications
  • FLORENCE OUATTARA
    FLORENCE OUATTARA
    Grants Accountant
  • NICOLETTE REA, JD
    NICOLETTE REA, JD
    Director, Donor Relations
  • JESSICA SCITES
    JESSICA SCITES
    Coordinator, Grants Management and Reporting
  • BERKELY SPAIN
    BERKELY SPAIN
    Controller
  • PATTI STRIPPOLI
    PATTI STRIPPOLI
    Donor Relations Coordinator
  • LORI STUBBS
    LORI STUBBS
    Senior Accountant
  • CHUCK TIERNAN
    CHUCK TIERNAN
    Senior Director, Community Impact & LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network
MARLENE SPALTEN
President & 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.
kburkley@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4854

JESSE CORAGGIO, PhD
Vice President, Community Impact


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.
jcoraggio@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4867

SHEILA KINMAN, CAP®
Senior Vice President, Philanthropy


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.
kinman@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4857

WILMA NORTON
Vice President, Community Connections


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.
wnorton@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4858

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
bgilmore@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4866

GRACE HENGESBACH
Nature Coast Community Consultant


ghengesbach@cftampabay.org |  813-282-1975

JAY JOSEPHS
Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Jay Josephs, Executive Assistant/Office Manager
jjosephs@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4863

 

HENRY KURUSZ
Information Systems Manager


hkurusz@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4861

KIRAN LILANI
Operations Support Specialist


klilani@cftampabay.org | 813-282-1975

JENNIFER R. MALIN
Senior Director, Strategic Communications


jmalin@cftampabay.org | 813-497-2598

 

FLORENCE OUATTARA
Grants Accountant

Florence Ouattara, Grants Accountant
fouattara@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4860

NICOLETTE REA, JD
Director, Donor Relations

Nicolette Rea, Member, Florida Bar Association
Member, Florida Bar Association
nrea@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4855

JESSICA SCITES
Coordinator, Grants Management and Reporting

Jessica Scites, Coordinator, Grants Management and Reporting
jscites@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4865

BERKELY SPAIN
Controller

Berkely Spain, Controller
bspain@cftampabay.org | 813-774-3972

PATTI STRIPPOLI
Donor Relations Coordinator

Patti Strippoli, Donor Relations Coordinator
pstrippoli@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4862

LORI STUBBS
Senior Accountant

Lori Stubbs, Senior Accountant
lstubbs@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4859

CHUCK TIERNAN
Senior Director, Community Impact & LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network

Chuck Tiernan,Senior Director, Community Impact and LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network,
ctiernan@cftampabay.org | 813-609-4856