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Erica Shea Elected Chair of The University of Tampa's Board of Fellows

TAMPA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Erica Shea, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer, has been elected Chair of the University of Tampa Board of Fellows.

The Board of Fellows, established in 1972, sees its mission to serve as "goodwill ambassadors" within the community. Made up of over 150 business leaders and professionals, the Fellows increase the University's visibility through special events and outreach, and raise funds for scholarships. Through their activities, members of the Board of Fellows also find rewarding opportunities to network with peers who share their belief in the value of higher education.

As Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer for Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, Erica serves as a revenue driver, client relations resource, and marketing strategist for the firm. With a 15 year background in sales, building relationships and rapport comes naturally to her as she meets with clients to learn more about the changes they may be facing in their business, introduces new businesses and referral sources to Shumaker attorneys, and meets one-on-one with the attorneys for strategy sessions to talk about future opportunities and how they may be able to serve their existing clients.

In addition to the University of Tampa Board of Fellows, Erica also currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Gracepoint Foundation and the executive cabinet for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women. She is also a member and graduate of the Leadership Sarasota Class of 2018 as well as the Leadership Tampa Class of 2017.


Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 260 lawyers and seven offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; Charlotte, North Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services. Whether it's commitment to clients or work in the community, involvement lies at the core of all of Shumaker’s initiatives.