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

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August 10, 2021 - August 11, 2021
November 3, 2021 - November 5, 2021
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Chapter Director(s)

Dannette Lynch
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Chapter Leadership


Eric Potts, Bella’s Italian Café

Vice President of Restaurants
Javier Rasmussen, Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Vice President of Lodging
Jerry Soles, Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore Airport

David Steffen, Smith & Prophete LLP

Jimmy Walker, Dow Sherwood Corporation


Andy Brouillard, T. Pepin’s Hospitality Centre

Scott Cathcart, Stream Song Resort, Golf & Spa

Chris Cona, Choice HR

Julie Cortina, The Bay Club at The Westshore Yacht Club

Scott Crawford, US Foods

Scott Estes, 23 Restaurant Services



Mike Head, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Dara Hindman, Yacht Starship Cruises

Scott McClinton, Tampa Airport Marriott

Beverly Mogelnicki, Courtyard by Marriot

Audrey Perez, Mr. Empanada

Nick Vojnovic, Little Greek Fresh Grill