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Ronald A. Christaldi Invited to Join Tampa Bay Business Journal Leadership Trust

TAMPA, FL - The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP along with Shumaker Advisors Florida, LLC are pleased to announce that Tampa partner Ronald A. Christaldi has been invited to join the Tampa Bay Business Journal Leadership Trust, an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in Tampa Bay.

Ron was chosen for membership by the Tampa Bay Business Journal Leadership Trust Selection Committee due to his experience, leadership and influence in the local business landscape and beyond. Ron is known for connecting and building relationships within the community. He has served a variety of organizations in a leadership capacity, including serving as the past chair of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, past chair for the Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and Arts, and is the chair of the 2018 Leukemia Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk.

“Tampa Bay’s thriving business community is powered by leaders like Ron,” said Ian Anderson, president and publisher of the Tampa Bay Business Journal. “We’re honored to be creating a space where the region’s business influencers come together to increase their impact on the community, build their businesses and connect with and strengthen one another.”

As an invited member, Ron will contribute articles to the Tampa Bay Business Journal website and participate alongside fellow members in Expert Panels. He will connect and collaborate with a vetted network of local leaders in a members-only directory and a private forum on the group’s mobile app. Ron will also benefit from leadership and business coaching, an Executive Profile on the Tampa Bay Business Journal website, select partner discounts and services and ongoing support from the community’s concierge team.

About Business Journals Leadership Trust

Tampa Bay Business Journal Leadership Trust is a part of Business Journals Leadership Trust — a collective of invitation-only networks of influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in your community. Membership is based on an application and selection committee review. Benefits include private online forums, the ability to publish insights on, business and executive coaching and a dedicated concierge team. To learn more and find out if you qualify, visit

About Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

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.

About Shumaker Advisors Florida, LLC

Shumaker Advisors Florida, LLC, is a full service advocacy firm providing government relations consulting on the local, state, and federal levels. The firm offers additional services including: issues management, coalition building, strategic communications, business to business development, and corporate philanthropy.