TAMPA, FL – Tampa Partner Andrew J. Mayts, Jr. has been named Chair-Elect of the Tampa Bay Chamber (“Chamber”). The appointment was announced to a crowd of in-person and virtual attendees at the Chamber’s 135th Annual Meeting held at the Tampa Convention Center. Andy has long served on the Chamber’s Board, most recently serving as Treasurer in 2020, as well as on the Chamber’s Policy Council.
“As a past Chamber Board Chair, I know firsthand of Andy’s long and distinguished track record of leadership in our community. Andy is an extraordinary person and we at Shumaker are proud to have him serve the Chamber,” said Tampa Managing Partner Ron Christaldi.
“As the 2021 Chair for the Tampa Bay Chamber, I get the privilege of working closely with Andy in his role as Chair-Elect,” said Yvette Segura, Regional Vice President at USAA, and 2021 Tampa Bay Chamber Chair. “Since Andy began his leadership at the Chamber he’s been an asset to our community, and his commitment to community causes is unwavering. His leadership on the Policy Committee led to positive changes for the entire Tampa Bay region, and I know we’ll see the positive impact of his leadership this year, as well.”
“We’re proud to have Andy on the Tampa Bay Chamber’s Executive Committee and serving as Chair-Elect for 2021,” said Bob Rohrlack, President & CEO of the Tampa Bay Chamber. “He continues to bring valuable insight and leadership to our organization. We look forward to seeing what successes come out of 2021 due to the work that Andy and Yvette take on in moving our Chamber forward.”
Andy is a widely recognized civil litigation lawyer, community advocate, and corporate leader who applies practical experience and seasoned judgment to achieve results. A litigator for over 20 years, Andy’s expansive experience includes representing national banks in state and federal court in numerous trials. On the construction law side of his practice, he has represented owners, subcontractors, suppliers, and general contractors in lien and bond payment claims, defect claims, and equitable adjustment claims. He has represented design professionals, including class action defenses. Andy has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating construction contracts.
Andy has received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a Best Lawyer. He is a fellow in the Construction Lawyers Society of America and has been reappointed by the Governor to serve a second term on the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission. Andy also serves as a Gubernatorial Appointee and Vice Chair of the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County.
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