TAMPA, FL – The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is pleased to announce that Wilma Norton has taken on the new role of Vice President, Community Connections.

Wilma joined the Foundation in June 2014 as Vice President, Marketing and Communications. She previously was Assistant Director of Marketing and Public Information at St. Petersburg College and spent more than 20 years as a reporter and editor at the St. Petersburg Times (now the Tampa Bay Times). In her new role, Wilma will initiate meaningful connections among leaders and influencers in government, business, nonprofit organizations, and philanthropy to help build a stronger, more vibrant, and more resilient region.

“This new role will help us better tell our story in the community to inspire philanthropy and bring together people and resources to have a positive impact,” said Marlene Spalten, President & CEO.


About the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

Founded in 1990, the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay connects donors, nonprofits, community and business leaders, professional advisors, volunteers, and residents to make the maximum positive impact in the Tampa Bay region. For 30 years, the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay has been dedicated to making giving easy and meaningful for donors as a way to strengthen nonprofit organizations and build a better, more vibrant community. Learn more at

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