Welcome to the Hillsborough Chapter

Come get to know us!

Through the Hillsborough chapter Boards energy and vision, to the energized engagement of our hotel, restaurant, and allied members, the Chapter has a proven track record of being involved  From expertise in government affairs, organizing grassroots initiatives, promoting economic growth for the industry, to fostering the education of the future workforce.  The Chapter upholds FRLA’s mission to Protect, Educate and Promote the Hospitality Industry.

Joining the Hillsborough Chapter is a great opportunity to connect with industry contemporaries, stay informed on important issues that impact your business and to actively participate in ensuring continued growth for the hospitality industry.


To get involved, contact FRLA Regional Director, Dannette Lynch at 727-642-3404 or dannette@frla.org.

Check out our upcoming events on the calendar below. You can also find our events on the FRLA Facebook page#FRLATampa

Chapter Events

Chapter Director(s)

Dannette Lynch
Email the Director

Chapter Leadership


Mike Head, Columbia Restaurant

Vice President of Restaurants
Scott Estes, 23 Restaurant Services

Vice President of Lodging
Beverly Mogelnicki, Courtyard by Marriott Tampa Westshore

David Steffen, Constangy Brooks & Smith

Jimmy Walker, Village Inn


Andy Brouillard, T. Pepin Hospitality Centre

Julie Cortina, The Bay Club at the Westshore Yacht Club

Kevin Filipello, Streamsong Resort Golf & Spa

Andrea Gonzmart-Williams, Columbia Restaurant

Dara Hindman, Yacht Starship Cruises

Aaron Hoefen, AC Hotel

Andrew Koumi, Green Market Café


Lisa Lombardo, HDG Hotels

Jarrod Lord, Chihuahua Brewing Company

Ron McAnaugh, Tampa Marriott Waterside

Scott McClinton, Marriott Tampa Airport

Eric Potts, Bella’s Italian Café

Javier Rasmussen, Straz Center

Nick Vojnovic, Little Greek