TAMPA, FL – The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is pleased to announce that Nicolette Rea, Director of Donor Relations, has been named President-Elect of the Clearwater Bar Young Lawyers Division.

Originally from West Virginia, Nici graduated summa cum laude from Bethany College in 2014 and obtained her J.D. from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2017. She moved to Florida, where she passed the Florida Bar Exam and practiced family law for a couple of years. She joined the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay in November 2019 as the Director of Donor Relations. Nici has prior community foundation experience and is excited to rejoin the non-profit sector, where she uses her legal expertise to aid the Community Foundation in serving the Tampa Bay region.

The Clearwater Bar’s Young Lawyers Division sparks interest of young lawyers by offering opportunities to participate in social events, community service projects, and professional development programming. The YLD also advises the Clearwater Bar Association’s Board of Directors in policies and programs that benefit new attorneys.


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 CFTampaBay.org.