Tampa sports fans are dedicated to their teams win or lose. That’s why Leadership Tampa dressed up in their favorite local team jerseys on sports day to visit the homes of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Rowdies, Tampa Bay Rays and the training facility for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The day was sponsored by Troy Atlas of Raymond James and chaired by Scott Garlick of Cushman Wakefield, a a posting by Josh Bomstein on Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce website said.
The first visit was to Amelie Arena, home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, where the group heard from Jared Dillon, executive vice president of the Lightning, and Rob Higgins, the executive director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, the post said.
From there, the group went to the home of the Tampa Rowdies soccer team, Al Lang Field, where they toured the facility with Chief Operating Officer Lee Cohen.
During the trip to Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays, the group was able to get a picture on the field and a tour of the facility with Vice President of Corporate Partnerships Josh Bullock, who spoke on the importance of putting employees first, the post said.
The tour wrapped up with a stop at One Buc Place for a tour of the facilities where the Tampa Bay Buccaneers football team trains and where Chief Operating Officer Brian Ford acknowledged Tampa’s love of sports.